Nantes stops Lens with a 0-0 draw. HIGHLIGHTS

NANTES. Nantes and Lens played out a goalless draw.

Nantes stops Lens with a 0-0 draw. HIGHLIGHTS

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%.​

Match Statistics​

  • 42 Ball Possession 58
Shots
  • 12 Total 8
  • 4 On Target 2
  • 8 Off Target 6
  • 4 Shots blocked 2
  • 88 Attack 108
  • 46 Dangerous attack 49
  • 75 Ball safe​ 76
  • 0 Penalties 0
  • 3 Corners 7
  • 1 Off Sides 1
Fouls
  • 1 Total 0
  • 1 Yellow Cards 1
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
Other
  • 3 Substitutions 4

Ball possession

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.

Cards

Nantes received 1 yellow card (S. Moutoussamy). Talking about the opposition, Lens received 1 yellow card (S. Abdul Samed).

Match Timeline

S. Corchia- sub ->N. Pallois
56'
65'
A. Claude-Maurice- sub ->D. Costa
65'
A. Buksa- sub ->L. Openda
I. Ganago- sub ->Mostafa Mohamed
74'
S. Moutoussamy- Yellow
79'
81'
I. Boura- sub ->P. Frankowski
81'
G. Kakuta- sub ->F. Sotoca
E. Guessand- sub ->M. Simon
87'
90'
S. Abdul Samed- Yellow

Standings

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.

Next matches

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
G
A. Lafont 1.France
7.3
D
N. Pallois 4.France
7.2
56'
D
A. Girotto 3.Brazil
7.6
D
J. Castelletto 21.Cameroon
7.4
M
D. Appiah 12.France
6.4
M
P. Chirivella 5.Spain
7.8
M
S. Moutoussamy 8.France
7.1
79'
M
Q. Merlin 29.France
7.2
F
L. Blas 10.France
6.7
F
M. Simon 27.Nigeria
6.8
87'
F
M. Abdallah 31.Egypt
6.4
74'
Substitutes
G
R. Descamps 16.France
D
S. Corchia 24.France
6.6
56'
M
M. Sissoko 17.France
F
I. Kpene 14.Cameroon
6.2
74'
F
K. Bamba 55.France
F
M. Coco 11.France
F
E. Guessand 7.France
87'

Nantes adopted the extremely aggressive line-up (3-4-3).

The manager Antoine Kombouare decided to play with the following team: Alban Lafont (7.3), Jean-Charles Castelletto (7.4), Andrei Girotto (7.6), Nicolas Pallois (7.2), Dennis Appiah (6.4), Samuel Moutoussamy (7.1), Pedro Chirivella (7.8), Quentin Merlin (7.2), Ludovic Blas (6.7), Mostafa Mohamed (6.4) and Moses Simon (6.8).

The home team had on the bench: Ignatius Ganago (6.2), Abdoul Kader Bamba, Marcus Coco, Evann Guessand, Rémy Descamps, Moussa Sissoko and Sébastien Corchia (6.6).

Substitutions

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 is (7.8) with 68 passes (86% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 4 duels out of 7.

Lens – Formation

Lens
G
B. Samba 30.France
7.7
D
M. Haïdara 21.Mali
7.2
D
K. Danso 4.Austria
7.2
D
F. Medina 14.Argentina
7.3
M
S. Fofana 8.Côte d'Ivoire
6.4
M
J. Cabot 19.France
7.8
M
P. Frankowski 29.Poland
7.1
81'
M
S. Samed 26.Ghana
7.1
90'
F
D. Pereira da 20.Portugal
7.1
65'
F
F. Sotoca 7.France
6.7
81'
F
L. Openda 11.Belgium
6.1
65'
Substitutes
G
J. Leca 16.France
D
S. Fortès 15.Cape Verde Islands
D
I. Boura 23.France
6.8
81'
M
J. Junior 6.Cameroon
M
Ł. Poręba 13.Poland
M
G. Kakuta 10.Congo DR
6.6
81'
M
A. Claude 18.France
6.2
65'
F
A. Buksa 9.Poland
6.5
65'

Also Lens adopted the extremely aggressive line-up (3-4-3).

Franck Haise played with: Brice Samba (7.7), Kevin Danso (7.2), Facundo Medina (7.3), Massadio Haïdara (7.2), Jimmy Cabot (7.8), Salis Abdul Samed (7.1), Seko Fofana (6.4), Przemysław Frankowski (7.1), Florian Sotoca (6.7), Loïs Openda (6.1) and David da Costa (7.1).

These were the players on the bench: Junior Onana, Łukasz Poręba, Steven Fortes, Pierre Ganiou, Gaël Kakuta (6.6), Alexis Claude-Maurice (6.2), Jean-Louis Leca, Adam Buksa (6.5) and Ismaël Boura (6.8).

Substitutions

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 is (7.8) with 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.​