Lille 1-1 Strasburg: Lille and Strasburg in 1-1 draw at the Stade Pierre Mauroy

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Technical card:
Lille: Mike Maignan, Jeremy Pied (Tiago Djalo, min.73), Botman Sven (Isaac Lihadji, min.86), Jose Fonte, Reinildo Mandava, Luiz Araujo (Yusuf Yazici, min.60), Benjamin Andre, Boubakary Soumare (Xeka, min.60), Jonathan Bamba (Tim Weah, min.61), Jonathan Ikone and Jonathan David
Strasburg: Eiji Kawashima, Frederic Guilbert, Alexander Djiku, Stefan Mitrovic, Anthony Caci, Jeanricner Bellegarde (Mehdi Chahiri, min.80), Adrien Thomasson, Jean-Eudes Aholou, Ibrahima Sissoko, Dimitri Lienard (Lionel Carole, min.89) and Ludovic Ajorque (Habib Diallo, min.70)
Stadium: the Stade Pierre Mauroy
Goals: Ludovic Ajorque (0-1, min. 36) and Jose Fonte (1-1, min. 86)

Lille were held to 1-1 draw by Strasburg down on Sunday at the Stade Pierre Mauroy. Lille were keen to hang onto their position at the top of league and extend their winning run after winning last match. Strasburg had managed to pick up a single point in their encounter with Angers. After today’s result, Lille are in 1st place, with 59 points from 27 matches, while Strasburg sit in 15th, with 30 points from 27.

Strasburg started strong and were rewarded, beginning with a goal from Ludovic Ajorque in the 36th minute. The score at half time was 1-0.

Lille took the lead in the second half, thanks to Jose Fonte opening the scoring just before the final whistle, levelled the score at 1-1 draw.

For Lille Xeka, Yusuf Yazici, Tim Weah, Tiago Djalo and Isaac Lihadji came on for Boubakary Soumare, Luiz Araujo, Jonathan Bamba, Jeremy Pied and Botman Sven, while Strasburg replaced Habib Diallo, Mehdi Chahiri and Lionel Carole with Ludovic Ajorque, Jeanricner Bellegarde and Dimitri Lienard.

The referee booked Frederic Guilbert and Jean-Eudes Aholou for Strasburg.

Lille next face Marseille and Strasburg are at home to Monaco.

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