Monaco moved five points clear at the top of Ligue 1 after a 2-1 win over Bordeaux on Saturday.
Lyon boosted their chances of European qualification with a 1-1 draw at fellow high-flyers Bordeaux on Friday.
Ligue 1 leaders Monaco returned to winning ways with a 2-1 triumph over Guingamp to restore their three-point lead.
Paris Saint-Germain went level on points with Ligue 1 leaders Monaco after a comprehensive 3-0 victory at Bordeaux.
Monaco consolidated their position at the top of Ligue 1 with a 2-1 win away at Montpellier, where they finished with 10 men.
Yassine Benzia scored twice against his old club as Lille ran out 2-1 winners at Lyon in Ligue 1 on Saturday.
Sunderland have approached Bordeaux about a loan deal for left-back Diego Contento, according to Sky sources.
Edinson Cavani scored both goals as Paris St-Germain beat Nantes 2-0 on Saturday to move within a point of Ligue 1 leaders Nice.
Lorient moved off the bottom of the table after a 3-1 win over Guingamp, while there were wins for Nancy and Nates.
Ligue 1 leaders Nice crashed out in the last 64 of the French Cup on Sunday after a 2-1 defeat at struggling Lorient.
PSG slumped to their fourth Ligue 1 defeat of the season as they were beaten 2-1 at Guingamp while Bastia continued their resurgence.
Monaco kept up their outstanding recent form as Valere Germain scored twice in a 4-0 win over Marseille on Saturday.
Nice remain three points clear at the top of Ligue 1 after winning 1-0 at Saint-Etienne on Sunday, as Marseille beat Caen.
Monaco trimmed Nice's lead at the top of Ligue 1 to three points as Leonardo Jardim's side thrashed Nancy 6-0.
Lyon's alarming slump in form continued on Saturday as they lost 3-1 at home to Guingamp.
Monaco thrashed 10-man Metz 7-0, while there were wins for Lille, Caen, Nantes and PSG in Ligue 1 on Saturday.
Monaco moved to the top of Ligue 1 after coming from behind to beat Angers 2-1 while Lyon were upset by Lorient.
Mario Balotelli scored twice as Nice beat Monaco 4-0 to go top of Ligue 1, while there were also wins for Lyon and Bordeaux.
Thomas Lemar fired a late double as Monaco moved three points clear of PSG at the top of Ligue 1 with a 3-0 win against Rennes.
Monaco returned to the top of the Ligue 1 table thanks to a thumping 4-1 win in Lille on Saturday.