Ligue 1 round-up
By James Pearson
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Bordeaux kicked off their new season with a 2-0 away win over Marseille.Bordeaux kicked off their new season with a 2-0 win over Marseille.
The visitors were ahead after 16 minutes when Julien Faubert controlled Jean-Claude Darcheville's pass before firing past Cedric Carasso.
L'OM's hopes of salvaging a point were dealt a blow when captain Frederic Dehu was given his marching orders shortly after half-time.
The contest was settled when substitute Pierre Ducasse netted late on, again Darcheville was the architect, leaving Marseille pointless from the opening weekend's action.
Nantes have begun their Championnat campaign with a 2-0 win over Lens.
Two goals in the opening seven minutes from Gilles Yapi Yapo and Luigi Glombard settled the contest.
St Etienne and Ajaccio have a point apiece from the opening weekend after a goalless draw at Stade Geoffrey-Guichard.
Jean Makoun's goal after 38 minutes gave Lille a 1-0 win over Rennes.
Strasbourg's clash against Auxerre finished goalless, however both sides ended the contest a man light.
Omar Kalabane was sent off in the first half for the visitors with Mickael Pagis levelling the playing field late on.
Newly-promoted Nancy started life in the top-flight of French football with a 1-0 loss to Monaco.
Olivier Kapo broke the deadlock after 68 minutes, and things went from bad for worse with Elie Kroupi and Mickael Chretien both landing red cards late on.
Nice and Troyes finished 1-1 at Municipal Du Ray with Sebastien Dallet cancelling out Marama Vahirua's first half opener.
Francileudo Santos was the hero for Toulouse as his goal on 17 minutes against Sochaux proved the game-winning strike.
Click below for Ligue 1 summaries:
Lille 1-0 Rennes
Marseille 0-2 Bordeaux
Nancy 0-1 Monaco
Nantes 2-0 Lens
Nice 1-1 Troyes
Sochaux 0-1 Toulouse
St Etienne 0-0 AC Ajaccio
Strasbourg 0-0 Auxerre