Europa League: Monaco beats underdog Trabzonspor

2022-10-07 16:25

Europa League: Monaco beats underdog Trabzonspor

Monaco comfortably beat Trabzonspor 3-1 in the Europa League group stage, who played most of the 10-man Europa League group stage at the Stade Louis II .

Monaco took advantage of their numbers and Philippe Clement 's side took the lead through Wissam Ben Yed three minutes later . As Monaco unsurprisingly dominated the game and kept trying to double their advantage, they did just that before half-time when Ben Yed converted his penalty after Marc Bartra fouled Vandersen. .

Axel Di Sassi was in high spirits after the break when he grabbed Embolo's header to seal the score at 3-0. Trabzonspor took control with ease and made some changes ahead of the weekend's strong conversation with Montpellier, shrewdly capitalizing on Clement's little miss, Anastasios Bacca Setas pulled a goal back for the visiting team about 20 minutes from the end of the game.


Key data

Looking at the numbers, Monaco have the upper hand in expected goals ( 2.98 to 0.31 ), possession ( 57% to 43% ), shots on goal ( 23 to 6 ) and shots inside the box ( 12 to 2 ), which proves they are The efficiency they used to their advantage.  

Of particular note is Embolo, who played alongside Benyed in a game in which he provided two assists, created four chances, made three goals and finished with his clever running and Physical fitness leaves his opponents in tatters .