Ligue 1 Round-up
By Peter ORourke
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Lyon stretched their lead at the top of Ligue 1 with a crushing 4-1 win over Lille.
Lyon stretched their lead at the top of Ligue 1 with a crushing 4-1 win over Lille at Stade Gerland.
The reigning champions got off to a flying start with French international Florent Malouda firing them in front after just six minutes.
Lille were gifted a route back into the game when Cris put through his own net on 23 minutes.
Brazilian schemer Juninho restored Lyon's lead five minutes after the restart.
Fred sealed the win for Lyon with two goals in seven second half minutes (63, 70) to give the home side all three points.
The win was Lyon's first victory over Lille in the last five meetings between the sides.
Bordeaux moved into the top six with a 2-1 win over Troyes.
David Gigliotti gave Troyes an early lead, but two goals within a minute from Jean Claude Darcheville (49), Wendell (50) turned the game in Bordeaux's favour.
Paris Saint Germain's struggles continued after they were held to a goalless draw by Nancy at the Parc Des Princes.
Nice climbed off the bottom of the table as they claimed their first win of the campaign after a 2-0 victory over Valenciennes.
Cedric Varrault broke the deadlock six minutes from time and things got worse for the visitors when Guillaume Rippert was sent off on 87 minutes.
Former Manchester United man David Bellion wrapped up the win for Nice with the second goal deep into stoppage time from the penalty spot.
Sedan are still looking for their first win of the season after a 2-2 draw at Auxerre.
Benoit Pedretti gave Auxerre the lead on 23 minutes, but Gregory Pujol drew Sedan level two minutes before half time.
Nicolas Marin stunned the home side with Sedan's second four minutes after the break, but Luigi Pieroni earned Auxerre a point with a 75th minute equaliser.
Le Mans remain fifth after a 2-2 draw at home to Sochaux.
Sochaux got off to a dream start with Julien Quercia giving them the lead inside the opening minute.
Mamadou Samassa repied for Le Mans on the quarter hour and James Fanchone put them in front on 68 minutes.
However, the lead proved short-lived with Badara Sene grabbing Sochaux a point on 72 minutes.
Rennes picked up a point after a goalless draw at home to St Etienne.
Toulouse missed the chance to close the gap on the leading pack after a goalless draw with Lorient.
Click below for full match summaries:
Auxerre 2-2 Sedan
Bordeaux 2-1 Troyes
Le Mans 2-2 Sochaux
Lyon 4-1 Lille
Nice 2-0 Valenciennes
PSG 0-0 AS Nancy
Rennes 0-0 St Etienne
Toulouse 0-0 Lorient