Match of the season contender as Bordeaux beat Lille 5-4 away

Lille 4 – Bordeaux 5 (Ligue 1, February 12, 2012) Bordeaux got off to a rip-roaring start as Nicolas Maurice-Belay netted after just two minutes. The fast start continued as David Rozehnal levelled for Lille in the 8th, but by the 17th the visitors had reasserted their lead as Ludovic Obraniak added number two. (First half goals) The contest seemed over when Nicolas Maurice-Belay and Yoan Gouffran extended Bordeaux’s lead to 4 – 1 by the hour, but Lille had other ideas. Eden Hazard reduced the deficit in the 65th, whilst the hosts pulled the match to 3-4 when Mathieu Debuchy netted with 15 minutes remaining. A pulsating match was concluded in injury time as attacker Nolan Roux levelled the match 4-4 to complete a stunning comeback. Amazingly there was still time for a late twist as deep into injury time Ludovic Obraniak grabbed his second of the game to earn Bordeauxa 5-4 away win.

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