Montpellier and Lens made no difference during their 25th meeting, held this Saturday at the Mosson stadium.
With a goal from Angelo Fulgini they started to win the visit early in the first half, however, in the 58th minute of the second half Faitout Maouassa equalized for the hosts.
One of the highlights of the match was Faitout Maouassa’s goal in the 13th minute of the second half. After receiving a pass from Joris Chotard, the striker entered the goalkeeper’s right post.
Kevin Danso smashed a shot on the post and missed the chance to add to the lead in the 56th minute of the second half.
Lens took more shots than their rivals (18 against 8: 8 on target, 1 on the post and 8 offside), but they weren’t enough to win the game.
The face of the meeting was Faitout Maouassa. The Montpellier striker scored 1 goal.
Another of the key footballers at the Stade de la Mosson was Angelo Fulgini. The Lensois striker scored 1 goal.
It was a game with many fouls and many interruptions. There were 3 warnings: Kevin Danso, Florian Sotoca and David da Costa.
Montpellier coach Michel Der Zakarian staged a 5-2-3 formation on the pitch with Benjamin Lecomte in goal; Issiaga Sylla, Kiki Kouyaté, Christopher Jullien, Maxime Estève and Falaye Sacko on the defensive line; Jordan Ferri and Joris Chotard in the middle; and Arnaud Nordin, Faitout Maouassa and Wahbi Khazri in attack.
For their part, those led by Franck Haise were planted in 3-4-3 with Brice Samba under the three sticks; Kevin Danso, Facundo Medina and Jonathan Gradit in defense; Deiver Machado, Seko Fofana, Salis Abdul Samed and Przemyslaw Frankowski in midfield; and Florian Sotoca, Angelo Fulgini and Adrien Thomasson in front.
The designated referee for the match was Jérôme Brisard.
Montpellier will host Angers on the next day, while Lens will host Lille at Stade Bollaert-Delelis.
The local is in fourteenth place with 27 points, while the visitor reaches 50 points and takes fourth place in the tournament.
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