Monaco moved five points clear at the top of Ligue 1 after a 2-1 win over Bordeaux on Saturday.
Edinson Cavani converted a late penalty as Paris Saint-Germain laboured to a 1-0 win over Nancy on Saturday to keep the pressure on leaders Monaco.
Ligue 1 leaders Monaco returned to winning ways with a 2-1 triumph over Guingamp to restore their three-point lead.
Nice's title hopes suffered another blow with more dropped points in a 2-2 draw at Rennes.
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Dimitri Payet and Memphis Depay got their first goals for their new Ligue 1 clubs as both Marseille and Lyon picked up wins on Wednesday.
Yassine Benzia scored twice against his old club as Lille ran out 2-1 winners at Lyon in Ligue 1 on Saturday.
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.
Former Sunderland striker Asamoah Gyan has been found to have "unethical hair" under United Arab Emirates Football Association rules.
Julian Draxler scored on his Ligue 1 debut as Paris Saint-Germain beat Rennes 1-0 at Roazhon Park on Saturday.
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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Rennes have ruled out a loan move for Real Madrid youngster Martin Odegaard, claiming he is not ready for first-team football.
PSG slumped to their fourth Ligue 1 defeat of the season as they were beaten 2-1 at Guingamp while Bastia continued their resurgence.
Nice returned to the top of Ligue 1 after comfortably overcoming Toulouse 3-0 at home.
Monaco moved back to the top of Ligue 1 on goal difference after a late strike from Frederic Sammaritano earned Dijon a 1-1 draw.
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.
Paris St Germain kept pace with Ligue 1 rivals Nice and Monaco after thrashing Rennes 4-0 at the Parc des Princes on Sunday.
Mario Balotelli scored his seventh goal in his last six games as Nice extended their lead at the top of Ligue 1.
Lyon's alarming slump in form continued on Saturday as they lost 3-1 at home to Guingamp.