Olympique de Marseille thought it would bring back a precious success for Montpellier in the race for 5th place, possibly qualifying for the Europa League at the end of the season.
But the players of Sampaoli, who evolved to ten for 30 minutes after the exclusion of Caleta-Car, finally conceded the draw (3-3).
Milik (43rd) responded to the opening of the early score from Delort (1st) then Gueye gave the advantage to the Olympians (45th + 2).
Laborde equalized after returning from the locker room (47th) before Perrin gave back the advantage to Marseille (71st).
Laborde finally snatched the point of draw in stoppage time (90th + 3).
OM remain tied for 6th with Lens (5th).
Montpellier is 7th three lengths behind the Marseillais.
League 1 standings