Lille, the holder of the French League title, fell into the trap of defeat against its host, Lorient, with a score of 2-1, in the meeting that brought the two teams together, on Friday evening, at the “De Mostoir-If Alanma” stadium, in the opening matches of the fifth round of the competition for the current season 2021-2022.
The positive tie settled the first half of the match with a score of 1-1, Lorient scored the first goal through its player Armand Llorente in the seventh minute, and Turkish striker Burak Yilmaz managed to equalize Lille with a penalty kick in the 25th minute.
In the second half, the home side managed to snatch the victory, scoring the second goal in the 87th minute, through Term Movi, to seize 3 valuable points.
Lille’s balance stopped at 5 games to occupy the tenth place in the French League standings, while Lorient raised his score to 8 points in fourth place, and Paris Saint-Germain leads with 12 points.
The matches of the fifth round of the French League will be completed tomorrow, Saturday, with two matches between Paris Saint-Germain and Clermont, and Monaco hosts Marseille.
It concludes on Sunday with 7 matches, most notably Lyon’s meeting with its guest, Strasbourg.