Wednesday evening, Montpellier faces Metz during a meeting of the 23rd day of Ligue 1. Montpellier hopes to get closer to the podium while Metz intends to get ahead of the red zone.
Montpellier vs Metz Free Betting Tips
For a few years now, Montpellier has been one of the very solid Ligue 1 teams capable of placing themselves in the dipper for places in the European Cup. Currently, the players of the Paillade are 5th in the ranking after having notably achieved a good month of December and an interesting beginning of January with in particular victories obtained against Amiens (1-2), Caen in the Coupe de France (5-0 ) and Dijon (2-1). But this good series ended last week with a surprise defeat conceded against Belfort (0-0, 5-4 TAB) and another much more logical suffered against PSG (5-0).
Opposite, FC Metz is doing an excellent operation in the maintenance race. Indeed, after having long flirted with the red zone, the promoted have just won their last 3 meetings in Ligue 1 against Strasbourg (1-0), Reims (0-1) and Saint-Etienne on Saturday evening (3-1) . Also, Vincent Hognon’s men grabbed 16th place in the standings with 7 points ahead of the dam operator Amiens.
The staff for Montpellier vs Metz
Absent against Paris, goalkeeper # 1 Rulli should make his return unlike his replacement Bertaud who in turn suspended following his red card received against Paris. In addition, the taulier Pedro Mendes, the less important Cozza, the South African striker Dolly and the reservist Kaïboué are always on the flank. With 8 goals, Andy Delort is the main attacking asset of the Héraultais.
For Metz, the left side Cabit, the central defender Sunzu, the potential titular Adama Noss Traoré, Boulaya and Cohade will be forced to forfeit this part. Goalscorer Diallo scored his 12th goal of the season on Sunday while his friend Nguette scored twice.
The probable compositions for Montpellier vs Metz:
Montpellier: Rulli – Le Tallec, Hilton, Congré – Souquet, Ferri, Savanier, Oyongo – Mollet – Laborde, Delort.
Metz: Oukidjia – Centonze, Bronn, Boye, Udol – Pajot, N’Doram, Maïga – Nguette, Diallo, Niane.
Key points for the match Montpellier vs Metz
There were no winners in the first leg (2-2).
Montpellier has won 9 of its 11 games this season at the Mosson.
Free Betting Tips Montpellier vs Metz
Imperial in its field, Montpellier seems capable of overcoming a team from Metz may have been overstretched for some time.
Betting Tips: Delort to score