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Monaco win Ligue 1 title


Monaco players celebrate their victory

Monaco have won the Ligue 1 title for the first time in 17 years after a 2-0 win at home to Saint-Etienne .

Needing a point to be crowned French champions for the eighth time, the in-form Kylian Mbappe scored the opener in style .

Mbappe, 18, latched on to captain Radamel Falcao’s through ball, skipped around the goalkeeper and slotted in .

Forward Valere Germain made sure of the win in injury time with a tap-in from close .range

The home side had all but secured the title before kick-off, with Paris St-Germain three points behind with just one game to play and a far inferior goal difference .

The new champions rarely looked troubled in registering their 11th consecutive league win and subsequently lifting a trophy that has eluded them since the turn of the millennium.

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