Lens 2-1 Dijon – Lens take all 3 points, after 2-1 victory against Dijon

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Technical card:
Lens: Jean-Louis Leca, Loic Bade, Steven Fortes, Jonathan Gradit, Jonathan Clauss (Clement Michelin, min.73), Cheick Oumar Doucoure, Seko Fofana (Yannick Cahuzac, min.90), Massadio Haidara (Issiaga Sylla, min.90), Florian Sotoca, Arnaud Kalimuendo (Simon Banza, min.62) and Gael Kakuta (Tony Mauricio, min.74)
Dijon: Anthony Racioppi, Ngonda Muzinga, Bruno Ecuele, Jonathan Panzo, Senou Coulibaly (Mihai Dobre, min.85), Sacha Boey (Chafik, min.73), Jordan Marie (Bersant Celina, min.46), Didier Ndong (Anibal Chala, min.89), Wesley Lautoa, Aboubakar Kamara and Mounir Chouiar (Moussa Konate, min.46)
Stadium: the Stade Bollaert-Delelis
Goals: Seko Fofana (1-0, min. 30), Ngonda Muzinga (1-1, min. 61) and Simon Banza (2-1, min. 64)

Lens beat Dijon with a thumping 2-1 victory on Sunday at the Stade Bollaert-Delelis. Lens wanted to continue adding points following a disappointing 1-1 draw with Reims in their previous game. Dijon lost 2-0 in the last match they played against Nimes. Following today’s result, Lens are in 5th place on the table and has 40 points while Dijon sit in 20th with 15 points after 26 matches.

Lens started the game well, thanks to Seko Fofana opening the scoring in the 30th minute and managed to see out the first half 1-0.

Dijon took the initiative in the second half, beginning with a goal from Ngonda Muzinga, 61 minutes in. However, Lens in the 64th minute reestablished their lead following a Simon Banza goal, and the game ended 2-1.

For Lens Simon Banza, Clement Michelin, Tony Mauricio, Issiaga Sylla and Yannick Cahuzac came on for Arnaud Kalimuendo, Jonathan Clauss, Gael Kakuta, Massadio Haidara and Seko Fofana, while Dijon brought on Moussa Konate, Bersant Celina, Chafik, Mihai Dobre and Anibal Chala to replace Mounir Chouiar, Jordan Marie, Sacha Boey, Senou Coulibaly and Didier Ndong.

The referee booked Loic Bade, Cheick Oumar Doucoure and Massadio Haidara for Lens and Aboubakar Kamara saw the red card, for Dijon.

Lens will next travel to Angers, while Dijon will face PSG at home.

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