AS Monaco: Big satisfaction for Philippe Clement after Leverkusen
AS Monaco has achieved the feat of overthrowing Bayer Leverkusen in the Europa League (2-3). A precious victory that fills Philippe Clement.
The AS Monaco managed the perfect shot in Germany where it signed a precious victory against Bayer Leverkusen of the French Moussa Diaby (2-3). Indeed, the club of the Principality was led at the hour of play (2-1, 59th). It had however opened the score on an own goal of Lukas Hradecky. But thanks to the individual exploits of Krépin Diatta (2-2, 74th) and the captain Axel Disasi in the extra time (2-3, 90th+2), ASM reversed the Bundesliga club. Beyond the away victory, it is above all the scenario of the match that seduced Philippe Clement.
The AS Monaco coach appreciated the mentality and the strength of character of his team, which went for the win in the last seconds of the match. “Leverkusen stayed high, it was difficult at that moment. We conceded the second goal, but I’m very happy to have had this capacity to react because to reverse Bayer here, when you are behind (2-1), is difficult. I am very proud of my players, they played to win. They caused success with an exceptional mentality.”
AS Monaco: Philippe Clement moved by ASM’s victory
After his reaction on the match, the coach of AS Monaco, Philippe Clement, expressed his emotions. The Belgian did not fail to congratulate the Monegasque fans for their support during the match played at the BayArena in Leverkusen. “My best emotion since my arrival? I have already experienced several good moments and I am still in the emotions now, it is normal. At the moment I think so, but tomorrow […]. I was also very proud and very happy with the exceptional support of our supporters. They put a lot of atmosphere before the game and that gave a lot of energy to the players. To have so much encouragement, it’s very important.”