F365’s early losers: Monaco and an impossible rebuild

Monaco’s starting XI from a 3-1 victory over Borussia Dortmund in April 2017: Subasic; Toure, Jemerson, Glik, Mendy; Silva, Bakayoko, Moutinho, Lemar; Mbappe, Falcao. Monaco’s starting XI from a 2-1 defeat to Atletico Madrid in September 2018:  Benaglio; Sidibe, Jemerson, Glik, Henrichs; Chadli, Aholou, Tielemans, N’Doram, Grandsir; Falcao. Seventeen months separate Monaco’s last Champions League…

Simeone keen to see further improvement against Monaco

Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone has said he is keen to see his players further improve in their game against Monaco on Tuesday evening. Despite the presence of attackers like Antoine Griezmann and Diego Costa in a star-studded lineup, Atletico Madrid’s performances hardly betray the same impact on the pitch as evident from their dismal…

Atletico Madrid gear up for away clash against Monaco

Champions League – Group A – Monaco vs Atletico Madrid / Wednesday 19th September / Venue: Stade Louis II   Despite the presence of attackers like Antoine Griezmann and Diego Costa in a star-studded lineup, Atletico Madrid’s performances hardly betray the same impact on the pitch as evident from their dismal performance against Eibar. Diego Simeone’s side…