Sunday August 8 in Rennes (1 p.m., to follow live on Lensois.com and broadcast in full on Prime Video), the RC Lens will play away for the 8th year in a row on a first day. If we confine ourselves to Ligue 1, Racing has also rarely received to start in recent years.
In 12 seasons played in Ligue 1 in the 21st century, the RC Lens traveled 9 times at the start of the season. For a series of 5 losses. The last time the Racing did not lose in a first day match in Ligue 1 played on the road, it was in 2004, for a 0-0 draw at the Toulouse field of Daniel Moreira. Overall, over the 12 seasons played in Ligue 1 in the 21st century, the RC Lens also remains on 5 defeats in the first day and a record of 3 wins, 3 draws and 6 defeats.
The first days of Ligue 1 of RC Lens in the 21st century:
2020-2021: Nice-RC Lens: 2-1
2014-2015: Nantes-RC Lens: 1-0
2010-2011: RC Lens-Nancy: 1-2
2009-2010: Bordeaux-RC Lens: 4-1
2007-2008: Bordeaux-RC Lens: 1-0
2006-2007: RC Lens-Troyes: 1-0
2005-2006: Nantes-RC Lens: 2-0
2004-2005: Toulouse-RC Lens: 0-0
2003-2004: Le Mans-RC Lens: 0-0
2002-2003: Bastia-RC Lens: 1-1
2001-2002: RC Lens-Lyon: 2-0
2000-2001: Nantes-RC Lens: 0-2