Print Edition - 2017-04-06  |  Sports Digest

Monaco advance into semi-finals


Apr 6, 2017-

Valere Germain hit a brace as Monaco bounced back from their League Cup final disappointment to surge into the French Cup semi-finals with a 2-1 win over 10-man Lille on Tuesday. The principality club are still looking for a first trophy since 2003 after capitulating in Saturday’s clash with Paris Saint-Germain in Lyon, losing 4-1. But they are still top of Ligue 1--albeit with PSG breathing hard down their necks -- and made light work of visiting Lille at a sparse Louis II Stadium despite fielding a weakened side.

Published: 06-04-2017 09:23

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