Andre-Pierre Gignac welcomed the title of 'autumn champion' as a just reward for Marseille's impressive first half of the Ligue 1 season.
Marseille moved three points clear at the top of Ligue 1 thanks to a 2-1 win against Lille at the Stade Velodrome.
Lyon coach Hubert Fournier has no intention of banning talk of the Ligue 1 title.
Alexandre Lacazette scored in each half as Lyon enjoyed a comprehensive 5-0 victory over 10-man Bordeaux to go second.
St Etienne moved to within five points of the Ligue 1 summit after cruising to a 3-0 victory against Evian.
PSG missed the chance to go top of Ligue 1 as Montpellier held them to a 0-0 draw at the Parc des Princes.
Tongo Doumbia's equaliser earned Toulouse a 1-1 draw with Guingamp, halting their opponents' five-match winning run.
Reims scored three second-half goals as they came from behind to stun Rennes in Ligue 1 on Saturday night.
Monaco moved up to fifth in Ligue 1 as Yannick Ferreira Carrasco's late goal gave them a 1-0 victory at Metz.
Nantes headed into the winter break in high spirits thanks to 2-1 win at Lorient on Saturday night.
Ligue 1 strugglers Caen and Bastia could not be separated as the two bottom sides in the league standings drew 1-1 on Saturday.
Stuttering PSG missed the chance to go top of Ligue 1 as Montpellier held them to a 0-0 draw.
Lens escaped from the Ligue 1 relegation zone by pulling off a 2-0 home victory over Nice.
Lens escaped from the Ligue 1 relegation zone by pulling off a 2-0 home victory over Nice at the Stade Bollaert-Delelis.
Liverpool have denied reports that on-loan striker Divock Origi will be returning to Anfield in January.
Laurent Blanc insisted victory was all that mattered after Paris Saint-Germain beat Ajaccio 3-1 on Wednesday.
Paris Saint-Germain claimed a 3-1 win over Ajaccio in the Coupe de la Ligue round of 16 on Wednesday.
Ligue 1's leading pair Marseille and PSG both lost on Sunday, making it an excellent weekend for third-placed Lyon.
Marseille suffered a shock 1-0 defeat at the hands of Monaco in Ligue 1 on Sunday.
We reflect on the big issues arising from Liverpool's thrilling 2-2 draw with Arsenal at Anfield.