Lens

Lens

4th in French Ligue 1

Sotoca strikes late as Lens extends unbeaten run with Lyon win Sotoca strikes late as Lens extends unbeaten run with Lyon win

Florian Sotoca's late penalty earned RC Lens a 1-0 home victory against Olympique Lyonnais on Sunday, extending their unbeaten run in Ligue 1.

Eye-pleasing Lens beat Troyes 1-0 to top Ligue 1 Eye-pleasing Lens beat Troyes 1-0 to top Ligue 1

RC Lens moved into provisional first place in Ligue 1 after a first-half Kevin Danso goal earned a 1-0 home win against Troyes on Friday.

Openda salvages draw for 10-man Lens at Reims in Ligue 1 Openda salvages draw for 10-man Lens at Reims in Ligue 1

Lois Openda netted his fourth goal this season to help 10-man RC Lens salvage a 1-1 draw at Stade de Reims and stay unbeaten in Ligue 1 on Sunday.

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Lens goalkeeper Jean-Louis Leca fractures finger after altercation with coach, to miss season run-in - sources Lens goalkeeper Jean-Louis Leca fractures finger after altercation with coach, to miss season run-in - sources

Lens goalkeeper Jean-Louis Leca will miss of the season after fracturing his finger following a bust-up with his coach, sources have told ESPN.

Lens boost European hopes with rare win at Lille Lens boost European hopes with rare win at Lille

RC Lens boosted their European hopes when first-half goals by Przemyslaw Frankowski and Arnaud Kalimuendo earned them a 2-1 win at Lille.

Nice ambitions dented by heavy loss at Lens Nice ambitions dented by heavy loss at Lens

Nice's hopes of a top-four finish in Ligue 1 suffered a blow when they lost their cool in a 3-0 defeat at Lens on Sunday.

Marseille go second with solid win at Lens Marseille go second with solid win at Lens

Marseille moved up to second in Ligue 1 when Dimitri Payet and Cedric Bakambu earned them a solid 2-0 victory at RC Lens on Saturday.

Lens beat Rennes to end Ligue 1 winless streak Lens beat Rennes to end Ligue 1 winless streak

RC Lens ended a six-game winless streak in Ligue 1 when second-half substitute Wesley Said's last-gasp goal earned them a 1-0 home victory against S

French Cup: Seko Fofana the hero as Lens come back to beat Lille French Cup: Seko Fofana the hero as Lens come back to beat Lille

Seko Fofana scored a dramatic equaliser five minutes into stoppage time and then converted the decisive penalty to help Lens beat Lille.

Lens waste two-goal lead as Nantes snatch last-gasp winner Lens waste two-goal lead as Nantes snatch last-gasp winner

Lens's winless streak stretched to five games when they squandered a two-goal lead in a 3-2 Ligue 1 defeat at Nantes.

Georginio Wijnaldum salvages draw for Ligue 1 leaders Paris Saint-Germain at Lens Georginio Wijnaldum salvages draw for Ligue 1 leaders Paris Saint-Germain at Lens

Georginio Wijnaldum came to the rescue with a last-gasp goal as Paris Saint-Germain salvaged a fortunate 1-1 draw at Lens on Saturday.

Battling Angers hold Lens to thrilling 2-2 draw Battling Angers hold Lens to thrilling 2-2 draw

Lens missed a chance to go second in Ligue 1 after they were held to a rollercoaster 2-2 home draw by Angers.

Clauss shines as rampant Lens rout Troyes 4-0 Clauss shines as rampant Lens rout Troyes 4-0

Midfielder Jonathan Clauss scored one goal and set up another two as Lens romped to a 4-0 home win over Troyes in Ligue 1 on Friday.

Lyon weather Lens storm to go fifth in Ligue 1 Lyon weather Lens storm to go fifth in Ligue 1

Olympique Lyonnais hung on for dear life in the second half to claim a 2-1 home win against second-placed RC Lens and move up to fifth in Ligue 1.

Said double as Lens consolidate second spot in Ligue 1 Said double as Lens consolidate second spot in Ligue 1

RC Lens made sure of staying second at the end of the Ligue 1 weekend after Wesley Said scored twice in a 4-1 home win over Metz 4-1 on Sunday.

Second-placed Lens beaten by Montpellier in Ligue 1 Second-placed Lens beaten by Montpellier in Ligue 1

Second-placed RC Lens lost ground with Ligue 1 leaders Paris St Germain when they slumped to a 1-0 defeat at Montpellier on Sunday.

Lens end Marseille's unbeaten run to go second in Ligue 1 Lens end Marseille's unbeaten run to go second in Ligue 1

Lens moved up to second in Ligue 1 with a 3-2 win at Marseille in a thrilling encounter on Sunday.

Crowd trouble mars Lens derby victory over champions Lille Crowd trouble mars Lens derby victory over champions Lille

Lens beat Lille for the first time in 15 years to go second in Ligue 1 after the derby was marred by crowd trouble on Saturday.

Lens sink Monaco to pile pressure on boss Niko Kovac Lens sink Monaco to pile pressure on boss Niko Kovac

Opportunist goals by Ignatius Ganago and substitute Simon Banza gave Lens a 2-0 win at Monaco and piled the pressure on home manager Niko Kovac.

Yilmaz on fire as Lille edge closer to title with Lens win Yilmaz on fire as Lille edge closer to title with Lens win

Lille edged closer to their first Ligue 1 title in 10 years as a Burak Yilmaz double inspired them to a 3-0 derby win over Lens.

PSG beat Lens to keep title hopes alive PSG beat Lens to keep title hopes alive

Paris Saint-Germain went top of Ligue 1, at least provisionally, after Neymar scored and set up another goal in a 2-1 home win against Lens.

Senegal World Cup hero Papa Bouba Diop dies at 42 Senegal World Cup hero Papa Bouba Diop dies at 42

Former Senegal midfielder Papa Bouba Diop, who scored the winner to defeat World Cup holders France in the 2002 tournament, has died aged 42.

Lille go top as Lens see red in northern derby Lille go top as Lens see red in northern derby

Unbeaten Lille moved top of the Ligue 1 standings as they demolished promoted neighbours RC Lens 4-0 at home in the northern derby on Sunday.

Coronavirus-hit PSG lose to promoted Lens in first Ligue 1 match back Coronavirus-hit PSG lose to promoted Lens in first Ligue 1 match back

French champions Paris Saint-Germain lost 1-0 to Lens in their first Ligue 1 match of the season.

Ligue 1 Standings

# TEAM GP GD PTS
+23 Paris Saint-Ge.. 5 0 8
+14 Marseille 5 0 7
+6 Lorient 13 0 7
+10 Lens 7 0 6
+4 AS Monaco 13 0 5
+8 Stade Rennais 9 0 4
+5 Lyon 11 0 4
-1 Lille 18 0 4
-2 Clermont Foot 14 0 4
+2 Montpellier 19 0 4
-2 Troyes 18 0 3
-2 Toulouse 15 0 3
-5 Nice 11 0 2
-11 AJ Auxerre 20 0 2
-12 Angers 21 0 2
-6 Nantes 15 0 1
-7 Stade de Reims 19 0 1
-10 Brest 19 0 1
-5 Strasbourg 12 0 0
-9 AC Ajaccio 14 0 1
Full Standings

Team Leaders

Top Scorers

# Player Goals M A
7 Florian Sotoca 6 9 2
11 Loïs Openda 4 9 0
8 Seko Fofana 2 7 2

Top Assists

# Player Assists M G
20 David Costa 3 9 0
7 Florian Sotoca 2 9 6
29 Przemyslaw Fra.. 2 9 0