AS Monaco are in serious danger of dropping into the Ligue 1 Conforama relegation zone after losing 1-0 at Nîmes Olympique on Saturday with Renaud Ripart’s early goal the decisive moment.


Nimes defeated Monaco of Radamel Falcao 1-0 and put him back into the mess of the relegation. The early goal of Ripart (minute 9) was enough for the Principality team to stumble and see again the danger of falling to the Second Division.

Ripart made the only goal of the game after a Thioub center, although in minute 5, Falcao lost a great opportunity when his shot went over the crossbar. The team trained by Jardim did not find the return to the defensive tangle of the Blaquart and was unable to violate the opposition of Paul Bernardoni.

The locals, who do not play anything this campaign, let the visitors dominate the control of the ball, although the great situations of goal came through the Nimes.Ripart, Savanier and twice Thioub had in their boots to increase the score , but the stick and crossbar got in the way. This defeat of the Monaco is further aggravated by the victories achieved by Dijon and Caen, who have returned to ‘live’ in Ligue 1. Dijon defeated at home to Strasbourg and Caen bowed with some agony to Reims 3-2 The next two days will be decisive to decide the team that will accompany Guingamp to the relegation and the one that plays the ‘playoffs’ to avoid falling. Monaco will play the next game against Amiens, which has two more points, and will close the season against Nice.

Technical Sheet: Nimes: Bernardoni; Alakouch (Paquiez, 82 ‘), Briancon, Miguel, Maouassa; Bobichon (Valls, 87 ‘), Savanier, Ferri; Thioub (Alioui, 90 ‘), Ripart and Bouanga.Mónaco: Benaglio; Sidibe, Glik, Naldo (Vinicius, 46 ‘), Ballo-Touré; Jemerson, Adrien Silva; Gelson Martins (Chadli, 89 ‘), Golovin, Rony Lopes (Sylla, 83’); and Falcao.Gol: 1-0 min. 9 Ripart. Referee: Jeremy Stinat, who showed yellow cards to Adrien Silva (16 ‘), Golovin (41’), Bouanga (45 ‘), Ballo-Touré (64’) and Jemerson (90 ‘).

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