Montpellier won a controlled success (24-20) during the clash of the evening against Cesson-Rennes on behalf of the third day of Liqui Moly Starligue on Friday evening. Author of six goals, the French international Hugo Descat carried the Héraultais, who are reviving after their defeat last week against HBC Nantes.
Saint-Raphaël, for his part, fell to Nîmes (35-30), despite a good match from Vincent Gérard, author of 10 saves. Limoges, winner of Istres (34-33), picks up the lead.
At the bottom of the standings, Sélestat still brings up the rear after its 23-26 defeat at Aix, while Créteil recovers by winning 40-38 against Chartres, thanks to a big game from Valentin Aman, author of 8 goals (100% ).