Ligue 1 round-up
By Graeme Bailey
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Toulouse missed the chance to claim third spot in Ligue 1 after being held by Monaco.
Toulouse missed the chance to claim third spot in Ligue 1 after being held at home by Monaco.
Toulouse went ahead through Jeremy Mathieu on 26 minutes but Jan Koller secured a point for the Principality outfit with his goal 14 minutes from time.
Toulouse had the chance to move third as Lille were held at Lorient, but LOSC remain ahead of the Pink City club.
Bordeaux leap-frogged Sochaux into fifth after claiming a 2-0 win at Stade Chaban-Delmas.
Goals in the last minute of each half from Johan Micoud and Fernando Cavenaghi did the trick for the home side.
Nantes and Valenciennes both boosted their hopes of survival with victories.
Valenciennes climb to 15th after they sealed a 3-1 win at Troyes - who themselves drop to just one place above the relegation zone.
Valenciennes were in control for much of the game and went ahead on 38 minutes through Yacine Bezzaz.
The visitors sealed victory with further strikes from Sebastien Roudet (77) and Laurent Dufresne (86), before David Gigliotti (90) added a late consolation for Troyes.
Nantes remain in the bottom three, but they climbed above Paris Saint Germain and are now just a point off safety after their 2-1 win over Nancy.
Goals from Mamadou Diallo (35) and Emerse Fae (74) sandwiched an effort from Jonathan Brison (39).
Le Mans moved into the top half of the table with a 2-1 win over St Etienne.
Mathieu Coutadeur (43) and Ismael Bangoura (52) fired home before Bafetimbi Gomis (83) pulled one back for Les Verts, but it was too little, too late.
Nice came from behind to claim a point against Rennes. Jimmy Briand (16) put Rennes ahead but Marama Vahirua (46) sealed a share of the spoils for the home side.
Click below for match summaries:
Bordeaux 2-0 Sochaux
Le Mans 2-1 St Etienne
Lorient 0-0 Lille
Nantes 2-1 AS Nancy
Nice 1-1 Rennes
Toulouse 1-1 Monaco
Troyes 1-3 Valenciennes