On this first day of Ligue 1, in Rennes, Frank Hayes has a problem, for once, for his defense of three: while he has six central defenders in deals now, only two are available (Wooh and Fortes). Gradette and Medina are stopped, Hydara (calf) and Danso injured in the set but preparations and standards are running out with just one training session with his new club in both legs.
Two solutions were put into practice: creating a Cahuzac, by making it go backwards, or Boura, Which already started in Nice last season. The option was finally chosen.
In addition, rookies Wu and Machado are making their official debut, first in central defence, the Colombian with a left piston.
: gomez ; Traore (centre), Badie, Agurd, Melling; Ogochukwu, Camavinga, Tate; Beuregood, Terrier, Sullimana.
: Lyca. strong, ooh, bora; Klaus, Fofana (hat), Doukurie, Machado; Kakuta. Banza, Janago.
Forget all the ‘promotion surprise’ said and this season of comeback in L1 finished in seventh place above expectations.
This time, for their second consecutive season in the Elite for ten years, Sang et Or will have to confirm. They seem to have weapons. The workforce remained stable and rare departures were compensated item for item.
Reunion with Loïc Badé
Lensois set up a fan, with a gradual rise in power, until the last meeting in front of their fans in Bollaert, against the Italians in Udinese (4-1).
Frank Hayes’ men start off against a good opponent, Stade Rennes, who is qualified in Europe and with big ambitions in the French premier league. This afternoon, in Brittany, the Artésiens meet an old acquaintance, defender Loïc Badé, who spent this summer in Rennes for 20 euros. Million.
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