Sotoca calls on Northerners not to ignite


Florian Sotoca commented on the big start to the season that RC Lens has made. The striker called on his teammates to be humble after the success he achieved against Troy (1-0). The player believes that everything can change very quickly, as was the case last year.

Florian Sotoka, Match RC Lens - Stade de Reims

After Liensoa’s victory over the Trojans, Florian Sotoka gave a long speech, intended to warn his teammates against any relaxation. “Seventeen points out of 21, we couldn’t ask for more. Four Bollaert games, 4 sold out crowds, 4 wins… Everything is going well for us, but we know that football, especially in Ligue 1, can To go fast somehow. We know we have a complicated trip coming to Nantes, but if we keep this state of mind, this fun of playing together, we can have a good season. Let’s stay focused and hardworking. Last year, after Troy we beat On him 4-0, we got four in Brest. Let’s stay counted. We know we have a great team. We are ambitious, but we know the tournament is too long. There are great teams that are better equipped to finish ahead of us naturally. We want to keep ourselves quicker. As soon as possible and then we will dream.”He fell into the mixed zone.

Positive balance for the transfer period (+ 20 million euros)

Florian Sotoka is one of the most important northern players. The citizen of Narbonne scored 5 goals and provided 3 assists in 7 matches in the French League. The 31-year-old striker is also one of the important voices in the locker room. Lens temporarily occupies 3e Position in the Ligue 1 standings, behind PSG and OM. Since the start of the season, Frank Haise’s men have dominated Brest (3-2), Monaco (4-1), Rennes (2-1), Lorient (5-2), and tied with Ajaccio (0-0) and Reims (1- 1). The Northerners managed an ambitious transfer period, with a positive balance (+20 million euros). Rookie Loïs Openda made an impression early in the season. Lensois has also managed to extend the Seko Fofana, which was noticeably advertised on PSG shelves.

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