Monaco moved five points clear at the top of Ligue 1 after a 2-1 win over Bordeaux on Saturday.
Nice came from behind to beat Montpellier 2-1 on Friday and move level on points with Ligue 1 leaders Monaco.
Monaco consolidated their position at the top of Ligue 1 with a 2-1 win away at Montpellier, where they finished with 10 men.
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.
Monaco kept up their outstanding recent form as Valere Germain scored twice in a 4-0 win over Marseille on Saturday.
PSG moved joint-top of Ligue 1 after goals from Angel Di Maria and Jese Rodriguez helped them to a 2-0 win over Nantes.
Monaco missed the chance to close the gap on Ligue 1 leaders Nice while Alexandre Lacazette scored twice for Lyon.
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.
Montpellier have announced the signing of Stephane Sessegnon on a two-year contract.
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.
Lyon missed the chance to climb up to third in Ligue 1 after they were held to a goalless draw against Marseille.
Monaco returned to the top of the Ligue 1 table thanks to a thumping 4-1 win in Lille on Saturday.
Alexandre Lacazette was forced off with a knee injury as Lyon slipped up to Dijon, while Nice were held by Lille.