Lens 2-2 Monaco: Monaco miss top-two finish as they are held by The Monégasques

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Lens and Monaco played a 2-2 game at the end of the Ligue 1 season. Following the final whistle at the end of the last game of the Ligue 1 season, Lens and Monaco sit 7th (62 points) and 3rd (69 points) in the table respectively, after a total of 38 matches.

Blood and Gold dominated the first half, with a goal from Przemyslaw Frankowski at the 30 minute mark. However, their lead was short lived, as Benoit Badiashile equalised for Monaco in the 34th minute. The score at half time was 1-1.

The Monégasques took the initiative in the second half, thanks to Wissam Ben Yedder finding the net at the 62 minute mark. In the end though, their celebrations were kept brief, as Ignatius Kpene Ganago equalised for Lens just before the final whistle, leaving the final score at 2-2.

For Lens, Wesley Said, Deiver Machado, Ignatius Kpene Ganago, Corentin Jean and Yannick Cahuzac, came on for Florian Sotoca, Przemyslaw Frankowski, Arnaud Kalimuendo, David Pereira Da Costa and Jonathan Gradit. Monaco brought on Myron Boadu, Ismail Jakobs, Eliot Matazo and Guillermo Maripan for Aleksandr Golovin, Vanderson, Wissam Ben Yedder and Caio Henrique.

There were bookings for Kevin Danso and Jonathan Gradit from Lens. For Monaco, Kevin Volland, Aurelien Tchouameni and Caio Henrique saw yellow.

Technical card:
RC Lens:Wuilker Farinez, Facundo Medina, Jonathan Gradit (Yannick Cahuzac, min.89), Kevin Danso, Jonathan Clauss, Seko Fofana, Cheick Oumar Doucoure, Przemyslaw Frankowski (Deiver Machado, min.69), Arnaud Kalimuendo (Ignatius Kpene Ganago, min.80), Florian Sotoca (Wesley Said, min.69) and David Pereira Da Costa (Corentin Jean, min.81)
AS Mónaco:Alexander Nubel, Ruben Aguilar, Benoit Badiashile, Axel Disasi, Caio Henrique (Guillermo Maripan, min.87), Vanderson (Ismail Jakobs, min.72), Youssouf Fofana, Kevin Volland, Aurelien Tchouameni, Aleksandr Golovin (Myron Boadu, min.58) and Wissam Ben Yedder (Eliot Matazo, min.87)
Stadium:the Stade Bollaert-Delelis
Goals:Przemyslaw Frankowski (1-0, min. 30), Benoit Badiashile (1-1, min. 34), Wissam Ben Yedder (1-2, min. 62) and Ignatius Kpene Ganago (2-2, min. 90)