Olympique Lyon 1-1 Bordeaux
Ten-man Lyon failed to close the gap on Bordeaux with a 1-1 draw at the Parc Olympique Lyonnais in Lyon.
Memphis Depay handed the hosts the lead on 31 minutes, though Thiago Mendes’s 62nd minute dismissal inspired the visitors come back.
Bordeaux drew level in the 67th minute courtesy of Jimmy Briand, forcing a share of the spoils as Lyon missed the chance to go second.
Toulouse 2-0 Amiens SC
Toulouse moved into the top six after overcoming Amiens SC 2-0 at home for their second win of the campaign.
After a goalless first half, Jean-Victor Makengo broke the deadlock four minutes from halftime before forward Efthimis Koulouris made matters safe with the second on 59 minutes.
Amiens, the side of South African international Bongani Zungu, remain in treacherous territory near the bottom-three with just one win from four matches.
Angers 2-0 Dijon FCO
Angers strengthened their place amongst the top-three following a 2-0 victory over bottom-placed outfit Dijon FCO at home.
The visitors, who survived the drop by the teeth of their skin last season, gifted the hosts the lead through an own-goal from Ngonda Muzinga five minutes after halftime.
Substitute Farid El Melali steered the away side out of their misery with their second 71 minutes on the clock.
Nimes 3-0 Stade Brest
Nimes’s campaign got off the mark with a 3-0 triumph over promoted Brest at the Stade des Costieres.
Nimes were ahead as early as the second minute through Zinedine Ferhat. Theo Valls doubled their cushion in the 33rd minute, with Ahoueke Denkey making it three off the bench deep in added time.
Nantes 1-0 Montpellier
Nantes scraped to a 1-0 win over Montpellier at the Stade de la Beaujoire in Louis Fonteneau to close in on a top-four slot.
Abdoulaye Toure handed the home side all the points in the final eight minutes, as the match seemed destined to end all square.