It’s over! Lilac wins
It was Lille who won the northern derby thanks to a narrow victory and a Jonathan David penalty just before half-time. Lens misses the chance to get on the podium as Lille return to 7th place.
What an opportunity for Weah
The LOSC could have taken refuge in this situation! David finds Weah in the middle who takes over in front of the empty doors but the American misses the door.
Boura tries it from afar
After a combination of two on a free kick, Boura takes the opportunity from over 35 meters but his shot goes beyond.
Frankowski is warned
After a challenge that was a bit too strong, Lensois’s team was booked in this match.
another seven minutes
Another seven minutes will be played in this derby between Lille and Lens.
New change for LOSC
Paulo Fonseca makes a defensive change with the entry of Jonas Martin in place of the thrilling Angel Gomes.
Ounas stood up
The Algerian gets up after the trainers’ intervention. He will be able to resume his post.
Ounas hurt his back
After an aerial duel with Boura, Ounas lands on his back and asks for the intervention of the coaches.
Angel Gomes receives treatment
The young Englishman from the LOSC receives treatment after contact with Danso. Angel Gomes eventually gets up.
New double gearbox
This time it is Franck Haise who makes a double change with the entrances of Boura and Buksa instead of Machado and Haïdara.
Double change for LOSC
Paulo Fonseca makes his first two changes in this bout with the voices of Baleba and Weah in place of André Gomes and Bamba.
The goal is fine
Jonathan David hits towards the cages after a counterattack favorable to Brice Samba but Machado saves Sang et Or on the line.
The small bridge of Ounas
Adam Ounas makes an excellent second period. The former Neapolitan makes a small bridge over Frankowski.
What a knight stop
On a superb Claude-Maurice sequence, Chevalier flies away and saves his people thanks to an outstanding parry of the opposite hand.
Nice shot of Bamba
Jonathan Bamba shoots from long range but can’t find Brice Samba’s shot. It was a good try.
Florian Sotoca leaves and is replaced by Alexis Claude-Maurice.
Ounas tries his luck
Adam Ounas is still dangerous in this match even if his shot escapes the frame.
Openda cannot resume
Frankowski makes a nice cross towards Openda who had taken the best against Fonte. But the Belgian is too short to resume.
Double change for Lens
Franck Haise tries to give a shock with the inputs of Frankowski and Saïd instead of Cabot and Perreira Da Costa.
What a Fofana number
Seko Fofana went all out in this action. The Lensois midfielder recovers, dribbles and hits but closes his run right behind the cages of Lille.
The Cabot strike flies away
After a good shift to the right, Jimmy Cabot transplants on axis and hits but his attempt flies away behind Chevalier’s cages.
The goal is in trouble
Like this too long ball from Medina, the Lensois are struggling to play as they have done since the beginning of the season. The opening before returning to the locker room seems to have injured them.
Haidara sacrifices himself
After a nice pass from Ounas behind, André Gomes approaches and shoots but Haidara launches and slows the ball.
Seventh card of the meeting
Deiver Machado is booked in this very unstable game. This time Lensois’s team mowed down Ounas who had made a difference.
Samba takes the ball
After a good work from Ounas, Bafodé Diakité crosses but Brice Samba moves well and takes the ball.
Diakité completely misses its center
Bafodé Diakité tries to find a mate in the box but his cross is completely wrong and closes his run behind the cages of Brice Samba.
A message to the fans
As the smoke bombs are launched on the lawn, the announcer sends a message to the Lille fans.
Nice Samba stop
Adam Ounas enters the penalty area and shoots but Brice Samba makes a nice foot save.
David tries his hand
Jonathan David urges Brice Samba with a shot from outside the box.
He returned to Lille
François Letexier launches this second period of this northern derby which counts for the tenth day of Ligue 1. Lille are in the lead thanks to a penalty from David.
It’s the interval! Lille guide
Thanks to a Jonathan David goal from a penalty shortly before returning to the locker room, Lille have the advantage over Lens as the first act has just been called.
another three minutes
The fourth referee indicates that there will be another three minutes in this first act.
Jonathan David’s penalty shot is perfect! Lille opened the scoring against Lens.
Penalty for LOSC!
After a foul by Fonte at the start of the game in the area, Haidara commits one on André. He suffers a penalty and takes the yellow.
The lens chains the corners
The Sang et Or get two consecutive corners and their seventh in this first act.
A new yellow comes out
This is the third card in three minutes. Benjamin André receives a yellow card after a late foul.
It is definitely stretched out on the lawn of the Pierre-Mauroy stadium. A minute after Medina’s yellow card, André Gomes also receives a yellow card after a pile of faults.
