Mbappe Brace Gives Monaco Win Over Dortmund
Teenager Kylian Mbappe scored twice as Monaco edged the first leg of the rescheduled Champions League quarter-final tie at Borussia Dortmund.
In a match delayed by 24 hours after a bomb attack on the hosts’ bus, Mbappe diverted in Thomas Lemar’s cross before Sven Bender’s own goal made it 2-0.
Ousmane Dembele slotted in from Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s flick to pull one back for Dortmund, but Mbappe curled home to restore the two-goal cushion before Shinji Kagawa added a late second for the hosts.
Kagawa showed great skill to dribble past Jemerson and slot in, and there was almost even more late drama when Aubameyang headed over from yards out.
But Monaco survived and will take a slender advantage into a highly anticipated second leg at Stade Louis II on 19 April.