Marvellous Monaco match Ligue 1 record for consecutive wins

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The Ligue 1 holders have now won their last 14 games in the competition, matching a milestone that was set eight years ago by Bordeaux

Monaco equalled the record for consecutive wins in Ligue 1 with their 4-1 victory away to Dijon on Sunday.

Radamel Falcao's hat-trick and a goal from Jemerson secured the champions' 14th win in a row in the French top flight.

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The run matches that achieved by Bordeaux between March and August in 2009.

Leonardo Jardim's side join Lyon, Marseille and Saint-Etienne in winning their first two games of 2017-18. Paris Saint-Germain or Guingamp can do the same with a victory when they meet later on Sunday.

The reigning champions continue to impress despite seeing their first team gutted in a painful transfer window for Jardim. 

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