Stopilla Sunzu on Friday night made his first start in three appearances for French Lille 1 side Lille.
The Zambia defender played the opening 70 minutes in Lille’s 1-0 away loss to Reims before he was replaced by Sehrou Guirassy
Lille are 11th after the loss to third placed Reims
Ans on the same night down in Ligue 2, striker Emmanuel Mayuka made his second successive start in four games for Metz who drew 1-1 away to 15th placed Le Harve to see them drop to second place.
Mayuka, who played the full 90 minutes, was not on target.