Lens – In a stadium Bollaert-Delelis in merger, RC Lens won the last ticket for the playoffs of Ligue 2 Friday by crushing Orleans (5-2) thanks to a hat-trick of Yannick Gomis.
The Sang et Or finally finish fifth of the season and will move Tuesday at Charléty stadium to challenge Paris FC, which has retained its fourth place thanks to its success against Gazélec Ajaccio (1-0).
In case of success in the capital, players Philippe Montanier will still have to win away next Friday at the third, Troyes, to win the right to face the 18th L1 in a final barrage in the first leg. return.
After a bitter month of April with just six points in six games, the RCL woke up at the right moment to win its last three games and then head to the Lorient post, which is just ahead of goals (+ 22 against +10).
In an almost full stadium (32,728 spectators), Lens, boosted, did not leave the slightest hope to the Lorientes by detaching quickly to the score. With a hat-trick of Gomis (20th, 45th +2, 52nd) and a double of Jean-Ricner Bellegarde (27th, 57th), the Aristians outclassed Orléanais who played the game, just like Amine's goals. Talal (37th) and Anthony Le Tallec (84th).
As usual, Lensois supporters were at the height of the event with many songs, including the famous "Corons"Pierre Bachelet,"To arms"Vibrant and several olas who ignited the stadium Bollaert.They ended the evening by noisily claiming:"we want the Ligue 1".
To afford a last home game this season in front of his remarkable audience, the RCL knows what he has to do: win at the PFC and Estac next week. An entire program !