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Saïd Benrahma and Clinton Mata shine in Ligue 1’s team of the week

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The French Ligue 1 has unveiled its standout performers for the 32nd matchday, with Saïd Benrahma and Clinton Mata earning well-deserved spots in the prestigious eleven. Following their stellar display in Lyon’s thrilling encounter against Lille, the duo’s inclusion highlights their pivotal contributions to their respective teams.

Instrumental in orchestrating Lyon’s remarkable comeback against Lille, Saïd Benrahma played a starring role at the Stade Pierre Mauroy.

Facing a two-goal deficit, the Algerian international sparked the resurgence with a clinical finish in the 65th minute, igniting hopes of a remarkable turnaround for Les Gones.

As Lyon pressed for an equalizer, it was Benrahma who stepped up once again, sealing the match with a decisive goal and leading his team to a memorable victory.

His standout performance epitomized resilience and determination, earning him rightful recognition in Ligue 1’s Team of the Week.

Meanwhile, Clinton Mata’s impact for Lille was equally significant, with the Angolan defender showcasing his defensive prowess and playmaking abilities throughout the match.

With three assists to his name this season, Mata’s contribution extended beyond his defensive duties, as evidenced by his pivotal role in Mama Baldé’s match-winning goal in the dying moments of the game.

Mata’s timely intervention underscored his importance to the team’s success, with his defensive solidity and attacking threat proving invaluable for Lille’s aspirations in Ligue 1.

Together with Benrahma, Mata’s inclusion in the eleven epitomizes their instrumental roles in shaping the outcome of their respective matches.

As the Ligue 1 season reaches its climax, the performances of players like Benrahma and Mata serve as a testament to their talent and determination.

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With their exceptional contributions earning them accolades in Ligue 1’s Team of the Week, both players are poised to continue making significant impacts as the season progresses, further solidifying their status as key figures in French football.

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