Lille finally solved their goalscoring problems, beating 10-man Toulouse 3-0 to earn three much-needed points.
Two goals from Dimitar Berbatov earned Monaco a 2-0 Ligue 1 victory over Toulouse on Friday night.
Ligue 1 leaders Marseille were held to a 1-1 draw away to Lorient on Wednesday.
Martin Braithwaite netted a late winner as Toulouse returned to winning ways with a 2-1 victory over Nantes on Tuesday.
Paris St Germain made it nine successive wins in all competitions by beating Nice 1-0, while Rennes beat Monaco 2-0.
Lorient put a slither of daylight between themselves and the relegation zone after beating Toulouse 3-2 on Saturday.
Marseille returned to the top of Ligue 1 with a 3-1 victory over Bordeaux on Sunday, with Montpellier also victorious.
Montpellier's confidence received a much-needed boost on Sunday as they beat Toulouse 2-0.
Toulouse climbed into the top half of the Ligue 1 table thanks to a 3-0 home win over Metz.
Marseille are four points clear at the top of Ligue 1 after a 2-1 win over Lens on Sunday, while Bordeaux beat Toulouse.
Bordeaux extended their season-long unbeaten run at the Stade Chaban-Delmas with a 2-1 win over Toulouse.
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Lens climbed off the bottom of the Ligue 1 table after claiming a 2-0 away win at Toulouse on Friday night.
First-half goals from Nicolas N'Koulou and Andre-Pierre Gignac earned Marseille a 2-0 victory at home to Toulouse.
Anthony Martial left it late but earned Monaco a point in a 1-1 draw against Paris Saint-Germain.
Toulouse moved above St Etienne in the Ligue 1 standings after a 1-0 win at Stade Geoffroy-Guichard.
Lille moved just a point behind Ligue 1 leaders Marseille with a 1-0 win over Bastia, while PSG drew 1-1 at Toulouse.
Paris St Germain came from behind to draw 1-1 at Toulouse as they dropped more points in Ligue 1.
Toulouse brushed aside Rennes with a clinical spell of three goals in 20 minutes either side of half-time.
Marseille striker Andre-Pierre Gignac's brace in 3-0 win over Rennes lifts them to joint top in Ligue 1.
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