Brazilian striker Nene scored twice to give Monaco a 2-0 home victory against RC Lens that sent them up to fourth place in Ligue 1 on Sunday.
Two headers by Marouane Chamakh led champions Girondins Bordeaux to a 3-2 win at Sochaux in Ligue 1 on Saturday.
Toulouse's hopes of securing a Champions League spot suffered a blow when they were held 1-1 at home by mid-table Lorient in Ligue 1 on Sunday.
Paris St Germain kept their Ligue 1 title hopes alive with a 2-1 home win against mid-table Nice on Sunday.
Olympique Lyon re-established themselves as Ligue 1 leaders with a 2-0 victory at home against struggling Sochaux on Sunday.
Girondins Bordeaux took over at the top of Ligue 1 for a few hours at least with a 3-0 victory at bottom club Le Havre on Saturday.
An own goal and a penalty gave Olympique Marseille a 2-1 win over Nice to reclaim second place in Ligue 1 from Stade Rennes on Saturday.