Lens recovers a 0-1 deficit to top Clermont 2-1

LENS. Lens was able to reverse the scoreline against Clermont to win 2-1.

Lens recovers a 0-1 deficit to top Clermont 2-1

LENS. Lens found a way to reverse the score against Clermont to win 2-1. It was Clermont to strike first with an own goal of S. Abdul Samed at the 38′. Then it was a goal in the 61′ minute to make things even for 1-1. Eventually, S. Fofana gave the win to Lens in the 68′ minute. Lens was surely superior in terms of ball possession (61%) and that was among the factors of its victory.​

The match was played at the Stade Bollaert-Delelis stadium in Lens on Saturday and it started at 5:00 pm local time. The referee was Hakim Ben El Hadj with the collaboration of Gwenaël Pasqualotti and Huseyin Ocak. The 4th official was Soulaimane Chamel. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold at 9.3 degrees Celsius or 48.74 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 91%.​

Match Statistics​

  • ! 61 Ball Possession 39
Shots
  • 16 Total 7
  • 4 On Target 4
  • 12 Off Target 3
  • 5 Shots blocked 0
  • 133 Attack 71
  • 70 Dangerous attack 23
  • 54 Ball safe​ 72
  • 0 Penalties 0
  • 5 Corners 3
  • 2 Off Sides 3
Fouls
  • 1 Total 0
  • 1 Yellow Cards 3
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
Other
  • 4 Substitutions 5

Ball possession

Lens had a superior ball possession 61% while Clermont was struggling with a 39% ball possession.

Attitude and shots

Lens had a more offensive attitude with 70 dangerous attacks and 16 shots of which 4 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Lens won the match​.

Lens shot 16 times, 4 on target, 12 off target. On the other side, Clermont shot 7 times, 4 on target, 3 off target.

Cards

Lens received 1 yellow card (S. Abdul Samed). On the other side, Clermont received 3 yellow cards (G. Kyei, J. Gastien and K. Andric).

Match Timeline

38'
S. Abdul Samed(own-goal)
43'
G. Kyei- Yellow
57'
J. Gastien- Yellow
W. Said(goal)
61'
L. Openda- sub ->W. Said
64'
S. Abdul Samed- Yellow
66'
67'
J. Allevinah- sub ->G. Kyei
68'
B. Diallo- sub ->E. Rashani
S. Fofana(goal)J. Gradit
68'
A. Claude-Maurice- sub ->D. Costa
74'
76'
Muhammed Cham- sub ->S. Khaoui
85'
K. Andric- Yellow
86'
M. Gonalons- sub ->J. Gastien
87'
B. Baiye- sub ->Y. Magnin
J. Onana- sub ->F. Sotoca
89'
I. Boura- sub ->D. Machado
90'

Standings

After playing this match, Lens will have 36 points to remain in the 2nd place. Regarding the opposition, Clermont will stay with 19 points to remain in the 10th place.

Next matches

Lens – Formation

Lens
G
B. Samba 30.France
6.6
D
J. Gradit 24.France
7.1
D
K. Danso 4.Austria
6.4
D
F. Medina 14.Argentina
6.2
M
D. Machado Mena 3.Colombia
7.5
90'
M
S. Fofana 8.Côte d'Ivoire
7.3
Goals68'
M
P. Frankowski 29.Poland
7.7
M
S. Samed 26.Ghana
6.9
66'
F
D. Pereira da 20.Portugal
6.7
74'
F
W. Saïd 22.France
7.4
64' Goals61'
F
F. Sotoca 7.France
7.1
89'
Substitutes
G
J. Leca 16.France
D
S. Fortès 15.Cape Verde Islands
D
I. Boura 23.France
90'
M
Ł. Poręba 13.Poland
M
J. Junior 6.Cameroon
89'
M
A. Claude 18.France
6.5
74'
F
L. Openda 11.Belgium
6.9
64'

Lens started with an extremely aggressive line-up (3-4-3).

The manager Franck Haise decided to play with the following team: Brice Samba (6.6), Jonathan Gradit (7.1), Kevin Danso (6.4), Facundo Medina (6.2), Przemysław Frankowski (7.7), Seko Fofana (7.3), Salis Abdul Samed (6.9), Deiver Machado (7.5), Florian Sotoca (7.1), Wesley Saïd (7.4) and David da Costa (6.7).

The home team had on the bench: Remy Labeau Lascary, Yacouba Barry, Steven Fortes, Łukasz Poręba, Jean-Louis Leca, Junior Onana, Ismaël Boura, Loïs Openda (6.9) and Alexis Claude-Maurice (6.5).

Substitutions

Lens made 4 changes: W. Said for L. Openda (64′), D. Costa for A. Claude-Maurice (74′), F. Sotoca for J. Onana (89′) and D. Machado for I. Boura (90′).

Best player: Przemysław Frankowski​

Following our analysis, the most impressive player for Lens was Przemysław Frankowski even if he didn’t score any goal.

His rating is (7.7) with 49 passes (87% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 2 duels out of 3. He performed 17 crosses.

Clermont – Formation

Clermont
G
M. Diaw 99.France
6.1
D
M. Wieteska 4.Poland
7.2
D
M. Caufriez 5.Belgium
6.5
D
A. Seidu 36.Côte d'Ivoire
6.7
M
J. Gastien 25.France
6.4
86' 57'
M
E. Rashani 18.Kosovo
6.8
68'
M
J. Bela 91.Congo DR
6.7
M
Y. Magnin 7.France
7.3
87'
F
S. Khaoui 10.Tunisia
7.2
76'
F
K. Andrić 9.Serbia
6.7
85'
F
G. Kyei 95.France
7.0
67' 43'
Substitutes
G
O. Djoco 40.France
D
S. Cissé 13.Senegal
D
F. Ogier 21.France
D
S. Cissé 13.France
D
B. Diallo 31.France
6.2
68'
M
B. Baiye 23.Belgium
87'
M
M. Gonalons 12.France
86'
M
Y. Massolin 97.France
F
M. Saracevic 70.Austria
6.3
76'
F
J. Allevinah 11.France
6.4
67'

Clermont started with a 3-4-1-2 line-up (3-4-1-2).

Pascal Gastien played with: Mory Diaw (6.1), Alidu Seidu (6.7), Mateusz Wieteska (7.2), Maximiliano Caufriez (6.5), Jérémie Bela (6.7), Johan Gastien (6.4), Yohann Magnin (7.3), Elbasan Rashani (6.8), Saîf-Eddine Khaoui (7.2), Komnen Andrić (6.7) and Grejohn Kyei (7.0).

These were the players on the bench: Florent Ogier, Muhammed Cham-Saračević (6.3), Ouparine Djoco, Jim Allevinah (6.4), Souleymane Cissé, Baïla Diallo (6.2), Brandon Baiye, Maxime Gonalons, Yanis Massolin and Souleymane Cissé.

Substitutions

Clermont made 5 changes: G. Kyei for J. Allevinah (67′), E. Rashani for B. Diallo (68′), S. Khaoui for Muhammed Cham (76′), J. Gastien for M. Gonalons (86′) and Y. Magnin for B. Baiye (87′).

Best player: Yohann Magnin​

As per our analysis, the most impressive player for Clermont was Yohann Magnin.

His rating is (7.3) with 29 passes (79% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 3 duels out of 4. He performed 2 crosses.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Ligue 1.​