St Etienne beat Lille 2-0 to close the gap on the third-placed side to just three points.
There was no dream start for Rolland Courbis as the new Montpellier coach saw his side lose 1-0 at home to Saint Etienne.
Round-up: Dimitri Payet scored a double on his Marseille debut as his team secured a 3-1 win at promoted En Avant Guingamp.
Andy Scott picks his Ligue 1 team of the season with Paris Saint-Germain unsurprisingly well represented.
St Etienne were beaten 2-1 by Lorient at Geoffroy Guichard in the Coupe de France quarter-finals.
David Beckham saw his PSG side squander a two goal lead as he started at the scene of his most infamous moment.
Paris St Germain missed out on an opportunity to open a seven-point gap at the top of Ligue 1 when they threw away a two-goal lead to draw 2-2 at St Etienne on
David Beckham buried the bad memories of his World Cup sending- off when he played a full game at Geoffroy Guichard stadium as Paris St Germain drew 2-2 with
Brandao is set to return to action for Saint-Etienne when they host Ligue 1 leaders Paris Saint-Germain.
David Beckham came off the bench but was unable to prevent leaders PSG from slumping to a 1-0 defeat at 10-man Reims.
St Etienne's remarkable season continued on Tuesday when they reached the quarter-finals of the French Cup.
In-form striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored twice to help St Etienne beat Ligue 1 bottom club Nancy 3-0.
St Etienne coped better than Montpellier with a frozen pitch to beat the Ligue 1 champions 4-1 at home on Saturday.
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Saint-Etienne lost a chance to claim top spot in Ligue 1 when they were held to a goalless draw at AC Ajaccio.
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