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...
Henry still seeking first win after Monaco draw again
PARIS (AP) — Thierry Henry still seeks his first win as a coach after Monaco drew at home with Dijon 2-2 in the French league on Saturday.
The France great replaced Leonardo Jardim this month and has drawn two games and lost one. He inherited a squad low on confidence and decimated by injury, however, with first-choice forwards Radamel Falcao and Stevan Jovetic and No. 1 goalkeeper Danijel Subasic all sidelined.
Injured Glik set to return for Poland at World Cup
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's team doctor says injured defender Kamil Glik should be fit to return to play in the World Cup game against Japan.
Dr. Jacek Jaroszewski on Tuesday said Glik is healing quickly but still requires physical therapy to build strength ahead of Poland's last Group H game on June 28.
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on World Cup preparations and meetings of football leaders ahead of the tournament in Russia (all times local):
Injured Poland defender Kamil Glik says he believes doctors in France have given him the "green light" to play in the World Cup but the final decision rests with the national team physician.
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland defender Kamil Glik will not play in the World Cup after he hurt his shoulder, the head of the national football association said on Tuesday.
Zbigniew Boniek tweeted in Italian: "What a bummer, @kamilglik25 is hurt and will not go to the Mundial."
ARLAMOW, Poland (AP) — Robert Lewandowski and Wojciech Szczesny will lead Poland's World Cup campaign after being included as expected in the final 23-man squad.
Coach Adam Nawalka named 35 players in his preliminary squad for the tournament in Russia, and managed to whittle it down before FIFA's deadline on Monday.
Poland is preparing for its first World Cup appearance since 2006, meaning Lewandowski and Szczesny will be making their debuts.
MOSCOW (AP) — Robert Lewandowski and Wojciech Szczesny are set to make their World Cup debuts after being included in Poland's preliminary squad.
Poland has named 35 players in its squad as it prepares for its first World Cup appearance since 2006.
That long absence means that Bayern Munich forward Lewandowski has been able to amass a record 52 goals in his 93 games for Poland without ever playing in a World Cup tournament.
Monaco rebounds by beating Strasbourg 3-0 in French league
PARIS (AP) — Despite the departure of many key players, Monaco's strike force remains intact.
Monaco, which had Europe's most potent attack last season when it dethroned Paris Saint-Germain in the French league and made it to the Champions League semifinals, already has 17 goals in six league matches.
Falcao scores 2 as Monaco routs Marseille 6-1
Radamel Falcao made it seven goals in four games as defending champion Monaco routed Marseille 6-1 Sunday to keep pace with Paris Saint-Germain at the top of the French league.
Both have won four matches and PSG leads Monaco on goal difference. But even after selling key players, and with 18-year-old forward Kylian Mbappe edging closer to a PSG move, Monaco continues to play with style and ruthless efficiency.
PARIS (AP) — Monaco warmed up for its Champions League semifinal against Juventus with a 3-1 win over Toulouse to move three points clear of Paris Saint-Germain at the top of the French league on Saturday.
Teenage striker Kylian Mbappe, the new wonder of French football, scored his 14th league goal this season.
Kamil Glik and Thomas Lemar also got on the scoresheet for the hosts.
Mbappe has been unstoppable in recent months, scoring 22 goals in his last 20 starts in all competitions.
MONACO (AP) — Monaco is the team to fear when the Champions League draw is made on Friday.
That's the view of coach Leonardo Jardim, the architect of a staggering attack that has scored 126 goals this season. Monaco topped up its goal tally on Wednesday night, beating Manchester City 3-1 to reach the last eight on the away goals rule after losing 5-3 in the first leg of their Round of 16 match.
Monaco returns to winning ways in French league
PARIS (AP) — After a stunning display of attacking football at Manchester City midweek, Monaco resorted to set-pieces to beat Guingamp 2-1 and move three points clear at the top of the French league on Saturday.
Monaco, which lost 5-3 to City in the first leg of their Champions League last-16 match, prevailed with goals from Kamil Glik and Fabinho to put pressure on defending champion Paris Saint-Germain.
Third-place PSG is six points behind ahead of its trip to bitter rival Marseille on Sunday.
Teenager Mbappe shines as Monaco beats Montpellier 2-1
PARIS (AP) — Compared to Thierry Henry by Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger, teenager Kylian Mbappe is living up to the hype.
The 18-year-old forward showed his speed and skills to score his seventh goal for Monaco in all competitions this season as the French league leaders maintained their grip on top spot with a 2-1 win at Montpellier on Tuesday.