Lens Easily Defeats Angers 3-0 in Ligue 1 Matches

Lens put on a commanding performance against Angers in Match Day 28 of Ligue 1, securing a 3-0 victory. The first goal came at the 26th minute courtesy of S._Fofana from Lens. Just four minutes later, L._Openda added to the tally with another goal for Lens and gave them a two-goal advantage. In the second half, L._Openda scored again in the 46th minute to seal their win at 3-0. Lens’ impressive offensive display was enough to secure an emphatic win over Angers and keep them in contention for a top finish this season.



Brice Samba (rating 7)
Przemysław Frankowski (rating 6.7)
Jonathan Gradit (rating 7.9)
Kevin Danso (rating 7)
Massadio Haïdara (rating 6.9)
Salis Abdul Samed (rating 7.7)
Florian Sotoca (rating 7.7)
Adrien Thomasson (rating 7.3)
Seko Fofana (rating 7)
Loïs Openda (rating 8.6)
Angelo Fulgini (rating 7.3)


Paul Bernardoni (rating 6.2)
Farid El Melali (rating 5.9)
Yan Valery (rating 6.5)
Ousmane Camara (rating 6.5)
Abdoulaye Bamba (rating 6.2)
Souleyman Doumbia (rating 5.7)
Pierrick Capelle (rating 6.2)
Nabil Bentaleb (rating 6.9)
Batista Mendy (rating 6)
Himad Abdelli (rating 7)
Ibrahima Niane (rating 6.2)



A. Claude-Maurice (A. Thomasson, 71)
D. Costa (A. Fulgini, 71)
D. Machado (P. Frankowski, 78)
R. Labeau (L. Openda, 84)
J. Onana (S. Fofana, 84)


C. Hountondji (O. Camara, 56)
J. Bahoya (H. Abdelli, 68)
A. Sima (I. Niane, 68)
S. Thioub (F. El Melali, 78)
W. Taibi (B. Mendy, 78)

Ball possession:

In the match between Lens and Angers, it was clear that Angers had the upper hand in terms of ball possession, with 54% of the game time. Lens fought hard though, making 12 shots on target and 6 on goal. Seko Fofana was their most active player in terms of shots taken. Angers also put up a strong fight, making 3 shots on target and 1 on goal. Their most successful player in terms of hitting the goal was Farid El Melali. Overall it was an intense battle that ended with a win for Angers.


5 tackles per game.

The recent match between Lens and Angers was a close contest, with both teams playing well. Jonathan Gradit of Lens had an impressive 87% pass accuracy, making 74 total passes throughout the game. Nabil Bentaleb of Angers also had a good performance with 92% pass accuracy and 68 total passes during the match. Angelo Fulgini of Lens provided two key passes while Himad Abdelli of Angers averaged 2.5 tackles per game. Both teams played hard, but in the end it was Lens who emerged victorious in this exciting matchup.


Lens and Angers have faced off in a recent soccer match, with Lens coming out on top. This was largely due to the defensive display of Lens, who managed to get 6 interceptions during the match. Jonathan Gradit was the leader among them with two interceptions, while Angers had 14 interceptions in total. Ousmane Camara led for their team with three interceptions. On the other hand Lens were not able to get any interceptions during the match, while Angers managed three of them and Pierrick Capelle had one interception for his team. The result shows how important good defense can be when it comes to winning a soccer match.


It’s clear that Florian Sotoca and Nabil Bentaleb are two of the top players on the field when it comes to competing for the ball. Florian Sotoca, from Lens, leads all players with 8 face-to-face fights for the ball, while Nabil Bentaleb from Angers follows closely behind with 7. These two players have proven themselves to be some of the best on the pitch in terms of battling for possession and keeping opponents at bay.

      The last five games (including this match):

      • Lens – WWDDW
      • Angers – LLLLL

      Top 5 Ligue 1 scorers:

      1. Jonathan David (19, Lille)
      2. K. Mbappe (19, Paris Saint Germain)
      3. Alexandre Lacazette (17, Lyon)
      4. Folarin Balogun (16, Reims)
      5. Wissam Ben Yedder (16, Monaco)

      Next games:

      • Lens will play with Rennes. April 01 at 19:00 (UTC), on Roazhon Park.
      • Angers will play with Nice. April 02 at 13:00 (UTC), on Stade Raymond-Kopa.
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