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Lille 2-1 Lyon

Lille celebrate
Lille moved up to eighth with victory over the league leaders

Leaders Lyon lost for the first time in 12 Ligue 1 games as Lille came from behind at Stade Pierre-Mauroy.

Lyon midfielder Corentin Tolisso turned home Nabil Fekir's corner early on but the visitors then elected to sit back.

Idrissa Gueye stabbed in an equaliser after a one-two with Marcos Lopes, who curled a superb low shot in from 20 yards three minutes later to win it.

Christophe Jallet drew a save as Lyon pressed but Paris St-Germain can go top with victory over Monaco on Sunday.

Marseille, third in the table, were beaten at home by Caen on Friday and are four points off the lead.

Lyon - who last won the league in 2008 - currently have a two-point advantage over PSG but face testing trips to Montpellier and Marseille in their next two league fixtures.

Despite their lofty position, Hubert Fournier's side were cautious in Lille and barely threatened after midfielder Tolisso netted his fifth goal of the campaign.

Sparked into life after seeing the game turned around on the hour, Lyon applied pressure but Henri Bedimo could not convert a late chance and Olympique have now won just once in five games.

Elsewhere in Ligue 1 on Saturday, St Etienne are up to fourth despite only drawing 1-1 at Toulouse who slipped into the relegation zone as Evian Thonon Gaillard won 2-1 at Metz.

Line-ups

Lille

  • 1Enyeama
  • 2Corchia
  • 14Kjaer
  • 25Basa
  • 18Beria
  • 5Gueye
  • 24Mavuba
  • 20Mendes da GraçaSubstituted forDelaplaceat 40'minutesBooked at 80mins
  • 17Rony LopesBooked at 51mins
  • 27OrigiSubstituted forDiabyat 90'minutes
  • 19Koubemba

Substitutes

  • 4Balmont
  • 6Delaplace
  • 7Boufal
  • 8Traoré
  • 15Sidibe
  • 16Elana
  • 21Diaby

Lyon

  • 1Lopes
  • 13Jallet
  • 4Koné
  • 23Umtiti
  • 3BedimoBooked at 63mins
  • 21GonalonsSubstituted forN'Jieat 82'minutes
  • 12FerriSubstituted forMalbranqueat 67'minutes
  • 24Tolisso
  • 11GhezzalSubstituted forGourcuffat 67'minutes
  • 18Fekir
  • 10LacazetteBooked at 78mins

Substitutes

  • 8Gourcuff
  • 14Dabo
  • 17Malbranque
  • 19Yattara
  • 20N'Jie
  • 22Rose
  • 30Gorgelin
Referee:
Lionel Jaffredo
Attendance:
40,080

Match Stats

Home TeamLilleAway TeamLyon
Possession
Home33%
Away67%
Shots
Home13
Away10
Shots on Target
Home3
Away4
Corners
Home0
Away5
Fouls
Home27
Away23

Live Text

Match ends, Lille 2, Lyon 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Lille 2, Lyon 1.

Foul by Corentin Tolisso (Lyon).

Jonathan Delaplace (Lille) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt missed. Alexandre Lacazette (Lyon) header from the left side of the box is high and wide to the left. Assisted by Nabil Fekir with a cross following a corner.

Corner, Lyon. Conceded by Vincent Enyeama.

Attempt saved. Christophe Jallet (Lyon) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal. Assisted by Steed Malbranque.

Substitution

Substitution, Lille. Abdoulaye Diaby replaces Divock Origi.

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Delay in match Simon Kjaer (Lille) because of an injury.

Christophe Jallet (Lyon) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Idrissa Gueye (Lille).

Foul by Nabil Fekir (Lyon).

Simon Kjaer (Lille) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt blocked. Jonathan Delaplace (Lille) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Foul by Steed Malbranque (Lyon).

Marcos Lopes (Lille) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Hand ball by Sébastien Corchia (Lille).

Hand ball by Nabil Fekir (Lyon).

Substitution

Substitution, Lyon. Clinton N'Jie replaces Maxime Gonalons.

Attempt missed. Divock Origi (Lille) left footed shot from the left side of the box misses to the left following a fast break.

Attempt saved. Yoann Gourcuff (Lyon) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Booking

Jonathan Delaplace (Lille) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Samuel Umtiti (Lyon) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Jonathan Delaplace (Lille).

Henri Bedimo (Lyon) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Dangerous play by Jonathan Delaplace (Lille).

Booking

Alexandre Lacazette (Lyon) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Alexandre Lacazette (Lyon).

Jonathan Delaplace (Lille) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Alexandre Lacazette (Lyon).

Rio Mavuba (Lille) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Kevin Koubemba (Lille) header from the centre of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Divock Origi with a cross.

Attempt saved. Jonathan Delaplace (Lille) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Divock Origi.

Corner, Lyon. Conceded by Idrissa Gueye.

Attempt saved. Henri Bedimo (Lyon) left footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Alexandre Lacazette with a cross.

Alexandre Lacazette (Lyon) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Jonathan Delaplace (Lille).

Nabil Fekir (Lyon) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Rio Mavuba (Lille).

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