Lille beats Dijon 1-0 to consolidate Champions League place
Second-place Lille, which had 16 efforts on goal compared to the visitors’ six, bounced back after two successive draws and is now 17 points behind runaway leader Paris Saint-Germain, which scraped a 2-1 win over relegation candidate Caen on Saturday.
Dijon remained in the drop zone after its fourth consecutive league defeat, level on points with Caen but with a game in hand.
Mario Balotelli stole the spotlight again during fourth-place Marseille’s 2-0 home win over Saint-Etienne, which is in fifth position.
The controversial Italian international scored the first goal in the 12th minute and took a selfie video celebrating before posting it on Instagram later. Florian Thauvin also converted a 21st-minute penalty.