Metz - RC Lens: 2-0 for Metz against RC Lens at the Saint-Symphorien stadium -
Metz and RC Lens faced off at the Saint-Symphorien stadium for the 16th day of Ligue 1. Led by the score, the runner-up in the last edition of Ligue 2 lost 2-0 to a more efficient Metz opponent.
We will remember the big game of Boulaya, who marked the meeting with his assist and his goal.
Antonetti's team got into the game in a very defensive 5-4-1, with Yade in the lead, facing the 3-4-3 Lensois d'Haise.
Nguette scored the first goal of the match in the 29th, on a serve from Boulaya, and gave Antonetti's men the advantage.
At half-time, the score was therefore 1-0.
Finally, with his goal in the 94th, in added time, Boulaya sealed the match for the benefit of his team.
A yellow card was distributed to Boulaya, as well as to Sotoca.
Thanks to this victory, Metz gained 4 places and therefore took 8th place in the standings, ahead of Monaco.
Following this match, RC Lens retains its 7th position, ahead of Metz.
Metz and RC Lens: the next matches
For its next match, Metz will face Stade Rennais at Roazhon Park on December 23 at 7 p.m.
For its part, RC Lens will meet Stade Brestois on the same day at exactly the same time, at the Bollaert-Delelis stadium.
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The match sheet
Metz - RC Lens: 2-0 (1-0 at half-time)
In Metz (Saint-Symphorien stadium), on December 19, kick-off at 5 p.m.
RC Lens trainer: Franck Haise
Composition of RC Lens: Jean-Louis Leca (16), Jonathan Gradit (24), Massadio Haidara (21), Jonathan Clauss (11) (then Simon Banza in the 84th), Loïc Badé (4), Issiaga Sylla (3) (then Seko Fofana in the 56th), Cheick Doucouré (28) (then Corentin Jean in the 74th), Yannick Cahuzac (18) (then Tony Mauricio in the 84th), Gaël Kakuta (10) (then Arnaud Kalimuendo Muinga in the 74th ), Igniatius Ganago (9), Florian Sotoca (7)
Metz coach: Frédéric Antonetti
Composition of Metz: Alexandre Oukidja (16), Boubakar Kouyaté (23), John Boye (21), Fabien Centonze (18), Thomas Delaine (17), Dylan Bronn (2), Habib Maïga (19), Opa Nguette (11) ) (then Thierry Ambrose in the 82nd), Farid Boulaya (10), Victorien Angban (5), Papa Ndiaga Yade (26) (then Vagner José Dias Gonçalves in the 74th)
Goals: Nguette (29th), Boulaya (94th)
Warnings: Boulaya (49th) for Metz, Sotoca (93rd) for RC Lens
No player sent off