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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.

Highlights: Villarreal v Monaco
  • 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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