Ligue 1 round-up
By Mark Buckingham
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Marseille moved to the top of Ligue 1 after a 2-0 victory at home to Le Mans.
Marseille moved to the top of Ligue 1 following a 2-0 victory at home to previously unbeaten Le Mans.
Champions Lyon had started the day at the head of the standings, but l'OM leap to the summit on goal difference.
The South Coast side have yet to concede a goal in the league this season, but were made to work hard for the points by Le Mans.
Substitute Habib Bamogo broke the deadlock on 69 minutes and a 79th minute penalty from Mamadou Niang settled the issue.
Monaco collected a first win of the campaign after seeing off Sedan 2-1 at Stade Louis II.
Mohamed Kallon drew first blood on 31 minutes and Francois Modesto added a second goal just before half time.
Mansour Boutabout replied with eight minutes left for Sedan, who are still to win this season.
A 72nd minute penalty from Benjamin Gavanon earned Nancy a 1-0 success at home to Auxerre.
Valenciennes also claimed a first three-point haul of the campaign after coming from behind to beat Rennes 3-1 at home.
Jimmy Briand put Rennes ahead on 23 minutes, with Laurent Dufresne equalising just past the hour mark.
Dufresne provided Valenciennes with the lead on 72 minutes and substitute Yacine Bezzaz wrapped up the game in injury time.
St Etienne hung on to claim a 3-2 victory at home to Lens after almost blowing a three-goal lead.
Les Verts were ahead on 17 minutes when Yohan Demont put through his own net and Ilan scored a second on the cusp of half time.
Pascal Feindouno added a third goal early in the second half before an own goal from Ilan brought Lens back into the game on 74 minutes.
Jussie's penalty five minutes later set up a tense finale, but St Etienne withstood a late flurry to claim the points.