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Renato Sanches: Lille can become Ligue 1 champions

Sun 14 March 2021 | 11:02

Lille midfielder insists his team can hold off PSG and win the Ligue 1 title this season.

Lille

are currently leading the Ligue 1 table with 62 points from their 28 matches. They are two points clear of

Mauricio Pochettino

's

PSG

who are the reigning champions.

Christophe Galtier

’s team are enjoying great form as they have remained unbeaten in their last five matches. Ahead of their crucial match against

Monaco

on Sunday,

Renato Sanches

insists his side are on the right track to win the league 1 trophy,

"In France, Paris remains the most dangerous opponent,"

Sanches told

L'Equipe

. "Can

  we win the championship? We play for that.

"Nobody is saying the opposite. It would be great, but we are still far from it. I feel my team are capable of achieving it. In a few matches, if we are still in the final sprint and in the same position, we will probably say to ourselves that we can go to the end.

"We have to defend our first place. It will be difficult, we are aware of that."

After their league match against Monaco on Sunday, Lille will face PSG in Coupe de France on March 17.

 


source: SportMob