Lyon snapped Marseille`s eight-game winning streak on Sunday thanks to a second half goal from Yoann Gourcuff which threw the Ligue 1 title race wide open.
Paris St Germain beat Bordeaux 3-0 in a heated Ligue 1 game featuring two red cards at the Parc des Princes in the French capital on Saturday.
Ligue 1 leaders Marseille chase a club record ninth consecutive victory on Sunday when they travel to Lyon while defending champions Paris Saint-Germain are in action at home to Bordeaux 24 hours earlier.
Uruguayan striker Edinson Cavani was handed a one-match ban Thursday after being sent-off for celebrating a goal with a rifle-shooting gesture.
Olympique de Marseille extended their winning streak to eight games with a 2-0 home win against Toulouse in Ligue 1 on Sunday.
Monaco continued their mini-revival, and set down a marker for their midweek Champions League home tie against Benfica with a 2-0 victory over Evian in Ligue 1 action on Saturday.
Injury-hit Paris St Germain beat struggling RC Lens 3-1 in a heated Ligue 1 game featuring three red cards at the Stade de France on Friday.
Paris St Germain striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has not fully recovered from a heel injury and has been ruled out of the French champions` Ligue 1 game against RC Lens on Friday, coach Laurent Blanc said.
Champions Paris Saint-Germain will look to close the gap on Ligue 1 leaders Marseille on Friday when they face a Lens side coached by a familiar face at the Stade de France.
Monaco`s Bulgarian striker Dimitar Berbatov will miss Sunday`s Ligue 1 clash at Paris Saint-Germain after suffering an ankle injury in midweek European action.
High-flying Marseille picked up their fifth straight victory on Tuesday as Ligue 1 top scorer Andre-Pierre Gignac claimed a brace in a 5-0 thrashing of Reims.
Paris Saint-Germain coach Laurent Blanc on Tuesday acknowledged that his team are having "a bit of a hard time" just a week before their Champions League clash with Barcelona.
Saint-Etienne joined Marseille and Bordeaux at the top of Ligue 1 on Sunday thanks to a goal eight minutes from time from Fabien Lemoine that gave them a valuable 1-0 win at Lens.
Bordeaux suffered their first defeat of the new Ligue 1 season at Guingamp on Sunday to lose top spot in the table to Lille, who beat Nantes earlier in the day.
Paris Saint Germain were held for the third time on their Ligue 1 travels to a 1-1 draw at Rennes on Saturday as Saint Etienne moved second with a 1-0 win against Caen.
Coach Leonardo Jardim's nightmare continued as Monaco suffered a 1-2 defeat to Lyon in the French Ligue 1 fifth-round matchup.
With the international break now over, French champions Paris Saint-Germain begin a busy sequence of matches on Saturday when they travel to Brittany to face Rennes in Ligue 1.
French Ligue 1 Marseille's new coach Marcelo Bielsa is unhappy with the football club's failure to sign the players he wanted in the summer transfer window.
French midfielder Morgan Amalfitano signed for English Premier League side West Ham on Monday from Ligue 1 outfit Marseille where he had fallen out of favour with Argentinian coach Marcelo Bielsa.
Champions Paris Saint-Germain thumped Saint-Etienne 5-0 as Bordeaux saw their 100 percent record at the start of the Ligue 1 season ended on Sunday with a 1-1 draw against Bastia.
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