Reims 1-0 Monaco: Cafaro’s winner piles the pressure on Thierry Henry
Reims 1-0 Monaco: Furious away fans vent their frustrations at new boss Thierry Henry as wait goes on for Arsenal legend’s first win as a manager
- Reims put more pressure on Thierry Henry as they ran out winners on Saturday
- Mathieu Cafaro broke the deadlock for the hosts in the first half on Saturday
- However, the hosts were down to 10 men after a dangerous tackle from Romao
- Monaco’s second-half sub Pele then saw red for two yellow card offenses
Reims put more even pressure on Monaco manager Thierry Henry as they ran out 1-0 winners on Saturday evening in their Ligue 1 meeting.
Mathieu Cafaro broke the deadlock for the hosts as Thierry Henry’s Monaco were behind at the interval on Saturday. However, the hosts were down to 10 men shortly after the restart following a dangerous tackle from Romao.
Things didn’t get any better for Henry as his second-half substitute Pele received two yellow cards and saw Monaco’s man advantage gone with 20 minutes left.
Match report to follow.
Mathieu Cafaro celebrates after breaking the deadlock for Reims on Saturday evening
The attacker is congratulated by his team-mates for scoring the opening goal against Monaco
Monaco manager Thierry Henry glumly looks on at his side trailed at half time
Furious Monaco travelling support coming down from their seats in Reims to give Thierry Henry & his players a piece of their minds. pic.twitter.com/mDT2KQH6og
REIMS: (4-2-3-1) Mendy; Foket, Engels, Abdelhamid, N’Clomande; Chavalerin, Romao; Oudin (Dia 66), Martin (Fontaine 55), Cafaro (Doumbia 85); Chavarria
SUBS NOT USED: Carrasso (GK); Dingome, Ojo, Suk Hyun-Jun
GOALS: Cafaro (24)
SENT OFF: Romao (50)
COACH: David Guion
MONACO: (4-4-2) Benaglio; Toure, Jemerson, Glik, Henrichs; Tielemans (Pele 46), Ait Bennasser, Diop (Grandsir 61), Chadli; Golovin, Sylla (Falcao 46)
SUBS NOT USED: Badiashile (GK); Barreca, Panzo, Traore
BOOKINGS: Pele (58, 71), Grandsir (88)
SENT OFF: Pele (71)
COACH: Thierry Henry
REFEREE: Hakim Ben El Hadj
VENUE: Stade Auguste-Delaune
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