PARIS (AP) — Two years after sweeping aside some of Europe's best teams, Monaco could become the continent's laughingstock.
A Champions League semifinalist in 2017, Monaco is in danger of...
Monaco lose on penalties at Guingamp in Jardim’s 1st match
GUINGAMP, France (AP) — Leonardo Jardim's return as Monaco coach started with a loss on penalties to Guingamp in the League Cup semifinals on Tuesday.
Guingamp fought back from two goals down against 10-man Monaco to make it 2-2 at full time and won 5-4 on penalties to book a spot in the final against either Strasbourg or Bordeaux.
Monaco fired Thierry Henry and re-hired Jardim on Friday, three months after sacking the title-winning coach to make way for the France great.
FRENCH LEAGUE 2018-19: 5 new signings to watch out for
PARIS (AP) — Although the transfer window in the French league doesn't close until the end of August, here is the pick of the signings so far ahead of the season starting this weekend:
ALEKSANDR GOLOVIN (Monaco)
One of the best players at the World Cup was signed by Monaco from CSKA Moscow despite strong interest from Chelsea.
SAMARA, Russia (AP) — With a curling free kick that decided the outcome of the match, Aleksandar Kolarov immediately drew some comparisons to Cristiano Ronaldo.
The Serbia captain's left-footed strike proved to be the difference in a 1-0 victory over Costa Rica on Sunday at the World Cup. It came two days after Ronaldo scored a similar goal to give Portugal a 3-3 draw with Spain.