Monday July 28 2014
Parma bow to Monaco

Parma lost 2-0 to AS Monaco in their pre-season friendly thanks to a Joao Moutinho brace.

The Ducali started Mattia Cassani, who only signed his three-year contract right before kick-off at the Stadio Tardini.

Moutinho broke the deadlock with a terrific long-range free kick, while Ishak Belfodil, Alessandro Lucarelli and Dimitar Berbatov threatened before the break.

A fine Antonio Mirante save could not stop Moutinho turning in the rebound for Monaco’s second of the game.

Massimo Gobbi saw his effort deflected off target and Raffaele Palladino turned over at full stretch.

Parma 0-2 Monaco

Scorer: Moutinho 17, 70 (M)

Parma: Mirante, Cassani (Ristovsky 46), Feddal (Felipe 60), Acquah (Galloppa 68), Paletta (Gobbi 46), Lucarelli (Mendes 68), Biabiany (Bidaoui 61), Mauri (Ghezzal 46), Jorquera (Marchionni 60), Cassano (Palladino 60), Belfodil (Cerri 68)

Monaco: Subasic, Abdennour (Thiam 87), Carvalho (Raggi 63), Kurzawa (Elderson 75), Fabio Tavares (Bahamboula 87), Kondogbia, Moutinho, Toulalan (Dirar 63), Ocampos (Martial 46), Berbatov (Carrasco 75), Germain (Isimat Mirin 87)

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