The final stretch of the French Championship promises great emotions. There are four rounds left to the end of the competition and if you thought that PSG would be champion easily, you were wrong. Lille beat Lyon 3-2, away from home, this Sunday (25th), and entered the fight for the title once and for all. The team lost by two goals, looked for the turn and returned to the leadership.
Lille went to 73 points, one more than runner-up PSG, who beat Metz on Saturday. In third, appears Monaco, who is still alive in the fight for the title with 71. There are three clubs separated only by two points. Lyon, with 67, got complicated and stayed away from the fight. Even in second place, the website FiveThirtyEight, ESPN’s partner and specializing in odds in the world of sport, points out PSG as a favorite.
Pochettino’s team has a 49% chance of winning the competition cup, while Lille has 39%. Monaco has 11% and Lyon only 1%. PSG still have the first game in the UEFA Champions League semifinal against Manchester City on Wednesday (28). On Saturday (1), he returns to the field for the Frenchman, against Lens. Leader Lille faces Nice on the same day. Monaco face Lyon on Sunday (2) and can, mathematically, take the rival out of the dispute.