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.
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PSG slumped to their fourth Ligue 1 defeat of the season as they were beaten 2-1 at Guingamp while Bastia continued their resurgence.
Saturday's game at Metz was abandoned after fans threw firecrackers at Lyon's goalkeeper, while PSG lost 3-0 at Montpellier.