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Aymen Abdennour and the brick wall that is Monaco’s defense

Andre-Pierre Gignac is steaming down on goal. The Marseille hitman who, when his side travelled to Monaco earlier this season, had already reached double figures in his goalscoring tally, sees the Monaco goal gaping in his sights but he has just has one problem — defender Aymen Abdennour. Abdennour is following almost harassing and cornering Gignac for the ball. The Tunisian-born...
Via World Soccer Talk
March 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Goal Dimitar BERBATOV (35′) / Evian TG FC – AS Monaco (1-3) – (ETG – MON) / 2014-15

Goal Dimitar BERBATOV (35′) / Evian TG FC – AS Monaco (1-3) – (ETG – MON) / 2014-15 Evian TG FC vs AS Monaco (1 – 3) : Kassim ABDALLAH (35′ csc) goal. All Evian TG FC vs AS Monaco goals in video. The post Goal Dimitar BERBATOV (35′) / Evian TG FC – AS Monaco (1-3) – (ETG – MON) / 2014-15 appeared first on TheSoccerDaily.com.
Via The Soccer Daily
March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Chelsea vs Spurs, Capital One Cup Final preview

The last time Tottenham hoisted a trophy, it was just a shade more than 7 years ago. Their opponent: Chelsea. A 2-1 win in extra time in the 2008 League Cup Final was a crowning moment for Juande Ramos (who would have few others at the Lane), and turned out to be the club’s only major honor in the 2000’s. The goalscorers that day were Dimitar Berbatov and Jonathan Woodgate....
Via World Soccer Talk
February 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Wenger’s post match comments following Monaco defeat

Originally posted on Top-soccer.com www.uefa.com   Arsenal fell to French side Monaco 3-1 in today’s Champions League round of 16 tie with goals from Geoffrey Kondogbia, Dimitar Berbatov and Yannick Ferreira-Carrasco securing all three points. Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger acknowledges his team perform below standard and this is what he had to say: Wenger: “We had a lot of possession...
Via Top-soCCer
February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Dimitar Berbatov: Monaco wanted to win more than Arsenal

Dimitar Berbatov believes Arsenal was made to pay for a lack of desire as Monaco shocked Arsene Wenger's men in the Champions League on Wednesday. The Bulgarian scored his side's second as the Ligue 1 side ran out a 3-1 winner in the first leg of a last-16 tie in north London to take advantage of a dismal Gunners display. The former Manchester United and Tottenham striker feels...
Via Fox Sports
February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Monaco beats Arsenal 3-1; Leverkusen tops Atletico 1-0

LONDON (AP) With a surprising 3-1 win over Arsenal at Emirates Stadium, Monaco moved into prime position to reach the Champions League quarterfinals for the first time in 11 years. Geoffrey Kondogbia scored in the 38th minute, Dimitar Berbatov doubled the lead in the 53rd and Yannick Ferreira-Carrasco added a goal in the fourth minute of stoppage time for a 3-1 win Wednesday night...
Via AP on Fox
February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch Arsenal 1-3 Monaco match highlights

Former Tottenham striker Dimitar Berbatov returned to haunt Arsenal as Monaco secured a 3-1 win in the first leg of their last 16 Champions League tie at the Emirates Stadium. The French side, whom Gunners boss Arsene Wenger guided to the Ligue 1 title in 1988, had been viewed as one of the weaker seeds for the knockout stages, but proved anything but as Arsenal failed to get out...
Via World Soccer Talk
February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Champions League Round of 16 Recap: Upsets rule the day

It was a slow start to Champions League action today but things really spiced up. In what was described as two of the easier games to predict, there were upsets aplenty today as the underdogs handedly defeated their opponents. Now if you’ll excuse me, I’m going to quietly delete my preview article because today did not happen the way I expected it, not even close. Arsenal 1-3...
Via 32 Flags
February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Champions League Round of 16 Recap: Upsets rule the day

