A match at two speeds and in three stages.
Dominated in the first 20 minutes, the UBB gradually recovered before exploding Montpellier and capsizing Chaban-Delmas.
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It's complicated for the locals at the start of the game.
Montpellier did not come to joke and hit hard, like Paul Willemse, author of the first try of the game while powerful (11th).
Montpellier pushes, dominates and could do the double but Titi Lamositele lets the ball escape before flattening in the in-goal (17th).
After 20 minutes of domination, the MHR only leads 7-3 in Bordeaux.
And it takes a fantastic feat from Louis Bielle-Biarrey to bring a smile back to Bordeaux (24th).
The young rear, established on the right wing, crosses the 22 opposing meters, leaving some Montpellier on the buttocks before diving into the in-goal and giving the advantage to his people.
A penalty on each side in the last quarter of this first period and UBB leads 13-10 at the break.
27-0, one-sided second half
Montpellier may have regrets as the club suffered during the second act.
Zero points scored in the second period by the players of Philippe Saint-André.
In a generally rhythmic and very pleasant match, it was the locals who came back with the most desire and Santiago Cordero took the opportunity to put his people to safety (48th).
The MHR can no longer do it and Bordeaux takes advantage of it.
A few minutes later, Louis Bielle-Biarrey offered himself a double (57th), after a long millimeter cross from Matthieu Jalibert.
The French opener, struggling in the first 20 minutes, gradually gained momentum.
Montpellier cracks after the hour of play. The UBB presses to get the offensive bonus and it's done thanks to Maxime Lucu (67th).
Came into play at the start of the second half, the French scrum half took advantage of a mess after a touch to flatten his team's fourth try in a corner.
Two injured in Montpellier
A few calmer minutes to end the meeting.
The Girondins more in control of the match.
The Montpellier have tried at the very end to deprive the UBB of its offensive bonus.
In the standings, Bordeaux-Bègles overtook their opponent of the day and temporarily climbed onto the podium.
The reigning French champion drops to fifth place in the Top 14.
Dirty evening for Montpellier which potentially loses two new players to injury.
Paolo Garbisi left after 20 minutes of play. Entering on the hour mark, Gela Aprasidze quickly gave up his place.