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Ligue 1: PSG hanging on to Lille, OM and OL continue – summary of the 16th day

PSG conceded; the null &agrav; Lille on Sunday evening, after the defeats of its runners-up. Marseille, Lyon and Lens have achieved valuable successes. The summary full of the weekend.

In Lille on Sunday evening, PSG could take advantage of the missteps of its main competitors to take the break at the top of the ranking. In a balanced match and rather closed, marked undoubtedly due to the fatigue of the European meetings of the week for the two teams, the Mastiffs held out for a long time against the visitors. But a clumsy tackle from Diakité on Lucas Hernandez, à the 66th minute in the corner of the area, offered the opening score to Kylian Mbappé, who did not tremble; on a penalty to score his 16th goal in as many Ligue 1 days.

The hardest part then seemed to be done, but PSG let themselves be left behind. surprise in added time. After a poor restart from Asensio, who was well pressed, Adam Ounas took his chance and it was Jonathan David who concluded the game. point blank after his partner's rejected shot (90th+4). LOSC continues its 10th match without defeat in Ligue 1 and remains 4th in the championship thanks to this good point, while the Parisians miss an opportunityé valuable to take seven points ahead of their pursuers.

Nice and Monaco beaten, Lyon breathes

Because earlier in the weekend, the runners-up from PSG also missed out: OGC Nice was defeated. dominated and beaten by Le Havre at the Stade Océane on Saturday (3-1), suffering only their second setback of the season, but also the second in a row. outside. And the day before, it was their neighbors AS Monaco who were defeated. brakes. Face &agrav; an Olympique Lyonnais limitedé technically but valiant and solid at the back, the Monegasques wasted their victory. lots of good situations.

Before being surprised by an effective counter attack carried out by the surprising trio of substitutes Maitland-Niles – Kadewere – Jeffinho, which the Brazilian concluded by crucifying Philipp Köhn and his partners (85th). A second success in a row for OL, after the victory against Toulouse last week (3-0), which allows Les Gones to finally leave the last place in Ligue 1 and move up to 16th, in the play-off position. Monaco remains 3rd but sees the competitors on the podium getting closer.

L'OM and Lens get closer to the podium

Because if Lille could not win, Marseille and Lens took three valuable points. OM has generally mastered his match against Clermont (2-1), and made the difference in the first period thanks to Murillo (26th) and Harit (42nd). The Clermontois are the new red lantern in the championship. For its part, RC Lens was jostled on its lawn by the Stade de Reims on Saturday, but the Champenois missed out of realism and Wesley Saïd (43rd) then Oscar Cortés (75th) finally offered victory to the Sang et Or (2-0). Marseille and Lens are à equality &agrav; 26 points, à two lengths from Lille and four from the podium.

The surprise of this start of the season is still interspersed between these favorites, firmly attached to each other. its 5th place: Stade Brestois. The Finisterians achieved a valuable success at the end of the season. Nantes (0-2), thanks to the achievements of Magnetti (49th) and Mounié (57th), and despite many opportunities for the Canaries. Toulouse and Rennes, French representatives in the Europa League, neutralized each other at the Stadium (0-0) and are respectively 15th and 13th, increasingly threatened by the Red zone. Strasbourg continued a second success in a row by winning à Lorient (1-2), which has not won again; for seven matches and continues &agrav; fall in the ranking, now 17th. Finally, Montpellier won &agrav; Metz (0-1) thanks to & an early goal from Maxime Estève (9th) and gives himself some breathing room in the race to maintain.

Teilor Stone

By Teilor Stone

Teilor Stone has been a reporter on the news desk since 2013. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining Thesaxon , Teilor Stone worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my teilor@nizhtimes.com 1-800-268-7116