Monaco and Lens won 1-0 away to Nantes and Lyon respectively in Ligue 1 on Sunday, as Saint-Etienne and Rennes drew 0-0.
St Etienne missed the chance to join Bordeaux at the top of the early Ligue 1 standings as they drew 0-0 with Rennes.
Villarreal, Real Sociedad, PSV Eindhoven and Dinamo Zagreb all enjoyed wins in the Europa League qualifying play-offs.
St Etienne have completed the signing of Kevin Theophile-Catherine from Cardiff City.
Willy Sagnol's fine start to life as Bordeaux manager continued with a resounding 4-1 victory over ambitious Monaco.
Sky Sports understands Queens Park Rangers are lining up a move for Saint Etienne striker Mevlut Erding.
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