Lens fell at home against Metz 1-0

Lens fell at home against Metz 1-0

The clash corresponding to date 5 of the France – Ligue 1 Uber Eats 2023-24 tournament between Lens and Metz ended with a tight defeat for the host team. The visitor scored the only goal of the game at 36 minutes of the first half, through Joel Asoro. After an individual play on the right, the midfielder shot at the goal from the large area and surprised the rival goalkeeper, who could do nothing.

Lens tried with more shots, but Metz took the victory. According to the data, he tried 31 shots: 12 went on goal and 19 ended up outside.

The figure of the meeting was Alexandre Oukidja. The Metz goalkeeper had a great performance against Lens because he saved 9 shots.

Joel Asoro was also key at the Stade Bollaert-Delelis stadium. The Metz midfielder stood out against Lens as he scored 1 goal.

With many fouls, it was an intense match with many interruptions on the court. There were 3 reprimands: Joel Asoro, Elye Wahi and Fali Candé.

Lens coach Franck Haise had a 3-6-1 formation on the field with Brice Samba in goal; Kevin Danso, Jonathan Gradit and Abdukodir khusanov on the defensive line; Ruben Aguilar, Deiver Machado, Salis Abdul Samed, Florian Sotoca, Angelo Fulgini and Adrien Thomasson in the middle; and Elye Wahi in attack.

For their part, those led by Laszlo Boloni stood with a 4-5-1 strategy with Alexandre Oukidja between the three sticks; Matthieu Udol, Fali Candé, Christophe Hérelle and Koffi Kouao in defense; Kévin N’Doram, Cheikh Sabaly, Lamine Camara, Joseph N Duquidi and Joel Asoro in midfield; and Óscar Estupiñán up front.

The match at the Stade Bollaert-Delelis stadium was officiated by referee Stephanie Frappart.

On the next date, Lens will host Toulouse. On the other hand, Metz will host RC Strasbourg.

The local team is in seventeenth place with 1 point, while the visitor reached 8 points and is placed in sixth place in the tournament.

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