Ligue 1 round-up
PSG and Montpellier march on at the head of affairs
Last Updated: February 4, 2012 10:18pm
Nene: Scored twice in the second half as Paris St Germain came from behind to beat Evian
Paris St Germain and Montpellier continue to trade blows at the top of Ligue 1 after the title rivals both recorded home wins on Saturday.
Carlo Ancelotti's PSG side were forced to deliver a second-half fightback before running out 3-1 winners at home to Evian.
Cedric Cambon had given Evian the lead on the stroke of half-time, but the advantage lasted barely two minutes before Nene levelled early in the second half.
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Nene put PSG ahead from the penalty spot on 79 minutes before Kevin Gameiro made certain of the points with a third goal a minute from time.
Montpellier remain three points adrift of PSG following a hard-fought 1-0 success at home over mid-table Brest.
Geoffrey Dernis scored the decisive goal four minutes before half-time and Brest finished the match with 10 men after Abdoul Sissoko was sent off in stoppage-time.
Nice moved off the bottom of the table after rescuing a late 1-1 draw away to fellow strugglers Ajaccio.
Eduardo's 57th minute goal appeared set to hand Ajaccio the points until substitute Esmael Goncalves popped up with five minutes to go for Nice.
Valenciennes gave their survival hopes a shot in the arm after hanging on for a 2-1 triumph away to Dijon.
Renaud Cohade and Gael Danic scored at the start, and end, of the first half respectively for Valenciennes before Dijon replied with a 92nd minute consolation from substitute Gregory Thil.
Bordeaux enjoyed a 2-0 home victory over Toulouse, with Jussi scoring inside the opening minute for Les Girondins.
Ludovic Obraniak added a second five minutes before half-time and Toulouse were also reduced to 10 men prior to the interval after Moussa Sissoko was sent off for two bookable offences.
Rennes were held to a 0-0 draw away by Nancy, while St Etienne's game against Lorient was called off after just 10 minutes due to a frozen pitch.