Fabian Lemoine earned Saint-Etienne victory at Lorient in Ligue 1 on Saturday, while Nantes were held by Reims.
Ola Toivonen, who is now on the books at Rennes, admits he regrets not pushing for a move to Liverpool in 2010.
Marseille moved five points clear at the top of Ligue 1 with a 2-1 win at Caen, while Montpellier climbed to fifth.
Paul-Georges Ntep scored twice as Rennes defeated Lens 2-0 in Ligue 1 on Saturday evening.
Marseille retained their two-point lead over Bordeaux at the top of Ligue 1 after both sides enjoyed 2-1 wins on Sunday.
A goal three minutes into injury-time saw Bordeaux to a 2-1 victory over Rennes.