LIVE – Brest-Lens: Sang et Or take a break in a really open encounter

Warmth across the lens!

Brassier sees his nook try deflected and goes proper previous the body. A couple of seconds earlier, Le Douaron was very near Lala’s cross together with his head.

Openda runs the counter

The overly lonely Belgian striker misplaced possession of the ball close to the opponent’s discipline on the left.

Free-kick to the Bretons

Honorat rushes to the left and turns to the diving middle. The hazard is briefly averted.

Brest recovers the ball

The house aspect spin the ball early within the second half with out posing a menace once more.

Double lens change

Medina, injured, makes manner for Haïdar. Saïd can also be changed submit by submit by Openda.

It begins once more!

The start of the second interval between Brest and Lens!

Half time in Brest!

Lens leads 3-1 at halftime after a really engaged and spectacular spherical 32! Had Saïd, Medina and Thomasson scored, the Bretons may have taken a penalty earlier than the opposition’s third objective, after they managed to equalize with Slimani’s objective.

Notice additionally for Duverne

The Brest aspect suffers from the correct, after the duel with Le Cardinal. It’s handled, on the finish of the primary interval chopped.

Abdul Samed injured

Midfielder Lensois asks for intervention from the healers after he injured himself in midfield.

Blazquez is afraid

Machado crosses onerous from the left. Blazquez assaults with a header earlier than seeing Thomasson fail to regain his type in entrance of objective.

The lens creates the sport

After managing to make a distinction, the guests attempt to ease the tempo as they look ahead to the break.

Mentioned tries from a distance

His shot from outdoors the field goes into the small left outdoors web of Brestois.


Thomasson celebrates his first tenure at Lensoise with a objective! Medina sends a cross from the left in the direction of the attacking midfielder who crosses the header trajectory and scores from the left. The lens is now main 3-1!

Lees-Melou known as for order

Minutes after receiving a yellow card in protest, the Brest captain prevented the worst by committing a tactical foul towards Claude-Maurice.

with out respite

From the beginning of the match, each groups confirmed an excellent present, making an attempt to realize increasingly rhythm. Brest is once more within the final 30 meters of the opponent.

Brest calls for a penalty kick!

On the engagement, Brest and Honorat’s venture falls to the floor after contact with Machado! The referee factors to the nook flag. We want to remind you that there isn’t a VAR system at this stage of the competitors.


Lens within the lead once more, what a match! Claude-Maurice crosses a free-kick from the left. Medina crosses the road within the penalty space, taking a harmful exit from Blazquez. The ball goes in through the correct submit!

Fofan on the bottom

After making contact with Dari and getting hit within the knee, the artesian captain takes time to stand up. The sport will be resumed shortly.

Slimani doesn’t use

Regardless of an fascinating interception in midfield, Slimani misses the go to Honorat, who goes deep.

Good transfer by Blazquez

Fofana is wanted in depth on an extended climb. The goalkeeper of Brest anticipates that he’ll intercept the ball in flight on the sting of his penalty space.

Douaron checked

After a free throw deflected off the wall, Slimani recovers on the left aspect of the floor and passes Le Douaron with one contact, the restoration of which is repelled by the protection.

Claude-Maurice is searching for strikers

His free-kick is simply too deep and in the end rejected by the burgeoning Brest protection.


Brest is again within the recreation! From the correct, Honorat places caviar on Slimani’s head because of the lengthy center. The Algerian striker beats Leca with the fallacious foot, 1-1!

Magnetti strikes above

Outdoors the penalty space, Magnetti seizes his likelihood with a half volley together with his again to the objective. His try ends instantly within the gallery.

The lens connects on the floor

On the verge of offside Claude-Maurice is lastly overtaken by Lala on the left. The hazard is much away.

A full of life starting

Except for probabilities on both aspect, each groups set the tempo within the first quarter of the sport.


Honorat overflows from the correct aspect of the pitch and crosses in the direction of Le Douaron, completely positioned in entrance of objective. His head kick is deflected by Lensoise’s crossbar. What a begin to the sport!

Machado in ache

Lala makes an enormous mistake by kneeling ahead towards Machado. He flees with out warning whereas his vis-à-vis stays on the bottom.

Lens on the best way

Defeated solely as soon as this season, the guests verify this with a terrific begin to the match. The duty seems difficult for Brest, who cannot see the ball.


The lens is already taking the lead! After receiving a deflected cross, Le Cardinal tries his luck on the second submit, on the correct aspect of the penalty space. Mentioned bounces with a delicate Madjer that passes between Blazquez’s legs.

Claude-Maurice frames his shot!

Throughout his first tenure at Lens, Thomasson finds a spot for Claude-Maurice on the left. His highly effective shot blocked in two levels by Blazquez.

Let’s go between Brest and Lens!

Mr. Gaillouste lastly begins, good recreation for all!

Smoke bombs delay the beginning of the match

Whereas the actors had been prepared to begin the assembly, it’s going to begin in only a few minutes. Smoke emanating from smoke burst by Brest followers hinders visibility.

Begin immediately

Each groups enter the garden of the Francis-Le Blé stadium. The match will begin in a couple of moments.

Roy finds the Lens

Coach Brest, appointed on January 3, was sporting director of RC Lens from 2017 to 2019. Specifically, he rubbed shoulders with Franck Haise, who was in command of the reserves on the time.

First outcomes of the day

Lille and Auxerre go simply within the spherical of 16 whereas Nantes concern to eradicate Thaon (N3) on penalties. Annecy (L2) and Vierzon (N2) are additionally doing properly after the penalty shootout.

Niort (L2) – Auxerre (L1): 0-4

Lilies (L1) – Remaining (L2): 2-0

Thaon (N3) – Nantes (L1): 0-0 (2-4 TAB)

Le Puy (N1) – Vierzon (N2): 0-0 (3-5 TAB)

Belfort – Annecy (L2): 1 – 1 (3-4 TAB)

a hundredth day for Gradita

The 30-year-old Lensois defender will play his a hundredth match towards Sang et Or at this time, having joined from Caen in 2019.

Departure in two weeks

The Bretons and Sang et Or will meet on the similar stadium on the weekend of February 5 for Day 22 of Ligue 1.

At the beginning of the championship, Lens gained on August 7 in a full of life match (3-2), the place Belkebla and Del Castillo responded with a Sotoca hat-trick.

Comparable situations within the thirty second last

As they entered the fray, Brest defeated Avranches (N1) with late targets from Lees-Melou and Camblan (2-0). Lens additionally waited for the second interval to face Linas-Montlhéry (N3), with Sotoca’s (2-0) double.

Composition from Brest, with Slimani

Blazquez – Lala, Dari, Duverne, Brassier – Belkebla, Lees-Melou, Magnetti – Le Douaron, Slimani, Honorat

Eleven Lensois, Thomasson’s first tenure

Leca – Gradit, Danso, Machado – Le Cardinal, Abdul Samed, Fofana, Machado – Claude-Maurice, Thomasson – Saïd

Reverse dynamics

If Brest have simply recorded three defeats and two attracts in Ligue 1 and are in first successor place (seventeenth), RC Lens are nonetheless stable runners-up to PSG after beating them on January 1 (3-1). The Sang et Or haven’t misplaced since October 9 towards LOSC (0-1).

Good night time all

Welcome to our stay commentary to comply with the sixteenth Coupe de France Remaining stay between Brest and Lens. The match begins at 21:00 on the Francis-Le Blé stadium.

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