The Lille players defeated Nantes 2-0 (1-0) in the first match of the 5th round at home and broke to the top of the French championship.
Lille took the lead in the 43rd minute with an unfortunate own goal by the visiting captain Pallois and in the 87th minute, the victory was confirmed from a penalty kick by Burak Yilmaz.
Lille came to victory with goals at the end of both halves.
Lille now has 11 points, one more than Saint-Etienne and Rennes, while Nantes is 14th with five points.
Lille – Nantes 2-0
Goals: Pallois (own goal), Yilmaz
Lille: Maignan – Bradaric, Botman, Fonte, Celik – Bamba, Renato Sanches, André, Luiz Araujo – David, Yilmaz.
Nantes: Lafont – Appiah, Girotto, Pallois, Fabio – Chirivella, Louza – Coco, Blas, Simon – Kolo Muani.
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