|Racing Lens:||Jean-Louis Leca, Facundo Medina, Steven Fortes, Jonathan Gradit (Jonathan Clauss, min.61), Clement Michelin (Tony Mauricio, min.74), Cheick Oumar Doucoure (Seko Fofana, min.59), Yannick Cahuzac, Ismael Boura, Ignatius Kpene Ganago, Florian Sotoca (Simon Banza, min.59) and Gael Kakuta (Arnaud Kalimuendo, min.59)|
|OGC Nice:||Robson Bambu, Youcef Atal (Jordan Lotomba, min.51), Flavius Daniliuc, Jeff Reine-Adelaide, Hicham Boudaoui, Walter Benitez, William Saliba, Hassane Kamara, Amine Gouiri (Dan Ndoye, min.86), Kasper Dolberg (Myziane Maolida, min.76) and Pierre Lees-Melou|
|Goals:||Youcef Atal (0-1, min. 49)|
Nice enjoyed a mesmerising away victory against Lens at Stade Bollaert-Delelis on Saturday. Racing Lens wanted to continue adding points after a 1-1 draw against FC Nantes whilst OGC Nice lost 3-0 in the last match they played against FC Girondins de Bordeaux. After today’s result, Racing Lens and OGC Nice currently occupy 7th and 13th spots in the league, with 31 points and 26 points respectively after 21 matches.
After an uneventful first half, OGC Nice started the second half on an intensified spirit, beginning with early goal from Youcef Atal in the 49th minute to hand victory to the visitors.
For Lens, Arnaud Kalimuendo, Simon Banza, Seko Fofana, Jonathan Clauss and Tony Mauricio came on for Youcef Atal, Kasper Dolberg and Amine Gouiri, while Nice brought on Jordan Lotomba, Myziane Maolida and Dan Ndoye to replace Youcef Atal, Kasper Dolberg and Amine Gouiri.
There were bookings for Yannick Cahuzac and Steven Fortes from Lens and Hicham Boudaoui for Nice.