Leicester City host Monaco

Leicester City are hosting AS Monaco in a friendly at the King Power Stadium.

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Monaco claim 3-0 victory over Leicester City

French team AS Monaco have walked away with a 3-0 win against Leicester City FC.

Leicester City's Matty James and AS Monaco's Radamel Falcao battle for the ball Credit: Joe Giddens/EMPICS Sport

Marcel Tisserand scored the final goal of the match at 87 minutes, after £50million striker Radamel Falcao and Layvin Kurzawa scored in the first half.

A total of 10,633 people turned up to the match.

Half time update: Leicester 0-2 Monaco

French team AS Monaco have taken the lead in a pre-season friendly with Leicester City.

At half time, the score stood at 2-0 to the away team.

The teams shake hands at the start of today's game Credit: ITV News Central

The second goal came from £50million striker Radamel Falcao at 40 minutes, who tapped the ball in at the far post after a low cross from Andrea Raggi.

Layvin Kurzawa made the first goal of the game just seven minutes after kick off, heading the ball into the net after a corner from Moutinho.


Leicester City reveal their team to play Monaco

The team-sheets have been revealed for Leicester City's glamour friendly with French giants AS Monaco.

The Foxes have fielded a strong side to try to compete with the firepower of Monaco, which includes £50 million striker Radamel Falcao.

The match kicks off at the King Power Stadium at 4.15pm.

Leicester City to host Monaco in friendly

Falcao joined AS Monaco in the summer for around £50m Credit: Alvaro Hernandez/ABACA USA/Empics Entertainment

Leicester City will host rising superpower AS Monaco in a friendly next month according to the Ligue 1 club's website.

Monaco have caused a stir in the transfer market this summer, having spent more than £110m on superstars Radamel Falcao, James Rodriguez and João Moutinho after Russian billionaire Dmitry Rybolovlev's purchase of the club.

Falcao is one of the most prolific strikers in the world, scoring 28 league goals in 36 matches.

The friendly is expected to take place on 27 July.

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