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All eyes are on in-form striker Edinson Cavani in the aftermath of the Barcelona debacle. Can he add to his rising stock in Paris against Lyon?
The south-coast club's hopes of a march to the Ligue 1 title took a hit, while Bordeaux moved up the table to go level with Marseille.
Nice stayed halted in third place after only managing to come away with one point at Nantes.
As Nice looked to break a deadlock at Nantes, Mario Balotelli was shocked to be subbed off in the 84th minute.
Nice's lone goal of the match against Nantes came with Jean Seri's long-range smash into the top corner.
France have called up Monaco midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko to replace Paul Pogba in the squad for games against Luxembourg and Spain this month.