Ligue 1: Lens test for Monaco

April 9, 2004
By Francois Thomazeau
PARIS, April 8 (Reuters) - Fresh from the celebrations of their shock victory over Real Madrid in the Champions League quarter-finals, Monaco hope to avoid a bitter hangover when they travel to RC Lens on Saturday.

Despite the euphoria of making the last four in the Champions League, the principality side have a poor recent Ligue 1 record with three draws and a tight 1-0 win over bottom-placed Le Mans in their last four league matches and face an in-form Lens team.

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