Ligue 1: Montpellier beats Nantes 2-0 on Sunday

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MONTPELLIER. Montpellier beats Nantes with a 2-0 win with a goal from F. Mollet (64') and a goal from E. Wahi (71').

MONTPELLIER. Montpellier tops Nantes with a 2-0 win with a goal from F. Mollet (64′) and a goal from E. Wahi (71′). Montpellier took advantage of its superior ball possession (57%).

The match was held at the Stade de la Mosson Stadium in Montpellier on Sunday and this began at 2:00 pm local time. The referee was Bastien Dechepy who was helped by Brice Parinet Le Tellier and Steven Torregrossa. The 4th official was Mathieu Vernice. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant around 17.6 degrees Celsius or 63.7 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 86%.​

Match Statistics

Montpellier was in firm control of the ball 57% while Nantes was struggling with a 43% ball possession.

Nantes was more aggressive with 49 dangerous attacks and 12 shots of which 2 were on target. Even so, Montpellier managed to find the solution to win this match.​

Montpellier shot 19 times, 10 on target, 9 off target. On the opposite side, Nantes shot 12 times, 2 on target, 10 off target.

Cards

Montpellier received 3 yellow cards (T. Savanier, M. Sakho and J. Ferri). On the opposite side, Nantes received 5 yellow cards (D. Appiah, C. Traore, N. Pallois, A. Girotto and J. Castelletto).

After this match, Montpellier will have 13 points like Clermont to stay in the 13th place. On the opposite side, Nantes will stay with 17 points like Angers SCO and Monaco to move up in the 10th place.

Match Events

  • 35'
    35'

    D. Appiah

  • 37'
    37'

    T. Savanier

  • 43'
    43'

    M. Sakho

  • 45'
    45'

    C. Traore

  • 60'
    60'

    E. Wahi

    V. Germain

  • 64'
    64'

    F. Mollet

  • 68'
    68'

    R. Emond

    M. Coco

  • 68'
    68'

    K. Coulibaly

    R. Perreira de Sa

  • 71'
    71'

    E. Wahi

    J. Ferri

  • 74'
    74'

    N. Pallois

  • 77'
    77'

    S. Moutoussamy

    P. Chirivella

  • 79'
    79'

    J. Sambia

    A. Souquet

  • 79'
    79'

    Salomon Sambia

    Arnaud Souquet

  • 89'
    89'

    S. Wahi (Goal Disallowed)

  • 90'
    90'

    A. Girotto

  • 90'
    90'

    J. Castelletto

  • 90'
    90'

    J. Ferri

Next match

In the upcoming Ligue 1 match, Montpellier will play away with Rennes on the 20th of November with a 9-8 head to head stats in favor of Rennes (7 draws).

Nantes will play away against Paris Saint Germain on the 20th of November with a 18-2 head to head in favor of Paris Saint Germain (2 draws).

Montpellier: Formation and Lineups

Montpellier adopted the 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

The manager Olivier Dall’Oglio chose to play with the following team: Jonas Omlin (6.4), Arnaud Souquet (6.8), Maxime Estève (6.5), Mamadou Sakho (6.8), Mihailo Ristić (7.3), Jordan Ferri (7.5), Joris Chotard (7.4), Florent Mollet (7.4), Teji Savanier (8.0), Stephy Mavididi (7.3) and Valère Germain (6.7).

Substitutes

Montpellier made 3 changes: V. Germain for E. Wahi (60′), A. Souquet for J. Sambia (79′) and F. Mollet for N. Gioacchini (80′).

Top player: Teji Savanier

Probably the most impressive player in Montpellier was Teji Savanier even if he didn’t score any goal.

His rating is (8.0) with 37 passes (70% accurate) and 3 key passes. He was won 9 duels out of 17. He performed 6 crosses. He hit the woodwork once times.

Nantes: Formation and Lineups

Also Nantes adopted the 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

On the other side, Antoine Kombouare played with: Alban Lafont (7.3), Dennis Appiah (6.4), Jean-Charles Castelletto (6.6), Nicolas Pallois (6.4), Charles Traoré (6.8), Andrei Girotto (7.3), Pedro Chirivella (6.3), Marcus Coco (6.9), Roli Pereira De Sa (7.4), Moses Simon (7.1) and Randal Kolo Muani (6.1).

Substitutes

Nantes made 3 changes: M. Coco for R. Emond (68′), R. Perreira de Sa for K. Coulibaly (68′) and P. Chirivella for S. Moutoussamy (77′).

Top player: Roli Pereira De Sa

Probably the most impressive player in Nantes was Roli Pereira De Sa.

His rating is (7.4) with 19 passes (84% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 5 duels out of 7. He hit the woodwork twice times.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Ligue 1

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