Football: the MHSC without Stephy Mavididi but with Mamadou Sakho for the last match in Angers?

The English striker, hit in the thigh, will be absent during the 38th day, Saturday May 21, at 9 p.m. The French international defender could make a comeback.

To each his end of the season. English striker Stephy Mavididi, hit in the thigh against Paris SG (0-4), is unavailable to play the last match of the season in Angers this Saturday (9 p.m.). The left winger, trained at Arsenal, suffered a strain in the 53and minute before being replaced by Valère Germain.

Savanier, Cabella and Wahi also injured

Mavididi will be one of the many Montpellier residents absent for this final meeting. Captain Téji Savanier, midfielder Rémy Cabella, and young striker Elye Wahi, who are also nursing a muscle injury, are absent.

Sakho resumed training

Conversely, central defender Mamadou Sakho, recovered from a pain in the sacrum, resumed training at the start of the week and should apply for a place in central defense. The former international (29 caps) missed the reunion last week at La Mosson with his training club.

We will have to improvise offensively

If Olivier Dall’Oglio has all of his defensive assets, the Montpellier coach will have to improvise to remedy the absence of his two top scorers: Mavididi and Wahi, but also of the two leaders: Savanier and Cabella. Fortunately, this meeting will be devoid of stakes for Montpellier, ranked 13and place and in search of a success for eight days.

Angers at the end of the cycle

If Montpellier is having a difficult end to the season, Angers is experiencing the end of the cycle. According to Ouest-France, President Saïd Chabane, who has held 99.3 of the shares of the Angevin club since November 2011, announced to employees on Wednesday his desire to hand over. The Angevin mayor Christophe Béchu confirmed in the afternoon that Chabane had warned him « that he was entering into exclusive negotiations for the session of the majority of the club to buyers ». An end to the cycle initiated by the departures of former coach Stéphane Moulin and sports director Olivier Pickeu, in May 2021.

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