O lens he finishes in Paris this Saturday (15) with a mission to beat the leader PSG if you want to dream of the title of French Championship. Second in the table, the team commanded by coach Franck Haise will be only 3 points from the top in the event of defeat by the capital’s star team, in a duel scheduled for 4 p.m. (Brasília time). ), with broadcast live on ESPN on Star+
Owner of the best defense in France, with 22 increased goals in 31 matches, Lens is the team that has lost the least in the competition, only 3 times. Despite a head-to-head with the billionaire PSG, the modest club from the North of France puts on a casting without stars.
According to the website Transfer market, which specializes in the transfer market, all Lens players together are worth « only » 184 million euros (R$993 million at current prices). In European currency, it’s practically the same amount that PSG spent to withdraw Kylian Mbappé from Kylian Mbappé from Kylian Mbappé from monaco (180 million euros in 2017).
The most valuable athlete at Lens is midfielder Seko Fofana: 30 million euros (R$162 million). But the highlight is striker Lois Openda, who has scored more goals than PSG stars Lionel Messi and Neymar this season in France. The Belgian has scored 15 times, compared to 14 for the Argentine and 13 for the Brazilian. Lionel Messi and Neymar this season in France. The Belgian has scored 15 times, compared to 14 for the Argentine and 13 for the Brazilian. Lionel Messi and Neymar this season in France. The Belgian has scored 15 times, compared to 14 for the Argentine and 13 for the Brazilian. Lionel Messi and Neymar this season in France. The Belgian scores 15 times, against 14 for the Argentinian and 13 for the Brazilian.
The matador has already given the team in the French capital major headaches. In the current season, he gave a disconcerting dribble to the Marquinhos defense to score a superb goal. He left the Brazilian on the ground and even imitated striker Richarlison’s celebration with a ‘pigeon dance’.
In recent years, Lens has established itself as a talent revealer, the main one being defender Raphaël Varane, multi-champion of the real Madrid and winner of world Cup from 2018 by Francewhat is currently the case Manchester United.
Lens’ only title in the French Championship came in the 1997/1998 season, when they defeated the favorites with a very modest team. In the following years, they failed to maintain their good phase and suffered two relegations to Ligue 2, equivalent to the second division. Le only returned to the top flight in 2020 and finished in seventh place twice in a row.
Lens are second in Ligue 1 with 63 points, six behind leaders PSG.
Where to watch PSG vs Lens?
PSG x Lens, valid for the French Championship, will take place this Saturday (15), at 4 p.m. (Brasília time), will be broadcast live on ESPN on Star+