Mario Balotelli was sent off for the third time this season in Ligue 1 as Nice leapfrogged Paris Saint-Germain into second place in the table after a 1-0 win at bottom club Lorient.
Perhaps with one eye on the Champions League, Ligue 1 leaders Monaco dropped points in the title race after drawing 1-1 away to struggling Bastia.
Nice's Ligue 1 title hopes suffered another blow with more dropped points in a 2-2 draw at Rennes.
Teenager Kylian Mbappe scored a hat trick as Monaco thrashed Metz 5-0 to move clear again at the Ligue 1 summit.
Paris Saint-Germain went level on points with Ligue 1 leaders Monaco after a comprehensive 3-0 victory over Bordeaux.
Nice's campaign for the Ligue 1 title is back on track after a goal from Wylan Cyprien secured a 1-0 victory over Saint-Etienne on Wednesday.
Lucas Moura came off the bench to score a stoppage-time winner as Paris St Germain beat Lille 2-1 at Parc des Princes to keep the pressure on at the top of Ligue 1.
Kevin Monnet-Paquet and Romain Hamouma fired St Etienne to within a point of Ligue 1's top four with a stormy 2-0 victory over nine-man Lyon.
Goals from Thiago Silva and Edinson Cavani in the last nine minutes helped Paris Saint-Germain stay well-positioned in the Ligue 1 title race with a 3-1 win at Dijon.
Radamel Falcao scored two second-half goals as Monaco moved three points clear in Ligue 1 with a 3-0 victory in their much-anticipated top-of-the-table derby at home to Nice.
Paris Saint-Germain thrashed Rennes 4-0 to reach the last 16 of the Coupe de France while Ligue 1 leaders Monaco needed extra time to see off non-league Chambly in a nine-goal thriller.
Bernardo Silva struck a stoppage-time equaliser to clinch Monaco a 1-1 draw against Ligue 1 title rivals Paris St Germain.
Mario Balotelli kept up his fine home form as Nice beat Guingamp 3-1 to keep the pressure on Monaco and Paris Saint-Germain in a closely fought Ligue 1 title race.
Bafetimbi Gomis blasted a hat trick as Marseille thumped Montpellier 5-1 in Ligue 1 on Friday.
Yassine Benzia scored twice against his old club as Lille ran out 2-1 winners at Lyon, with the hosts missing the chance to close up on the Ligue 1 leaders.
Monaco scraped into the Coupe de la Ligue final on Wednesday, beating Nancy 1-0 after top scorer Radamel Falcao was gifted a goal in first-half stoppage time.
Paris Saint-Germain saw off Bordeaux 4-1 to reach the Coupe de La Ligue final on Tuesday, after the hosts put up a good early fight before succumbing to the French champions.
Striker Valere Germain and midfielder Gabriel Boschilia got two goals each as free-scoring Monaco thrashed struggling Lorient 4-0 in Ligue 1 on Sunday to move two points clear of Nice at the top.
Nice's Ligue 1 title challenge continued to stall as they were held to a 1-1 draw at Bastia despite playing against 10 men after Yannick Cahuzac was sent off just past the hour on Friday.
Julian Draxler scored his second goal in as many games since moving to Paris Saint-Germain in a 1-0 victory at Rennes on Saturday.
Paris Saint-Germain reached their fourth consecutive Coupe de la Ligue semifinal with a 2-0 win over Metz thanks to two Thiago Silva goals from Angel Di Maria corners.
Monaco needed a late equaliser from Portugal midfielder Joao Moutinho and a penalty shootout before beating second-division Sochaux to reach the French Coupe de la Ligue semifinals on Tuesday.
French league leader Nice have only the title race to focus on for the rest of the season after going out of the French Cup on Sunday, losing 2-1 away to Lorient.
Julian Draxler scored on his competitive debut for Paris St Germain as the holders cantered into the last 32 of the French Cup with a 7-0 demolition of fellow Ligue 1 club Bastia on Saturday.
Radamel Falcao scored his seventh goal in the past five games as Monaco beat second-division AC Ajaccio 2-1 to reach the fourth round of the Coupe de France on Friday.
Julian Draxler has officially completed his move from Wolfsburg to Paris Saint-Germain after the French champions confirmed the arrival of the Germany international.
Paris Saint-Germain returned to winning ways in emphatic fashion as they thumped Lorient 5-0 at the Parc des Princes.
Monaco went into the Christmas break trailing league-leaders Nice by just two points after they got back to winning ways with a 2-1 victory against 10-man Caen at the Stade Louis II.
Alexandre Lacazette struck his 15th goal of the season as Lyon eased to a 2-0 home win over Angers in Ligue 1.
Mario Balotelli and Younes Belhanda were sent off late on as Nice's lead at the top of Ligue 1 was reduced to two points following a goalless draw in Bordeaux.
