The LOSC attacking midfielder revived his team in the 68th minute of play, creating a magnificent one-two with Rémy Cabella. His team had until then been mishandled by strong players from Slovan Bratislava. A decisive goal for Lille, which was truly the turning point of the match.
In the last minutes of the match, in a magnificent action, the playmaker of the Mastiffs scored the winning goal against the Slovak team. The former AS Saint-Etienne player was once again very available and efficient in his ball handling throughout the match. The metronome of this Lille team.
After a good first half, the Slovaks collapsed in the second half. Like Lucas Lovat's red card in the 84th minute of play, the Slovak champions suffered a psychological breakdown following Lille's awakening. Bratislava can blame itself. With this defeat, Slovan abandons first place in the group in favor of Lille.
The 2018 world champion had a difficult evening. In the 20th minute, Umtiti lost a first duel with Aleksandar Cavric. Fortunately behind, the Slovaks did not score. A minute later, the former Barcelona player once again came out well on a handball not whistled by the referee of the match. At the half-hour mark, Cavric again hurt Umtiti by beating him before scoring. An evening to (quickly) forget.