Metz stay bottom of Ligue 1 after snowy conditions rendered their goalless draw with Nice virtually unplayable at times.
Former Hull and Newcastle forward Hatem Ben Arfa will not be able to play for Nice this season under FIFA rules.
Marseille suffered a 2-1 defeat at Nice on Friday night - missing out on the chance to return to the top of Ligue 1.
Marseille missed the chance to reclaim top spot in Ligue 1 after they slumped to a 2-1 defeat at Nice on Friday.
Hatem Ben Arfa has admitted he is frustrated about the delay over his move to Nice.
Nice continued their winning start to the new year, coming from behind to post a 2-1 victory at Bordeaux on Friday.
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