Ligue 1: Slimani leads Monaco to victory against Montpellier

Monaco celebrated their third consecutive Ligue 1 win with Slimani’s header in the second half, which allowed him to win 1-0 at home against Montpellier in yesterday’s match.

The result brought Monaco to fifth place with 38 points, just three points from the qualifying positions for the next Champions League, while Montpellier, which has 37, drops to sixth place.

Algeria striker Slimani, on loan from Leicester City, scored with a header following a corner kick in the 52nd minute by beating goalkeeper Dimitry Bertaud and defender Damien Le Tallec.