The 7th day of Ligue 1 was the opportunity for RC Lens to face RC Strasbourg, at the Bollaert-Delelis stadium.
RC Strasbourg won the match 1-0. The Strasbourg team played in a defensive 5-3-2, a system that Stéphan favored.
In opposition, it is a 3-4-2-1 that preferred Haise, with Cahuzac in tip.
No goals were scored in the first period.
After opening the scoring in the 67th, Ajorque and his team held the result and won on the smallest of margins.
The referee released a card for Doucouré, then for Djiku, Diallo and Le Marchand.
Danso was sent off in the 50th minute.
Thanks to this result, RC Strasbourg passes in front of Montpellier and now temporarily occupies 9th place.
This defeat temporarily drops RC Lens to 4th position, behind Angers SCO.
RC Lens and RC Strasbourg: the next matches
RC Strasbourg will play against LOSC at the Meinau stadium on September 25 at 7 p.m.
OM will face RC Lens on September 26 at 8:45 p.m., at the Orange Vélodrome.
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The match in brief: line-up, goals and refereeing
RC Lens - RC Strasbourg: 0-1 (0-0 at half-time)
In Lens (Bollaert-Delelis stadium), on September 22, kick-off at 9 p.m.
RC Strasbourg trainer: Julien Stéphan
Composition of RC Strasbourg: Matz Sels (1), Alexander Djiku (24), Maxime Le Marchand (23), Gerzino Nyamsi (22), Anthony Caci (19), Frederic Guilbert (2), Sanjin Prcic (14), Jean- Eudes Aholou (6) [then Ibrahima Sissoko in the 82nd], Ludovic Ajorque (25), Habib Diallo (20) [then Adrien Thomasson in the 75th], Kevin Gameiro (9)
RC Lens trainer: Franck Haise
RC Lens composition: Jean-Louis Leca (16), Jonathan Gradit (24), Facundo Medina (14), Jonathan Clauss (11) [then Deiver Machado in the 87th], Kevin Danso (4), Przemysław Frankowski (29) , Cheick Doucouré (28) [then David Pereira Da Costa in the 87th], Yannick Cahuzac (18) [then Florian Sotoca in the 75th], Seko Fofana (8), Wesley Said (22) [then Christopher Wooh in the 54th] , Igniatius Ganago (9) [then Arnaud Kalimuendo Muinga in the 75th]
Goals: Ajorque (67th)
Warnings: Doucouré (11th) for RC Lens, Djiku (56th), Diallo (64th), Le Marchand (81st) for RC Strasbourg
Expelled players: Danso (50th) for RC Lens