Paris Saint-Germain began their Ligue 1 title defence in style with a comfortable 3-0 victory over Caen on Sunday, with goals from Neymar, Adrien Rabiot and Timothy Weah.
Marseille kicked off their Ligue 1 campaign with a comfortable 4-0 victory over Toulouse at the Stade Velodrome on Friday, courtesy a brace from French playmaker Dimitri Payet and a penalty awarded by the video assistant.
Thomas Tuchel made a winning start to life as coach of Paris Saint-Germain on Saturday with a comprehensive 4-0 win over AS Monaco in the French Super Cup at Shenzhen Universiade Sports Centre.
Gianluigi Buffon has begun his new adventure with Paris Saint-Germain following 17 years with Juventus.
Nice have officially named Patrick Vieira as their new head coach, to succeed Borussia Dortmund-bound Lucien Favre.
A second-half hat-trick from Memphis Depay in a 3-2 victory over Nice secured Champions League football for Lyon on the final weekend of Ligue 1 action.
Paris Saint-Germain crashed to their first home defeat of the season since March 2016 as Rennes clinched a Europa League place with a shock 2-0 win.
A last-gap Fabinho penalty earned Monaco a 1-0 home win over St Etienne on Saturday as the principality side moved up to second in Ligue 1 with one game remaining.
Paris Saint-Germain secured the domestic treble with a 2-0 victory over third-tier minnows Les Herbiers in the Coupe de France final.
Olympique Lyonnais took another step towards finishing second in Ligue 1 and claiming a Champions League spot as Bertrand Traore's double led them to a 3-0 home win against relegation-threatened Troyes on Sunday.
Amiens ensured they will be playing Ligue 1 football again next season after drawing 2-2 with champions Paris St Germain at the Stade de la Licorne on Friday night.
Two late goals from Edinson Cavani spared Paris St Germain from defeat but the Ligue 1 champions lost their perfect home record with a 2-2 draw against Guingamp.
Olympique Lyonnais chalked up their seventh successive Ligue 1 win when they beat Nantes 2-0 on Saturday to go second in the table, boosting their chances of qualifying for the Champions League group stage next season.
Giovani Lo Celso fired Ligue 1 champions Paris St Germain to a barely-deserved 1-0 win at Bordeaux.
Kylian Mbappe bagged a brace as Paris St Germain beat 10-man Caen 3-1 in their Coupe de France semi-final to set up a final showdown with third-tier Les Herbiers.
Paris Saint-Germain won the French league title after beating defending champion Monaco 7-1 on Sunday, with the crushing victory highlighting the obvious gulf between the two teams this season.
Lyon kept up their hunt for France's third Champions League spot with a convincing 3-0 victory over Amiens in Ligue 1 on Saturday thanks to goals from Mariano Diaz, Memphis Depay and Bertrand Traore.
Olympique Lyonnais moved up to third in Ligue 1 with a crushing 5-0 win at Metz and leapfrogged Olympique de Marseille, who were held to a goalless draw by visiting Montpellier on Sunday.
Monaco made a big step towards securing second place in Ligue 1 when goals by Radamel Falcao and Rony Lopes earned them a 2-1 comeback home victory against Nantes on Saturday.
Leaders Paris Saint-German gained a dramatic 1-1 draw against St Etienne at Stade Geoffroy-Guichard after being reduced to 10 men.
Olympique Lyonnais remained in the hunt for third place in Ligue 1 after a Memphis Depay double gave them a 2-0 home win against Toulouse on Sunday.
Dimitri Payet saw a penalty saved in stoppage time before then converting another spot-kick as Marseille closed the gap on second-placed Monaco with a 3-1 win at Dijon.
Kylian Mbappe cut his former club to shreds as Paris Saint-Germain beat Monaco 3-0 to win a fifth successive Coupe de la Ligue.
Dani Alves' first Ligue 1 goal maintained Paris Saint-Germain's stranglehold on the title as they rode their luck to win 2-1 at Nice.
Monaco recovered from surprisingly going a goal down to beat relegation-threatened Lille 2-1 and maintain their grip on second place in Ligue 1.
Kylian Mbappe scored twice and 10-man Paris Saint-Germain held off Angers 2-1 to maintain their perfect home record in Ligue 1 on Wednesday.
Alassane Plea celebrated his birthday with four goals as Nice defeated Guingamp 5-2 at Stade de Roudourou in Ligue 1 on Sunday.
Paris Saint-Germain bounced back from their Champions League loss to Real Madrid by trouncing Ligue 1's bottom side Metz 5-0.
Reigning champions Monaco stretched their unbeaten run in Ligue 1 to 14 games with a 3-1 victory over Strasbourg.
Angel Di Maria and Christopher Nkunku scored second-half goals as Paris Saint-Germain won 2-0 at Troyes to restore their 14-point lead atop Ligue 1.