The new champion of France for the first time in the history is Montpellier! The club which last season finisehd on the 14th place,this year for the first time in history infront od rich PSG, defenders Lille and Lyon became the new champion of France.
The last round Montpellier waited with three points ahead of Paris-SG, who was destined for the new champion,as it was led by Carlo Ancelotti, a bunch of stars and even bigger pile of Qatari´s million.
Both of them eventually awaited visit to the clubs from the bottom: the leader had to go at Auxerre, from the earlier travelers in the second division, while PSG played at Lorient, who waited the last round just with a point above the relegated zone.
Lorient 1-2 PSG Highlights
To neither of them the decisive battle for the title did not start as planned and expected as Montpellier already in first 20 minutes were losing from Auxerre(scorer Olivier Kapo), and eight minutes later and PSG was in a minus,because for Lorient has scored Kevin Monnet -Paquet.
However, by the end of halftime John Utaka manage to equalize for Montpellier, who in those moments have unsurpassed four points ahead. However, in the 61st minute Javier Pastore equalized for PSG against Lorient and again the difference was plus three for Montpellier.
Paris is in the 75th per minute was only a point from Montpellier,because Thiago Motta brought them into the lead 2-1. Drama to be complete, in these moments there in Auxerre, because the local fans, unhappy by being eliminated from the first league, on lawn threw hundreds of rolls of paper,and match was stopped.
When the pitch cleared, the match was continued (the one in Lorient finished with a victory for PSG 2:1), and Utaka in the 76th minute scores the winning goal for Montpellierea at Auxerre and final confirmation of the title.
Auxerre 1-2 Montpellier Highlights
To Montpellier, up to this historic day, the greatest successes were the French Cup 1990th and the League Cup 1992nd, as well as three league title winners of second league.