Olympique de Marseille beat endangered Lorient 3-0, reclaiming second place in Ligue 1 after comfortably ending a three-game winless run in all competitions, while also extending their unbeaten run in H2Hs against Les Merlus' to eight games.
Girondins de Bordeaux's 30-year stay in the top-flight of French football is hanging by a thread after a damaging 4-1 defeat to Angers SCO, who themselves took a giant step towards securing Ligue 1 survival.
The Stade Auguste-Delaune witnessed home outfit Stade Reims fail to keep visitors RC Lens at bay, as 'Les Rouges et Blancs' succumbed to a dramatic winner at the death by Seko Fofana. The defeat ends Reims' 24-match unbeaten head to head run at home.
With a five-point gap to the top-five, only a victory would enable Lens to maintain their hopes of European football next season.
Metz ended a 14-match winless run in Ligue 1 and kept their survival hopes alive with a stunning 3-2 victory over ten-man Olympique Lyonnais.
As expected, Lyon had the more clear-cut openings in the early exchanges.
For know in France league one table PSG continues to lead with 79 point followed by Marseille position 2 with 68 point, Monaco position 3 with 65 point, Rennes position 4 with 62 point, Strasbourg and Nice position 5 and 6 with 60 point each.
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