Alexandre Lacazette scored in each half as Lyon moved second in Ligue 1 after a comprehensive 5-0 victory over 10-man Bordeaux at Stade Chaban-Delmas.
Lacazette opened the scoring five minutes before half-time and Corentin Tolisso doubled their lead 10 minutes after the break, while the hosts lost Nicolas Pallois to a straight red card after 65 minutes.
Goals in the final 10 minutes from Nabil Fekir, Jordan Ferri and Lacazette's second sealed a fourth straight league win for Hubert Fournier's side,...
Nantes moved within four points of opponents Bordeaux in the Ligue 1 table after a remarkable and fortuitous 2-1 win at the Stade de la Beaujoire.
Bordeaux struck a post and had three efforts cleared off the line, in addition to losing the game to a freak own goal from their keeper Azbe Jug.
Jordan Veretout had earlier opened the scoring for Nantes while Bordeaux's equaliser was another own goal, Kian Hansen the unlucky Nantes player.
The visitors arrived in good form and looked to improve on their...
Bordeaux remain in the hunt for the Champions League places in Ligue 1 after a 3-2 win over Lorient at the Stade Chaban-Delmas on Saturday night.
They had to come from behind twice, with Wahbi Khazri and substitute Chieck Diabate cancelling out strikes from Benjamin Jeannot and Vincent Le Goff either side of half-time.
Diabate then added a quickfire third to wrap up the win, which takes Bordeaux up to fourth above Lyon, who play on Sunday, but they remain behind St Etienne who won 1-0 at home to Bastia.
Cedric Carrasso saved a late penalty to earn Bordeaux a goalless draw against Metz on Wednesday night.
The goalkeeper redeemed himself by saving Florent Malouda's spot-kick which he had conceded when he took out Metz striker Modibo Maiga as the West Ham loanee bore down on goal.
The result stopped a run of three consecutive Ligue 1 defeats for the home side who remain 12th in the table while Bordeaux are fifth, just a point off the Champions League places.
Bordeaux had the first opportunity as Julien...