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Osimhen left frustrated as Doumbia scores for Stade de Reims against Lille

22:29 GMT+4 01/09/2019
Victor Osimhen
The Nigerian was on parade for 90 minutes but failed to score as the Great Danes lost their second game of the season
Victor Osimhen was not on target as Lille lost 2-0 against Reims in Sunday’s French top-flight clash.

Since his move from Charleroi, Osimhen has hit the ground running scoring four goals in his first three games, however, he failed to find the target at Stade Auguste Delaune.

After a scoreless first half, Lille’s Yusuf Yazici was sent off for a second caution in the 53rd minute.

Twenty minutes later, Mali international Moussa Doumbia opened the scoring from the penalty spot after he was fouled by captain Jose Fonte.

The 25-year-old sent goalkeeper Mike Maignan the wrong way for his first goal of the season. David Guion’s men sealed victory thanks to Remi Oudin’s late header.

Lille now sit in ninth position with six points while Reims are placed sixth. The former team hosts Angers SCO in their next game on September 13.