Two goals early in the second half were enough to hand Rennes a 2-0 victory over Lille in Ligue 1 on Sunday afternoon.
Carlos Eduardo scored five times as Nice secured a staggering 7-2 Ligue 1 win at bottom Guingamp, while St Etienne won.
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.
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