Traore's second-half winner lifts Lille over Evian in Ligue 1
LILLE, France (AP) — Substitute Adama Traore scored a superb second-half winner as Lille moved away from the relegation zone with a 1-0 win over Evian in the French league on Wednesday.
After struggling to score goals during a poor first half of the season, Lille claimed only its sixth league win after Traore beat defender Cedric Cambion and fired home a low shot from the edge of the box in the 61st minute. The win lifted Lille to 11th in the standings, five points above the 18th-placed visitors.
The match had been postponed in November because of the Davis Cup final staged in Lille's stadium. Players from both teams observed a minute's silence and wore black armbands to honor the victims of Wednesday's terror attack against a satirical newspaper in Paris.