Florian Thauvin scored twice as Marseille beat Angers 3-0 in Ligue 1 on Friday evening while Nice dropped points in the title chase.
Playmaker Thauvin struck either side of Remy Cabella's goal as OM moved up to sixth in the table, pending St Etienne's Sunday clash with Metz.
Thauvin's first goal was outstanding, curled hard and low with the outside of his left foot from 30 yards after Dimitri Payet unusually opted not to shoot direct from a free-kick, instead disguising a square pass into Thauvin's...
A late penalty from Edinson Cavani gave Paris Saint-Germain a 1-0 win over Nancy on Saturday at Parc des Princes to move them level on points atop Ligue 1 with both Monaco and Nice.
PSG, who head to Barcelona next week to defend a 4-0 lead in their Champions League round-of-16 tie, were somewhat fortunate not to find themselves behind during the closing stages.
With 15 minutes to go, a swift counter-attack from Youssef Ait Bennasser saw a shot from substitute Alexis Busin beat PSG keeper Kevin...
Bordeaux rallied to defeat fellow Ligue 1 side Lorient 2-1 on Tuesday to advance to the Coupe de France quarterfinals.
Benjamin Jeannot had given Lorient the lead two minutes after the break, only for Gaetan Laborde to equlise after the hour mark and put Bordeaux ahead 10 minutes later.
Angers also advanced with a tight 1-0 win at CA Bastia, Famara Diedhiou's 40th-minute strike enough to end the third-tier club's run.
The upset of the day came as fourth-tier Frejus stunned Auxerre of Ligue...