(Sporting Alert) — Radamel Falcao leads Monaco attack as they look to return to the top of FRENCH Ligue 1 with a win over Reims on the road at Auguste Delaune.
The Colombian striker has been in good form his his big money move from La Liga side Atletico Madrid in the summer, will be looking to add to his seven goal tally already this season.
Starting tonight as well are João Moutinho, Lucas Ocampos, Mounir Obaddi and Emmanuel Riviere in the midfield, while two other summer recruits, Ricardo Carvalho and Eric Abidal starting as well in the backline.
Monaco, still undefeated this season, are one point behind defending champions Paris Saint Germain, who won on Saturday, but will go two points clear on 20pts with victory tonight.
Reims vs Monaco
Monaco: 1. Danijel Subasic 2. Tavares Fabinho 22. Eric Abidal 3. Layvin Kurzawa 6. Ricardo Carvalho 29. Emmanuel Riviere 17. Yannick Ferreira Carrasco 19. Mounir Obbadi 11. Lucas Ocampos 8. Joao Moutinho 9. Falcao
Subs: 16. Sergio Romero 10. James Rodriguez 18. Valere Germain 20. Nicolas Isimat-Mirin 24. Andrea Raggi 27. Geoffrey Kondogbia 32. Marcel Tisserand.
Reims: 16. Kossi Agassa 25. Anthony Weber 22. Mickael Tacalfred 28. Antoine Conte 15. Atila Turan 8. Prince Oniangue 4. Grzegorz Krychowiak 6. Antoine Devaux 7. Odair Fortes 12. Nicolas De Preville 9. Eliran Atar
Subs: 30. Johny Placide 2. Mohamed Fofana 5. Kamel Ghilas 14. Gaetan Charbonnier 19. Alexi Peuget 20. Floyd Ayite 21. Bocundji Ca