Home defeat for Nantes, as Lille secure the win (2-0)

Travelling Lille thrilled to secure a win against Nantes on Sunday
Technical card:
Nantes: Alban Lafont, Fabio (Marcus Coco, min.25), Jean-Charles Castelletto, Andrei, Charles Traore, Sebastien Corchia, Ludovic Blas (Renaud Emond, min.85), Imran Louza (Abdoulaye Toure, min.89), Pedro Chirivella, Moses Simon and Randal Kolo Muani
Lille: Mike Maignan, Zeki Celik, Botman Sven, Jose Fonte, Reinildo Mandava (Domagoj Bradaric, min.46), Luiz Araujo (Tim Weah, min.79), Benjamin Andre, Boubakary Soumare (Xeka, min.88), Jonathan Bamba (Isaac Lihadji, min.88), Jonathan Ikone (Renato Sanches, min.70) and Jonathan David
Stadium: the Stade de la Beaujoire
Goals: Jonathan David (0-1, min. 9) and Jonathan David (0-2, min. 83)

Lille delivered a resounding 2-0 victory against Nantes on Sunday, at the Stade de la Beaujoire. Nantes wanted to improve their league standing after a 1-1 draw against St Etienne. Lille were coming from consecutive wins against Bordeaux and Dijon. At the moment, Nantes and Lille currently occupy 18th and 1st spots in the table, with 19 points and 54 points respectively after 24 matches.

Lille started the game well, following a goal from Jonathan David in the 9th minute, thereby seeing the first half to a 1-0.

Lille continued to pile on the pressure the second half and were rewarded, thanks to Jonathan David opening the scoring in minute 83 to hand victory to the visitors.

For Nantes Marcus Coco, Renaud Emond and Abdoulaye Toure came on for Fabio, Ludovic Blas and Imran Louza, while Lille replaced Domagoj Bradaric, Renato Sanches, Tim Weah, Xeka and Isaac Lihadji with Reinildo Mandava, Jonathan Ikone, Luiz Araujo, Boubakary Soumare and Jonathan Bamba.

The referee booked Marcus Coco, Imran Louza and Sebastien Corchia for Nantes.

Nantes will play away against Angers, while Lille will face Brest at home.

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