It was a slow start to Champions League action today but things really spiced up. In what was described as two of the easier games to predict, there were upsets aplenty today as the underdogs handedly defeated their opponents. Now if you’ll excuse me, I’m going to quietly delete my preview article because today did not happen the way I expected it, not even close. Arsenal 1-3...
Via Bloguin Best
February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Monaco Crashes Arsenal’s Pre-Party, Wins 3-1 In UEFA Champions League (GIFs)

Those Arsenal fans who celebrated the prospect of a meeting with Monaco in the UEFA Champions League must be regretting their premature parties. Monaco defeated Arsenal 3-1 Wednesday in the first leg of their Champions League round of 16 series with Arsenal. Monaco’s shock win puts it in pole position to reach the last eight ahead of the Gunners, who are wondering “how” they...
Via NESN.com
February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Monaco beats Arsenal 3-1 in Champions League last-16 1st leg

LONDON (AP) Veteran striker Dimitar Berbatov demonstrated his enduring quality by inspiring Monaco to a 3-1 victory over Arsenal on Wednesday, priming the principality team for a place in the Champions League quarterfinals for the first time in 11 years. The 34-year-old former Tottenham and Fulham player finished off a rapid counterattack in the 53rd minute by a cool finish on an...
Via AP on Fox
February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Arsenal vs Monaco Preview, Possible Lineups & Prediction

Arsenal vs Monaco Preview, Possible Lineups & Prediction - originally posted on Soccerlens.com AS Monaco are the visitors to Arsenal in the first leg of their UEFA Champions League second round this evening. The French Ligue 1 side have improved their form over the past three months after a poor start to the season, and have conceded just one goal in their last 10 league games...
Via Soccerlens
February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Silva scores winner to lift 10-man Monaco over rival Nice

NICE, France --  Substitute Bernardo Silva scored a late winner to give ten-man Monaco a 1-0 win at local rival Nice in the French league. The Portuguese midfielder replaced Dimitar Berbatov in the 57th minute and scored his third league goal this season with a low shot from the edge of the box five minutes from time after defender Kevin Gomis clumsily gave the ball away. Leonardo...
Via AP on Fox
February 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Ligue 1: Berbatov scores as Monaco beat Lille to pressure top 3

PARIS -- Veteran striker Dimitar Berbatov scored in the 1-0 win over Lille for fifth-place Monaco to extend its unbeaten run to 12 games on Saturday and keep the pressure on the top three in the French league. Monaco has 11 clean sheets during its unbeaten run, conceded only one goal, and has 39 points - one less than fourth-place Saint-Etienne and two behind third-place Paris Saint...
Via AP on Fox
January 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Berbatov scores as Monaco beats Lille 1-0 to pressure top 3

PARIS (AP) Veteran striker Dimitar Berbatov scored in the 1-0 win over Lille as fifth-place Monaco extended its unbeaten run to 12 games to keep the pressure on French league leaders Saint-Etienne and Paris Saint-Germain on Saturday. Monaco has 11 clean sheets during its unbeaten run, conceded only one goal, and has 39 points, one less than fourth-place Saint-Etienne and two behind...
Via AP on Fox
January 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Berbatov fires Monaco to Coupe de la Ligue semifinals over Guingamp

PARIS -- Veteran forward Dimitar Berbatov and substitute Anthony Martial scored in each half as Monaco beat 10-man Guingamp 2-0 to reach the League Cup semifinals on Wednesday. Monaco won the League Cup in 2003 and - aside from the second division title two seasons ago - has not won a trophy since. In the semifinals, coach Leonardo Jardim's Monaco faces Paris Saint-Germain, Bastia...
Via AP on Fox
January 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Monaco beats 10-man Guingamp to reach League Cup semifinals

