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Monaco grab advantage with victory at Villarreal

Published: Wednesday 17 August 2016, 23.30CET
Villarreal 1-2 Monaco
Leonardo Jardim's visitors prevailed in their play-off opener courtesy of goals from Fabinho and Bernardo Silva.
Monaco grab advantage with victory at Villarreal
Bernardo Silva revels in his moment of magic in eastern Spain ©Getty Images

Match statistics

VillarrealMonaco

Goals scored1
 
2
Possession (%)59
 
41
Total attempts10
 
8
on target4
 
2
off target4
 
4
blocked2
 
2
against woodwork0
 
0
Corners4
 
4
Offsides3
 
2
Yellow cards1
 
6
Red Cards0
1
Fouls committed9
 
12
Fouls suffered12
 
9
Passes569
 
319
completed490
 
251

Standings

 
Published: Wednesday 17 August 2016, 23.30CET

Monaco grab advantage with victory at Villarreal

Villarreal 1-2 Monaco
Leonardo Jardim's visitors prevailed in their play-off opener courtesy of goals from Fabinho and Bernardo Silva.

  • Monaco score in each half to upset Villarreal and take step towards group stage
  • Fabinho converts third-minute penalty after foul on Thomas Lemar
  • Pato profits from defensive mayhem to nod equaliser nine minutes before half-time
  • Bernardo Silva hits brilliant 72nd-minute clincher, running 30m then beating Sergio Asenjo
  • Benjamin Mendy is sent off late on but ten-man Monaco hang on
  • Key player: Bernardo Silva (Monaco)

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Last updated: 18/08/16 0.35CET

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