Lille field three goalkeepers during incredible Ligue 1 match

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Both Nicolas de Preville and Ibrahim Amadou tried their luck between the posts against Strasbourg after the first-choice shot-stopper saw red

All football fans enjoy the spectacle of an outfield player taking up the gloves and deputising in goal. 

But to have two in the same match is pure heaven - and that is exactly what happened in Strasbourg's 3-0 victory over Lille on Sunday!

Two early injuries for the Ligue 1 side forced Marcelo Bielsa to ring the changes. 

And the Argentine was skating on thin ice when he made his third, tactical substitution whilst still in the first half. 

The gamble ultimately backfired when goalkeeper Mike Maignan was sent off for clashing with Benjamin Corgnet when the ball was out of play.

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Striker Nicolas de Preville went in goal and made a fine save from a one-on-one with Saadi , but shortly afterwards conceded afterwards from a corner as Strasbourg opened the scoring.

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De Preville was then forced to retrieve his outfield shirt as Bielsa looked for the draw, swapping the gloves with Ibrahim Amadou.

Amadou fared little better, guessing the right way on a contentious penalty but losing out to Dimitri Lienard before Jonas Martin notched his second with a thunderbolt strike that was really wasted on the makeshift gloveman.

Lille fans now know that, win or lose, there is never a dull minute with El Loco on the bench! 

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