The Senegal international sealed a comfortable home win for Leonardo Jardim’s men with his third league goal of the season
Keita Balde scored a goal as Monaco cruised to a 3-0 win over Amiens in Saturday’s Ligue 1 game.
The 24-year-old joined Wissam Ben Yedder and Guillermo Maripan on the scoresheet as the Red and Whites scored three goals within six minutes.
After a goalless first-half, Ben Yedder broke the deadlock at the Stade Louis II in the 62nd minute, then Maripan hit the target four minutes later before Balde secured the win with his 69th-minute effort.
Article continues below
The Senegalese winger has now scored three goals in 12 Ligue 1 games this campaign.
Balde was replaced in the 81st minute while Nigeria’s Henry Onyekuru did not make the matchday squad as Algeria’s Islam Slimani continues his suspension after receiving a red card against Bordeaux a fortnight ago.
The victory propelled Monaco to ninth in the Ligue 1 log with 24 points after 16 matches. Their next league game is against Angers on December 14.