Lyon 1-0 Lille: The Kids deliver second win in a row

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Lyon banked all three points against the Lille in a narrow 1-0 victory on Sunday, at the Parc Olympique Lyonnais. Both Lyon and Lille arrived fresh from some positive results. Lyon were looking to pick up points, following a 2-1 victory against Montpellier while Lille were hoping to continue their winning streak after back-to-back victories against AS Mónaco and RC Strasburg. Lyon are now in 8th place on the table and have 20 points while Lille sit in 7th with 22 points after 13 matches.

After a goalless first half, Lyon applied pressure in the second, when Alexandre Lacazette gave them the lead on the 74 minute mark. The match ended with a 1-0 win for Lyon.

Substitutions for Lyon included Johann Lepenant, Jeff Reine-Adelaide, Karl Toko Ekambi, Romain Faivre and Rayan Cherki for Damien Da Silva, Houssem Aouar, Moussa Dembele, Maxence Caqueret and Alexandre Lacazette, respectively. Lille brought on Alexsandro Ribeiro, Jonathan Bamba, Adam Ounas, Akim Zedadka and Mohamed Bayo, to replace Ismaily, Angel Gomes, Tim Weah, Tiago Djalo and Andre Gomes.

There were bookings for Damien Da Silva, Johann Lepenant and Castello Lukeba from Lyon, and Jonathan David, for Lille.

Lyon will next play Olympique de Marseille away, with Lille facing Rennes at home.

Technical card:
Lyon:Anthony Lopes, Damien Da Silva (Johann Lepenant, min.46), Jerome Boateng, Castello Lukeba, Malo Gusto, Thiago Mendes, Maxence Caqueret (Romain Faivre, min.72), Nicolas Tagliafico, Moussa Dembele (Karl Toko Ekambi, min.67), Houssem Aouar (Jeff Reine-Adelaide, min.66) and Alexandre Lacazette (Rayan Cherki, min.87)
Lille:Lucas Chevalier, Bafode Diakite, Tiago Djalo (Akim Zedadka, min.86), Jose Fonte, Ismaily (Alexsandro Ribeiro, min.46), Tim Weah (Adam Ounas, min.70), Benjamin Andre, Remy Cabella, Andre Gomes (Mohamed Bayo, min.86), Angel Gomes (Jonathan Bamba, min.70) and Jonathan David
Stadium:the Parc Olympique Lyonnais
Goals:Alexandre Lacazette (1-0, min. 74)