Lille and Marseille played out a lacklustre goalless draw in the Ligue 1 on Friday.
The result left Marseille fifth in the standings, 22 points off leader Monaco's pace, with Lille lagging 34 points behind.
The hosts had the match's best chance with six minutes left but Eder's headed effort was parried away off the crossbar by goalkeeper Yohann Pele.
The game marked Marseille manager Rudi Garcia's return to his former club.
Lille is managed by Franck Passi, the man Garcia replaced at Marseille after...
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...
Metz will no longer be docked any points for the crowd incidents that damaged the hearing of Lyon goalkeeper Anthony Lopes.
Metz had initially been docked two points -- and were threatened with being deducted a further point for any future transgression by their fans -- after firecrackers were thrown onto the pitch during the Ligue 1 game on Dec. 3.
They exploded near Lopes, leaving the goalkeeper's hearing temporarily impaired.
The punishment -- handed down by the French Football League's Disciplinary...