SuperEagles striker Victor Osimhen failed to add to his Ligue 1 goals as he fired blank during Lille’s disappointing 2-0 defeat to Paris St German on Sunday.
The home fans were counting on the in-form youngster to help them record a famous victory over Thomas Tuchel’s men, but the Nigerian missed a glorious chance in the first half of the encounter.
Brazilian star Neymar, who couldn’t complete his well-speculated move to Barcelona last summer, broke the deadlock in 28th minute after receiving the ball from
Despite all efforts from Lille to equalize before the half-time break, PSG defence were too strong for Osimhen and his inexperienced strike partner Soumaré.
Things got worse for the Stade Pierre-Mauroy outfits in the 51st minute when PSG were awarded a penalty kick by the centre referee
Neymar made no mistake from the spot as he put the ball into the net. He dedicated the goal to late Kobe Bryant, who was one of the people who lost their lives in California plane crash.
With the result, PSG remains at the summit of the Ligue 1 table with 52 points.
Lille now occupy the 7th position with 31 points. They will hope to return to winning ways when they visit Epinal in their next fixture.
As for Osimhen, he has scored 10 League goals so far this season and top European clubs, including Barcelona, Manchester United, Chelsea and Tottenham, are all interested in his services.