Caen recovered from back-to-back losses by beating Troyes 3-1 a week ago, but Patrice Garande is forced into one change as Herve Bazile replaces the suspended Syam Ben Youssef in a change which should see Jordan Adeoti move into the defence.
Caen: Vercoutre; Appiah, Yahia, Adeoti, Imorou; Seube; Rodelin, Feret, Bessat, Bazile; Delort
Subs: Reulet, Raineau, Le Joncour, Nikolo, Leborgne, Louis, Alhadhur
Montpellier HSC: Ligali, Deplagne, Congre, Hilton, Rousillon, Marveaux, Martin, Dabo, Lasne, Boudebouz, Yatabare
Subs: Pionnier, Bensebaini, Remy, Deza, Ribelin, Berigaud, Cornette