French Ligue 1
Lille back on top.
Lyon moved up to second.
Paris St. Germain dropped from 1st to 3rd.
Marseille remained in 4th.
Monaco fellto 6th after defeat at Marseille.
Montpellier takes 5th-place and remains point from out of the top four.
Lorient moved up from 19th to 17th after a win against Nimes. (Nimes dropped from 16th to 18th).
Dijon remains at the bottom of the table despite picking up a point against Nantes.
Saint-Etienne 0-0 Angers
Marseille 2-1 Monaco
Goal Scorers – Marseille – Florian Thauvin 5′ Dario Benedetto 13′
Goal Scorers – Monaco – Wissam Ben Yedder 79′(pen)
Lens 2-3 Montpellier
Goal Scorers – Lens – Jonas Omlin 36′(og) Gael Kakuta 50′(pen)
Goal Scorers – Montpellier – Stephy Mavididi 16′ Pedro Mendes 26′ Gaëtan Laborde 69′
Nice 0-1 Rennes
Goal Scorers – Rennes – M’Baye Niang 28′
Brest 2-1 Reims
Goal Scorers – Brest – Franck Honorat 30′ Steve Mounie 77′
Goal Scorers – Brest – Arber Zeneli 65′
Lorient 3-0 Nimes
Goal Scorers – Lorient – Quentin Boisgard 2′ Pierre-Yves Hamel 29′(pen) Yoane Wissa 90′
Nantes 1-1 Dijon
Goal Scorers – Nantes – Moses Simon 24′(pen)
Goal Scorers – Dijon – Moussa Konate 54′
Strasbourg 2-2 Metz
Goal Scorers – Strasbourg – Mohamed Simakan 66′ Adrien Thomasson 78′
Goal Scorers – Metz -Dylan Bron 35′(pen) Opa Nguette 70′
Lille 2-1 Bordeaux
Goal Scorers – Lille – Jonathan Bamba 17′ Jose Fonte 45′
Goal Scorers – Bordeaux – Toma Basic 29′
Paris St. Germain 0-1 Lyon
Goal Scorers – Lyon – Tino Kadewere 35′
A goalless draw at home with Angers marked a third straight draw for Saint-Etienne after 7 straight defeats in the league. All in all, Saint-Etienne are without a victory in their last 11 league matches. They started the season strong with three wins on the bounce.
Florian Thauvin and Dario Benedetto scored a goal each in the opening quarter of the hour to see Marseille go on and wi 2-1 at home against Monaco. 6 straight wins in the league for Marseille after this win, while Monaco suffered a consecutive league defeat on the back of a 4-match winning streak.
Gaetan Laborde scored the important goal for Montpellier to win at Lens despite giving up a 2 goal lead. The result got Montpellier back to winning ways after Paris St. Germain ended their 4-match winning streak in the last round.
Rennes secured a narrow win at Nice to move 4 points ahead of them in the standings.
Lorinet equal Nimes in points accumulated after a 3-0 win against them.
Lille takes top spot in the league after a 2-1 win against Bordeaux.
Lyon got a win in Paris against the defending champions. Tino Kadewere scored the only goal of the game in the 35th-minute to hand Lyon a 5th straight win in the league. The result took Lyon a point and a position above Paris St. Germain in the league standings. The match ended with Thigo Mendes receiving a red card for a tackle on Neymar. Neymar had to leave the game on a stretcher.