At the end of its most successful match of the season, Toulouse easily won at home against Montpellier (4-2) on Sunday on the occasion of the 9th day of Ligue 1. It is the second consecutive victory at the Stadium for the TFC this season, after their success against Reims (1-0) three weeks earlier.
We have to go back to August 2019 to find the trace of such a sequence in Ligue 1. Thanks to these three welcome points, the promoted offers himself a little air compared to the red zone (12th).
The Montpellier (10th), beaten for the third time in four games, however miss the opportunity to titillate the first five places.
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Led after Nicolas Cozza's opener (0-1, 8th), the TFC overthrew its host in thirteen minutes.
It was Stijn Spierings, well placed at the reception of a corner, who sounded the revolt (18th) before Zakaria Aboukhlal scored his third goal of the season (25th) on an offering from Branco Van den Boomen.
Best passer in Ligue 2 last season (20), the Batavian doubled the bet - his fourth assist of the season - for Fares Chaibi who found the opposite corner with a superb strike to give his team a clear advantage at the end of the season. break (3-1, 31st).
The Montpellier nightmare continued as soon as they returned from the locker room with a goal from Brecht Dejaegere, however, very little used since the start of the season (4-1, 48th).
The TFC finally ended the match at 10 following the expulsion of Mikkel Desler (61st).
In numerical superiority, Montpellier reduced the score thanks to Wahi (4-2, 63rd) but without ever managing to worry more an attractive Toulouse team.
A quarter-hour break
Note that the meeting was interrupted fifteen minutes after the use of tear gas by the police in the Montpellier parking lot, according to information confirmed by a police source to AFP.
Classified at risk, the match was stopped in the 59th minute when the score was 4 goals to 1 in favor of Toulouse.
The players of both teams then returned to the locker room.
Before coming out fourteen minutes later to warm up before the referee of the meeting, Jérôme Pignard, ordered the resumption of play in stride.
Earlier in the match, the stand adjoining the Montpellier parking lot had already been evacuated after the throwing of agricultural bombs by the Hérault supporters.