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2021-22 UEFA Champions League, Group Stage
  • Renato Steffen (89')
  • Burak Yilmaz (11')
  • Jonathan David (72')
  • Angel Gomes (78')

Lille beat Wolfsburg to top Group G, reach Champions League last 16

Lille reached the knockout stage of the Champions League for the second time when they claimed an emphatic 3-1 win at Wolfsburg and top spot in Group G on Wednesday.

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The French champions needed a draw to advance but they played with ambition to end up with 11 points from six games, one ahead of FC Salzburg with goals by Burak Yilmaz, Jonathan David and Angel.

Wolfsburg, who scored a consolation goal through Renato Steffen, finished bottom of the group on five points and are eliminated from all European competitions.

The German side barely threatened while Lille, who have had a see-saw Ligue 1 season, made the most of their chances in front of barely 6,000 fans.