The weekend in France – Nene nets again
Lyon missed the chance to go top of the tree as they were held by Marseille 1-1 at the Stade Velodrome. Lisandro Lopez grabbed a vital goal yet again for Les Gones, who have now stretched their unbeaten run to 11 games.
Bordeaux, who drew 1-1 to Sochaux, are on a streak of their own; they have yet to taste defeat in eight matches.
Lyon weren’t the only side to have the opportunity to go top snatched away this weekend, as Paris St Germain were denied late on after a controversial equaliser from Daniel Niculae secured Monaco a 2-2 draw, which pushes them out of the relegation zone. Brazilian Nene netting two goals for PSG to go joint top goal scorer in Ligue 1 with 13.
Elsewhere, Jean-Armel Kana-Biyik’s header deep into injury time sealed a vital win for Rennes, pushing the unlikely title contenders into third spot.
Montpellier 1-1 Auxerre
Nice 1-1 Brest
St Etienne 2-0 Arles
Toulouse 3-0 Lorient
Lens v Caen – postponed
Lille v Nancy – postponed
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