Lille vs PSG

Highlights and Full Match | Video

Don’t miss out on the full replay and highlights of the intense battle between Lille and PSG. The game kicks off at 19:45 (GMT) on the 17th of December 2023. The referee for this highly anticipated match is W. Delajod. Witness the action unfold at the Decathlon Arena – Stade Pierre-Mauroy in France as part of Week 16 of the 2023/2024 Ligue 1 season.

Lille vs PSG Full Match Reports

LOSC Lille staged a dramatic late comeback, securing a 1-1 draw against Paris Saint-Germain courtesy of Jonathan David’s 94th-minute equalizer. This extended Les Dogues’ impressive unbeaten streak to 15 matches across all competitions.

Heading into the clash, both teams boasted positive runs of form, with Lille undefeated in 14 games and PSG experiencing just one defeat in their last 12 outings. The home side initiated proceedings with Edon Zhegrova posing a significant threat. The Kosovan international crafted two quick-fire opportunities within a minute around the 15-minute mark, both resulting from individual forays into the box. However, each time, his attempts narrowly missed the target. Les Parisiens gradually asserted themselves as the half progressed, with Ousmane Dembélé coming close to breaking the deadlock after a precise delivery from Lee Kang-in. Unfortunately, Dembélé’s effort narrowly missed the far post. The first half concluded without either side creating clear-cut chances, resulting in a subdued end.

In the second half, Les Dogues adopted a more positive approach but still struggled to test Arnau Tenas in the PSG goal. Meanwhile, the away side dominated possession with almost two-thirds of the ball but failed to convert their control into scoring opportunities. The turning point arrived on the hour mark when Bafodé Diakité’s challenge on Lucas Hernández in the box led to a penalty for PSG. Kylian Mbappé, relatively quiet until that point, stepped up and confidently converted the spot-kick, giving the Parisians the lead.

Despite falling behind, Lille improved their performance and found the net within 10 minutes when Angel Gomes played in Yusuf Yazıcı for a finish. Unfortunately, the goal was disallowed for offside. Luis Enrique’s side appeared poised for victory until the 94th minute when substitute David capitalized on a rebound, nodding in from close range to secure a crucial draw. With this point, Les Dogues climbed into the top four, while PSG maintained a five-point lead over second-placed AS Monaco.

Man of the Match: Marquinhos (Paris Saint-Germain).