Montpellier beat Strasbourg 4-3 in a dramatic match on Sunday to maneuver stage with Monaco within the Ligue 1 desk, simply 4 factors behind leaders Paris Saint-Germain.
Gaetan Laborde scored the winner halfway by the second interval after the 2 sides shared six objectives within the first half.
Defending champions PSG blew a two-goal result in lose 3-2 at Monaco on Friday and hand the chasing pack the possibility to shut the hole.
Montpellier have an an identical file and objective distinction to Monaco, though fourth-placed Lille may leapfrog the pair and transfer two factors behind PSG in the event that they beat Lorient afterward Sunday.
Montpellier, the 2012 champions, led 2-0 by early objectives from Pedro Mendes and Andy Delort, however Strasbourg hit again with a brace of penalties from Kenny Lala and Habib Diallo.
Former Wigan Athletic striker Delort restored the hosts’ benefit, and though Ludovic Ajorque levelled on the stroke of half-time, Laborde had the ultimate say.
Lyon may additionally soar inside 4 factors of PSG once they go to Angers afterward Sunday, whereas Marseille are solely six factors off the tempo with two video games in hand.
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