On the 3rd of October one of the matches of the Champions League in football took place. Lance (France) and Arsenal (London) met.
Lance (France) - Arsenal (London) - 2:1 (1:1)
Goals: Adrian Thomasson (25), Sepe Elieu Vahi (69) - Jesus (14)
Warnings: S. Samed (90), Jesus (90+1)
Review of the match Lance - Arsenal:
Lens defeated Arsenal in a tense UEFA Champions League match. A thrilling football match between French club Lens and English club Arsenal in the UEFA Champions League took place at the Stade Bolles-Delis. The first half was characterised by attacking action from both teams, each scoring a goal, and by half-time the score was level. Arsenal scored first in the 14th minute when Gabriel Jesús struck with a header. However, Lens responded quickly, levelling the score thanks to A. Tomasson's goal in the 25th minute, much to the delight of their fans. In the first half, Arsenal's B. Saka was replaced by F. Vieira in the 34th minute. This tactical substitution seemed to energise Arsenal and they looked to regain control of the game. The second half continued with a tense battle on the pitch, and in the 69th minute it was Lens who managed to break the deadlock. E. Vahi took advantage of a mistake in the Arsenal defence and shot past the goalkeeper, infuriating the crowd. Arsenal responded by making a number of substitutions, hoping to salvage a point in the match.
In the 70th minute O. Zinchenko replaced B. White, and in the 71st minute L. Trossard and K. Havertz came on in place of R. Nelson and E. Smith-Rowe respectively. These changes gave a new impetus to Arsenal's attacks, but the Lens defence held firm. To maintain their advantage, Lens also made several strategic substitutions in the end of the match. A. Tomasson was replaced by A. Fulgini, N. Mendy replaced by A. Diouf and E. Wahi replaced by V. Said in the 73rd and 74th minutes respectively. As time went on, both teams fought vigorously for the advantage. In the 80th minute, Arsenal introduced M. Odegaard in place of E. Nketiah, hoping that the Norwegian playmaker could provide the creative spark needed to equalise the score. In turn, Lens replaced D. Machado with R. Aguilar in the 81st minute to bolster the defence. Towards the end of the match there was tension in the battle for control of the ball. In the 90th minute, the referee showed yellow cards to S. Abdul Samed of Lens and Gabriel Jesus of Arsenal, indicating the fierceness of the match. In the end, Lens came out victorious, taking all three points in a competitive encounter against the formidable Arsenal. The match demonstrated the exciting and unpredictable nature of the UEFA Champions League, making fans eagerly await the next round of the competition.
The following matches await the rivals in the next round: Lance vs PSV Eindhoven, Sevilla vs Arsenal.
Statistics of the match Lance - Arsenal:
|3||Kicks to the goal||6|
|1||Kicks from outside the penalty box||1|
|79%||Accuracy of passes||89%|