Ibrahimovic hat trick carries PSG
Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored a hat trick as Paris Saint-Germain beat Nice 3-1 to move four points clear atop Ligue 1 on Saturday.
Ibrahimovic converted a cross from Gregory Van der Wiel in the 39th minute before scoring from the penalty spot in the 57th.
Nice defender Nemanja Pejcinovic pulled one back from close range in the 70th minute but Ibrahimovic put the result beyond doubt with a header in the 75th for his eighth league goal.
PSG is the only French club still undefeated this season.
Lille drew 0-0 at Guingamp and kept an eighth straight clean sheet in the league to remain second, one point clear of Monaco.
The 2011 champions will have regrets as Lille forward Salomon Kalou missed the target from close range with a header on the stroke of halftime and Guingamp were down to 10 men in the 79th minute when Lionel Mathis picked up a second yellow card.
Bastia beat Rennes 1-0 as striker Gianni Bruno collected a long ball from Ryad Boudebouz to beat Rennes goalkeeper Benoit Costil in the eighth minute.
The Corsican club is still undefeated at home this season and moved into the middle of the table.
Ten-man Montpellier salvaged a point with a goal in stoppage time from midfielder Benjamin Stambouli to draw 1-1 with Valenciennes.
Valenciennes defender Benjamin Angoua flicked home a corner from Matthieu Dossevi to open the scoring in the sixth before Montpellier fullback Mathieu Deplagne was sent off for a foul on Dossevi in the 73rd.
Ajaccio drew 1-1 at Toulouse to end a five-match losing streak in all competitions. It was Ajaccio's first match since Italian coach Fabrizio Ravanelli was dismissed a week ago.
Lorient played to a goalless draw with Reims.