France: Coup for Montpellier, Rennes stretches on the top, Sete, Chaumont and Narbonne ok.
5 other matches of French Ligue A Round 20 played yesterday evening: among the results, great success at the tie-break of Montpellier over the regning champions of Tours, with excellent performances by the Canadian opposite Sclater (26 points, 51% in attack, 1 kill block and 2 aces) and the Argentine outside-hitter Mendez (17 points, 62% in attack, 1 kill block and 1 ace). Thanks to the defeat of Tours, Rennes extends the advance on the top of the charts which, led by Baranek, author of 17 points, 57% in attack 1 kill block and 3 aces, won in 3 sets on the Paris field, still without the Brazilian Kadu.
Chaumont remains 3 points behind Montpellier: the formation coached by the Italian Prandi defeated Poitiers at the tie break, with 22 points by the Cuban Yant.
Sète approaches the play-off zone with the 3-1 at Tourcoing while Toulouse jumps tentatively into 5th place thanks to the success in 4 sets on the Narbonne field.
February 9 – Nantes-Nice