Metz were defeated at home by Montpellier at the Stade Saint Symphorien on Wednesday. Metz were looking to pick up points, following a 1-0 victory against Nice. Montpellier, on the other hand, lost 1-0 in the last match they played against Lyon. As the table looks today, Metz are in 19th place on the table and has 12 points while Montpellier sit in 9th with 22 points after 16 matches.
La Paillade dominated the first half, thanks to Teji Savanier finding the net in the 36th minute. However they weren’t finished yet and Stephy Mavididi made it 2-0 just before half-time. The score at half time was 0-2.
Montpellier started strong in the second half and were able to dominate, with an early goal from Sepe Elye Wahi in the 48th minute. In the end though, Metz at the 70 minute mark pull-back via a Nicolas De Preville goal. The final result, Metz 1, Montpellier 3.
For Metz, Boubacar Traore, Ibrahima Niane, Amine Bassi and Lamine Gueye, came on for Kevin N`Doram, Jemerson, Pape Matar Sarr and Opa Nguette. Montpellier brought on Valere Germain, Junior Sambia, Beni Makouana and Nicholas Gioacchini for Sepe Elye Wahi, Jordan Ferri, Stephy Mavididi and Teji Savanier.
There were bookings for Pape Matar Sarr and Dylan Bronn from Metz. For Montpellier, Florent Mollet and Mihailo Ristic saw yellow.
Metz will next play AS Mónaco away, with Montpellier facing Clermont Foot at home.
|FC Metz:||Alexandre Oukidja, Dylan Bronn, Kiki, Jemerson (Ibrahima Niane, min.52), Fabien Centtonze, Vincent Pajot, Kevin N`Doram (Boubacar Traore, min.32), Thomas Delaine, Opa Nguette (Lamine Gueye, min.81), Pape Matar Sarr (Amine Bassi, min.81) and Nicolas De Preville|
|Montpellier:||Jonas Omlin, Arnaud Souquet, Nicolas Cozza, Mamadou Sakho, Mihailo Ristic, Teji Savanier (Nicholas Gioacchini, min.86), Florent Mollet, Jordan Ferri (Junior Sambia, min.73), Joris Chotard, Stephy Mavididi (Beni Makouana, min.85) and Sepe Elye Wahi (Valere Germain, min.56)|
|Stadium:||the Stade Saint Symphorien|
|Goals:||Teji Savanier (0-1, min. 36), Stephy Mavididi (0-2, min. 45), Sepe Elye Wahi (0-3, min. 48) and Nicolas De Preville (1-3, min. 70)|