PARIS (AP) Veteran forward Dimitar Berbatov and substitute Anthony Martial both scored as Monaco beat 10-man Guingamp 2-0 to reach the League Cup semifinals on Wednesday. Belgian winger Yannick Ferreira Carrasco burst down the left, beat defender Lars Jacobsen and crossed to the back post, where Berbatov was left unmarked to head home in the eighth minute for his sixth goal of the...
Via AP on Fox
January 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Monaco betting on Berbatov's form against Zenit

MONACO (AP) For Monaco, life without Radamel Falcao and James Rodriguez has proved less difficult than expected. At least in the Champions League. Leonardo Jardim's team has been struggling with consistency in the French league but lost only once on Europe's biggest stage so far this season. Despite a poor offensive record, it only needs a draw at home against Zenit on Tuesday to...
Via AP on Fox
December 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Berbatov's double help Monaco continues revival after win vs. Toulouse

Two goals from Dimitar Berbatov earned Monaco a 2-0 Ligue 1 victory over Toulouse on Friday night to ensure the principality club's recent revival continued. Former Manchester United, Tottenham and Bayer Leverkusen striker Berbatov scored in both halves to seal back-to-back wins for his side, who move up to seventh in the league standings, nine points behind leaders Marseille but...
Via Fox Sports
December 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Berbatov scores twice as Monaco beats Toulouse 2-0

TOULOUSE, France (AP) Dimitar Berbatov scored twice as Monaco warmed up for next week's crucial Champions League match against Zenit St. Petersburg with a 2-0 win at Toulouse in the French League on Friday. The 33-year-old striker put Monaco in front in the 45th minute with a clinical finish from a tight angle then extended his team's lead from the penalty spot in the 77th with...
Via AP on Fox
December 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Leverkusen can advance by beating Monaco

LEVERKUSEN, Germany (AP) Dimitar Berbatov will be heading back to one of his former homes on Wednesday when Monaco visits Bayer Leverkusen in the Champions League. The Bulgaria striker spent 5 1/2 years at Leverkusen, scoring 69 Bundesliga goals in 154 appearances from 2001-06. Leverkusen, which leads Group C with nine points, will look to avenge its loss in Monaco when they meet...
Via AP on Fox
November 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Monaco draws 0-0 against Benfica in Group C

MONACO (AP) Monaco failed to break down Benfica's stubborn defense in a 0-0 draw and slipped to second place in Group C of the Champions League on Wednesday. Benfica had defender Lisandro Lopez sent off in the 76th minute for a second yellow card after a reckless tackle on Portugal midfielder Joao Moutinho. After striker Dimitar Berbatov limped off with a hamstring in the 32nd,...
Via AP on Fox
October 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Carlos Eduardo scores as Nice wins 1-0 at Monaco

PARIS (AP) Brazilian midfielder Carlos Eduardo scored with an early free kick as Nice won 1-0 at Monaco to move provisionally up to fifth place in the French league on Saturday. After putting Nice ahead in the seventh minute, Eduardo almost scored again midway through the half when he was sent clean through by Alassane Plea's neat pass, but Italian defender Andrea Raggi thwarted...
Via AP on Fox
September 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Lyon return to winning ways behind Tolisso's winner vs. Monaco

Corentin Tolisso scored a second-half winner as Lyon got back to winning ways with a 2-1 defeat of Monaco in the French League on Friday. Nabil Fekir's opener was quickly cancelled out by Lucas Ocampos and Monaco, led by Dimitar Berbatov, threatened repeatedly - but Tolisso struck in the 74th minute to secure a 2-1 win, only the second in five games this season for Hubert Fournier...
Via Fox Sports
September 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Monaco salvage point over Lille as Falcao's future remains in doubt

MONACO -- Monaco striker Dimitar Berbatov salvaged a 1-1 draw with Lille in the French league on Saturday after Radamel Falcao was left out of the squad amid speculation about his future. Lille striker Nolan Roux opened the scoring with a half-volley in the 18th minute, but Berbatov equalized from close range in the 61st. Falcao watched the game from the stands in a black suit, white...
Via AP on Fox
August 30, 2014  |  Discuss
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