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Ligue 1 Wrap

Posted: 14 April 2019 Time: 21:04

An impressive Lille outfit put five goals past Paris Saint-Germain, while Saint-Etienne climbed up to third spot in Ligue 1 with a comfortable win Bordeaux.

Lille 5-1 Paris Saint-Germain

Paris Saint-Germain will have to wait a few more days to be crowned champions following a 5-1 loss at the hands of Lille.

Thomas Muenier gave the hosts the lead after putting the ball into his own net after seven minutes, before Juan Bernat restored parity four minutes later.

Bernat went from hero to villain when he was shown a straight red card for a foul on Nicolas Pepe after 36th minute.

Lille then ran riot in the second half, with Pepe, Jonathan Bamba, Gabriel and Jose Fonte getting on the score-sheet.

Montpellier 2-1 Toulouse

Montpellier boosted their top four hopes with a 2-1 victory over Toulouse at the Stade de la Mosson.

Ellyes Skhiri and Souleymane Camara were on target for the home side to cancel out Kalidou Sidibe's strike as Montpellier moved to within five of points of fourth spot.

Saint-Etienne 3-0 Bordeaux

Saint-Etienne reclaimed fourth spot in the French top flight after cruising to a 3-0 win over Bordeaux.

After a scorless opening 45 minutes, Whabi Khazri opened the scoring from the penalty in the 56th minute.

Former Arsenal defender Mathieu Debuchy took over in the final 15 minutes by netting a brace as the hosts moved two points clear of Olympique Marsielle..

Rennes 0-0 Nice

Rennes stretched their winless run to four matches in Ligue 1 after playing to a goalless draw with Nice.

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