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Monaco extend unbeaten streak to maintain second spot in Ligue 1

IANS  |  Strasbourg (France) 

Fuelled by in-form play by and Rony Lopes, AS extended their unbeaten run to 14 matches and consolidated their second place in following a 3-1 victory against here.

Monaco's top scorer returned for Friday's match after being sidelined for one month due to left thigh injury, reports

Jovetic, stepping up in the Colombian's absence, added another to his scoresheet just five minutes into the match as he headed home Djibril Sidibe's cross for his fifth goal in last four outings.

tied the score in the 19th minute through unmarked striker Stephane Bahoken, before defending champions responded quickly in just a two-minute span, as Lopes netted his seventh goal in his last eight top-flight outings.

Brazilian midfielder latched onto Keita Balde's pass and fired beyond in the 41st minute.

Marseille, seven points behind Monaco, will travel to Toulouse on Sunday.



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First Published: Sat, March 10 2018. 18:40 IST