French Ligue 1

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.



Formation 4-2-3-1

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


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


Formation 4-1-2-1-2

  • 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


  • 8Gourcuff
  • 14Dabo
  • 17Malbranque
  • 19Yattara
  • 20N'Jie
  • 22Rose
  • 30Gorgelin
Lionel Jaffredo

Match Stats

Home TeamLilleAway TeamLyon
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Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Lille 2, Lyon 1.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Lille 2, Lyon 1.

  3. Post update

    Foul by Corentin Tolisso (Lyon).

  4. Post update

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

  5. Post update

    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.

  6. Post update

    Corner, Lyon. Conceded by Vincent Enyeama.

  7. Post update

    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.

  8. Substitution

    Substitution, Lille. Abdoulaye Diaby replaces Divock Origi.

  9. Post update

    Delay over. They are ready to continue.

  10. Post update

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

  11. Post update

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

  12. Post update

    Foul by Idrissa Gueye (Lille).

  13. Post update

    Foul by Nabil Fekir (Lyon).

  14. Post update

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

  15. Post update

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

  16. Post update

    Foul by Steed Malbranque (Lyon).

  17. Post update

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

  18. Post update

    Hand ball by Sébastien Corchia (Lille).

  19. Post update

    Hand ball by Nabil Fekir (Lyon).

  20. Substitution

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

Scores, Results & Fixtures

Saturday 28th February 2015

  • LilleLille2LyonLyon1
  • BordeauxBordeaux1ReimsReims1
  • LensLens0RennesRennes1
  • LorientLorient2BastiaBastia0
  • MetzMetz1Evian Thonon GaillardEvian Thonon Gaillard2
  • ToulouseToulouse1Saint-ÉtienneSaint-Étienne1

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