Alexandre Lacazette scored his first league goal from open play since April as Lyon claimed a slender 1-0 win over Reims.
Lacazette's strike on 44 minutes proved enough for the hosts to see off Olivier Guegan's side, who have made an impressive start to the season and had lost only once before Saturday.
The France international also missed a first-half penalty, his second failure of the season from 12 yards, as his powerful effort came back off the crossbar.
Despite being forced to make an early...
David Ngog atoned for a first-half penalty miss by heading home the winning goal as Reims defeated Lille 1-0 to move up to third in the Ligue 1 table.
Ngog saw his 19th-minute spot-kick saved by Lille goalkeeper Mike Maignan but the former Liverpool forward did find the back of the net 11 minutes after half-time to earn Reims their fourth win of the campaign.
A Reims victory looked an unlikely proposition early on as mid-table Lille made a flying start to the match, creating three great openings in...
Angers' miserly defence proved unbreakable once again as fellow in-form side Reims were held to a goalless draw at Stade Jean Bouin.
The impressive hosts have kept four clean sheets in their opening six games since promotion, leaving them in fifth place in Ligue 1.
Both sides showed plenty of endeavour in the opening 45 minutes but neither Angers' Ludovic Butelle nor Reims' Johnny Placide were forced into any real work in their respective goals.
Placide was worked on the hour mark, keeping out Romain...