NANTES. Lens didn’t concede much to Nantes to lock the result on a 0-0 scoreline on Sunday. Lens was not able to win even if it was better in terms of ball possession (58%).
The match was played at the Stade de la Beaujoire – Louis Fonteneau stadium in Nantes on Sunday and it started at 5:05 pm local time. The referee was Willy Delajod with the collaboration of Erwan Finjean and Philippe Jeanne. The 4th official was Mikael Lesage. The weather was clear. The temperature was pleasant at 20.9 degrees Celsius or 69.55 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 37%.
Lens had a strong ball possession 58% while Nantes was struggling with a 42% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Lens was putting more pressure with 49 dangerous attacks and 8 shots of which 2 were on target. Nevertheless, that was not enough Lens to win the contest.
Nantes shot 12 times, 4 on target, 8 off target. Talking about the opposition, Lens shot 8 times, 2 on target, 6 off target.
Nantes received 1 yellow card (S. Moutoussamy). Talking about the opposition, Lens received 1 yellow card (S. Abdul Samed).
After this contest, Nantes will have 7 points like Auxerre to sit in the 15th place. On the other side, Lens will have 18 points to hold in the 4th place.
In the next match in the Ligue 1, Nantes will play away with Monaco on the 2nd of October with a 16-5 head to head record in favor of Monaco (8 draws).
Lens will host Olympique Lyonnais on the 2nd of October with a 11-2 head to head statistic in favor of Olympique Lyonnais (5 draws).
Nantes – Formation
Nantes adopted the extremely aggressive line-up (3-4-3).
The manager Antoine Kombouare decided to play with the following team: Alban Lafont, Jean-Charles Castelletto , Andrei Girotto , Nicolas Pallois , Dennis Appiah , Samuel Moutoussamy , Pedro Chirivella , Quentin Merlin , Ludovic Blas , Mostafa Mohamed and Moses Simon .
The home team had on the bench: Ignatius Ganago, Abdoul Kader Bamba, Marcus Coco, Evann Guessand, Rémy Descamps, Moussa Sissoko and Sébastien Corchia .
Nantes made 3 changes: N. Pallois for S. Corchia (56′), Mostafa Mohamed for I. Ganago (74′) and M. Simon for E. Guessand (87′).
Best player: Pedro Chirivella
As per our analysis, the most impressive player for Nantes was Pedro Chirivella.
His rating iswith 68 passes (86% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 4 duels out of 7.
Lens – Formation
Also Lens adopted the extremely aggressive line-up (3-4-3).
Franck Haise played with: Brice Samba, Kevin Danso , Facundo Medina , Massadio Haïdara , Jimmy Cabot , Salis Abdul Samed , Seko Fofana , Przemysław Frankowski , Florian Sotoca , Loïs Openda and David da Costa .
These were the players on the bench: Junior Onana, Łukasz Poręba, Steven Fortes, Pierre Ganiou, Gaël Kakuta, Alexis Claude-Maurice , Jean-Louis Leca, Adam Buksa and Ismaël Boura .
Lens made 4 changes: D. Costa for A. Claude-Maurice (65′), L. Openda for A. Buksa (65′), P. Frankowski for I. Boura (81′) and F. Sotoca for G. Kakuta (81′).
Best player: Jimmy Cabot
The most impressive player for Lens was Jimmy Cabot.
His rating iswith 52 passes (86% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 10 duels out of 15. He performed 6 crosses.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Ligue 1.