Lyon held by Lens
By Patrick Goss
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
League leaders Lyon were held to a 1-1 draw by Lens.League leaders Lyon extended their lead at the top of Ligue 1, but only to two points after being held to a 1-1 draw by Lens.
Lyon were looking to move four points clear of second place Paris Saint Germain on Thursday night but could only claim a draw.
Adama Coulibaly had given the visitors a perfect start when he opened the scoring with just five minutes on the clock.
However, Tiago Mendes, who joined Lyon from Chelsea in the summer, was on target on 38 and neither side could get a winner.
Lens move up into fourth courtesy of their point, with their superior goal difference moving them above the other teams on 13 points.