MONTPELLIER. Montpellier defeated Strasbourg to win 2-1. A penalty from T. Savanier was decisive in the 90min. It was Montpellier to strike first with a goal of A. Nordin at the 18′. Then it was a goal in the 86′ minute to make things even for 1-1. Eventually, T. Savanier gave the win to Montpellier in the 90′ minute with a penalty.
The match was played at the Stade de la Mosson stadium in Montpellier on Saturday and it started at 5:00 pm local time. The referee was Jeremy Stinat who had the assistance of Christophe Mouysset and François Boudikian. The 4th official was Ahmed Taleb. The weather was clear. The temperature was pleasant around 21.7 degrees Celsius or 71.08 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 33%.
The ball possession was identical with both team possessing the ball for 50% of the time.
There wasn’t much of a difference in ball possession. Montpellier was in possession of the ball for 50% of the time vs. Strasbourg that controlled the ball for 50% of the time.
Montpellier was more aggressive with 50 dangerous attacks and 9 shots of which 3 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Montpellier won the contest.
Montpellier shot 9 times, 3 on target, 6 off target. On the opposite side, Strasbourg shot 7 times, 2 on target, 5 off target.
Montpellier received 4 yellow cards (J. Chotard, A. Nordin, M. Esteve and N. Cozza). On the other side, Strasbourg received 4 yellow cards (J. Aholou, J. Bellegarde, I. Doukoure and A. Djiku).
After this match, Montpellier will have 9 points to stay in the 10th place. On the opposite side, Strasbourg will stay with 5 points like Brest and Angers SCO to stay in the 17th place.
A. Nordin (Goal Disallowed)
T. Savanier (Penalty)
Strasbourg will host Rennes on the 1st of October with a 8-4 head to head record in favor of Rennes (1 draw).
Montpellier: Formation and Lineups
Montpellier started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
The manager Olivier Dall’Oglio chose to play with the following team: Jonas Omlin , Enzo Tchato Mbiayi , Christopher Jullien , Maxime Estève , Nicolas Cozza , Jordan Ferri , Joris Chotard , Arnaud Nordin , Teji Savanier , Wahbi Khazri and Sepe Elye Wahi .
Montpellier made 3 changes: W. Khazri for V. Germain (66′), A. Nordin for K. Fayad (84′) and E. Wahi for S. Delaye (85′).
Top player: Teji Savanier
Probably the most impressive player in Montpellier was Teji Savanier even if he didn’t score any goal.
His rating iswith 34 passes (73% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 8 duels out of 13. He performed 13 crosses.
Strasbourg: Formation and Lineups
Strasbourg started with a 3-5-2 line-up (3-5-2).
On the other side, Julien Stéphan played with: Matz Sels , Ismael Doukoure , Lucas Perrin , Alexander Djiku , Ronaël Pierre-Gabriel , Jean-Ricner Bellegarde , Habib Diarra , Jean-Eudes Aholou , Dimitri Liénard , Kévin Gameiro and Habib Diallo .
Strasbourg made 3 changes: R. Pierre-Gabriel for N. Kandil (70′), J. Aholou for I. Sissoko (71′) and H. Diarra for L. Mothiba (82′).
Top player: Ronaël Pierre-Gabriel
Probably the most impressive player in Strasbourg was Ronaël Pierre-Gabriel.
His rating iswith 21 passes (76% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 8 duels out of 10. He performed 6 crosses.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Ligue 1