Lille dominates Salzburg and still dreams of qualifying

Lusk junior team defeated Salzburg (1-0) on Tuesday during the fifth day of the youth league, despite the fact that the match they played ended in a lack of numbers. Qualifying for the Round of 16 promises to be complicated because Lille is no longer the master of their own destiny.

Victory or the gate. This Tuesday, the Lille U19 team played their future in the youth league by welcoming Salzburg. Defeat and the northern youth could have been eliminated. But a goal by Exaucé Mbpembélé-Boula gave Lusk a big win (1-0) on the fifth day of the competition.

Called up for the first time this season for a Ligue 1 match last Friday against Monaco (2-2), the 19-year-old was finally left on the bench against Monaco. Enough to keep you fit until the continental deadline with the Under-19 team.

Mbabbele Bola keeps Lille alive

This Tuesday, a few minutes after Ismael Bolghasha was sent off, Lille’s youth league captain showed great composure to convert a penalty he earned in the last quarter of the hour (1-0, 78th place). Exaucé Mbpembélé-Boula chose the best moment to score his first goal of the season on the European stage.

Behind that opening score, each of the ten Mastiffs made sure to preserve that slender advantage and sign an important success with the goal of qualifying for the knockout stages.

Lille will have to beat Wolfsburg and hope

Dominants, especially in the first period, but did not receive bonuses, so Salzburg players leave Lille alive in this group G. If Lille stays in third, the northern club now has 7 points, two units behind Austria before the last day of youth . League group stage.

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Sevilla’s win on Tuesday against Wolfsburg (2-0) ended the hope of taking first place in the group and qualifying for the knockout stages. Pool runner-up and a round of 16 ticket are still available.

If he leaves the favorite Lille on his trip to Germany to face the youth of Wolfsburg, finally with a point, it will be absolutely necessary to beat Wolverhampton. But this will not be enough to qualify. In addition to winning, Lille U19 will need Sevilla FC, already qualified for at least match 16, at Salzburg.

Re-launched after this victory, the mastiff is no longer the masters of their own destiny. But this Tuesday, thanks in part to Exaucé Mbpembélé-Boula, they gave themselves the right to dream about a ticket to the Round of 16 of the Youth League. The good news is that Sevilla will have to avoid defeat in Salzburg to secure their first place in the group and thus can play the blow to the limit. On Wednesday, the youth of Paris Saint-Germain will try to qualify during a trip to Manchester against City.

Jean Jay Liberton Journalist RMC Sport


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