Monaco kicked off with the ‘left foot’ the 2018/2019 edition of the Champions League. The playess of Leonardo Jardim lost at home with Atletico Madrid 2-1 in a meeting of the first round of Group A Champions.
In the Luis II Stadium and with arbitration of Scotsman William Collum, the Monaco began to gain advantage in the 18 minutes by Samuel Grandsir.
But the ‘colchoneros’ tied early at 32 by the inevitable Diego Costa. The 45 Spaniards will get the turnaround in the score thanks to the central Jose Gimenez.
In the second half there were no more goals scored.
Still in this group, Borussia Dortmund felt numerous difficulties to overcome to the Belgians of Club Brugge. Only in the 85 minutes the American Christian Pulisic made the first of the night.