Football – Racing club de Lens: for the love of danger

Facing a Reims in concrete mode that surprised them in the first period, Lensois went for a win (1-2) in extra time keeping European hopes up two days from the end. A crazy scenario at the height of their thousands of boiling supporters.



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We started to think that was the point of blame. In a six -game unbeaten run, RC Lens finally came back with three points that brought them back two from fifth place in Europe (waiting for Nice to play on Wednesday). But we need to know, by force, the Race never stops. Change is always waiting when more time comes. ” We weren’t really used to it but we took itFranck Haise smiled. Like all coaches, if you score, I’m pretty crazy on the side. It was an adrenaline rush, it dropped after 20 seconds but this rush, we took it, we had to take it! »

Once again, like Saint-Étienne or against Lille, it was Seko Fofana, innocently served by Ignatius Ganago in the depths, who went to seek the happiness of his family (1-2, 90th + 2) , before roaring towards the colony of The supporters gathered on the other side of the stadium in Delaune. They were about six thousand, yesterday, in the parking lot and adjoining stands, and little anywhere in fact. A mini Bollaert has transhumed Marne and is already singing at the top of his lungs while the players are barely aware of the field. ” We lived with them, it was a sick thinglikes the Lensois coach. It’s a golden listener and for some time now it also has a gold team. The chief, Joseph Oughourlian, on the trip, was also thanked.

Lack of aggression and concentration

Because it was Reims, but camped in a tight, low block, opening up scoring, with clinical excellence in one of its most remarkable attacks. At a counter, Arber Zeneli played Jonathan Gradit to send an unstoppable skylight ball for Wuilker Farinez, who had made no saves so far (1-0, 28th). Lack of aggression and concentration in a transitional action for Franck Haise. A goal against Lensoise’s game and dominance: at the time, Karera, with great possession, long block and lots of intention, had already taken 11 shots on 9 occasions. We recall a strike from Fofana taken by Rajkovic (8th), two headers from Sotoca (15th, 19th), another from Danso on a corner from Clauss (25th). ). And gaps in the last move, even the penultimate…

After their goal, Rémois pushed harder into their midfield, going 5-4-1 after half-time, if they hadn’t already come out of the pressure to keep going… Not enough to stop Lensois. With a very good back pass from David Pereira Da Costa, Florian Sotoca equalized on a flat foot (1-1, 55th).

The push immediately raced. When he found himself in trouble against a Champagne defense that grew to four, Seko Fofana wore the savior’s costume. Evidence also, once again, of the character and mental strength of this group. And the reward for his taste in the game, instilled by his coach: “ I always choose courage. It’s better that the best -playing team wins the game over time. »



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