Ligue A volley round-up: Montpellier win thriller to guarantee top spot

๐ŸŒช๏ธ Marc Cucurella has made the most overlapping runs of any #CFC player so far this season. He’s combined with Sterling (7), Mount (6) and Havertz (6) regularly in his attacking runs.

๐Ÿค• He misses the game against #CPFC with illness. A boost for Palace?

#CRYCHE

๐™’๐™๐™ค ๐™˜๐™–๐™ฃ ๐™๐™ช๐™ง๐™ฉ @SpursOfficial?

These five players are the #Gunners most successful dribblers:

๐Ÿ”บ Saka: 32 (20 take-ons)
๐Ÿ”บ Martinelli: 24 (12 take-ons)
๐Ÿ”บ Jesus: 12 (9 take-ons)
๐Ÿ”บ ร˜degaard: 7 (2 take-ons)
๐Ÿ”บ Zinchenko: 7 (8 take-ons)

#ARSTOT | #AFC

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League leaders #AFC face undefeated #Spurs in 3rd, in a North London Derby that will be a stern test for both of these teams.

A ๐™๐™ช๐™œ๐™š game to restart the @premierleague. Here’s how they match-up. โฌ‡๏ธ

#NorthLondonDerby | #ARSTOT

Week 4 is underway. ๐Ÿˆ

Here’s a reminder of what happened in Week 3, and what we learned about how this weekend might play out.

feat. #Eagles, #Packers, #Raiders & more.

#NFL
https://thegeniusplaybook.com/nfl-power-rankings-eagles-and-dolphins-undefeated/

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Montpellier crowned regular season winners for first time

Montpellier beat local rivals Sete 3-2 (26-24, 25-21, 17-25, 22-25, 15-9) to guarantee top spot in the regular season for the first time in their history with three games to spare.


The match

They had to dig deep and demonstrate all their resilience and battling qualities to fight off a Sete comeback from two sets down.

Ryan Sclater scored 22 points for Olivier Lecatโ€™s men, while Ezequiel Palacios managed 20.

Montpellier have 57 points from 23 games, winning 20 and can play their final three games with freedom, ahead of the play-offs.


What it means

Cannesโ€™ 3-2 (19-25, 25-22, 25-23, 15-25, 10-15) defeat to Chaumont secured the title for Montpellier. Jesus Herrera played a vital role for third-placed Chaumont โ€“ scoring 29 points.

Montpellier have an unassailable 11-point after taking 57 points from 23 games, winning 20. The regular season winners can play their final three games with freedom, ahead of the play-offs.


Sete and Paris lose ground in play-off chase

Seteโ€™s play-off hopes took a hit with the defeat to Montpellier, and also Poitiers coming from 2-1 down to narrowly beat high-flying Narbonne 3-2 (17-25, 25-21, 22-25, 25-17, 15-10. Chizoba Neves Atu scored 24 for Poitiers.

Sete sit ninth, five points off a play-off spot. Narbonne drop to fourth with their first defeat in four games.

Play-off chasers Paris were also beaten, they lost 3-0 (25-22, 25-21, 26-24) to Tours to also fall five points behind Poitiers. However, they face each other on Saturday in a pivotal fixture that is must-win for Paris.

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๐ŸŒช๏ธ Marc Cucurella has made the most overlapping runs of any #CFC player so far this season. He’s combined with Sterling (7), Mount (6) and Havertz (6) regularly in his attacking runs.

๐Ÿค• He misses the game against #CPFC with illness. A boost for Palace?

#CRYCHE

๐™’๐™๐™ค ๐™˜๐™–๐™ฃ ๐™๐™ช๐™ง๐™ฉ @SpursOfficial?

These five players are the #Gunners most successful dribblers:

๐Ÿ”บ Saka: 32 (20 take-ons)
๐Ÿ”บ Martinelli: 24 (12 take-ons)
๐Ÿ”บ Jesus: 12 (9 take-ons)
๐Ÿ”บ ร˜degaard: 7 (2 take-ons)
๐Ÿ”บ Zinchenko: 7 (8 take-ons)

#ARSTOT | #AFC

๐Ÿ”ดโšช๏ธ

League leaders #AFC face undefeated #Spurs in 3rd, in a North London Derby that will be a stern test for both of these teams.

A ๐™๐™ช๐™œ๐™š game to restart the @premierleague. Here’s how they match-up. โฌ‡๏ธ

#NorthLondonDerby | #ARSTOT

Week 4 is underway. ๐Ÿˆ

Here’s a reminder of what happened in Week 3, and what we learned about how this weekend might play out.

feat. #Eagles, #Packers, #Raiders & more.

#NFL
https://thegeniusplaybook.com/nfl-power-rankings-eagles-and-dolphins-undefeated/

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