Ligue 1 Round-Up
By Alex Livie
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Paris Saint Germain lost ground on leaders Lyon with a 2-0 defeat at Auxerre.Paris Saint Germain lost ground on leaders Lyon with a 2-0 defeat at Auxerre on Sunday.
The capital club are looking to mount a title challenge under Laurent Fournier this term, but an own goal from Edouard Cisse and header from Luigi Pieroni condemned them to defeat.
The opening half was evenly contested, but Auxerre took control on 52 minutes when Cisse unfortunately turned a free kick into his own net.
PSG pressed forward in search of an equaliser, but failed to find a way past Fabien Cool and they were undone eight minutes from time when Pieroni headed home a corner from Kanga Akale to hand Auxerre victory.
PSG slip down to fourth with the defeat, ten points adrift of Lyon, while Auxerre climb to fifth.
Sunday's other Ligue 1 clash between Nancy and Nice ended goalless. Hosts Nancy had Cedric Lecluse sent off after 45 minutes.