Preview: Montpellier vs. Bordeaux

Montpellier can briefly go top of Ligue 1 by defeating Bordeaux at the Stade de la Mosson.

Bordeaux will try to make it four wins in a row when they travel to the Stade de la Mosson to face Montpellier HSC.

Les Girondins' 1-0 victory over Lyon last weekend saw them keep pace with Toulouse following their comfortable 3-0 win over Nancy.

Francis Gillot has seen his team lose only once in their last ten games, and now trail fifth-place Marseille by three points.

However, Montpellier will be motivated by the fact that they can briefly usurp Paris Saint-Germain at the top of Ligue 1 should they win.

Remy Cabella is set to return for La Pallaide following last week's 2-2 draw with the league leaders.

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CParis Saint-GermainPSG382411383364783
2Lyon38229772333975
3AS MonacoMonaco382011751262571
4Marseille382161176423469
5Saint-EtienneSt Etienne381912751302169
6Bordeaux38171294744363
7Montpellier HSCMontpellier38168144639756
8Lille38168144342156
9Rennes381311143542-750
10GuingampGuingamp38154194155-1449
11Nice38139164453-948
12Bastia381211153746-947
13Caen381210165455-146
14NantesNantes381112152940-1145
15Reims38128184766-1944
16Lorient38127194450-643
17Toulouse38126204364-2142
REvian TGEvian38114234162-2137
RMetz3879223161-3030
RLens3878233261-2929