Ligue 1 Round-up
By James Pearson
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Monaco remain top of the Ligue 1 table following a goalless draw with Lyon.Monaco remain top of the Ligue 1 table following a goalless draw with reigning champions Lyon at Stade Gerland.
A win for Lyon would have knocked the Principality side off the summit of the table, but in fairness, neither side deserved the three-point haul.
Chances in the opening 45 minutes were few and far between while Emmanuel Adebayor came closest to scoring after the break.
Monaco finished the game with just ten men after Diego Perez was shown a red card after collecting his second yellow for a foul on Jerome Berthod.
Lille made the most of the top duo drawing by pulling within a point of Monaco following a 4-0 thrashing of Metz.
Milenko Acimovic opened the scoring from the penalty spot after 17 minutes, but it was not until the second half that the foodgates opened.
Matt Moussilou (2) put the home side in firm control before Johan Audel added the icing on the cake.
Bordeaux dropped two points after being held at home by Toulouse 1-1.
Marouane Chamakh's goal looked to have given Les Girondins the points before Daniel Moreira scored a last gasp equaliser.
PSG secured a much-needed win with Pedro Pauleta's late goal lifting to Parisians to a 1-0 victory over Strasbourg.
Laurent Batlles was the hero for Marseille, as his goal gave l'OM a 1-0 win over Bastia.
Istres claimed a point from their trip to Auxerre following a goalless draw, although the side finished a man light after Laurent Courois's late dismissal.
Goals from Sebastien Roudet and Marama Vahirua gave Nice a 2-0 win over Rennes.
The visitors finished the contest with just 10 men after Cyril Jeunechamp was sent off shortly before the hour mark.
Caen produced a stirring display to claim a 2-2 draw at Ajaccio.
Waldir Lucas Pereira put the home side ahead early, although Cyril Watier equalised on the half hour mark.
Caen were down a man when Salah Bakour was given his marching orders for collecting two yellow cards before the break.
Pereira put the home side ahead for the second time shortly after the interval, however Reynald Lemaitre's late goal salvaged a point.
Sochaux leapfrogged St Etienne in the table following a 2-1 win.
Frederic Piquionne equalised Mickael Isabey's opener, however Wilson Oruma netted a late winner.
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