Late goal stuns Lyon
By Alex Livie
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Midfield architect Eric Carriere scored what he thought was the goal that would move Lyon back above Marseille on goal difference. However, Abdoulaye Cisse pounced deep into injury-time to snatch a point for the visitors.
Nice`s title hopes suffered a jolt as Bordeaux inflicted a comprehensive 4-0 defeat.
Savio did the majority of the damage with two first-half goals, the first a low drive and the second a deflected free-kick, Pedro Pauleta added a third after the break and Eduardo Costa netted a fourth in injury-time.
Guy Roux`s title-chasing Auxerre had a frustrating evening, with Strasbourg forcing them to settle for a 0-0 home draw.
The pressure will surely mount on Paris Saint Germain boss Luis Fernandez after his side slipped to a 1-0 defeat at Rennes, Dominique Arribage netting the all-important goal on 69 minutes.
Monaco were in impressive form, as the Principality side ran out 4-0 victors over Guingamp.
Shabani Nonda opened the scoring from the penalty spot on 39 minutes, and Jerome Rothen helped himself to a second-half brace.
Dado Prso notched a fourth, with Guingamp`s woes compounded by the late dismissal of Nestor Fabbri.
Nantes` revival continued with a 2-1 home win over Troyes.
Gregory Pujol and Nicolas Gillet scored twice in three minutes to hand Les Canaries the advantage, and they held firm for the win despite Rafik Saifi reducing the arrears on the half-hour.
Bruno Rodriguez scored four minutes from time to salvage a point for Ajaccio from their home game with Lille.
The visitors were cruising after Vladimir Mantchev and Christophe Landrin had given them a 2-0 lead, but Mamadou Seck reduced the arrears moments before the interval and Rodriguez salvaged a point for struggling Ajaccio.
John Utaka scored the only goal of the game as Lens took three points from their home game with Le Havre.