Lyon win at home against Montpellier

    Lyon win at home against Montpellier

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    Lyon won at home 24-20 against Montpellier and climbed to 4th place in Top 14./Photo taken on November 17, 2019 / REUTERS / Andrew Boyers

    For the catching up of the 7th day of Top 14, Lyon, 4th in the standings, received Montpellier, 13th in the championship. The goal for the Lyonnais was to recover at home after two defeats in the Top 14. Goal succeeded for the Lyonnais who won 24-20 thanks to a try by Jean Marc Doussain, Jonathan Pélissié and Patrick Sobela in the first half. time. After leading 21-7 at the break, the Lyonnais will see the Montpellier come back 21-17 in the 52nd. It is at the hour mark that Léo Berdeu will convert a penalty to lead 24-17. Benoit Paillaugue will snatch the defensive bonus in the 69th by returning thanks to a 24-20 penalty. Lyon won its late match 24-20 and climbed to 4th place in the Top 14. Despite its defensive bonus, Montpellier remains second to last in the championship.

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