Montpellier 2 - 0 AC Ajaccio

Match info: Ligue 1 at Stade de la Mosson

Date: 22/02/2014 KO: 19:00 Ref: W Bien

Home team/scorers Scores Away team/scorers


Anthony Mounier 55
Remy Cabella 90+4


AC Ajaccio

FT (ht: 0-0)

  • Last Updated: February 21 2014, 18:37 GMT

Montpellier coach Rolland Courbis hopes his side can step up the momentum to pull away from Ligue 1 relegation trouble.

Rolland Courbis: Hopes his side climb the table
Rolland Courbis: Hopes his side climb the table

La Paillade have been held to draws in their last two league outings, slowing their recent revival after three successive wins coming into Feburary.

Montpellier are still eight points above the drop zone but Courbis sees no room for complacency as bottom side Ajaccio visit Stade de la Mosson.

Courbis said: "We were a bit euphoric two or three weeks ago, but now we have taken two points in a week and been eliminated (from the French Cup) at Cannes.

"But we still have 13 finals to play and we will play them with the intention of winning, regardless of the opponent, home or away.

"We are still unbeaten in the league in 2014, which is a good thing from a psychological viewpoint."

Time is running out for Ajaccio, who are marooned at the bottom, four points adrift of 19th-placed Sochaux and 10 behind Evian in the critical 17th spot.

The Corsican club have won just two games all season but they did recently go three games unbeaten and coach Christian Bracconi is not yet ready to concede defeat.

He said: "We still have games to play. We're also making progress.

"We won't give in or say that we're condemned to the drop."

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