Ligue 1: Monaco Stage Comeback To Beat PSG

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Cesc Fabregas Converts a penalty against PSG. Photo: AFP
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Cesc Fabregas Converts a penalty against PSG. Photo: AFP

AS Monaco staged a spirited second-half comeback to beat champions, Paris Saint Germain 3-2 in Friday’s Ligue 1 match.

PSG took the lead through forward, Kylian Mbappe in the 25th minute after he being assisted by Angel Di Maria.

He doubled the tally 12 minutes later from the penalty spot after Rafinha was brought down by Youssouf Fofana.

Moise Kean was denied PSG’s third by the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) for being in an offside position two minutes later.

Kylian Mbappe was later denied Mbappé his third goal by referee Clement Turpin for being offside one minute before the break.

Monaco reduced the deficit in the 52nd minute through Kevin Volland who also equalised for his team in the 65th minute.

Former Chelsea midfielder, Cesc Fabregas gave Monaco the win after converting an 84th minute penalty.

Monaco are now second in the standings with 20 points from 11 games, four behind PSG, who host Leipzig in Group H on Tuesday trailing the German side and Manchester United by three points.

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