AS Monaco faced elimination at the hands of Ukrainian Shakhtar in the play-off qualifiers for the Champions League on Wednesday. And so, among other news in football today, Monaco is out and other Champions League football results are also in.
Monaco arrived in Kharkiv with a 1-0 deficit from the first game. And here, Shakhtar, the Ukrainian club, passed with an overall result of 3 – 2, after drawing 2 – 2 into overtime.
In the match, Niko Kovač’s team took the lead in the 18th minute with a goal by Wissam Ben Yedder.
The same player scored again, for a brace, in the 39th minute for 2 – 0 Monaco.
Ukrainian Shakhtar won overtime in the 74th minute with a goal by Marlos. And in overtime, Monaco had an incredible misfortune.
Mudrik, who started to break through the left side, led Shakhtar’s attack. He tried to pass the ball. It hit Monaco captain Ruben Aguilar, then changed direction and ended up in Alexander Nübel’s net.
Shakhtar thus entered the Champions League, and Monaco will now enter the Europa League instead.
Another qualifier advancing in the Champions League is Salzburg from Austria, who beat Danish Brondby 2 – 1 away. They will thus go on with a total score of 4 – 2.
Monaco Is Out and Other Champions League Football Results:
Brondby 1 – 2 Salzburg
Dinamo 0 – 0 Tiraspol
Shakhtar 2 – 2 Monaco