FRENCH LIGUE 1
Paris St. Germain passed the Classique test in the final game of the round to ensure all the teams in the ‘top four’ coming into the round finished as winners in this round.
Lille kept top spot after Jonathan David’s brace at Nantes.
Lyon held on to second place after Depay’s brace helped them to a win at home against Strasbourg.
Monaco kept 4th place after winning a 7-goal thriller at Nimes. Aleskandr Golovin scored three.
Kylian Mbappe (Paris St. Germain) – 16 goals
Memphis Depay (Lyon) – 13 goals
Boulaye Dia (Reims) – 12 goals
Kevin Volland (Monaco) – 12 goals
Wissam Ben Yedder (Monaco) – 11 goals
Karl Toko Ekambi (Lyon) – 11 goals
LORIENT 1-0 REIMS
Goal Scorers – Lorient – Laurent Abergel 53′
LYON 3-0 STRASBOURG
Goal Scorers – Lyon – Memphis Depay 20′ 68′ Karl Toko Ekambi 30′
LENS 0-0 RENNES
BREST 2-1 BORDEAUX
Goal Scorers – Brest – Steve Mounie 79′ Romain Faivre 84′
Goal Scorers – Bordeaux – Ui-Jo Hwang 55′
MONTPELLIER 4-2 DIJON
Goal Scorers – Montpellier – Gaetan Laborde 48′ 56′ Teji Savanier 61′ Petar Skuletic 90+1′
Goal Scorers – Dijon – Senou Coulibaly 5′ Moussa Konate 88′
NICE 3-0 ANGERS
Goal Scorers – Nice – Souleyman Doumbia 10′(og) Myziane Maolida 17′ Amine Gouiri 83′
NIMES 3-4 MONACO
Goal Scorers – Nimes – Lucas Deaux 23′ Zidane Ferhat 32′ Niclas Eliasson 81′
Goal Scorers – Monaco – Aleksandr Golovin 3′ 12′ 62′ Kevin Volland 77′
SAINT-ETIENNE 1-0 METZ
Goal Scorers – Saint Etienne – John Boy 14′(og)
NANTES 0-2 LILLE
Goal Scorers – Lille – Jonathan David 9′ 83′
MARSEILLE 0-2 PARIS ST. GERMAIN
Goal Scorers – Paris St. Germain – Kylian Mbappe 9′ Mauro Icardi 24′
Lorient used a 1-0 win against Reims to stretch their unbeaten run in the league to 4 games.
Lyon did their part in the title race with a 3-0 victory against a 10-man Strasbourg.
Bordeaux lost the lead to lose their third straight league game after a 2-1 defeat to Brest. It was Brest’s first win in 6 matches; and they narrowed the gap between the two teams in the standings to 2 points.
Montepller won 4-2 in an entertaining encounter with Dijon. It was the first win for Montpellier in 10 league games. And it’s fitting it came against a team in relegation.
Aleksandr Golovin scored a hattrick but it was Kevin Volland’s goal that handed Monaco the three points after a 4-3 win at Nimes.
Saint-Etienne got the win against Metz through an early own goal. It’s three games without defeat for Montpellier.
Jonathan David scored in the opening ten minutes and in the final ten minutes of the match to get Lille a 2-0 win at Nantes.
Kylian Mbappe scored his 16th goal of the season to win Le Classique for Paris St. Germain. Paris St. Germain returned favore and made up for their defeat in the first half of the season.