Lorient moved two points above the Ligue 1 relegation spots following a dour goalless draw at home to Bordeaux.
Top scorer Alexandre Lacazette continued his superb form for Lyon, who took top spot in the table after beating Evian.
A late equaliser denied Metz all three points, while Bastia and Guingamp produced much needed wins as we look at all today's Ligue 1 action.
Wahbi Khazri's late equaliser for Bordeaux denied Metz a precious victory and kept them in deep relegation trouble.
Lyon returned to the top of Ligue 1 with a draw against St Etienne, while Lille kept up their hunt for fourth.
Lille kept themselves within sight of fourth place in Ligue 1 after beating fellow-chasers Bordeaux 2-0.