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AS Mónaco & RC Lens meet on Match-day 3

AS Mónaco vs. RC Lens

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Saturday Ligue 1 action from the Stade Louis II, as Monaco take on Lens.

Ninth placed Lens will travel to the Stade Louis II, hopeful of rampage, as they face fourteenth placed Monaco.

It’s one point so far for AS Mónaco this season, going into this game

This match gives Niko Kovac’s Monaco 90 minutes to get their season back on track. Their last outing resulted in a 1-0 loss to FC Lorient, with a 1-1 draw against Nantes before that. Only a positive result will be good enough.

Some statistics are more relevant than others they say, and one losses for Monaco seems very relevant. With one point, they currently sit fourteenth in the League drawn one game and lost one game.

Monaco have drawn one game of their one League matches at home this season.

Victory for AS Mónaco would take their points tally to 4 so far this season.

It’s two points so far for RC Lens this season, going into this meeting

Lens have been inconsistent in their previous two games, drawing 2-2 at Saint-Étienne and 1-1 at Rennes, so a win in this fixture must be the focus.

Their position is ninth in the League, and they have two points drawn two matches.

Playing away from home, Lens have drawn one game.

A win in this fixture, would take RC Lens’s points from 2 to 5, so far this season.

Good Attacking Performance

Lens have a good scoring record this season, with three netted so far. This has been largely down to the key attacking players: Seko Fofana (2), Ignatius Kpene Ganago (1), and Wuilker Farinez. Teams that leak goals on a consistent basis, don’t tend to win anything, such is the situation with Lens so far, having conceded 3 goals in their last matches so far.

Franck Haise will be forced to make changes to the plans for his squad, as injury or illness has depleted him of five of his Lens players.

AS Mónaco v RC Lens – Head-to-Heads.

Previous encounters between these two teams havetended to favour the local team when it comes to wins.Monaco·have·recorded 17 victories and 18 draws. In addition, the two teams have been unable to break the deadlock in the last three matches, with draws on each occasion. The last time they played each other in this competition was May 2021 and the score line ended up with a 0-0 draw.

Monaco have a favourable 56.82 percent probability of winning.

Players to watch

For Monaco, Gelson Martins has netted
one goal in 2 League games this season, while Seko Fofana scored
two goals in 2 League games this Ligue 1 Season for Lens.

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