Monaco slipped to third in the table despite coming back from two goals down to draw 2-2 with Ajaccio at the Stade Louis II.
Alexandre Lacazette scored the first ever goal at the Stade des Lumieres as Lyon beat luckless Troyes 4-1.
Paris Saint-Germain returned to Ligue 1 action following the mid-season break with a routine 2-0 victory over Bastia that extended their lead at the top of the table to 22 points.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic headed home the winner as Paris Saint-Gemain started the defence of their Coupe de France title with a scrappy 1-0 win over fourth-tier side Wasquehal on Sunday.
Bordeaux and Marseille fought out a 1-1 draw in the final Ligue 1 game before the festive break.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic's stunning strike helped Paris Saint-Germain make it five straight wins in all competitions with a comfortable 3-0 victory at fourth-placed Caen.
Ligue 1 leaders Paris Saint-Germain maintained their impressive domestic form with a 5-1 thrashing of Lyon at Parc des Princes.
Rennes' search for a first league win in four was ruined after Valentin Eyserric's late penalty claimed a point for St Etienne in a 1-1 draw.
Montpellier striker Rodrigue Ninga scored twice as Marseille were held to a 2-2 draw in Ligue 1.
Monaco extended their run to just one Ligue 1 defeat in 11 thanks to a 2-1 win in Bastia.
Lyon's time at the Stade Gerland came to a disappointing end as they suffered a 2-0 defeat to Angers thanks to a Cheikh N'Doye brace.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic struck twice as Paris St Germain extended their lead at the top of Ligue 1 to 16 points with a comfortable 3-0 win at 10-man Nice.
Remy Cabella kept Marseille in the hunt for European football next season with the only goal in their 1-0 Ligue 1 victory over Rennes at Roazhon Park.
Ronny Rodelin scored four minutes from time as second-placed Caen extended their unbeaten run in Ligue 1 to four games with a 1-1 draw at Monaco.
Paris Saint-Germain's winning Ligue 1 streak came to an end as they were shut out in Angers on Tuesday evening.
Defender Damien Da Silva scored twice as surprise package Caen climbed to second place in Ligue 1 with a 4-1 rout of Bordeaux on Sunday.
Paris Saint-Germain made it nine successive Ligue 1 victories with a confident 4-1 win over bottom club Troyes in their first home game since November 13's terror attacks on their city.
Lyon's faint hopes of mounting a title challenge were effectively ended after they went down 4-2 at home to lowly Montpellier.
Marseille inflicted a second successive Ligue 1 defeat on St Etienne as Michy Batshuayi and Georges-Kevin Nkoudou scored either side of half-time.
Hervin Ongenda scored his first Ligue 1 goal as Paris Saint-Germain made it eight successive league wins with a 2-1 victory at Lorient.
French domestic football got back under way seven days after the Paris terror attacks as Nice secured a surprise 3-0 victory over Lyon.
A superb display of finishing from Alexandre Lacazette saw the striker claim the match-ball as his hat-trick gave Lyon a 3-0 win over rivals St Etienne.
Bordeaux extended their unbeaten Ligue 1 run at the Nouveau Stade to six games with an impressive 3-1 win over Monaco.
Paris Saint-Germain opened up a provisional 13-point lead at the top of Ligue 1 with a comprehensive 5-0 thrashing of woeful Toulouse at Parc des Princes on Saturday.
Monaco extended their unbeaten Ligue 1 run to six games and claimed their first home win of the season with a 1-0 victory over joint-second placed Angers.
Angel Di Maria's volleyed winning goal was the highlight in an otherwise poor game as Paris Saint-Germain defeated Rennes 1-0 to extend their lead at the top of Ligue 1 to 10 points.
Paris St Germain remain unbeaten in Ligue 1 after a comprehensive 4-1 victory over St Etienne at the Parc des Princes on Sunday.
Monaco secured their first Ligue 1 victory in four as Bernardo Silva netted in the slender 1-0 defeat of Reims.
Marseille put an end to their dismal run of form in Ligue 1 with a 2-1 win away at Lille.
Marseille's winless run in Ligue 1 was extended to five games as they were held 1-1 at home by in-form Lorient.
Olympique Lyonnais lost touch in the race for second place in Ligue 1 after they squandered a two-goal lead in a 2-2 draw at Lille on Sunday.
