Relentless residence, Lens places the stress on PSG – fast recap and participant feedback (Lens 1-0 Auxerre)

Taking up a formidable staff from Auxerre, RC Lens achieved their tenth success in ten residence video games (1-0) this Saturday. Sang et Or are briefly three factors behind Ligue 1 leaders Paris Saint-Germain.

Pleasure of Lensois after Frankowski’s objective (1-0, 59.)

RC Lens is shifting ahead. Three days after a 2-2 attract Strasbourg, Artsien beat Auxerre (1-0) on Saturday on Day 19 of Ligue 1. A tenth residence win in ten residence video games was not simple Runners-up Saint-Germain towards 18th-placed within the desk.

Openy the rat

The Lensois settled within the reverse half of the pitch from the beginning. Franck Haise’s males, nevertheless, had problem discovering a fault within the compact Auxerre block, which closed the axis properly to stop breakthroughs in the direction of its floor. In consequence, Sang et Or provided only a few harmful alternatives other than Sotoc’s header on the close to put up.

Inside a couple of minutes, the AJA gamers acquired just a little tighter on the ball and even pushed the locals within the match, however it was Lens who had the primary scoring alternative. Alone on the rear put up Openda positioned the shovel header on the put up when it appeared simpler to place it on the rear! Regardless of Lensoise’s stress till the break, the Auxerre protection held agency to not miss one other probability.

Auxerre and me. Visiting crack…

Once they returned from the locker room, the Lensois confirmed a extra successful face. A brand new angle that allowed the Artiens to make the distinction after a penalty scored by Hadara – unbalanced by B. Tour – and scored by Frankowski (1-0, 59th). The sport actually turned in Sang et Or’s favor once I. Tour left his staff tenth selecting up a second card for a foul on Sotoc. The defender borrowed from OM is not going to have excellent recollections of his first begin in L1…

Regardless of Auxerre’s timid response, RCL dominated the late sport with a numerical benefit. Not faring very properly, Lens had a useful success that allowed him to briefly regain three factors from leaders Paris Saint-Germain (who journey to Rennes on Sunday) and preserve his first pursuer, Olympique de Marseille, at bay.

Match Ranking: 5/10

The primary interval was fairly weak by way of possibilities between the very defensive aspect of Auxerre and the Lensoise formation, which had no options to interrupt the blockade. The efficiency was higher within the second half as Sang et Or upped their sport.


– Frankowski takes a penalty from the fitting half peak to the fitting of Costil. Auxerre’s goalkeeper begins from the fitting and touches the ball however fails to deflect it (1-0, 59th).


Maxifoot assigned a ranking (out of 10) of feedback to every participant.

L’homme du match : Przemyslaw Frankowski (7/10)

A objective scorer towards PSG in early January, left piston Lensois scored his second objective of the season, from the penalty spot, to free RC Lens in that fixture. An important reward for the Polish consultant, who was unstoppable on his observe all through the match. When his staff lacked inspiration, his runs and crosses typically introduced hazard. Substitute 90 + 1 by Julien Le Cardinal (no no).


Brice Samba (6): Very low danger, goalkeeper Lensois had a comparatively calm begin to the night. So is his angle, which brings lots of calm to his protection.

Jonathan Gradit (6): Uncommon foul play and three-point stealer, the centre-back has by no means had issues this a part of the sport.

Kevin Danso (6): The centre-back dominated his opponents, successful most duels. Additionally useful in rebirth.

Facundo Medina (5.5): After some clumsy saves early within the sport, the centre-back acquired again on observe to make copy. He defeated his opponents, each bodily and mentally, together with his nice character. Substitute the 73rd with Deiver Machado (no no).

Przemysław Frankowski (7): see remark above.

Salis Abdul Samed (5): The midfielder, getting back from suspension, had a critical match. All the time very trustworthy in his broadcasts, the previous Clermontois didn’t hesitate to play lengthy to trigger shifts on the perimeters. Nonetheless very energetic in restoration.

Seko Fofana (5): After a timid first interval, the RCL captain upped his sport within the second half to impose his midfield energy and make the distinction in foot ball observe.

Massadio Hadara (6,5): much less seen than Frankowski within the left lane within the first third, after the break the group raised the extent. He has a a lot greater benefit within the second half, receiving a penalty that permits Lens to take benefit.

