Ligue 1 Round-up
By Graeme Bailey
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Lens are top of Ligue 1 after a 2-0 win at newly promoted Istres.Lens are top of Ligue 1 after they maintained their perfect start to the new season with a 2-0 win at newly promoted Istres.
Da Hilton opened the scoring after 31 minutes, but Lens had to wait until the final minute for Nigerian John Utaka (pictured) to seal victory.
Toulouse are level with Lens after a 2-1 victory over Paris Saint Germain at Stade Municipal.
Daniel Moreira put the home side ahead on the hour mark before Eduardo Da Silva extended their lead just 19 minutes from time.
Brazilian Reinaldo pulled one back for the capital outfit, but it was too little, too late for PSG - who are still looking for their first win.
Nice ended Marseille's 100 percent start to the season and picked up their first point with a 1-1 draw at Municipal du Ray.
Benoit Pedretti gave Marseille the lead two minutes after the break before Nice drew level on 62 minutes.
Serge Die converted from the penalty spot, but his joy turned to horror seconds later, as he picked up his second booking when taking off his shirt to celebrate the goal.
Bastia made sure there was a four-way tie at the top of the table with their 1-0 success over local rivals Ajaccio.
Farbrice Jau's striker after 70 minutes was enough to give Bastia victory and bragging rights on the island of Corsica.
Bastia did have to hold on for the final minutes with just ten men after Anthar Yahia was sent off.
Auxerre moved just behind the leading pack after a 2-1 success over Sochaux.
Bonaventure Kalou opened the scoring early on, only for Francileudo Dos Santos to level just before the interval.
The winner came late on for Guy Roux's side, as Jean-Pascal Mignot struck with seven minutes left.
UEFA Champions League finalists Monaco saw their unbeaten start to the season ended at Caen's Stade Michel D'Ornano.
The only goal of the game came after 22 minutes when Cyril Watier struck.
Rennes were happy with their evening after 1-0 win over Nantes.
Swiss star Alexander Frei struck after 33 minutes at the Stade de la Route de Lorient.
St Etienne and Strasbourg picked up their first points of the season as they played out a 1-1 draw at Stade Geoffrey Guichard.
Loic Perrin looked to have bagged the winner for St Etienne in the first half, but Alexander Farnerud grabbed a leveller with just nine minutes left for the visitors.
The final game of the evening saw Lille and Bordeaux play out a goalless draw.
Click below for match summaries:
Bastia 1-0 Ajaccio
Caen 1-0 Monaco
Istres 0-2 Lens
Lille 0-0 Bordeaux
Nice 1-1 Marseille
Rennes 1-0 Nantes
Sochaux 1-2 Auxerre
St Etienne 1-1 Strasbourg
Toulouse 2-1 PSG
Click here for an updated Ligue 1 table.