Lyon ended Marseille's eight-match winning run in Ligue 1 with a 1-0 triumph at the Stade de Gerland on Sunday night.
Two goals early in the second half were enough to hand Rennes a 2-0 victory over Lille in Ligue 1 on Sunday afternoon.
Lucas Moura scored a pair of penalties as Paris St Germain served up a timely reminder of why they have ruled French football over the last two seasons.
First-half goals from Nicolas N'Koulou and Andre-Pierre Gignac earned Marseille an eighth consecutive win to take them seven points clear of rivals Paris Saint-Germain in Ligue 1.
Lyon made full use of their unexpected home advantage as they routed Montpellier 5-1 to move up to fourth place in Ligue 1.
Monaco put their indifferent form this season behind them to record a 2-0 win over Evian.
Fabian Lemoine fired a late winner to hand St Etienne all three points away at Lorient in Saturday's Ligue 1 action at the Stade du Moustoir.
Paris Saint-Germain moved provisionally up to second place in Ligue 1 on Friday after rallying to beat Lens 3-1 in a chaotic match that saw three players sent off.
Anthony Martial left it late but earned Monaco a point in a 1-1 draw against Paris St Germain that leaves the defending champions seven points off the Ligue 1 pace.
Alexandre Lacazette scored a hat-trick as Lyon secured their most impressive result of the season so far with a resounding 3-0 win over third-placed Lille.
Andre-Pierre Gignac struck a stoppage-time winner as Marseille moved five points clear at the Ligue 1 summit on Saturday with a 2-1 victory at Caen.
Lyon maintained their unbeaten run through September but Jordan Veretout's 72nd-minute penalty helped Nantes claim a 1-1 draw at La Beaujoire-Louis Fonteneau.
Marseille returned to the top of Ligue 1 on Sunday evening with a 2-1 win at home to St Etienne.
Divock Origi's first-half strike was enough to give Lille an uninspiring 1-0 win over Bastia that lifted them up to second in Ligue 1.
Paris St Germain came from behind to draw 1-1 at Toulouse but will feel frustrated at dropping yet more Ligue 1 points as they toiled at the Stade Municipal.
Nice halted the Monaco revival as an early free-kick from Carlos Eduardo earned the visitors a 1-0 victory in the Cote d'Azur derby.
Paris St Germain continued their unbeaten start to the season and moved into second in the Ligue 1 table following a 2-0 victory over Caen at Stade Michel-d'Ornano.
Nabil Fekir grabbed a brace as Lyon breezed past Lorient 4-0 at the Stade de Gerland.
Valere Germain's last minute goal gave Monaco a 1-0 victory at Montpellier in Ligue 1.
Lille suffered their first Ligue 1 defeat of the season as Mathieu Bodmer's header condemned them to a 1-0 reverse at Nice.
Paris St Germain were made to pay for their profligacy as a late goal from Samuel Umtiti earned Lyon a 1-1 draw at the Parc des Princes on Sunday.
Substitute Nabil Dirar's first-half goal gave Monaco a 1-0 Ligue 1 victory over Guingamp at the Stade Louis II on Sunday.
Andre-Pierre Gignac grabbed a brace as Marseille moved joint top of Ligue 1 with a confident 3-0 win against Rennes at the Stade Velodrome.
Andre-Pierre Gignac's first-minute goal sent Marseille on their way to a 3-1 win over Evian as Marcelo Bielsa's side registered their third consecutive Ligue 1 victory of the new campaign.
Lille continued their good start to the Ligue 1 season with an impressive 2-0 win against Nantes, who were made to pay for not making the most of their dominance in the first half.
Bordeaux missed the chance to return to the top of Ligue 1 as first-half goals from Christophe Mandanne and Moustapha Diallo sent them to a 2-1 defeat at lowly Guingamp.
Abdoulaye Doucoure's second-half strike saw Rennes hold champions Paris Saint-Germain to a 1-1 draw in Ligue 1.
Young midfielder Corentin Tolisso's winner saw Lyon inflict Monaco's third defeat of the fledgling Ligue 1 season.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored a hat trick as Paris St Germain put their faltering start to the Ligue 1 season behind them with a confident 5-0 hammering of St Etienne.
Metz scored twice in the last 10 minutes to beat Lyon 2-1 as the once dominant team in French football continued their early-season struggle.
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.
Paris Saint-Germain continued their dominance of Ligue 1 with victory at reigning champions Monaco moving them nine points clear at the top of the table.
Lyon and Marseille both lost an opportunity to join the Ligue 1 title race when they were held to disappointing draws on Sunday.
Edinson Cavani maintained his prolific goalscoring form with two more as Paris St Germain beat Nantes 4-1 to extend their lead at the top of Ligue 1.
Defending champions Monaco missed the chance to put pressure on Ligue 1 leaders Paris Saint-Germain as they were held to a 1-1 draw at lowly Amiens on Friday night.
Mario Balotelli scored the winner but was later sent off as struggling Nice ended a four-match Ligue 1 losing streak by beating Dijon 1-0 at home.
Second-placed Monaco reacted to PSG's triumph by thumping Guingamp 6-0 at home.
Edinson Cavani and Kylian Mbappe both scored twice as Paris St Germain thrashed Angers 5-0 in Ligue 1.
Lyon moved within seven points leaders Paris Saint-Germain with a comfortable 2-0 victory over bottom club Metz, whose losing run was extended to five Ligue 1 matches.
Keita Balde and Thomas Lemar fired second-half goals as Monaco won 2-0 at Bordeaux to stay in touch with Ligue 1 leaders Paris St Germain.
Memphis Depay fired a second-half hat-trick as in-form Lyon won 5-0 at Ligue 1 rivals Troyes.
Edinson Cavani's stoppage-time free kick clinched Paris St Germain a 2-2 draw and denied Marseille their first win over their arch-rivals in nearly six years.
Monaco returned to winning ways after beating Caen 2-0 at Stade Louis II.
Isaac Mbenza's goal gave Montpellier a 1-0 win away to Saint-Etienne in Ligue 1.
Marseille, Bordeaux and Nantes all missed out on the chance to move into the top three of Ligue 1 after draws on Sunday.
Thomas Meunier scored twice to send Paris Saint-Germain six points clear at the top of Ligue 1 with a dramatic 2-1 win at struggling Dijon.
Nabil Fekir netted an injury-time free kick as Lyon landed a 3-2 win over Monaco and a major blow on the visitors' hopes of catching Ligue 1 leaders Paris St Germain.
Lucas Ocampos scored twice as Marseille recovered from a terrible start to beat Nice 4-2 in the Mediterranean derby in Ligue 1.
Paris Saint-Germain hit Bordeaux for six to fire another daunting statement of intent and cement top spot in Ligue 1.
Radamel Falcao continued his lethal run of form in front of goal but a stoppage-time equaliser kept Monaco to a 1-1 draw at home to Montpellier.
Marseille made it back-to-back wins in Ligue 1 with a 2-0 victory against Toulouse at Stade Velodrome.
Paris Saint-Germain drew a blank for the first time this season as they surprisingly surrendered their 100 percent start with a goalless draw at Montpellier.