Lyon made full use of their unexpected home advantage as they routed Montpellier 5-1 to move up to fourth place in Ligue 1.
Anthony Martial left it late but earned Monaco a point in a 1-1 draw against Paris Saint-Germain.
Alexandre Lacazette scored a hat-trick as Lyon recorded a resounding 3-0 win over third-placed Lille.
Marseille retained their two-point lead over Bordeaux at the top of Ligue 1 after both sides enjoyed 2-1 wins on Sunday.
Lyon maintained their unbeaten run through September with a 1-1 draw against Nantes.
Paris St Germain moved up to second in the Ligue 1 table after beating Caen 2-0, while Lyon thrashed Lorient.