Soccer-Falcao on target as Monaco win on Ligue 1 return (Reuters)

PARIS, Aug 10 (Reuters) – Radamel Falcao scored on his Ligue 1 debut as Monaco celebrated their return to the top flight with a 2-0 win at Girondins de Bordeaux on Saturday. Monaco splashed out over 150 million euros ($200.27 million)on transfers including 64 million on Colombia striker Falcao, who cleverly poked the ball home five minutes after Emmanuel Riviere had opened the scoring in the 82nd minute. After talismanic striker Lisandro Lopez had bid farewell to fans and team mates, Alexandre Lacazette netted a double to give Olympique Lyonnais a 4-0 home win against Nice. …

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