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Ranieri delighted with Monaco development

23 September 2013 06:11

Monaco coach Claudio Ranieri was delighted after his team secured a valuable 1-1 draw at Paris Saint-Germain on Sunday.

Radamel Falcao cancelled out Zlatan Ibrahimovic's fifth-minute opener at Parc des Princes to keep Ranieri's side top of Ligue 1 early in the campaign.


Earning a point away from home against the champions left Ranieri thrilled and the Italian praised his players.


"Today was a good game and a good result for Monaco. I think that Paris played well and put on a good show for the fans, as Monaco did," Ranieri said.


"We tried to win this game until the very last moment. I am very happy with the result away from home.


"I think we had two results in mind – to win or to draw, so I am very happy with my players' performance against such a great side."


Monaco, who signed several big names in the off-season, are two points clear of PSG at the top of the league after six matches


Ranieri said travelling to PSG was a great opportunity for his players to develop their games against top-class opposition.


"It is important to make a good game and to build what would be our ideal style of play," he said.


"I know that Paris has a squad full of players with great abilities. They also possess a lot of players with years of experience at the top, a lot more than my players.


"There are many players in my squad without any experience of playing in Ligue 1 and they had to play against PSG.


"They played against great players tonight so I think that was great for my younger players who can use this game to develop."

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PSG

L W W D W

1 - 1

Competition
Ligue 1
Date
22 September 2013
Game week
6
Kick-off
21:00
Half-time
1 - 1
Full-time
1 - 1
Venue
Parc des Princes (Paris)
Attendance
45416

Goals

Z. Ibrahimović 5'
(assist by Maxwell) 
1 - 0
1 - 1
20' R. Falcao
 (assist by João Moutinho)

Lineups

Substitutes

# Player Bookings
6
29
7
1
25
26
27
# Player Bookings
10
24
25
16
20
29
32

Tuesday 6 December

Monday 5 December

23:37
22:52
21:16
21:00
20:34
19:51
19:36
19:23
18:48
18:39
18:22
17:55
17:50
17:38
17:33
17:32
17:27
15:50
15:37
15:23
14:59
14:46
14:42
14:22
13:04
12:21
12:07
11:13
10:32
09:54
09:07
08:36
05:00
02:14
01:53
01:00
00:48
00:43
00:12

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23:30
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23:10
22:49
21:45
20:52
20:32
20:13
20:07
19:46
19:45
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18:41
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18:09
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05:27
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Ligue 1 table

# Team MP D P
1 16 +20 39
2 16 +33 36
3 16 +19 35
4 16 -1 27
5 16 +6 26
6 15 +10 25
7 16 +2 24
8 16 +2 22
9 16 +2 22
10 16 -1 21
11 16 -3 19
12 16 -5 19
13 15 -13 18
14 16 -6 17
15 16 -3 16
16 16 -10 16
17 16 -14 15
18 16 -8 14
19 16 -17 13
20 16 -13 12

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