Lens' stay in Ligue 1 looks even more precarious after they were beaten 3-1 by relegation rivals Metz.
The division's bottom side were desperate to pick up their seventh league victory this season, but goals from Florent Malouda, Bouna Sarr and Modibo Maiga saw Metz to victory. Aristote Madiani netted a late consolation.
Despite the win, Metz remain in trouble, one off the bottom of the table and eight points from safety with six games left.
Lens were given a warning as early as the seventh minute when...