Lyon overtake Nice at the top
By Simon Fudge
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
The home side went a goal behind when Ulrich Le Pen scored mid-way through the first half for the visitors.
However, Lyon equalised 11 minutes before the break when Pegguy Luyindula made it 1-1 at half-time.
Lyon took the three points four minutes after the break when Mahamadou Diarra (pictured) scored his side's decisive second goal of the match to put Lyon a point clear at the top of the table.
Guingamp moved to third in the table and level on points with Marseille following a 3-1 come-from-behind victory at Lens.
The home side took the lead mid-way through the opening half when Antoine Sibierki gave them a 1-0 lead.
The visitors equalised six minutes before the break when Hakim Saki scored for Guingamp as both sides went into the break at 1-1.
The away side's breakthrough came 10 minutes after half-time when Florent Malouda scored what proved to be the winner.
Guingamp sealed the points in the final minute as a Christophe Le Roux penalty made it 3-1 to take his side to third.
Auxerre moved to sixth in the table with a 1-0 home victory over Bordeaux at the Stade Abbe-Deschamps.
French international Djibril Cisse scored the winner nine minutes before the break as the home side held on for the points.
Bordeaux finished the match with ten men after Christophe Dugarry received a second yellow card in time added on at the end of the match.
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