AS Monaco moved prime of Ligue 1 after Ismail Jakobs, Folarin Balogun and Wissam Ben Yedder scored of their 3-1 win at fourth-placed Reims on Saturday.
Monaco took the lead simply earlier than half-time when defender Jakobs netted from shut vary for his first Ligue 1 purpose since he joined the membership from Cologne in 2021.
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United States striker Balogun doubled the lead for the guests early within the second half with a positive end from shut vary in opposition to the membership he performed for on mortgage final season. Wissam Ben Yedder made it 3-0 with a header three minutes later.
Reims pulled a purpose again from the penalty spot when midfielder Teddy Teuma despatched an unstoppable shot previous Monaco keeper Philipp Koehn after Monaco substitute Christian Matsima fouled Marshall Munetsi.
Monaco lead the standings on 17 factors from eight video games, one level forward of Nice who received 1-0 at Metz on Saturday.