MONTPELLIER. Montpellier beat 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 17′. Then it was a goal in the 85′ 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 with the collaboration of Christophe Mouysset and François Boudikian. The 4th official was Ahmed Taleb. The weather was clear. The temperature was pleasant at 21.7 degrees Celsius or 71.08 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 33%.
The overall ball possession was just identical with both teams controlling the ball for 50% of the time.
No teams had a vastly superior advantage in terms of 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.
Attitude and shots
Montpellier had a more offensive attitude with 50 dangerous attacks and 9 shots of which 3 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Montpellier won the match.
Montpellier shot 9 times, 3 on target, 6 off target. Talking about the opposition, 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 opposite side, Strasbourg received 4 yellow cards (J. Aholou, J. Bellegarde, I. Doukoure and A. Djiku).
After playing this match, Montpellier will have 12 points to sit in the 7th place. On the other side, Strasbourg will stay with 5 points like Brest and Angers SCO to sit in the 17th place.
In the next match in the Ligue 1, Montpellier will play away against Toulouse on the 2nd of October with a 11-7 head to head stats in favor of Montpellier (6 draws).
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
Montpellier started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
The manager Olivier Dall’Oglio decided 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 .
The home team had on the bench: Valère Germain, Bingourou Kamara, Axel Gueguin, Béni Makouana, Arnaud Souquet, Leo Leroy, Sacha Delaye , Khalil Fayad and Falaye Sacko.
Montpellier made 3 changes: W. Khazri for V. Germain (65′), A. Nordin for K. Fayad (84′) and E. Wahi for S. Delaye (85′).
Best player: Teji Savanier
The player that probably impressed the most for Montpellier was Teji Savanier.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 38 passes (73% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 8 duels out of 13. He performed 14 crosses.
Strasbourg – Formation
Strasbourg started with a 3-5-2 line-up (3-5-2).
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 .
They had on the bench: Robin Risser, Lebo Mothiba, Jordan Robinand, Nordine Kandil , Ibrahima Sissoko , Anas Nanah and Antoine Nuss.
Strasbourg made 3 changes: R. Pierre-Gabriel for N. Kandil (70′), J. Aholou for I. Sissoko (71′) and H. Diarra for L. Mothiba (82′).
Best player: Ronaël Pierre-Gabriel
The player that probably impressed the most for Strasbourg was Ronaël Pierre-Gabriel.
His rating iswith 22 passes (72% 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.