Soccer-Marseille held by 10-man Lille in Ligue 1

Soccer-Marseille held by 10-man Lille in Ligue 1

17/1/2022 1:32:00 AM

Soccer-Marseille held by 10-man Lille in Ligue 1

MARSEILLE, France (Reuters) - Olympique de Marseille were held to a 1-1 home draw by 10-man Lille on Sunday as they missed the chance to rejoin Nice in second place in Ligue 1.

The result left Marseille, who have a game in hand, in third place on 37 points from 20 games, two behind Nice, and 13 adrift of leaders Paris St Germain.Lille are 10th on 29 points, also from 20 matches played.Stade Rennais are fourth on 34 points after destroying 10-man Girondins de Bordeaux 6-0 earlier on Sunday.

At the Stade Velodrome, Lille went ahead on 15 minutes when Botman headed home after evading his marker, William Saliba.Saliba was out of sorts again seven minutes later as he allowed Burak Yilmaz to attempt another header which was brilliantly saved by Pau Lopez.

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