Dijon welcomed Guingamp to the Stade des Poussots on Sunday for their matchday 11 encounter which also is their last match of the year.
Team captain, Desire Oparanozie opened scoring against her former team in the 19th minute, with a superb finish from Lavaud’s assist. That’s her fifth league goal of the season despite suffering from injury that kept her out of play for a while.
Héloïse Mansuy restored parity in the 52nd minute to ensures Guingamp doesn’t leave empty handed.
Nigerian international, Esther Sunday was brought on to replaced Lavaud, but the scoreline remain the same at final whistle.
Lyon known for scoring massively against Paris FC were denied loads of scoring opportunities by an impressive Chiamaka Nnadozie, but still managed a narrow win to stay top of the league.
The Parisians could’ve taken an early lead but wasteful in front of Christiane Endler in goal, a decision that they later regretted in the 38th minute when Delphine Cascarino opened the scoring for the visitors.
One minute later, the hosts still in shock conceded another through Ada Hegerberg. A player of Paris was lying in pain but the referee allowed play to go on, as the hosts protested the goal which later stood and play continued.
Théa Greboval scored from a corner to reduce the lead for Paris, before Sophie Vaysse received a second yellow to reduced Paris to 10. Nevertheless, Paris continues to attack to seek the equalizer but no goal forthcoming.
Esther Okoronkwo played for the duration of game as Saint Etienne suffered a 0-1 defeat to Stade de Reims at the Stade Salif Keita. Thanks to a first half penalty calmly converted by Rachel Corboz, following a foul on Melchie Dumornay.
Onyinyechi Zogg came off the bench for ASJ Soyaux in 25th mimute who were trailing 0-1 against Montpellier through Dominika Škorvánková.
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