Super Eagles forward Victor Osimhen’s only strike made the difference for Lille in their 1-0 league win over Brest at the Stade Pierre-Mauroy on Friday evening.
Having fired blanks in the Great Danes’ 1-0 away win at Olympique Lyon, He rediscovered his scoring form to power his side to victory.
His 16th minute effort worked the magic for Christophe Galtier’s men after converting a fine pass from Jonathan Ikone.
Lille could have added a second of the game but Jonathan Bamba had his penalty saved by goalkeeper Gautier Larsonneurin the closing stages of the fixture.
Victory for Galtier’s side is a massive big boost ahead of Tuesday’s Champions League game against Chelsea.
The Group H encounter billed for Stamford Bridge is a dead-rubber fixture, however, they would be hoping to bow out of the competition on a high.
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