Lille coach Garcia delighted for Liverpool playmaker Cole after first goal

Lille coach Rudi Garcia was delighted with Joe Cole's strike in their 1-1 draw with Lorient.

Lille coach Rudi Garcia was delighted with Joe Cole's strike in their 1-1 draw with Lorient.

The on-loan Liverpool midfielder hit a sweet 25-yarder into the top corner in the 1-1 draw with Lorient and left the field to a standing ovation.

The result leaves Lille sixth in the league, four points behind leaders Lyon.

Garcia said: "The goal by Joe Cole was international class."

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