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.
73' Doumbia nets a second-half penalty to put Reims in front. #SDRLOSC 1-0— LOSC Lille EN (@LOSC_EN) September 1, 2019
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.