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Montpellier Hérault SC

Founded in 1919 as Stade Olympique Montpelliérain, Montpellier Hérault Sport Club appeared in their current guise in 1989, under the stewardship of their flamboyant late president Louis Nicollin, who died in 2017. Nicollin had been in charge of the club since 1974, the year in which they merged with local outfit AS Paillade to become Montpellier Paillade Sport Club Littoral. A backwater club at the time, they rose to the French top flight within seven years. Within its history, Montpellier HSC have won the Coupe de France in 1929 and 1990, as wel as the French title in 2012, a stunning triumph in which they held off the challenge of Paris Saint-Germain in an exciting run-in.

The club’s first team coach is Michel Der Zakarian, who took on the job on 23 May 2017, following spells with FC Nantes, Clermont Foot 63, and Stade de Reims.

Montpellier Hérault SC

  • LIGUE 1 Conforama
    Day 17
    Saturday, December 7th
    Stade de la Mosson
    Date to be confirmed
    Montpellier HSC PARIS Saint-Germain
    Montpellier HSC
    PARIS Saint-Germain
  • LIGUE 1 Conforama
    Day 22
    Saturday, February 1st
    Parc des Princes
    Date to be confirmed
    PARIS Saint-Germain Montpellier HSC
    PARIS Saint-Germain
    Montpellier HSC

Previous encounters

Paris SG - Montpellier Hérault SC

On January 27th, 2018, Paris Saint-Germain have won 4-0 and Edinson Cavani scored his 157th goal for the Parisians to replace Zlatan Ibrahimovic as its all-time leading scorer.

This season, Paris Saint-Germain will be travelling to La Mosson during the week-end of December 7th - 8th. The Red and Blue hwill be receiving the Montpelliérains during the week-end of February 1st - 2nd.

Did you know?

Montpellier HSC’s top goalscorer of all time is not a striker but a defender: former Paris Saint-Germain coach Laurent Blanc, who scored 84 goals for the club in an eight-season stay between 1983 and 1991. That record is now being chased down by Souleymane Camara, who has amassed 73 goals so far for the southerners.

Player to watch

Andy Delort
06/10/1991
Striker

Born in Sete on 6 October 1993, Andy Delort made his professional debut in 2009, under Jean-Michel Cavalli at Nîmes Olympique in Ligue 2. Back in AC Ajaccio in 2010, the club that trained him, he revealed himself at the highest level during 2013-14 season at Tours FC, scoring 25 goals and giving 8 assists. After having played for the Mexican of Tigres and back in France at Toulouse Football Club, he joined Montpellier Hérault HSC in the summer 2018, scoring one goal against Genoa and Villarreal during pre-season games.

Atypical striker, vigorous and talented in the air sector, he stated being insired by his models Jean-Pierre Papin and Eric Cantona.

Montpellier Hérault Sporting receiving the Red and Blue at La Mosson

Discover Montpellier Hérault Sporting Club squad as part of the receipt of the Red and Blue!

Lecomte, Congré, Mendes, Hilton, Suarez, Le Tallec, Mbenza, Mollet, Delort, Oyongo, Laborde

Stade de la Mosson

Opened in 1972, the Stade de la Mosson has been officially known as the Stade de la Mosson-Mondial 98 since the 1998 World Cup held in France. It owes its name to the river that runs by the stadium. Boasting a capacity of nearly 33,000, the stadium is the 12th-largest in France and also hosted matches at the 2007 Rugby World Cup. The stadium’s record attendance is 29,507, set on the opening day of the 2001/02 season, when Olympique de Marseille were the visitors.

ADRESSE

Avenue de Heidelberg

34 080 Montpellier 

INFOS PRATIQUES

The stadium has its own stop on Line 1 of the city’s tram system and is also a five-minute walk away from a 2,450-space municipal car park.

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