Paris Saint-Germain claimed a 3-1 win over Ajaccio in the Coupe de la Ligue round of 16 on Wednesday.
Bordeaux missed the chance to close the gap on the Ligue 1 leaders as they went down 2-1 at Nantes.
Lorient moved clear of the bottom three in Ligue 1 as a dominant first-half display earned them a 3-1 win against Metz.
Bordeaux remain in the hunt for the Champions League places in Ligue 1 after a 3-2 win over Lorient
Ligue 1 leaders Marseille were held to a 1-1 draw away to Lorient on Wednesday.
Marseille's attempt to stretch their lead at the top of Ligue 1 was thwarted by a determined Lorient.
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