The Algeria star got the hosts off to a flying start at the Groupama Stadium but his effort was not enough to secure all three points
Islam Slimani scored his second Ligue 1 goal of the season as Lyon gave up their two-goal lead and suffered a 3-2 loss against Lille.
The former Leicester City striker who opened his league goal account against Paris Saint-Germain a month ago, led the Kids’ attack alongside the Cameroon’s Karl Toko Ekambi and Memphis Depay on Sunday.
It did not take long for he hosts to break the deadlock at the Groupama Stadium as Slimani fired home the opening goal in the 20th minute after linking up Maxence Caqueret.
A few minutes later, Lyon doubled their lead courtesy of Jose Fonte’s own goal but Lille reduced the deficit just before the break with Burak Yilmaz’s goal in the added time.