Paris Saint-Germain maintained their perfect home record this season with a 5-2 comeback victory against Strasbourg to restore their 12-point advantage at the top of Ligue 1.
Monaco solidified second position in Ligue 1 with a 4-0 rout of Dijon on Friday night at the Stade Louis II stadium.
Neymar showed there was no hangover from his lavish birthday party earlier in the week by scoring the winner as leaders Paris Saint-Germain won at Toulouse 1-0 in Ligue 1 on Saturday.
Olympique de Marseille could lose their hold on second place in Ligue 1 after being held to a 2-2 draw at St Etienne on Friday.
Paris Saint-Germain are into the quarterfinals of the Coupe de France after beating Sochaux 4-1 on Tuesday night at the Stade Bonal.
Monaco came back from two goals down to secure a remarkable 3-2 victory over Lyon at the Stade Louis II in a match in which they were reduced to 10 men just before half-time.
Paris Saint-Germain moved 11 points clear at the top of Ligue 1 after recording a 3-0 victory at Lille on Saturday.
Florian Thauvin scored a hat-trick as Marseille held on for a 6-3 victory despite a late fightback from lowly Metz at Stade Velodrome on Friday night.
First-half goals from Radamel Falcao sent Monaco back into the French Coupe de la Ligue final after a 2-0 home win against Montpellier on Wednesday.
Paris Saint-Germain remain on course for a fifth-straight Coupe de la Ligue title after winning 3-2 away to Rennes on Tuesday, in a hectic semifinal where three decisions went to the Video Assistant Referee and Neymar riled his opponents.
Edinson Cavani became Paris Saint-Germain's all-time top goal scorer as the Ligue 1 leaders eased to a 4-0 victory against Montpellier.
Gustavo Poyet got off to a flying start as Girondins de Bordeaux coach when his team upset visiting Olympique Lyonnais 3-1 in Ligue 1 on Sunday.
Memphis Depay condemned 10-man Paris St Germain to only their second Ligue 1 defeat of the season following a superb stoppage-time strike for Lyon.
Florian Thauvin captured the limelight once more as Marseille won 2-0 at Caen in Ligue 1.
Neymar netted four goals and Edinson Cavani became Paris St Germain's joint top scorer ever as the runaway Ligue 1 leaders demolished visitors Dijon 8-0 on Wednesday.
Radamel Falcao scored a stoppage-time equaliser as Monaco rescued a 2-2 draw in the Cote d'Azur derby against Nice at Stade Louis II.
Paris St Germain extended their lead at the top of Ligue 1 to 11 points after a narrow 1-0 win at 10-man Nantes - which ended in controversy after referee Tony Chapron lashed out at Diego Carlos.
Neymar scored from the spot as holders Paris Saint-Germain secured a scrappy 2-0 win at 10-man Amiens to advance to the Coupe de la Ligue semifinals on Wednesday.
Striker Keita Balde set up both goals as Monaco won at local rival Nice 2-1 to reach the French League Cup semifinals on Tuesday.
Edinson Cavani was on target again as Paris St Germain maintained their nine-point lead at the top of Ligue 1 with a 3-1 home win against Caen.
Lyon struck in each half through Nabil Fekir and Mariano to register a 2-0 Ligue 1 victory over Marseille that leaves them trailing second place Monaco on goal difference.
Neymar scored twice as 10-man Paris Saint-Germain asserted their dominance over reigning Ligue 1 champions Monaco with a 4-1 victory at Rennes.
Monaco made the most of their Friday night fixture as they closed to within six points of Ligue 1 leaders PSG with a 4-0 rout of 10-man St Etienne away from home.
Nantes' winning run at home was ended as Mario Balotelli's 75th-minute winner completed a 2-1 comeback victory for Nice.
Runaway Ligue 1 leaders Paris Saint-Germain got back to winning ways with a 3-1 victory over struggling Lille.
Florian Thauvin's first-half penalty rescued a point for Marseille as they were forced to settle for a 1-1 draw at Montpellier.
Radamel Falcao scored his first Ligue 1 goal in more than a month to end defending champions Monaco's bad patch with a 1-0 win over Angers.
Paris Saint-Germain suffered their first defeat in 22 games in all competitions since signing Neymar this summer by falling 2-1 at Strasbourg on Saturday.
Neymar's fine strike helped Paris St Germain secure a 2-0 win over Troyes to move 10 points clear at the top of Ligue 1.