Yilmaz showed the way of triumph by Lille before him Nice (2-0) and his team responded to the victory of Paris Saint Germain to stay at the top of Ligue 1, with three days to go before the end of the season.
Christophe Galtier’s team emerged from the dizziness of leadership. He prevailed at the Pierre-Mauroy stadium thanks to the advantage he established after a quarter of an hour Yilmaz, who took advantage of a ball from Jonathan David to beat Argentine Walter Benítez.
The goal of tranquility against Nice, which distances itself from the European zone, came in the second half, signed by the Turkish Zeki Celik when the visiting side of Romanian Adrian Ursea was left with one less player for the second yellow card that Jordan Mvula Lotomba saw.
Lille leads Paris Saint Germain by one point and Monaco by five, which hosts Lyon on Sunday.