It was Monaco's 141st goal of an incredible season that has captured the imagination and made the rest of Europe take notice.
Talking about the goal scorers in the exciting and action-packed second leg clash, with strikes from Kylian Mbappe in the third minute and Radamel Falcao in the 17 minute, the victors got an irresistible lead in the first few moments of the match.
Leonardo Jardim insists Monaco is not going to give up their assaulting "DNA" when they welcome Borussia Dortmund for the next leg of the Champions League quarterfinal on Wednesday, despite their edge in the tie.
Dortmund defender Marc Bartra, who needed hospital treatment following injuries to his wrist and arm after a bus window was shattered, sat watching from the team bench. Prior to Wednesday's game, Dortmund's bus was held for almost 20 minutes by police at the team hotel.
The French Riviera hosts began Wednesday's home leg on the front foot and capitalised through none other than their star of the season, Mbappe, who followed up a barnstorming run and shot from Benjamin Mendy. In all games Dortmund had to play this season, Reus was only 1,090 minutes on the pitch but was involved in 13 goals (seven goals, six assists).
The incident occurred a week after the first leg was postponed by 24 hours after the Borussia team bus was attacked with explosives on its way to the stadium.
But any thoughts of a revival were ended by Germain, another replacement, as he converted following a swift Monaco break only 22 seconds after taking the field in place of Mbappe.More news: North Korean official vows frequent missile tests as tensions escalate
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On the eve of the return leg, the mindset of Tuchel and his players is different: a mixture of pride, motivation and defiance.
In addition to Fabinho's suspension, fatigue could also be a crucial factor against Dortmund. Maybe we'll need to score to go through.
"I had the feeling we were focused and full of joy and happiness to play this game".
More goals. Four of them. Few of its teammates can count on a similar worldwide experience as Reus who has scored 24 goals in 42 Champions League games.
Dortmund responded to its loss to Monaco with a comprehensive 3-1 defeat of Eintracht Frankfurt in the Bundesliga. At a young team Leonard Zhardima few people put before start of the tournament, but to begin with "Monaco" without all the issues took place in the playoffs, beating "Tottenham", "Bayer" and CSKA Moscow, losing only to the last, there was nothing showdown with the Germans, followed in a lovely style knocked out of the draw formidable "Man City" Pep Guardiola.
There will for sure be one change from the first leg, as Tiemoue Bakayoko returns from suspension.