The 7th round of the 2022-2023 season of Ligue 1 ushered in the final game today, with Monaco at home against Lyon. In the second half, Monaco’s 21-year-old defender Benoit Badiasile and 28-year-old defender Guillermo Maripan Contributed 2 goals to help Monaco beat Lyon 2-1 at home and won their second consecutive victory.
In the 16th minute of the first half, Monaco ‘s 26-year-old midfielder Alexander Sergeyevich Golovin volleyed in the left penalty area but was saved by Lyon’s 31-year-old goalkeeper Anthony Lopez, then 23-year-old Striker Krepin Diata tried to hit the post but was unable to break the game first.
A few minutes later, Monaco’s 21-year-old defender recruit Vandersen sent a brilliant pass to the unguarded 25-year-old striker Breel Embolo in the middle of the penalty area, but unfortunately, Embolo’s close-range header hit the goalkeeper Lo. Pace’s easy front catch prevented Monaco from taking the lead.
The two sides were deadlocked on the defensive end until the second half. In the 56th minute, Monaco’s 21-year-old defender Badia Sile got rid of Lyon ‘s 30-year-old midfielder Thiago Mendes in the penalty area. , scored his second goal in Ligue 1 this season to help break the game.
7 minutes later, a foul by a Lyon player gave Monaco an indirect free kick. 25-year-old defender Kaio Enrique took a free kick, and defender Maripan leaped high in front of the goal with a left-leaning header to score another point. Help Monaco open the gap.
Lyon’s 19-year-old striker, Mathis Rayon Cherki, came on as a substitute. In the 81st minute, he used his ball-handling skills and movement to get rid of three defenders and create passing space to pass to the 29-year-old in the middle of the penalty area. Striker Carl Toko Ekampi volleyed into the bottom right corner of the goal for Lyon.
Although Lyon increased offensive firepower in the second half to try to save the game, the home team Monaco was also desperately defending.
In the end, Lyon was difficult to break through to tie the score and lost to Monaco 2-1. This is Lyon’s second consecutive defeat after a 3-1 defeat to Lorient in the sixth round of the Ligue 1, falling out of the top four in Ligue 1.
In this game, Lyon had a chance to equalize the score, and even managed to score the ball into the penalty area at least 14 times in 20 attacks, but in the end it was still defended by Monaco and missed the golden opportunity to attack the goal.
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