Lance overtakes Marseille to claim second place in French league

    Lens beat their guest Marseille 2-1 in the 34th stage of the French League and snatched second place, at the same time improving their chances of participating in the Champions League next season.

    Lance pushed forward by launching a rocket from his Ivorian captain Sekou Fofana in the 42nd minute and then added his Belgian scorer Luis Openda with a second header (60) to increase his tally to 19 goals this season in fourth place, trailing league leaders by 4 goals. scorer Kylian Mbappe, striker for Paris Saint-Germain.

    Marseille answered with their veteran striker Dimitri Payet two minutes before the end of the match.

    With this victory, Lens proved to be the strongest team in France this season in their home matches, playing 17 matches, winning 15, drawing once and losing as many times.

    Lens have increased their lead to 72 points, 3 points behind leaders Paris Saint-Germain who will face the modest Troyes away later on Sunday.

    On the other hand, Marseille dropped to third with 70 points.

    Source: agencies

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