Ligue 1 Round-Up
By Tom Adams
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Paris St Germain joined Bordeaux in joint second after beating their rivals 2-0.Paris St Germain jumped four places up the Ligue 1 table to join Bordeaux in joint second place after beating their rivals 2-0.
The pair are now both 12 points behind the unrelenting Lyon after the capital club secured a fine away win at Stade Chaban-Delmas.
In-demand Colombian stopper Mario Yepes handed Laurent Fournier's side a first half lead as he netted on 35 minutes.
Five minutes after the break Portugal's all time record goalscorer, and current Le Championnat top marksman, Pedro Pauleta grabbed his eighth of the season to secure the win against his former club.
Rennes moved up to eighth in Ligue 1 after condemning Toulouse to a 4-1 defeat at Stade de la Route-de-Lorient.
Laszlo Boloni's side made it four wins in five games in the league and opened the scoring with a volley from Yoann Gourcuff on 27 minutes.
Just four minutes after the break they doubled their advantage when former Fulham defender Abdeslam Ouaddou found the net.
Star striker Alexander Frei, fresh from Switzerland's tunnel melee with Turkey, put the game beyond doubt eight minutes later, although the visitors hit back when Daniel Congre (82) added his name to the scoresheet.
However, Olivier Monterrubio restored the three-goal cushion from the penalty spot with just a minute to go.