The Le Havre team will challenge the RC Lens team in a French Ligue 1 Matchday 9 in Stade Océane Stadium, Le Havre on Friday, October 20, 2023. For streaming coverage of Le Havre vs Lens, preview and how to watch it, see in this article.
Le Havre is currently in 16th position in the Ligue 1 standings with 8 points from eight matches. They have suffered two straight defeats in their last two games in Ligue 1, having won two and drawn one in September.
However, a dominating head-to-head record over Lens may be the key for coach Luka Elsner and his team to get at least one important point in the earliest match in Week 9 of Ligue 1 2023/24.
Meanwhile, Lens is currently in 6th place in the Ligue 1 standings with 14 points from eight matches. After a poor start to the season, the football team from the north of France has just started with a run of five games without defeat in all competitions, including three wins and two draws.
More importantly, confidence has returned to coach Franck Haise and his team as they face highly regarded opponents such as Sevilla and Arsenal in the Champions League group stage.
Le Havre have had problems scoring goals in their last two games, while Lens have scored seven goals in their last five games. However, Le Havre have a better head-to-head record over Lens, with three wins and one draw in their last five meetings.
In terms of player statistics, Nabil Alioui (4 goals in Ligue 1 this season), Daler Kuzyaev (2 goals), Josue Casimir (3 assists) are the core players that coach Luka Elsner can trust to maintain their unbeaten record against very tough Lens. respected. Meanwhile, coach Franck Haise also has important names such as Deiver Machado (3 goals in Ligue 1 this season), Florian Sotoca (1 goal, 3 assists) to challenge hosts Le Havre.
In terms of tactics, Le Havre will likely play a 4-2-3-1 formation with Nabil Alioui as the sole striker. Meanwhile, Lens will likely play a 4-3-3 formation with Deiver Machado as the center forward.
Even though Lens is more popular, however, their dominating head-to-head record over Lens may be the deciding factor for Le Havre to gain at least one important point in the 9th match series of Ligue 1 2023/24. Moreover, Havre has the advantage of playing at the Stade Océane, at home.
Live Stream & How To Watch
Le Havre vs RC Lens match at Stade Océane Stadium, Le Havre can be watched live streaming. Ligue 1 2023/2024 Matchday 9 match broadcast on beIN SPORTS en Español, Fanatiz USA, beIN SPORTS starting 15:00 ET.
|Match||Le Havre vs. RC Lens|
|Competition||2023/2024 Ligue 1|
|Match day||Matchday 9|
|Venue||Stade Océane Stadium, Le Havre|
|Date||Friday, October 20, 2023|
|Official TV||beIN SPORTS en Español, Fanatiz USA, beIN SPORTS|
|Streaming Link||beIN SPORTS en Español, Fanatiz USA, beIN SPORTS|
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Interesting Statistics and Facts
|Le Havre (4-1-4-1)||RC Lens (3-4-2-1)|
5 H2H Latest Le Havre – RC Lens
- December 17, 2022 – RCLens [3 – 0] Le Havre (Club Friendlies)
- July 17, 2021 – RCLens [2 – 2] Le Havre (Club Friendlies)
- February 01, 2020 – Le Havre [0 – 0] RCLens (Ligue 2)
- August 17, 2019 – RCLens [1 – 3] Le Havre (Ligue 2)
- April 02, 2019 – RCLens [0 – 0] Le Havre (Ligue 2)
Le Havre – Last 5 Match Results
- September 08, 2023 – Le Havre [1 – 0] Caen (Club Friendlies)
- September 18, 2023 – Lyon [0 – 0] Le Havre (Ligue 1)
- September 24, 2023 – Le Havre [2 – 1] Clermont (Ligue 1)
- October 01, 2023 – Le Havre [0 – 2] Lille OSC (Ligue 1)
- October 08, 2023 – Olympique-Marseille [3 – 0] Le Havre (Ligue 1)
RC Lens – Last 5 Match Results
- September 21, 2023 – Sevilla [1 – 1] RCLens (UEFA Champions League)
- September 24, 2023 – RCLens [2 – 1] Toulouse (Ligue 1)
- September 30, 2023 – Strasbourg [0 – 1] RCLens (Ligue 1)
- October 04, 2023 – RCLens [2 – 1] Arsenal (UEFA Champions League)
- October 08, 2023 – RCLens [1 – 1] Lille OSC (Ligue 1)