Lille cut Paris St Germain’s Ligue 1 lead to two points on Sunday after second-half goals from Jonathan David and Yusuf Yazici gave the northerners a 2-1 home victory over Monaco.
Christophe Galtier’s side has now lost only one competitive game this season, and it has already qualified for the Europa League last 32.
It now has 26 points from 13 games in Ligue 1 and is ahead of Olympique Lyonnais on goal difference after the third-placed team snatched a 3-1 victory at Metz.
Olympique de Marseille, which has two games in hand, is two points adrift in a table where the top six teams are within five points of each other.
Monaco, which had won its last four games, reduced the arrears in the last minute through Pietro Pellegri but dropped to fifth in the table on 23 points.
The opening half at the Pierre-Mauroy stadium did not…