Lille won the Ligue 1 title on Sunday with a 2–1 win over Angers, which ensured that they were crowned the French champion for the first time since 2011. This is Lille’s fourth title in history, the club was the champion of France in the last century (1946, 1954) and in the 2010/11 season, when Eden Hazard also played for them.
An opening shot from Jonathan David and a penalty by Burak Yilmaz during the first half ensured that Christophe Galtier’s Lille was one point ahead of second-placed Paris Saint-Germain, winning 2–0 at Brest with a goal by Mbappe and an own goal from Faivre.
Angelo Fulgini withdrew an extra time at the end of the match, but could not prevent the host Lille from becoming champion for the fourth time in their history.
The title victory comes after a new away success for Lille, which ends the undefeated season on the road in November and a three-year series in the league with PSG.
Ten years later, we are back in dreamland: this is as real as it gets …
— LOSC Lille EN (@LOSC_EN) May 23, 2021
Mauricio Pochettino‘s PSG will have to be content with the French Cup in a disappointing season for the Qatar-owned club.
Monaco won the race for the Champions League final spot, despite only managing a goalless draw in the lens as Lyon lost 3–2 at home to the team in the middle of the table to claim the club a third place.
Bordeaux saved themselves by beating Reims (2-1) away, and Marseille lost 0-1 to Metz. The loser of the round is Nantes who were defeated at home by Montpellier 2-1 and must qualify to stay. Lyon will compete in the Europa League with Marseille, who finished fifth, losing to Metz 1–0.
Ligue 1 Results
Angers 1 – 2 Lille
Brest 0 – 2 PSG
Lens 0 – 0 Monaco
Lyon 2 – 3 Nice
Metz 1 – 1 Marseille
Nantes 1 – 2 Montepllier
Reims 1 – 2 Bordeaux
Rennes 2 – 0 Nimes
St. Etienne 0 – 1 Dijon
Strasbroug 1 – 1 Lorient