Oct 25, 2014 at 7pm UK at ​Stade Armand Cesari
Bastia
1-3
MonacoAS Monaco
Maboulou (22')
Palmieri (36'), Maboulou (86'), Diakite (90')
FT(HT: 1-1)
Germain (5'), Kondogbia (78'), Ferreira-Carrasco (85')
Raggi (38'), Bakayoko (90')

Team News: Lacina Traore named in Monaco attack for Bastia test

Monaco manager Leonardo Jardim looks on during the Emirates Cup match between Valencia and AS Monaco at the Emirates Stadium on August 2, 2014
© Getty Images
Lacina Traore returns to the Monaco side for the Ligue 1 clash with Bastia on Saturday evening, replacing the injured Dimitar Berbatov up front.

Leonardo Jardim has named Lacina Traore in his side for AS Monaco's meeting with Bastia in Ligue 1 on Saturday evening.

The Ivorian striker has been trusted to lead the line for the visitors due to the absence of Dimitar Berbatov, who misses out due to a thigh injury.

Monaco are also without Portuguese playmaker Joao Moutinho, whose place in the side is given to fellow midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko.

Floyd Ayite looks set to operate in an advanced position for Bastia after being preferred to Benjamin Mokulu in the starting lineup.

Bastia: Areola; Palmieri, Squillaci, Peybernes, Diakite; Kamano, Gillet; Boudebouz, Ongenda, Maboulou; Ayite

Monaco: Subasic; Fabinho, Carvalho, Raggi, Echiejile; Dirar, Bakayoko, Kondogbia; F.Carrasco, Germain, Traore

Benfica's Argentine forward Eduardo Salvio vies with Monaco's French defender Layvin Kurzawa during the UEFA Champions League Group C football match Monaco (ASM) vs Benfica (SLB) at the Louis II Stadium in Monaco on October 22, 2014
Read Next:
Match Analysis: Monaco 0-0 Benfica
>
You May Like
Recomended from Sports Mole



Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Lyon22006156
2Paris Saint-GermainPSG22005056
3AS MonacoMonaco22007346
4Marseille22004046
5Saint-EtienneSt Etienne22002026
6Angers21104224
7Bordeaux21104224
8Troyes21103214
9Lille21013303
10Toulouse21013303
11Montpellier HSCMontpellier21011103
12GuingampGuingamp210134-13
13StrasbourgStrasbourg210134-13
14Rennes201123-11
15Nice200213-20
16Caen200202-20
17Metz200215-40
18AmiensAmiens200204-40
19NantesNantes200204-40
20Dijon200217-60