FRENCH LIGUE 1
Only Paris St. Germain found a win over the weekend in Ligue 1
Lille’s lead in the title race is narrowed to a point.
Paris St. Germain replaced Lyon in second place.
Lyon fell to 3rd.
Monaca picked up a point to remain in 4th.
Nimes climbed from the bare bottom of the league standings after beating Dijon. Dijon takes the bare bottom spot in the standings.
Kylian Mbappe (Paris St. Germain) – 16 goals
Wissam Ben Yedder (Monaco) – 13 goals
Memphis Depay (Lyon) – 13 goals
Boulaye Dia (Reims) – 12 goals
Kevin Volland (Monaco) – 12 goals
PARIS ST. GERMAIN 2-1 NICE
Goal Scorers – Paris St. Germain – Julian draxler 22′ Moise kean 76′
Goal Scorers – Nice – Rony Lopes 50′
REIMS 1-1 LENS
Goal Scorers – Reims – Arber Zeneli 13′
Goal Scorers – Lens – Florian Sotoca 61′
LYON 1-2 MONTPELLIER
Goal Scorers – Lyon – Lucas Paqueta 45+2′
Goal Scorers – Montpellier – Téji Savanier 20′ Elye Wahi 65′
MONACO 2-2 LORIENT
Goal Scorers – Monaco – Wissam Ben Yedder 48′ (pen) 90+3′
Goal Scorers – Lorient – Terem Moffi 7′(pen) 62′
ANGERS 1-3 NANTES
Goal Scorers – Angers – thomas Mangani 33′(pen)
Goal Scorers – Nantes – Moses Simon 4′ Imran Louza 7′(pen) Kader Bamba 86′
DIJON 0-2 NIMES
Goal Scorers – Nimes – Renaud Ripart 76′ Niclas Eliasson 87′
METZ 1-2 STRASBOURG
Goal Scorers – Metz – Thomas Delaine 17′
Goal Scorers – Strasbourg – Adrien Thomasson 33′ 84′
RENNES 0-2 SAINT-ETIENNE
Goal Scorers – Saint-Etienne – Denis Bouanga 27′ Arnaud Nordin 71′
LILLE 0-0 BREST
BORDEAUX 0-0 MARSEILLE
Mosie Kean’s goal in the 76th minute allowed Paris St. Germain the maximum points at home against Nice.
Lyon had the chances to win, but Montpellier were more clinical and took advantage of theirs. Montpellier picked up a 2-1 win at Lyon.
While Terem Moffi on two occasions to get Lorient in front, Wissam Ben Yedder scored on two occasions to get Monaco level against Lorient.
Monaco failed to get a win at home against a relegation-threatened Lorient. This was the first set of league points dropped by Monaco in 8 matches; and 5 league games without defeat for Lorient.
Nantes were two goals up in the opening 7 minutes at Angers. They went on to get the only goal of the second half to leave Angers as 3-1 winners.
In the battle between the two bottom teams, Nimes won the match in the final 15 minutes of regulation time. Nimes with a game in hand took three points from Dijon after a 2-0 win.
Adrien Thomasson’s goals brought Strasbourg from a goal down to win at Metz. First league win for Strasbourg in 5 games.
It was against the run of play but Saint-Etienne picked up three points at Rennes with a 2-0 victory. Saint-Etienne are 4 league games unbeaten, while Rennes goes 4 league games without a win.
Lille were held to a goalless draw at home by Brest.
Marseille limped out of Bordeaux with a point after playing the majority of the second half with 9-men. It’s 7 league games without a win for Marseille.