Aguilar gives Lens 1-0 victory over uninspired Brest

Lens pulled off a 1-0 home win over Brest thanks to Ruben Aguilar's header on Saturday as the second-placed visitors failed to close the gap on Ligue 1 leaders Paris Saint-Germain.

Brest stay on 46 points, nine adrift of PSG who host Reims on Sunday. Franck Haise's Lens side moved up to fourth level on 42 points with AS Monaco, who visit Strasbourg on Sunday.

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Lens took the lead in the 32nd minute when David Costa's shot bounced off the post for midfielder Aguilar to head home.

Brest had chances in the second half but failed to capitalise as goalkeeper Brice Samba made some brilliant saves.