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Reims midfielder Florent Ghisolfi admits lessons must be learned from his side's goalless draw with Nantes last time out as they look to keep up the pressure on the Ligue 1 high-flyers.

Reims are three points off leaders Monaco with seven points after they responded to their opening-day defeat by Rennes with two wins and a draw.

They will start the match against Montpellier two points ahead of their hosts and Ghisolfi, ruled out since March with a knee injury, has called on his team to immediately get back to winning ways.

He told his club's official website: ``The first three games were very interesting and Nantes was a wake-up call .

``We must learn not to go in a bad curve. We should not lower the level of commitment in the desire to want to shake our opponents.

``Our status has not changed and we know there are six or seven teams that are going to come and play against us in this way .

``So we have to learn to manage them . I think the team has matured a lot.''

Ghisolfi suffered his injury at the beginning of March after which he underwent surgery and he is in the midst of a return to training.

He said: I feel really good but we wanted to be patient though, without rushing this recovery. Today I trust my knee, my thigh. I'm ready. The injury was a big blow mentally.

``I even thought of ending my career at the time because it was difficult.

``The first objective will be to simply take pleasure either in training or playing.

``The second objective will not hurt me. I suffered and it was my third big injury. But I trust my body and my destiny.

``The third course is to bring things to the team and return to the top . I know what I'm capable of when I'm on top.

Montpellier have had a middling start to the season, their only victory coming against Rennes along with two draws and a heavy defeat to Monaco.

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