Monaco routs Lille 4-0 to effectively seal French title

PSG forward Edinson Cavani voted best player of Ligue 1 in the season 2016-2017

"We are only thinking about Wednesday's game".

Having lost nearly half of the matches played in the championship, Lille remains in the middle of the standings, though, that for two rounds to the finish line it has come off from the relegation zone by 10 points. "Now we need a point", said Jardim, whose Monaco also reached the Champions League semi-finals. "I'm asking for one last effort of work and concentration on Wednesday".

Monaco were quickly on the right track as Falcao put them ahead on six minutes when the Colombian striker headed home from a Thomas Lemar cross.

Kylian Mbappe tormented the Lille defence as he wriggled past Franck Beria to set up Silva for a simple tap-in on the stroke of half-time, with the teenager teeing up Falcao for his second on 69 minutes.

Monaco's players celebrate after defeating Lille during a League One soccer match between Monaco and Lille, at the Louis II stadium, in Monaco, Sunday, May, 14 2017.

Cavani scored his 46th and 47th goals of the season, but an emphatic victory was not enough for PSG after Monaco all but sealed the title with a 4-0 home win against Lille.

Lucas also scored twice for Unai Emery's men while Julian Draxler added a fifth, but the capital club's four-year reign in France is effectively over with just next Saturday's visit of Caen to come. Everything is possible in football, we all remember Barcelona's comeback in the Champions League.

"We have to keep improving, always".

Ismaila Sarr fired a second-half equaliser to earn Metz a 1-1 home draw against Toulouse, who had taken an early lead through Martin Braithwaite and Nantes beat Guingamp 4-1 in their last home game of the season.

Lyon clinched a fourth-placed finish and the last Europa League spot thanks to their 3-1 win at Montpelier.

Uruguay worldwide Diego Rolan grabbed an early opener for Bordeaux, but Bafetimbi Gomis hit his 19th goal of the season to keep fifth-place Marseille a point ahead of the home side. Lorient, who looked all but doomed to the drop at the turn of the year, lost 2-0 to Bastia to slip back into the bottom three while giving the Corsican side genuine hope of escaping.

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