Act. On 09/15/2021 at 00:21 CEST
A willful Lille, who gave him momentum and eagerly sought victory in his return to the Champions League, was not enough to overturn the order imposed by Wolfsburg, who took a point (0-0) holding the result.
Grbic; Celik, Fonte, Botman, Mandava; David, André, Rocha (Onana, 83 ‘), Ikoné (Lihadji, 75’); Gomes (Yazici, 74 ‘), Yilmaz.
Casteels; Mbabu, Lacroix, Brooks, Rousillon; Guilavogui, Arnold; Baku (Waldschmidt, 62 ‘), Philipp (Bornauw, 66’), Steffen (Lukebakio, 62 ‘); Weghorst (Nmecha, 66 ‘).
Danny Makkelie (Netherlands). TA: André (31 ‘) / Brooks (45’) (63 ‘), Guilavogui (56’), Waldschmidt (65 ‘), Nmecha (70’) and Lacroix (86 ‘).
Pierre-Mauroy. 49,000 viewers.
The French champions, who have come down very far this season, gave him more quality hearts to try to start with triumph his return to the top European competition, where in the last editions in which he has participated he had left a poor image.
But he found a rival who bets on the order imposed by the Dutch coach Mark van Bommel, a former Barcelona player among others, who leads the table in his country where games count by victories.
The Germans played the last half hour with a man less and saw how the VAR annulled a goal from Lille, which did not stop looking for victory, but showed lack of quality.
Nothing like this team with the solid champion of last season. The relay on the bench, where Jocelyn gourvennec has replaced Christophe galtier, who went to Nice after winning the title, does not seem to give the expected results yet.
The team is struggling to score and is twelfth in its league in a poor start to the season. This lack of confidence was noticeable in the European duel, despite the fact that they dominated the game and had the best chances, especially in boots. Yilmaz, but Casteels He was right under the sticks and avoided the goal.
In ’48 he did it David, but the review of a previous play showed that the ball had gone out and the referee canceled it. The French dominance increased when in 62 Brooks saw the second yellow and pushed the Germans even further back, who clung to defend the tie.
Lille dreamed again in the last minute of injury time, when the referee signaled a penalty in their favor, but the VAR review showed that the foul had occurred outside the area.