PARIS (AP) — French league leader Paris Saint-Germain crumbled under pressure to lose 3-1 at Lens for its first defeat of the season on Sunday as second-place Lens cut the gap to four points and maintained its perfect home record.
PARIS (AP) — French league leader Paris Saint-Germain faces its toughest test of the season Sunday when it travels to play a Lens side which has won all of its home games.
PARIS (AP) — Lens captain Seko Fofana showed why he's being chased by some of Europe's big clubs as they beat Rennes 2-1 to move above Paris Saint-Germain and into first place in the French league on Saturday.
PARIS (AP) — Lens defender Jonathan Clauss and Leipzig forward Christopher Nkunku received their first call-ups to France's national team on Thursday.
Clauss and Nkunku were included in France coach Didier Deschamps' 23-man list of players for upcoming friendly matches.
NANTES, France (AP) — Moses Simon scored late for Nantes to come from two goals down and beat Lens 3-2 in the French league on Friday.
Randal Kolo Muani started Nantes’ second-half comeback with two goals as Lens again paid the price for conceding late goals.
PARIS (AP) — Flying high at the helm of Lens, Franck Haise is gaining respect from his peers in the French league.
After leading the Northern club to a seventh-place finish last season as Lens returned to the top division, the little known 50-year-old coach has ascended to another level this autumn, guiding his players near the top of the standings.
PARIS (AP) — The French league match between Lens and defending champion Lille was interrupted for about 30 minutes when fans from the northern rivals clashed at halftime on Saturday.
After the first half ended, a large group of Lens supporters invaded the field and ran to the away section where they fought with Lille fans.
PARIS (AP) — Habib Diallo scored twice after strike partner Ludovic Ajorque netted early on as Strasbourg beat Metz 3-0 in the French league on Friday.
Ajorque put the Alsace-based side ahead from the penalty spot in the fifth minute following a foul on midfielder Dimitri Lienard.