Lille Denied PSG OF Ligue 1 Title
Lille secured the 2020-21 Ligue 1 title on Sunday, overtaking the defending champion; Paris Saint-Germain to the championship by one point.
Win over Angers sees Lille clinch title despite PSG beating Brest
Lille's points tally of 83 is the best in their history and they only lost three matches all season, the last of which was in March against Nimes.
It is Galtier's first Ligue 1 title as a coach, while Sunday's match is expected to be his last at the club before he takes charge of Nice.
Lille's triumph was inspired by the form of 35-year-old striker Burak Yilmaz, who scored 16 times in his first campaign in France's top tier.
He is the first player to score at least 15 goals in his first Ligue 1 season with Lille since Moussa Sow hit 25 in their title-winning campaign a decade ago.
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