Cote d’Ivoire prospect Wahi sets Montpellier record with Metz strike-ZellaNews


Elye Wahi reached a milestone as Montpellier performed out a 2-2 draw with Metz in Sunday’s Ligue 1 encounter. 

The teenager’s last-gasp effort helped La Paillade safe a comeback draw in opposition to visiting Maroons inside Stade de la Mosson. 

Wahi despatched the house followers into wild jubilation because of his strike within the first of 4 added-on minutes, getting forward of his marker to fireplace previous goalkeeper Marc-Aurele Caillard.

In the method, he turned the youngest participant to attain 10+ objectives in the identical Ligue 1 season with Montpellier at 19 years and three months previous. 

Still damage following their 5-2 defeat to Olympique Lyon final day trip, Olivier Dall’Oglio’s males welcomed relegation-threatened Metz of their bid to return to successful methods.

The dwelling group loved a marginal benefit within the opening attacking exchanges, as Arnaud Souquet compelled Caillard into making a nice save.

Nevertheless, it was the guests who took the lead after Thomas Delaine clinically slotted into the underside right-hand nook within the twenty fourth minute.

Five minutes earlier than the half-time break, Wahi thought he had levelled issues for the hosts, nonetheless, his aim was dominated out by VAR for an offside within the build-up.

With 20 minutes left on the clock, Metz doubled their benefit when substitute Louis Mafouta made probably the most of a poor defensive clearance to ship a medical strike previous goalkeeper Dimitry Bertaud.

Looking destined for a again to again defeat, Montpellier pulled off some magic to make sure that the sport ended on a no winner, no vanquished word. 

First, Souquet diminished the deficit with a nice header from Mihailo Ristic’s cross earlier than the France youth worldwide of Ivorian origin levelled issues.

Cameroonian defender Ambroise Oyongo was named within the beginning XI by Montpellier, however he was subbed off for Mihailo Ristic within the 63rd minute, whereas, Congolese striker Beni Makouana was not dressed for motion.

On the opposite hand, Mali duo of Boubakar Kouyate and Boubacar Traore in addition to Senegal’s Pape Matar Sarr noticed each minute of motion, with Central African Republic’s Louis Mafouta and Opa Nguette (Senegal) launched within the second half for Nicolas de Preville and Didier Lamkel Ze.
That consequence left Metz on the base of the Ligue 1 standings, six factors behind AS Saint-Etienne.


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