Monaco meets Montpellier in a match of the 8th round of the French Ligue 1.
Monaco: The home team is currently holding the 2nd position in the league. They managed to win 18 points after 6 wins and a loss. However, they come to this match after a home loss against Porto in Champions League. Due to a bad result and loss to Portuguese team, they will more eager to win this match in Ligue 1. Last season Monaco won 6-2 at home against Montpellier and a similar result would put pressure on league leaders PSG.
Montpellier: The away team is holding the 13th position in the league with 8 points won. They have 2 wins, 2 draws and 3 losses. Most noteworthy, Montpellier comes into the match after a good 0-0 draw at home against league leaders PSG last Saturday. Also, Montpellier has been the least exciting team to watch in Ligue 1. Each of the last 3 matches that Montpellier have played had under 2.5 goals.
Conclusion: Monaco has scored at least 2 goals in 23 of their last 24 home Ligue 1 matches. Their striker, Radamel Falcao, is on fire with eleven goals in seven games so far this season. Although Montpellier is one of the teams that scored the least in away matches, this tends to be an interesting match with many goals.
|07.02.17||L1||Montpellier||Monaco||1 : 2|
|21.10.16||L1||Monaco||Montpellier||6 : 2|
|14.05.16||L1||Monaco||Montpellier||2 : 0|
|24.09.15||L1||Montpellier||Monaco||2 : 3|
|07.04.15||L1||Monaco||Montpellier||0 : 0|