Lens clinch promotion to Ligue 1

PARIS - RC Lens were promoted to Ligue 1 despite losing 3-1 at Brest on Friday. The 1998 French champions, relegated last season, have an unassailable lead at the top of Ligue 2 with two matches left. Le Havre were relegated from the top flight earlier this week after a 4-2 defeat by St Etienne.