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Paris St Germain were unable to reclaim top spot in Ligue 1 as they were held to a goalless draw by Monaco.
Paris Saint-Germain fluffed their chance to go top of Ligue 1 with a frustrating 0-0 draw at Monaco on Sunday.
PSG pegged the gap on Ligue 1 leaders Lyon at two points without even playing as the league leaders lost 2-1 at Lille.
After beating Arsenal 3-1, Monaco's next obstacle is a home league match with Paris St Germain.
Caen produced a brilliant late comeback from two goals down to stun Marseille 3-2 at the Stade Velodrome.
Montpellier continued their fine form to move into the top six of Ligue 1 with a 2-1 home victory over Nice.
Nantes ended their miserable Ligue 1 run as Yacine Bammou's fifth goal of the season saw off Guingamp 1-0.
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Marseille were held at St Etienne as they slipped four points behind Lyon, who moved top with a win at Nantes.
Lorient boosted their Ligue 1 survival hopes with a 2-0 win at home to in-form Bastia.
Jean-Daniel Akpa-Akpro netted a late equaliser as Toulouse battled back to record a 1-1 Ligue 1 draw against St Etienne.
Lens' miserable run of form continued as they lost 1-0 at home to Rennes.
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Bordeaux remain a point outside the European places in Ligue 1 after being held to a 1-1 draw by Reims.
Lille produced a spirited second-half fightback to stun Ligue 1 leaders Lyon 2-1.
Lyon moved back to the top of the Ligue 1 standings thanks to a 1-0 win over Nantes on Sunday.
Paris Saint-Germain moved to the top of the table, while Bordeaux salvaged a draw at Rennes on Saturday.
Marseille conceded a last-minute equaliser at St Etienne as their Ligue 1 title hopes were hit by a third straight draw.
Reims failed to return to winning ways as they were held to a goalless draw by Ligue 1 bottom side Metz.
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