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Champions League-chasing Lille endured a frustrating afternoon at Stade Metropole as they were held to a goalless Ligue 1 draw by out-of-form Nantes.
Lille endured a frustrating afternoon at Stade Metropole as they were held to a goalless draw by out-of-form Nantes.
The Ligue 1 title race could become even more one-sided this weekend as the leading protagonists head into crucial battles.
Nantes defender Papy Djilobodji will be sidelined for three to four weeks by a broken rib, the club have revealed.
Paris Saint-Germain retained their eight-point lead at the top of Ligue 1 with a confident 3-0 win at Bastia.
Sigamary Diarra struck a last-gasp equaliser as Ligue 1's whipping boys Ajaccio denied freefalling Nantes victory.
Nantes must observe a 16-month transfer embargo after their appeal against the sanction failed at the Federal Supreme Court of Switzerland.
The Ligue 1 title race resumes after the international break and Paris Saint-Germain goalkeeper Salvatore Sirigu has urged his jet-lagged team-mates to try and focus their attention on beating Bastia.
Evian beat Nantes 2-0 to claim their first league win of 2014 on Friday night.
Sky Sports understands Nantes striker Filip Djordjevic is set to join Lazio at the end of the season.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored his second Ligue 1 hat-trick of the season as Paris Saint-Germain restored their five-point lead at the top of the table with a 4-2 win at Toulouse.
Paul-Georges Ntep scored his first Ligue 1 goal as Rennes claimed their first win on the road since October with a 3-0 win at Nantes.
Paris Saint-Germain are fully focused on extending their lead at the top of the Ligue 1 table after all but securing their place in the Champions League quarter-finals this week.
Monaco responded to Paris Saint-Germain's Friday night win over Valenciennes by beating Bastia to remain within five points at the Ligue 1 summit.
Nantes were deducted three points this week but clawed one back from their goalless draw with Nice at the Allianz Riviera.
Bastia striker Djibril Cisse is targeting more than just a top-10 finish as his side prepare to "fight like dogs" when they take on title challengers Monaco on Saturday.
Nantes have been docked three points in Ligue 1 after a definitive verdict was finally reached over their use of a suspended player.
Ligue 1 big guns Monaco and Paris Saint-Germain shared a 1-1 draw at the Stade Louis II to leave the visitors five points clear at the summit on Sunday night.
Alexandre Lacazette and Bafetimbi Gomis were on target as Lyon claimed a 2-1 Ligue 1 victory over Nantes.
Monaco captain Eric Abidal believes shackling Zlatan Ibrahimovic is the key to stopping Paris Saint-Germain in Sunday's showdown between the leading two teams in Ligue 1.