Monaco close on Lille
By Simon Fudge
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Monaco have pulled to within a point of second place Lille after a 2-0 home win.Monaco have pulled to within a point of second-placed Lille after a 2-0 home win on Sunday evening.
Following a goalless first half at Stade Louis II, the Principality club took the lead through Sebastien Squillaci on 65 minutes.
Didier Deschamps's side secured the three points with a second goal from Emmanuel Adebayor in the dying stages, as Lille finished the match with ten men.
Former Arsenal centre back Efstathios Tavlaridis was given his marching orders by referee Philippe Kalt for a second bookable offence.
With Lyon seemingly heading to a successful defence of their league title, the result sees a fight for second place between both clubs in the final four matches of the Ligue 1 season.
Click below for a match summary:
Monaco 2-0 Lille
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