Lens celebrated at home against O. Marseille, in the match for date 34 of the France – Ligue 1 2022-23 tournament. The goals of the match for the locals were scored by Seko Fofana (41′ 1T) and Lois Openda (14′ 2T). While the away goal was scored by Dimitri Payet (42′ 2T).
With 21 minutes into the first half, the shot from midfielder Seko Fofana hit the post of the rival goal and Lens was left wanting to celebrate.
The figure of the party was Seko Fofana. The Lens midfielder scored 1 goal and searched for the opposite goal with 2 shots.
Dimitri Payet was another outstanding player. The Olympique de Marseille striker showed his best level by scoring 1 goal and shooting 2 times at the opposite goal.
A high foul rate constantly slowed down play on the court. There were a large number of cautions: Jean Onana, Facundo Medina, Igor Tudor, Przemyslaw Frankowski, Valentin Rongier, Nuno Tavares, Jonathan Gradit and Brice Samba.
Lens manager Franck Haise stopped the starting eleven in a 3-6-1 formation with Brice Samba in goal; Jonathan Gradit, Kevin Danso and Facundo Medina on the defensive line; Przemyslaw Frankowski, Jean Onana, Seko Fofana, Deiver Machado, Florian Sotoca and Angelo Fulgini in the middle; and Lois Openda in attack.
For their part, those chosen by Igor Tudor came onto the field of play with a 3-6-1 scheme with Pau López under the three sticks; Chancel Mbemba, Samuel Gigot and Sead Kolasinac in defense; Jonathan Clauss, Valentin Rongier, Jordan Veretout, Nuno Tavares, Cengiz Ünder and Ruslan Malinovskyi in midfield; and Alexis Sánchez up front.
Clément Turpin was appointed as the main referee for the match at the Stade Bollaert-Delelis stadium.
On the following day Lens will play at home against Stade de Reims and O. Marseille will play at home against Angers.
With this result, the host accumulates 72 points throughout the contest and occupies second place. For its part, the visit adds 70 units and is located in third place.
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