Florian Sotoca (7): as standard, the Lensois striker was keen and really out there to his companions. He was typically in good pictures and provoked Isaac Tour’s expulsion by pushing him twice to make a mistake. His Axis deliveries typically introduced hazard within the Auxerre space. Substitute 90 + 1 by Adrien Thomasson (no no)who performed his first minutes in new colours.

Lois Openda (4): a tough match for the Lensois centre-forward. Dealing with a really low and compact block, the Belgian didn’t have many alternatives to shine. Alone on the second put up, he might have carried out higher within the first interval after hitting his head on the put up. Substitute the 66th with Wesley Unhappy (no no).

David Pereira da Costa (4): The younger attacking midfielder didn’t stand out on this assembly. He made too few variations by passing or dribbling. Substitute the 66th with Alexis Claude-Maurice (no no).


Benot Costil (5): The Auxerre goalkeeper most likely anticipated a more durable sport, in any case he had a number of stops. He begins from the fitting and touches the ball on Frankowski’s penalty.

Akim Zedadka (6): The best aspect had matchup towards Hadara. Combatant and attention-grabbing like his staff, the defender will sleep properly tonight.

Julian Jeanvier (6): The centre-back had a critical match. Alert in his zone, he learn the sport properly to fend off some harmful crosses.

Isaak Tour (3): The centre-back had a tough first L1 tenure. After an attention-grabbing first interval, the participant on mortgage from OM left the sport within the second and was despatched off after receiving two warnings for fouls on Sotoka.

Rayan Raveleson (4): Moved to left wing in Mensah’s absence, the midfield suffered a conflict with the Sotoca-Frankowski duo.

Birama Tour (3): Overwhelmed in midfield, the midfielder spent his time chasing the ball. Incurs a foul penalty on Hadar within the field, giving Lens the win.

Youssouf M’Changama (6): very energetic in his restoration, strong in duels and pretty truthful in his selections, the midfielder performed sport. Substitute the 77th with Hamza Sakhi (no no).

Gauthier Hein (4): a sophisticated sport for the fitting midfielder. He spent his time chasing the ball and appeared to lack the readability to make the fitting gesture on the Auxerre counters. Substitute the 77th with Lassine Sinayoko (no no).

Mathias Autret (5): The midfielder performed a good sport. His midfield exercise has lengthy troubled Lensois in building. He was in a position to keep clear to correctly steer the sport into his staff’s possession phases. Substitute the 69th with Jubal (no no).

Gaetan Perrin (5): very energetic and never too clumsy with the ball, AJA No. 10 confirmed selflessness and nerves. However that wasn’t sufficient to vary at present’s rating on the scoreboard. Substitute the 83rd with Matthis Abline (no no).

M’Baye Niang (4.5): A lone striker, heart ahead had an opportunity to open the scoring early within the second interval however missed utterly. Nevertheless, he was invaluable in his back-to-goal play to allow his staff to return again and make some inspiring deviations. Substitute the 77th with Nuno Da Costa (no).

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LENS 1-0 AUXERRE (mi-tps: 0-0) – FRANCE – Ligue 1 / 19 day
Stade: Stade Bollaert-Delelis, Lens – Arbitrator: Willy Delajod, France

however : P. Frankowski (59th, pen) for LENS
Warnings : Ok. Danso (27e), F. Medina (54e)for LENS – S. Toure (54e), C. Plissier (70e), Nuno Da Costa (90+5e), S. Toure (65e)for AUXERRE

LENS : B SambaJ. Gradit, Ok. Danso, F. Medina (D. Machado, 73e)P. Frankowski (J. Le Cardinal, 90+1e), S. Abdul Samed, S. Fofana, M. HadarL. Openda (W. Unhappy, 66e)F. Sotoca (A. Thomasson, 90+1e), David Costa (A. Claude Maurice, 66e)

AUXERRE : B. CostilaJ.Jeanvier, S. ToureA. Zedadka, R. RavelosonB. TourG. Hein (H. Sakhi, 77e), Y. M’Changama (Nuno Da Costa, 77e), Mr. Autret (Jubal, 69), G. Perrin (M. Abline, 83e)M. Niang (L. Sinyoko, 77e)

Openda finds the pole

Frankowski scores from the penalty spot (1-0, 59th)

The enjoyment of a night striker

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