Girondins de Bordeaux – Lille OSC: Bordeaux shuts down Lille after taking early lead (1-0)

After a furious start, Lille failed to convert one of their big chances in the first fifteen minutes. It was Bordeaux that scored the only goal of the game in this period and managed to shut down their opponents’ offense afterwards. Lille’s manager Christophe Galtier did not try anything to improve their dysfunctional offense for 75 minutes.

Lille came into this game in second place of Ligue 1, winning four of the first six games. Last season, they finished 17th after a very chaotic season, firing legendary football professor Marcelo Bielsa in the process.

His successor, Christophe Galtier, who . . .

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Erik Elias (24) is co-founder and Head Editor of Between the Posts. Dutch, so admires Johan Cruijff and his football principles, but enjoys writing about other styles too. After six years of coaching youth football in the Netherlands, it's now time to focus on journalism. Communication student, graduating this year. Anchor of ‘De Voetbalpodcast', weekly Dutch football podcast. [ View all posts ]


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