Lyon missed the chance to close in on the Ligue 1 title after being held to a goalless draw at Nice.
The draw leaves Lyon five points clear of Bordeaux in the race for the Championship.
Lyon came closest to breaking the deadlock when the struck the woodwork twice in the first half.
Juninho and Jeremy Toulalan were the two unlucky men to see their efforts come back off the crossbar.
Bordeaux can close the gap on Lyon when they take on Marseille on Sunday.
Mohamed Fofana's late goal denied Paris Saint Germain a priceless win as they were held to a 1-1 draw by Toulouse.
PSG broke the deadlock just the hour mark when former Bolton star Bernard Mendy drove home an angled shot after being set-up by Pauleta.
Toulouse drew level a minute from time when Fofana bundled the ball home from close-range and they almost grabbed a winner when Paolo Cesar saw his shot saved by Mickale Landreau.
The draw leaves PSG still in the drop zone, while Toulouse are above the capital club on goal difference.
Lens kept themselves out of the bottom three after earning a goalless draw with Monaco leaving them above PSG n goal difference.
Auxerre boosted their survival hopes with a 2-0 success over Valenciennes.
Kevin Lejeune set the home side on their way with the opener after 16 minutes, but they had to wait until the closing second to seal the win with Ireneusz Jelen adding a crucial second goal.
Le Mans missed the chance to close the gap on the leading pack after being held to a goalless draw at Lorient.
Nancy moved into third spot with a 3-0 victory over struggling Strasbourg.
Pascal Bernenguer gave Nancy the lead on 37 minutes and Marc-Antoine doubled the advantage right on the stroke of half-time
Moncef- Zerka put the game beyond Strasbourg with Nancy's third on 57 minutes to move them above Marseille for 24 hours at least.
Jimmy Briand's last-gasp goal earned Rennes a 2-2 draw at Caen.
Jerome Leory fired Rennes in front on 31 minutes, only for Lilian Compan to draw Caen level on 54 minutes.
Rennes were reduced to ten men on 78 minutes when Stephane M'Bia was sent off and Caen made their numerical advantage count when Benjamin Nivet fired them in front three minutes from time.
That looked like being enough for Caen until Briand popped up five minute into injury-time to earn Rennes an unlikely point.
Relegated Metz picked up a surprise point after holding Sochaux to a goalless draw at Stade Bonal.
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