Lille defeats Nice 3-1 after recovering from a 0-1 deficit. HIGHLIGHTS

NICE. Lille found a way to turn the tables against Nice.

Lille defeats Nice 3-1 after recovering from a 0-1 deficit. HIGHLIGHTS

NICE. Lille succeeded in reverse the score against Nice. It was Nice to score first with a goal from J. Kluivert. Notwithstanding, later Lille found the way to reverse the score scoring 3 consecutive goals with J. David (52′), J. David (61′) and T. Weah (90′). Nice lost this match even if it was superior in terms of ball possession (59%).

The match was played at the Allianz Riviera stadium in Nice. The referee was Thomas Léonard assisted by Gilles Lang and Aurélien Berthomieu. The 4th official was Remi Landry. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold at 8.9 degrees Celsius or 47.98 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 94%.​

Match Statistics​

  • 59 Ball Possession 41
  • 14 Total 6
  • 5 On Target 4
  • 9 Off Target 2
  • 1 Shots blocked 1
  • 106 Attack 68
  • 39 Dangerous attack 10
  • 68 Ball safe​ 75
  • 0 Penalties 0
  • 10 Corners 3
  • 1 Off Sides 1
  • 11 Total 9
  • 2 Yellow Cards 3
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
  • 5 Substitutions 6

Ball possession

Nice had a superior ball possession 59% while Lille was struggling with a 41% ball possession.

Attitude and shots

Nice had a more offensive attitude with 39 dangerous attacks and 14 shots of which 5 were on target. Nonetheless, Lille was able to find the solution to win this match.​

Nice shot 14 times, 5 on target, 9 off target. On the other side, Lille shot 6 times, 4 on target, 2 off target.


Nice received 2 yellow cards (J. Lotomba and J. Kluivert). On the other side, Lille received 3 yellow cards (G. Gudmundsson, A. Gomes and T. Weah).

Match Timeline

G. Gudmundsson- Yellow
J. Kluivert(goal)H. Boudaoui
J. Lotomba- Yellow
J. Bamba- sub ->E. Zhegrova
D. Bradaric- sub ->G. Gudmundsson
J. David(goal)T. Weah
F. Daniliuc- sub ->J. Lotomba
B. Brahimi- sub ->H. Boudaoui
J. David(goal)
A. Gomes- Yellow
K. Thuram- sub ->M. Lemina
M. Schneiderlin- sub ->P. Rosario
E. Guessand- sub ->A. Gouiri
L. Yoro- sub ->A. Gomes
I. Lihadji- sub ->B. Yilmaz
J. Kluivert- Yellow
T. Weah- Yellow
T. Weah(goal)


After playing this encounter, Nice will stay with 63 points like Strasbourg to remain in the 6th place. On the other side, Lille will have 54 points like Nantes to sit in the 10th place.

Next matches

In the next match in the Ligue 1, Nice will play away against Reims on the 21st of May with a 5-3 head to head stats in favor of Nice (8 draws).

Lille will host Rennes on the 21st of May with a 15-9 head to head stats in favor of Lille (15 draws).

Nice – Formation

Nice adopted the conservative line-up (4-4-2).

The manager Christophe Galtier decided to play with the following team: .


Nice made 5 changes: J. Lotomba for F. Daniliuc (59′), H. Boudaoui for B. Brahimi (59′), M. Lemina for K. Thuram (67′), P. Rosario for M. Schneiderlin (73′) and A. Gouiri for E. Guessand (73′).

Lille – Formation

Also Lille adopted the conservative line-up (4-4-2).

Jocelyn Gourvennec played with: .


Lille made 4 changes: E. Zhegrova for J. Bamba (46′), G. Gudmundsson for D. Bradaric (46′), A. Gomes for L. Yoro (78′) and B. Yilmaz for I. Lihadji (86′).

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Ligue 1.​