Marseille maintained their Ligue 1 title challenge with a 4-0 victory at Lens on Sunday.
Max Gradel starred with a well-taken double as St Etienne stayed on the tail of the top three with a 2-0 win over Lille.
Ivory Coast winger Max-Alain Gradel scored for the fourth straight match as Saint-Etienne secured a 3-2 win at struggling Metz.
St Etienne closed back to within a point of fourth-placed Monaco as they eased to a 3-2 win away to rock-bottom Metz.
St Etienne kept their hopes of securing European football for next season very much alive with a 2-0 win over 10-man Lorient on Sunday.
Jean-Daniel Akpa-Akpro netted a late equaliser as Toulouse battled back to record a 1-1 Ligue 1 draw against St Etienne.
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