|Pedro Mendes #5||Benjamin Lecomte #40|
|Vitorino Hilton #4||Benoît Badiashile #32|
|Damien Le Tallec #14||Fodé Ballo-Touré #2|
|Ambroise Oyongo #8||Gelson Martins #11|
|Florent Mollet #25||Aleksandr Golovin #17|
|Gaëtan Laborde #10||Wissam Ben Yedder #9|
|Andy Delort #9||Tiemoué Bakayoko #6|
|Gerónimo Rulli #1||Kamil Glik #25|
|Nicolas Cozza #31||Cesc Fàbregas #4|
|Salomon Sambia #6||Guillermo Maripán #3|
|Joris Chotard #13||Islam Slimani #20|
|2019-02-10||Ligue 1||Montpellier : Monaco||2 : 2|
|2018-12-01||Ligue 1||Monaco : Montpellier||1 : 2|
|2018-01-13||Ligue 1||Montpellier : Monaco||0 : 0|
|2017-09-29||Ligue 1||Monaco : Montpellier||1 : 1|
|2017-02-07||Ligue 1||Montpellier : Monaco||1 : 2|
Montpellier vs Monaco should be one of the most thrilling Round 9 of French Ligue 1 games, which will be held at Stade la Masson, in Montpellier. Monaco came bach to a winning streak after an awful last season and start of recent. So, will Monaco win the 3rd game in a row and could join the fight dor the top places in Ligue 1? Read our review about this interesting Montpellier vs Monaco Ligue 1 game, here below.
Montpellier can’t win over Monaco since the 1999 year. During the last 2 seasons, La Paillade won against Monaco at Stade Louis II and 3 times they played a draw. However, In Coupe de France, in Monaco, hosts won over Montpellier with 2:0 result at Semi-finals. In 3 out of 5 matches, both teams scored and Les Monégasques failed to score only once.
La Paillade is not showing their best performance, however, they lost 3 times during the last 8 Rounds of Ligue 1. They totally struggling in attack, however, look pretty well in defence, since in 8 games they scored and conceded by 6 goals. With 11 points Montpellier stands at 10th place with 2 to points more than have Monaco, so this fight will be very important for both.
Hosts look very confident at home and already won 3 games in a row at Stade la Masson. Only one game, playing with Nice team finished with over 2.5 goals in total. All other games had 1 or maximum 2 scored goals. Hosts play very aggressively and have already collected 18 yellow and 1 red card. That’s maybe only one thing from playing style very similar to Monaco. Hosts still under question, if they will continue winning streak at home, as their Saturday rivals are very uncomfortable for them. Monaco is undefeated in 27 of their last 28 meetings.
Monaco started this season very weakly. They lost 3 and drew 3 in 6 recent Ligue 1 games. Seemed that problems and lack of discipline once again will break out the legendary team. However, they won twice at home, which strongly increased their morale and motivation. During the last 2 rounds, Les Rouges et Blancs unexpectedly won over Nice and then against Brest. In both games hosts scored at least 3 goals, however, failed to save the clean sheet.
In general, team members started to play their beloved football. Most important, they can see great results and pleasure of fans. Of course, they got lots of new talents in their squad. Everyone wants to show their abilities, however, they need to improve as a team. In 2 previous matches, we can saw big changes. Monaco started to play more accurate, creative, using the strong sides of the squad. If they will continue to play such a confident game, then Montpellier and other opponents will be defeated without big troubles.
Unfortunately, Stevan Jovetic, Danijel Subasic, Willem Geubbels and Pietro Pellegri will miss next game due to injuries.
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