Montpellier carry on winning
After losing their first two games of the Ligue A season, Montpellier won their 14th consecutive game against Ajaccio 3-0 (25-20, 25-19, 25-11) to top the Ligue A table by six points.
MAGNIFIQUE !!!@MontpellierCVUC poursuit son incroyable série !
14e victoire consécutive en Championnat obtenue face à @GFCAVolleyBall 3-0 !!
Montpellier Castelnau conforte sa place de leader de Ligue AM !!! pic.twitter.com/WQonyBAmvq
— Montpellier Castelnau Volley UC (@MontpellierCVUC) January 23, 2021
Oliver Lecat’s side are on 40 points from 16 games, and won their third consecutive match by a scoreline of 3-0 in sets. It was their eighth 3-0 win of the season.
Canadian Ryan Sclater scored 21 points and hit six aces in the match for the league-leaders. Ajaccio have lost 15 of their 16 Ligue A games and are bottom with six points.
Tours beaten in thriller
Tours were on the receiving end of a thrilling tiebreak match against Cannes, losing 3-2 (25-27, 14-25, 25-20, 25-19, 17-19).
They fell 2-0 down in sets but almost completed a fantastic comeback as they won the next two sets.
🤜 TOURS 2 🆚 3 CANNES 🤛
🇫🇷 LAM saison 2020/2021
🏐 Set 5️⃣ pour Cannes !
⚡️ 25/27 – 14/25 – 25/20 – 25/19 – 17/19 #toursvolleyball #tvb #lnv #lam #volleyball #saison20202021 #tours #villedetours #toursmétropole pic.twitter.com/CvouKaCh2J
— Tours Volley Ball (@ToursVolleyBall) January 23, 2021
Lincoln Williams scored 22 points for Cannes, who are fourth with 31 points from 16 games. Tours have lost three of their last five matches and are second, six points adrift of Montpellier.
Montpellier aim to make it 15 league wins in a row when they face Poitiers this evening, while Tours travel to fourth bottom Sete. Cannes are at home to strugglers Nantes.