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Assist Golovin helped Monaco beat Montpellier

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Голевой пас Головина помог "Монако" обыграть "Монпелье"

Photo: Stanislav Krasilnikov/TASS

In the opening match of the 25th round of the championship of France “Monaco” won in his field “Montpellier” – 1:0. The only goal of the pass of Aleksandr Golovin scored by Islam Slimani.

If Golovin a bit luckier, in that meeting, he would’ve wrote itself into an asset not only assist, but a goal. In the first half, the Russians had two clear-cut chances. In both cases, however Alexander is missed from a few metres.

As Monaco scored in the 52nd minute: Golovin hung from a corner, Slimani jumped above all in the penalty area and accurate with a header opened the score. This goal and became the match’s only.

After winning Monaco with 38 points rose in the standings from seventh to fifth place, ahead of Strasbourg and Montpellier. In the next round the team will travel to visit “Dijon”.

As for Golovin, in 23 matches in the current draw of the French League, the Russian has scored three goals and recorded four assists.

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