Present at a press conference before facing Strasbourg, Valentin Rongier was asked about the thrilling title race. The OM midfielder said he had a penchant for AS Monaco for the final victory.
Four days before the end of the championship, the race for the title remains as uncertain as ever. After his victory on the lawn of OL, Lille has managed to consolidate its status as leader and keep one unit ahead of PSG, two over Monaco. But this result in favor of the Mastiffs mainly relegated Olympique Lyonnais to six points and four from the podium. Rudi Garcia’s troops will have the opportunity to redeem themselves on Sunday against AS Monaco, a team favored by Valentin Rongier for the final victory.
Present at a press conference before facing Strasbourg, Valentin Rongier did not escape questions about this fierce fight for the title in Ligue 1 this season, even if OM are not invited. The Olympian midfielder said he would like to see LOSC or Monaco take the final victory, however confessing his penchant for the Principality’s club.
“I would like it to be Lille or Monaco but I have a fondness for Monaco, a young team with a project and a philosophy. They have been consistent throughout the season and it would make me happier if they were champions of France. “
Monaco is in sparkling form
If Valentin Rongier spoke of regularity throughout the season for AS Monaco, Niko Kovac’s troops above all signed an impressive second part of the exercise. Since the start of the calendar year, the Monegasques have pocketed 44 points out of 51 possible, conceding only one small defeat against Strasbourg.
Before hosting Olympique Lyonnais this Sunday, the Principality’s club players can count on encouraging statistics. At home, Monaco remains the best performing team in Ligue 1 with 38 points taken since the start of the season. It’s more than PSG with 34 points, or OL and Lille with 33 points.