Montpellier striker Andy Delort did not fail to point out that his team won in Lyon “without swinging” this Saturday evening on behalf of the 25th day. An allusion to Juninho’s criticisms of the Hérault game after the first leg …
The people of Montpellier have memories. They might even be using their opponents’ old critiques to find additional motivation. On Saturday night, at Groupama Stadium, they made a good move by going to beat Olympique Lyonnais on their lawn 2-1. On the first leg, the Hérault residents also won by the same score. But after the meeting, Juninho had it bad and had scratched the game of the Hérault. “Here, it’s like that, it swings in front, there is not a lot of football”, had dropped the Lyon sports director, quickly picked up by the Montpellier, Michel Der Zakarian in the lead. (“my players deserve something other than a response like Juninho’s”).
“+3 points and without swinging. Sleep well”
Saturday, after this new success of the MHSC, Andy Delort, did not miss the opportunity to come to taunt the Brazilian leader, without citing him, on social networks. “+3 points and without swinging. Sleep well. #OLMHSC” tweeted the Algerian striker, released at the break after another thigh injury. Delort had already chambered the Gones after the first leg.
On Friday, on the eve of the meeting, Laurent Nicollin had also brought out this good old file: On the way out, some at OL said that we did not know how to play ball and that we were a team who typed anyhow. We should not be good enough for them, but hey … “, declared to Progress the president of Montpellier, no doubt delighted to have played another bad blow to the players of Rudi Garcia.