|2. Paris Saint-Germain|
|3. OGC Nice|
March 3, 2017
Bordeaux 1-1 Lyon
Valentin Vada 16’ Emanuel Mammana 79’
Lyon maintained a four point gap over Bordeaux.
It was five straight matches without defeat for Lyon after getting a late goal to avoid an away defeat at Bordeaux.
March 4, 2017
Paris Saint-Germain 1-0 Nancy
Edinson Cavani 80’(pen)
Edinson Cavani scored an important goal for PSG to keep up in the title race.
Not a lot was expected from Nancy in this fixture but they kept things interesting till the end.
Montpellier 1-1 Guingamp
Steve Mounie 50’ Jimmy Braind 85’
For the second time this season, Montpellier and Guingamp played out a ‘1-1’ draw.
Guingamp scored late to take a point from Montpellier. The point was good enough to keep Guingamp 2-point gap they had over Montpellier.
Bastia 0-0 Saint-Etienne
A victory would have helped Bastia’s cause of getting out of the relegation zone but both teams finished the match without scoring and having a man sent off.
Dijon 0-1 OGC Nice
Wylan Cyprien 69’
OGC Nice was the second team in the title race to win their match by just a single goal. It was a result that kept Dijon in the drop zone for at least another round of Ligue 1.
Caen 2-3 Angers
Sylvio Rodelin 11’ Karl Toko Ekambi 5’
Ivan Santini 67’ Cheikh Ndoye 21’
Thomas Mangani 48’(pen)
Caen tried their best to get a point at home against Angers but couldn’t find a third goal to cancel Thomas Mangani’s second-half penalty goal for Angers,
A home victory would have taken Caen over Angers in the league standings but instead, Angers widened the point gap to 5 points.
Metz 1-1 Rennes
Cheick Diabate 45’+1’ Wesley Said 90’
A late goal in the first half gave Metz the lead and a late goal in the second gave Rennes a point to take back home.
March 5, 2017
Lorient 1-4 Marseille
Benjamin Moukandjo 73’ Rolando 6’
Dimitri Payet 19’
Florian Thauvin 53’
Morgan Sanson 56’
Lorient was kept at the bottom of the league standings after getting thrashed at home by Marseille.
Toulouse 1-1 Lille
Christopher Jullien 30’ Yassine Benzia 80’
An early lead helped Toulouse to a point at home against relegation threatened Lille.
Monaco 4-0 Nantes
Kylian Mbappe Lottin 4’ 45’+1’
Valere Germain 43’
Monaco’s goal difference continues to be the biggest in the league.
While the rest of the teams in the title race managed to win by a single goal, Monaco scored four to get a victory that keeps them three points above the rest of the league.