Ligue 1: AS Monaco's late win over FC Metz saw them set new French top-flight record of 15 consecutive wins
Monaco shrugged off the absence of want-away star striker Kylian Mbappe as skipper Radamel Falcao's late goal secured a 1-0 victory at Metz on Friday that saw them set a new French top-flight win record.
Ligue 1: AS Monaco coach Leonardo Jardim justifies benching Kylian Mbappe against Dijon as move 'to protect him'
Monaco coach Leonardo Jardim has claimed that star striker Kylian Mbappe was left on the bench last weekend "to protect him" rather than as a punishment.
Ligue 1: Radamel Falcao's hat-trick gives Monaco second win of season despite Kylian Mbappe's absence
Kylian Mbappe watched on from the bench as Radamel Falcao struck a hat-trick in Ligue 1 champions Monaco's 4-1 away victory to Dijon in Ligue 1 on Sunday
Mbappe scored 15 times on Monaco's remarkable run to the French title last season but has been constantly linked with a move away from the principality over the summer
Monaco head coach Leonardo Jardim is confident that Kylian Mbappe will be focused for the start of his side's Ligue 1 title defence at Toulouse on Friday, despite being linked with a big-money move to Real Madrid.
After a summer dominated by talk of Neymar's possible arrival and the potential departure of Kylian Mbappe, the new French season begins this weekend with Monaco the defending champions but PSG are again favourites.
Alves was unveiled as the club's second signing of the close season after joining PSG in a two-year deal on a free transfer following his exit from Juventus.
French Super Cup: AS Monaco face PSG in traditional curtain-raiser amid Neymar, Kylian Mbappe transfer speculation
Neymar will not be there but Kylian Mbappe will be as Monaco and Paris Saint-Germain meet in the Champions Trophy, the traditional curtain-raiser to the French season, in Morocco on Saturday evening.
Monaco coach Leonardo Jardim on Wednesday extended his contract with the French champions until 2020.
Monaco's recent success in the Ligue 1 and Champions League is down to Leonardo Jardim and the vibrant brand of football they promote.
Unai Emery, appointed as Paris Saint-Germain manager for his European knock-out expertise, didn’t deliver when required to.
Teenage star Kylian Mbappe helped Monaco secure their first Ligue 1 title in 17 years with his 15th goal of the season in Wednesday's 2-0 victory at home to Saint-Etienne.
Champions League: Dani Alves proves he is still one of the best full-backs in Juventus' win over Monaco
Dani Alves' stupendous strike may have stolen the headlines but it was his bristling energy and supreme passing which deserves more attention.
Monaco coach Leonardo Jardim rates his team's chances against Juventus as only a one in 20 shot. And many would say even that is an optimistic view.
Monaco coach Leonardo Jardim has expressed hope that captain Radamel Falcao will stay at the club for next season and beyond after relaunching his career in spectacular style in the principality.
Borussia Dortmund coach Thomas Tuchel has personnel problems to resolve as they prepare to host free-scoring Monaco in Tuesday's Champions League quarter-final first leg.
Sergio Aguero starred as Manchester City beat Monaco 5-3 in a end-to-end Champions League last 16 first-leg encounter at a rocking Etihad Stadium on Tuesday.
Monaco kept up their outstanding recent form as Valere Germain scored twice in a 4-0 win over Marseille, while Bordeuax beat Dijon 3-2.
Radamel Falcao lashed home seconds after coming on as Monaco usurped Nice at the top of Ligue 1, while Lyon beat Lille to claim 4th spot.