Medina is warned
The Lensois defender gets the yellow card after an illegal interference on Adam Ounas who had pushed the ball.
A very balanced possession
Lille and Lens share the ball very evenly as after 33 minutes of play it is 50-50 in terms of possession.
The medical intervention on Djalo is over
After several minutes of treatment and bandages in particular, Djalo gets up but still seems well played.
Djalo gets up with difficulty
The Lille defender is on treatment after an elbow by Danso in the Lens area.
The first corner of Lille
André Gomes gets his team’s first corner in this match after 28 minutes.
Samba on the trajectory
After a good pass from Ounas, David shoots in first intention but his attempt is too axial and Brice Samba takes it without worries.
The lens dominates
The Sang et Or continue their territorial dominion and increasingly settle in the opposing half. Despite everything, LOSC continues to hold up without suffering major opportunities.
LOSC is struggling
The Lensois have been playing against Lille spectators for several minutes.
Chevalier wins ahead of Openda
Loïs Openda tries his luck on a corner badly rejected by the Lille defense but Lucas Chevalier lies down on the ball.
Chevalier stops the penalty!
It was the Lille goalkeeper who won the duel against Florian Sotoca.
Fonte commits a foul in the area
Jose Fonte commits a foul in his penalty area after a foul on Machado who was kicked by Perreira Da Costa. The Lille captain is booked for a yellow card.
New corner for Lens
Machado tries to cross but Djalo hits back for a corner. He is the second of the Lensois since the start of the match.
Andre Gomes strikes
The Lille midfielder takes the opportunity from afar but Danso is on the trajectory and fends off the danger.
Already a box
Jimmy Cabot receives a yellow card after a poorly controlled tackle on Angel Gomes.
First corner for Lens
Loïs Openda gets a corner after a good comeback from Djalo at the foot of the Lensois striker.
Both teams are pressing
When they do not have the ball, these two teams do not hesitate to put a lot of pressure on the ball carriers.
Football is given
In a very positive atmosphere, François Letexier kicks off this last match of the tenth day of Ligue 1 between Lille and Lens.
The game starts in fifteen minutes
This northern derby will start in 15 minutes. The kick-off is scheduled for 20:45.
LOSC fragile at home
In their last six matches at the Pierre-Mauroy Stadium, LOSC have conceded an average of 2.5 goals per game.
Lens in search of the podium
In case of success on the Lille lawn tonight, Lensois could pass in front of OM, defeated yesterday against Ajaccio, and finish this 10th day in 3rd place.
The eleven slow for the derby
It’s the same team from last weekend.
Samba – Machado, Danso, Medina – Cabot, Fofana, Abdul Samed, Haidara – Sotoca, Pereira da Costa – Openda.
The composition of Lille
Chevalier – Diakité, Fonte, Djalo, Ismaily – André, André Gomes – Ounas, Angel Gomes, Bamba – David.
Objective: a foiled preparation behind the scenes
On the Racing side, the preparation for the shock was thwarted by the surprise announcement on Wednesday of the departure of Florent Ghisolfi, the sports coordinator, one of the architects of the good results of the artesian club for three years. Ghisolfi will leave his post to join Nice, who made his arrival official on Wednesday. The promising 37-year-old manager wanted to explain the times but did not discuss the reasons for his departure, during a press conference in the presence of the general manager Arnaud Pouille.
>>> Ghisolfi acknowledged “a sudden and somewhat painful end of the club”
“We hate Lens”, when Lille fans start hostilities
On the eve of this clash, Dogues fans set the tone for the match by going en masse to Lille’s training center on Saturday. There were about 2000, hot, on the spot.
>>> An indescribable atmosphere that you can relive here
The compliments of Fonseca
Before the northern derby scheduled for this Sunday (20:45) at the end of the tenth day of Ligue 1, Lille manager Paulo Fonseca was very flattering of RC Lens. “I have to admit that I think Lens are one of the best teams in France, with a particular game identity, very clear ideas and also a lot of stability. When you have the same coach for three or four years, that’s what the team is doing well. . It is a team that puts a lot of intensity in duels, but not only. We expect a difficult game. We will keep our intentions, we want to dominate them, press them and take them but I recognize the quality of our opponent “, he stressed.
>>> Find all his comments in our article
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Welcome to our site to follow live the 116th derby du Nord in Lille, where the Dogues will try to reverse the trend in favor of rivals Lensois, winners of their two clashes in Ligue 1 last season (1-0, 2-1 ). The Artésiens have not lost in 17 games in Ligue 1 and are making the best start to the season in their history with 21 points from nine games.