Elye Wahi's equalizer salvages a 1-1 draw for Lens against PSV in Champions League

LENS, France (AP) — Forward Elye Wahi salvaged a 1-1 draw for Lens against PSV Eindhoven in the Champions League on Tuesday in a disappointing result for the French team after its surprise win over Arsenal in the previous round of games.

Przemyslaw Frankowski provided a cross for Wahi to volley in an equalizer in the 65th minute of the Group B game.

Johan Bakayoko had put the Dutch visitors ahead. The 20-year-old Belgian forward broke the deadlock nine minutes into the second half with an angled attempt inside the far post for his first Champions League goal.

In the first half, PSV survived initial pressure from Lens before coming close when forward Hirving Lozano hit the post of Brice Samba’s goal with another angled shot.

Lens extended its unbeaten Champions League streak to three, with a win and two draws.

It’s the third appearance for the club from northern France in Europe’s top club competition after the 1998-89 and 2002-03 seasons.

Arsenal recovered from the loss to Lens with a 2-1 victory at Sevilla to top the group with six points. Lens is one point behind to remain in contention to reach the knockout stage for the first time.

PSV and Sevilla have two points.


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