Nabil Fekir grabbed a hat-trick as Lyon won 4-0 at Caen in Ligue 1.
Lyon had to work hard as the victory was not as comfortable as the scoreline suggests with the visitors' goalkeeper Anthony Lopes producing several smart stops.
But Fekir's finishing was of the highest order as the France international scored three times between the 18th and 57th minutes and Caen's afternoon took another turn for the worse when defender Damien Da Silva was sent off.
Caen's bright start was undone when Corentin Tolisso...
Nice got their season up and running with their first three point haul thanks to a 2-1 win against Caen.
With the score level at the interval it was Nice who took control on 65 minutes when Hatem Ben Arfa superbly danced past three defenders before smashing an unstoppable shot under the bar.
Caen responded immediately, though, and Andy Delort beat the the Nice offside before netting from close range, beyond Moez Hassan.
Then, with less than quarter of an hour to play, Alassane Plea neatly plucked a...
Caen defender Damien Da Silva headed the only goal of the game to clinch his side a 1-0 home win against Toulouse.
Da Silva capped an impressive all-round display when he rose highest in the 70th minute to head home Julien Feret's free-kick and break the deadlock at the Stade Michel d'Ornano.
The solitary goal was enough to secure Caen a second successive Ligue 1 win following last week's opening-day success by the same score at Marseille.
Neither side produced many goalscoring chances but Caen went...
Marcelo Bielsa has resigned as Marseille coach just one match into the new season.
OM began their Ligue 1 campaign with a 1-0 loss to Caen at the Stade Velodrome, after which Bielsa announced his departure.
The Argentinian's position had been a source of off-season speculation, with suggestions he could leave to manage Mexico, and a club statement read: "In the post-match press conference, Marcelo Bielsa announced he was standing down from his post as OM coach."
OM's Twitter account carried several...