The 15th day of Ligue A makes Tours reach the top of the standings: they win 3-0 away against Sète in a match without story, even if the hosts try a comeback in the first set. Once again Tupchii was the top scorer for Sete with 14 points, while on the winning side Egleskalns and Wounembaina scored 15 points each.
Unexpected defeat for Rennes, which collects a triple 25-22 from Toulouse of the unleashed middleblocker Demyanenko (5 blocks) and Radtke (7 blocks). Demyanenko was also top scorer of the match with 15 points. Toulouse scored 15 winning blocks in total, against the 5 of the rivals!
Defeat also for Chaumont at home 1-3 against Narbonne that since the arrival of the setter Jaumel has really changed pace. Lisandro Zanotti was the top scorer of the match with 22 points.
Montpellier wins 3-1 away against Tourcoing and confirmed the third place on the standings, with a good performance of Jean Patry, author of 23 points and 58% in attack.
Nantes snatches a point at Poitiers, after a great comeback: Poitiers won the first two sets without difficults respectively 25:16 and 25:17. Michalovic was the absolut top scorer of the match with 22 points, while on the winning side Schops played a good match scoring 21 points while El Graoui contributed with 18.
Closes the picture the third surprise of the day: the victory away at tie-break for Nice against Ajaccio in what was a direct clash for entry into the playoff area. At this moment, Nice is in the eight place, while Ajaccio is below. Lot of points for the hosts: Pepic scored 26 points and was the absolut top scorer of the match, while his teammate Carle added 22 and Mendez 17. On the winning side Overbeeke scored 22 points, but really an excellent performence for Ah-Kong: the middleblocker scored 15 points in total, including 7 winning blocks!