Football - Soccer-Valencia finish second after win at Lille

Dec 5 (Reuters) - A first-half penalty by Jonas was enough for Valencia to see off already-eliminated Lille 1-0 away but the Spanish side had to settle for second in Champions League Group F on Wednesday.


Jonas converted a penalty nine minutes from the interval as Valencia finished on 13 points, level with Bayern Munich but behind the German team because of a worse head-to-head record.

Lille finished bottom with three points, three adrift of Europa League-bound BATE Borisov.

Valencia were without new coach Ernesto Valverde who will effectively take over from the sacked Mauricio Pellegrino on Thursday.

(Writing by Julien Pretot; Editing by Ed Osmond)

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