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Falcao scores on Monaco debut

July 15, 2013
By Ian Holyman, France Correspondent
Radamel Falcao scored on his Monaco debut but could not prevent his new club going down to a 3-2 defeat to German second division outfit Fortuna Dusseldorf on Sunday.

When Falcao, 27, emerged from the bench 35 minutes from the end of the pre-season friendly at the ESPRIT Arena, his team were already 3-0 down, but though he was unable to overturn that advantage, he gave Monaco fans a glimpse of his formidable goal-scoring ability.

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