AS Monaco FC – Tiemoue Bakayoko’s magnificent header fired AS Monaco into their UEFA Champions League quarterfinals race as Wednesday’s (3 – 1) goals victory over Manchester City condemned Guardiola’s squad to a smacking and painful but not forgettable quit on Monaco’s away goals. Thanks to the new Champions League rules on Away goal. Man City eliminated.
The French team were trailing (5 – 3) from their first leg journey in England and teenage Monaco player starlet Mbappe put the team on the lead in the sparkling night after just several minutes into the match at stadium Stade Louis II and later the Brazilian-born midfielder Fábio Henrique Tavares had transformed the home side’s 2nd and equal aggregate goal just half hour before.
Man City star Leroy Sane’s goal at the 71st-minute handed Man City a (6 – 5) aggregate advantage, but Monaco’s Bakayoko at the 77th minutes turned home Lemar’s given away free-kick just 13 minutes from the finishing time as the French team claimed their famous victory over English team.
Monaco FC now go through on to the Friday’s draw match for the last 8th in Nyon bearing the French fans hopes following PSG (Paris Saint-Germain’s) shock and surprising elimination from the UEFA League, while Guardiola has suffered his and team earliest UEFA League way out as a manager. Read more at the Sport24.