Ex-Norsdjaelland winger, Ernest Nuamah provided an assist to Irish international Jake O’ Brien in the 15th minute of the game at the Stade Bollaert Delelis as the former French champions were determined right from the start of the whistle.
The lead in the game was cut short when Lens equalized in the 26th minute before taking the lead again through a penalty.
Jake O’ Brien hit a brace in the 72 minute only for Polish Striker Frankowski to hit a third for the Champion’s League campaigners.
Both Nuamah and Salis Ahmed started the game, however, Ernest Nuamah got substituted in the 86th minute of the game.
The results put Lyon in relegation win 7 points from 13 games.