Brest 0-7 Montpellier: Home side humiliated by La Paillade

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Montpellier eased past Brest in a 7-0 victory on Sunday at the Stade Francis-Le Blé. Brest were looking to pick up points, following a 3-1 victory against Angers SCO. Montpellier were beaten 2-1 in the previous match against Auxerre. After today’s result, Brest and Montpellier currently occupy 14th and 7th spots in the table, with 4 points and 6 points respectively after 4 matches.

It was an impressive opening from La Paillade, when Faitout Maouassa opened the rout early in the first half. The momentum was now with Montpellier, who then scored again through a goal from Sepe Elye Wahi at the 10 minute mark to establish a 2-0. The momentum was now with Montpellier, who then scored again through a goal from Wahbi Khazri in the 11th minute to establish a 3-0. The momentum was now with Montpellier, who then scored again through a goal from Nicolas Cozza in the 25th minute to establish a 4-0. La Paillade then netted again and increased their advantage thanks to a second effort from Sepe Elye Wahi at the 31 minute mark, which saw the first half end 5-0.

Montpellier continued to pile on the pressure in the second and were rewarded, with a goal from Valere Germain in the 64th minute. Montpellier then scored again and increased their lead thanks to a 2nd effort from Valere Germain at the 84 minute mark with a final score of 7-0.

Substitutions for Brest included Islam Slimani, Mahdi Camara, Franck Honorat, Karamoko Dembele and Jere Uronen for Jeremy Le Douaron, Lilian Brassier, Hugo Magnetti, Youcef Belaili and Mathias Pereira Lage, repectively. Montpellier brought on Valere Germain, Maxime Esteve, Arnaud Souquet, Leo Leroy and Beni Makouana for Wahbi Khazri, Nicolas Cozza, Faitout Maouassa, Arnaud Nordin and Sepe Elye Wahi.

The referee booked Arnaud Nordin and Leo Leroy for Montpellier and Pierre Lees-Melou saw the red card, for Brest.

Brest will next travel to Rennes, while Montpellier will face AC Ajaccio at home.

Technical card:
Brest:Marco Bizot, Jean-Kevin Duverne, Achraf Dari, Brendan Chardonnet, Lilian Brassier (Mahdi Camara, min.46), Pierre Lees-Melou, Hugo Magnetti (Franck Honorat, min.46), Haris Belkebla, Jeremy Le Douaron (Islam Slimani, min.46), Youcef Belaili (Karamoko Dembele, min.68) and Mathias Pereira Lage (Jere Uronen, min.85)
Montpellier:Jonas Omlin, Falaye Sacko, Joris Chotard, Nicolas Cozza (Maxime Esteve, min.55), Theo Sainte-Luce, Arnaud Nordin (Leo Leroy, min.69), Jordan Ferri, Christopher Jullien, Faitout Maouassa (Arnaud Souquet, min.68), Wahbi Khazri (Valere Germain, min.54) and Sepe Elye Wahi (Beni Makouana, min.81)
Stadium:the Stade Francis-Le Blé
Goals:Faitout Maouassa (0-1, min. 6), Sepe Elye Wahi (0-2, min. 10), Wahbi Khazri (0-3, min. 11), Nicolas Cozza (0-4, min. 25), Sepe Elye Wahi (0-5, min. 31), Valere Germain (0-6, min. 64) and Valere Germain (0-7, min. 84)