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Ligue 1 round-up: Lille reclaim second spot after Marseille win

Jonathan Bamba scored twice for Lille on Sunday
Image: Jonathan Bamba scored twice for Lille on Sunday

Lille hit back from their midweek defeat in Bordeaux to reclaim second place in Ligue 1 with an emphatic 3-0 home win over Marseille.

The hosts had the better of the opening exchanges on Sunday but had to wait until the 65th minute to break the deadlock when Nicolas Pepe fired home from the penalty spot.

A second spot-kick, converted by Jonathan Bamba in the 86th minute, all but sealed the points for the home side before Bamba scored his second from point-blank range in the final minute.

Montpellier stayed in third place and extended their unbeaten run to seven games with a 3-0 win over Nimes.

Ambroise Oyongo opened the scoring for the home side just before the half-hour and Andy Delort's penalty doubled the lead before Gaetan Laborde completed the scoring late on.

Ten-man Toulouse snatched a point at struggling Rennes despite having Aaron Leya sent off for two bookable offences in the 43rd minute.

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Mbaye Niang's 70th-minute penalty looked like being enough for the hosts but Jean-Clair Todibo grabbed the Toulouse equaliser two minutes from full-time.

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