Nolan Roux scored in each half as Lille coach Rene Girard bowed out in style with a comfortable 4-1 victory over already-relegated Metz at Stade Saint-Symphorien on Saturday night.
Florent Balmont, Idrissa Gueye and Roux fired the visitors into a quick-fire 3-0 lead just before the break and the latter added his second from the penalty spot after 68 minutes, before Jose Palomino claimed a late consolation for Metz.
The three points strengthened Lille's hold on eighth as Girard's men bounced back to...
Lille have announced coach Rene Girard will leave his role this summer.
Girard was named Ligue 1 coach of the year for the second time last season after leading Les Dogues to third place.
But they lie eighth this term and Saturday's game at Metz will be the 61-year-old's last at the helm.
A club statement read: "LOSC and coach Rene Girard will bring an end to their collaboration at the end of the 2014-15 season. This decision has been taken by mutual agreement between the two parties after two years...