After Lille’s draw against Saint-Etienne, this Sunday on the penultimate day of Ligue 1 (0-0), José Fonte slipped a small spade to his evening opponents. By being surprised by their performance at the Pierre-Mauroy stadium.
Lille will have to tear themselves apart to win the fourth title in its history. The first for ten years. The Mastiffs were hooked at home by Saint-Etienne, this Sunday, during the penultimate day of Ligue 1 (0-0). Despite the fervor of their supporters, who cheered them for a long time in front of the Pierre-Mauroy stadium, Christophe Galtier’s players failed to offer themselves a precious success against the Greens.
“Maybe he missed us a little more offensively, reacted José Fonte on Canal + after the meeting. The Portuguese defender took the opportunity to slip a small spade to his opponents in the evening, authors of a very solid match in the North: “It’s amazing the way Saint-Etienne played today. I hadn’t seen this before. They didn’t play like that. But it’s up to us to score. We did everything. We worked a lot. We are first. You have to win the last game. “
“We will have to win this final”
With this sharing of points, Lille find themselves under the threat of PSG, who won at the same time against Reims (4-0). The Northerners, who are only one point ahead in the standings, will not have the right to make mistakes next weekend in Angers. At a time when Paris will be on the lawn of Brest, it will undoubtedly be necessary to win to reach the seven. “Normally, we had good results away from home. We will prepare well for the next match. We will have to win this final, ”says Fonte.