Ikone rescues Lille with last minute strike
France- Jonathan Ikone rescued Lille OSC Champions League campaign as he scored a dramatic late equaliser for a 1-1 draw against 10-man Valencia and put points on the board.
Valencia struck on the run of the game with Denis Cheryshev converting a Kevin Gameiro cross in the 63rd minute but went down to ten men from Mouctar Diakhaby’s sending-off six minutes from time before Johnathan Ikone turn and rocket to the roof of the net.
according to Christophe Galtier on the 1-1 draw with Valencia was excited with the progress;
“We did everything to win. I am frustrated for my players. When things are not going well in a club, relationships are tense. I looked for my players, I found them. But we must continue.
“I hope this draw will maintain their enthusiasm, their determination, to make results in L1. This result shows that progress is being made. The qualification still seems very difficult. “