On the occasion of the 35th day of Ligue 1, RC Lens FC Nantes at the Bollaert-Delelis stadium.
Neither of the two teams on the field managed to pull off a good operation in this confrontation which ended 2-2. Simon scored a brace, marking the game with his good performance.
In 3-4-2-1, the workforce of Haise, with Ganago at the forefront, faced the Nantes 3-4-3 of Kombouaré.
Quickly after the kick-off, Kombouaré's men, thanks to Simon, managed to find the back of the goalkeeper's net, on a pass from Coco, from the 8th minute.
He offered proof of his brilliant form by scoring another goal in the 32nd.
Then, David Costa managed to deceive the goalkeeper, scoring the third goal of the game.
Valuable goal from Kalimuendo in the 81st minute, which tied the two teams.
This match was tense, with several warnings.
Pallois, Cyprien, Moutoussamy, Lafont and Pereira De Son were called to order by the referee.
Leca received a red card in the 19th minute.
RC Lens remains in 7th position, ahead of OGC Nice.
Despite the draw, FC Nantes climbed the rankings and therefore finished this 35th day in 9th place.
RC Lens and FC Nantes: the next matches
RC Lens will play against Stade de Reims at the Auguste-Delaune stadium on May 8 at 3 p.m.
Stade Rennais will face FC Nantes on May 11 at 9 p.m., at La Beaujoire.
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The match sheet: line-ups, goals and refereeing
RC Lens - FC Nantes: 2-2 (0-2 at half-time)
In Lens (Bollaert-Delelis stadium), April 30, kick-off at 5 p.m.
FC Nantes coach: Antoine Kombouaré
Composition of FC Nantes: Alban Lafont (1), Abdoulaye Sylla (33), Dennis Appiah (12), Nicolas Pallois (4), Samuel Moutoussamy (18), Wylan Cyprien (8) [then Lohann Doucet in the 86th], Pedro Chirivella (5) [then Roli Pereira De Son in 46th], Quentin Merlin (29), Moses Daddy-Ajala Simon (27) [then Osman Bukari in 70th], Randal Kolo Muani (23) [then Kalifa Coulibaly in 70th], Marcus Coco (11) [then Sébastien Corchia at 81st]
RC Lens coach: Franck Haise
Composition of RC Lens: Jean-Louis Leca (16), Jonathan Gradit (24), Massadio Haidara (21) [then Deiver Machado in 62nd], Jonathan Clauss (11), Christopher Wooh (5), Przemysław Frankowski (29) [then Wuilker Fariñez Aray in the 20th], Cheick Doucouré (28), David Pereira Da Costa (20) [then Gaël Kakuta in the 82nd], Seko Fofana (8), Igniatius Ganago (9) [then Arnaud Kalimuendo Muinga in the 62nd], Florian Sotoca (7) [then Wesley Said at 62nd]
Goals: Simon (8th sp), Simon (32nd), David Costa (67th), Kalimuendo (81st)
Warnings: Pereira De Sa (53rd), Cyprien (62nd), Moutoussamy (74th), Pallois (80th), Lafont (81st) for FC Nantes
Expelled players: Leca (19th) for RC Lens
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