Ligue 1 Round-Up
By James Pearson
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Paris Saint Germain are still searching for their first victory of the season.Paris Saint Germain are still searching for their first victory of the season after being held to a 2-2 draw against newly promoted Caen.
The Parisians crashed to Nantes in the opening weekend, but had been set to avenge the loss after securing a late lead at the Parc des Princes.
Fabrice Fiorese (pictured) put the home side ahead after 11 minutes, however Cedric Hengbart levelled the scoreline just before the interval.
Colombian defender Mario Yepes regained the advantage for Paris although there was still time for Daba Arfang Sarr Kordoba to steal a point from the penalty spot.
A disappointing day for Paris continued as Yepes was sent off late on, leaving the Championnat giants with just one point from their opening games.
Champions Lyon needed a second half Juninho Pernambucano penalty to pinch a 1-1 draw with Sochaux after Lionel Potillon opened the scoring.
Early goals from Mohamed Kallon and Maicon were enough to lift Monaco to a 2-1 win over newly promoted Istres.
The Principality side were in control after 30 minutes, however they failed to add to their tally.
Victor Hugo Montano pulled one back for Istres after 80 minutes, but that is all they could muster.
Bordeaux got their campaign up and running in fine fashion with a 5-1 win over Nice.
Damien Gregorini put into his own net after 15 minutes before Maromane Chamakh netted his first shortly after.
Chamakh completed his hat-trick after the break with Lilian Laslandes also getting on the score sheet.
Florian Jarjat did score for Nice, but it proved little more than a dent in Bordeaux's emphatic win.
Rene Bolf's brace helped lift Auxerre to a 3-1 victory over Rennes.
Bolf struck either side of half time with Bonaventure Kalou adding the team's third after 67 minutes.
Swiss striker Alexander Frei did pull one back late on, but it proved nothing more than a consolation.
Matthais Doumbe was sent off in the dying moments for picking up his second yellow card, but it did not influence the outcome.
Lens' impressive start to the season continued following a comprehensive 3-0 win over Saint-Etienne.
The side have yet to concede a goal this term and a first-half brace from Seydou Keita set them on their way.
Daniel Cousin's effort after 72 minutes putting the finishing touches to a solid victory.
Toulouse made the most of Strasbourg playing with 10 men by putting the home side to the sword in a 4-1 win.
The visitors were already two-up early on thanks to goals from Stephane Dalmat and David Suarez when Addelilah Fahmi was sent off.
Daniel Moreira then go in the on the ace before Suarez's second late on completed the rout.
There was still time for Toulouse to find themselves down a man when Lucien Aubey was given his second yellow card.
Mickael Pagis did give the home faithful something to cheer when he scored in injury time.
Goals from Herve Tum and Babacar Gueye helped Metz secure a 2-1 win over Ajaccio.
Former Leeds United striker Cyril Chapuis netted for the home side after 61 minutes, but they could not find a leveller.
Nantes and Bastia shared the points after Pierre-Yves Andre's equaliser cancelled out Jassan Ahamada's 48th minute opener.
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