Ligue 1: Lens beats Troyes 3-1

TROYES. Lens beats Troyes 3-1.


TROYES. Lens prevails over Troyes 3-1. It was Troyes to score first with a goal from G. Biancone. However, later Lens found the way to turn the table scoring 3 consecutive goals with K. Danso (42′), A. Kalimuendo (45′) and J. Clauss (71′).

The match was played at the Stade de l’Aube stadium in Troyes on Saturday and it started at 9:00 pm local time. The referee was François Letexier who was helped by Cyril Mugnier and Mehdi Rahmouni. The 4th official was Pierre Legat. The weather was clear. The temperature was pleasant around 16 degrees Celsius or 60.85 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 63%.​

Match Statistics

There wasn’t much of a difference in ball possession. Lens was in possession of the ball for 52% of the time vs. Troyes that controlled the ball for 48% of the time.

Troyes was more aggressive with 39 dangerous attacks and 5 shots of which 2 were on target. Notwithstanding, Lens managed to find the solution to win this encounter.​

Lens shot 9 times, 5 on target, 4 off target. On the opposite side, Troyes shot 5 times, 2 on target, 3 off target.


Lens received 2 yellow cards (F. Medina and P. Frankowski). On the other side, Troyes received 1 yellow card (I. Kabore).

After playing this match, Lens will have 58 points to stay in the 7th place. On the opposite side, Troyes will stay with 37 points to stay in the 15th place.

Match Events

  • 9'

    I. Kabore

  • 15'

    G. Biancone

  • 19'

    F. Medina

  • 42'

    K. Danso

  • 45'

    A. Kalimuendo

    J. Clauss

  • 65'

    I. Ugbo

    Y. Touzghar

  • 65'

    Y. Larouci

    A. Conte

  • 71'

    J. Clauss

  • 77'

    I. Ganago

    A. Kalimuendo

  • 77'

    P. Berg

    D. Costa

  • 79'

    P. Frankowski

  • 80'

    L. Mothiba

    R. Ripart

  • 80'

    M. Balde

    X. Chavalerin

  • 83'

    D. Machado

    P. Frankowski

Next match

In the upcoming Ligue 1 match, Lens will host Monaco on the 21st of May with a 4-4 head to head record.

Troyes will play away against Lorient on the 21st of May with a 3-2 head to head in favor of Lorient (2 draws).

Lens: Formation and Lineups

Lens started with a 5-4-1 line-up (5-4-1).

The manager Bruno Irles chose to play with the following team: Wuilker Faríñez (6.4), Jonathan Gradit (6.2), Kevin Danso (7.7), Facundo Medina (6.6), Jonathan Clauss (10.0), Cheick Doucouré (7.2), Seko Fofana (6.8), Przemysław Frankowski (7.2), Florian Sotoca (7.0), David da Costa (6.8) and Arnaud Kalimuendo (7.6).


Lens made 3 changes: A. Kalimuendo for I. Ganago (77′), D. Costa for P. Berg (77′) and P. Frankowski for D. Machado (83′).

Top player: Kevin Danso

The player who no doubt impressed Lens the most was Kevin Danso.

His rating is (7.7) with 1 goal, 55 passes (94% accurate) and 0 key passes.

Troyes: Formation and Lineups

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

On the opposite side, Franck Haise played with: Gauthier Gallon (7.2), Issa Kaboré (5.2), Giulian Biancone (7.6), Erik Palmer-Brown (6.8), Yoann Salmier (6.6), Abdu Conté (6.0), Renaud Ripart (5.9), Rominigue Kouamé (6.5), Florian Tardieu (6.7), Xavier Chavalerin (6.2) and Yoann Touzghar (6.7).


Troyes made 4 changes: Y. Touzghar for I. Ugbo (65′), A. Conte for Y. Larouci (65′), R. Ripart for L. Mothiba (80′) and X. Chavalerin for M. Balde (80′).

Top player: Giulian Biancone

The player who no doubt impressed Troyes the most was Giulian Biancone.

His rating is (7.6) with 1 goal, 62 passes (90% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 6 duels out of 10. He performed 1 cross.

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