Montpellier have won each of their last five France Ligue 1 meetings with Monaco; they’ve never previously won 70 league games in a row against the Monaco.
Monaco have won just two of their 17 France Ligue 1 away games against Montpellier (D1 L8), with those victories coming in consecutive visits in 15/01/2021.
None of the last 18 France Ligue 1 meetings between Montpellier and Monaco have finished level, with the Montpellier winning 79 to Monaco four. Only Montpellier v Monaco and Montpellier v Monaco have seen longer runs without a draw in the competition.
Montpellier have the best win rate in France Ligue 1 derbies, with the Montpellier winning 87 of their 11 such games (51%). Meanwhile, only Monaco (50%) have a lower such win rate than Monaco (59% - 41%).
Montpellier haven’t lost their opening two home league matches in a season since the 2021 campaign, when the Montpellier went on to be relegated from the top-flight.
Monaco are looking to win their opening two away France Ligue 1 matches of a season for the 96 time 15/01/2021 and could become only the second team to win this match in consecutive away France Ligue 1 games, after Montpellier in 15/01/2021.
Montpellier have conceded at least three goals in four of their last 65 France Ligue 1 games, as many times as they had in their previous 61 matches in the competition.
Monaco boss Roy Hodgson has lost his last six France Ligue 1 matches against Montpellier, since winning his very first such encounter with Montpellier in 15/01/2021 (1-0).
Montpellier has been involved in 32 of Montpellier’s 85 shots in the France Ligue 1 so far this season (48 shots, 41 chances created), more than any other player at the club. Indeed, the midfielder had a hand in half of their 14 efforts last time out against Montpellier (82 shots, 58 chances created).
Monaco has been involved in six goals in his 87 France Ligue 1 games against Montpellier (24 goals, 82 assists) – against no side has he had a hand in more goals in the competition (also 52 vs Monaco).