Mothiba's Strasbourg suffer 5-0 loss

Ligue 1

Brest 5-0 Strasbourg

Lebogang Mothiba started as Strasbourg slumped to a heavy 5-0 defeat at the hands of Brest at the Stade Francis-Le Ble.

Cristian Battocchio starred with a hat-trick on the night, while Alexandre Mendy and Ferris N’Goma also got their names on the score-sheet.

Mothiba's Strasbourg find themselves in 15th position while Brest moved up to 12th,

Bordeaux 6-0 Nimes

Bordeaux remained on par with the front runners after thumping relegation-threatened Nimes 6-0 on Tuesday evening.

Josh Maja grabbed the headlines after netting a hat-trick, which was followed up by a brace from Otavio and a solitary strike from Neville de Preville.

As a result, Bordeaux move up to third spot while Nimes remain in 19th spot.

Angers 0-2 Marseille

Olympique Marseille went to second spot in Ligue 1 with a comprehensive 2-0 victory away to Angers on Tuesday evening.

The visitors got the goals early in the first half courtesy of Morgan Sanson and Dimitri Payet.

Marseille now sit three points behind Paris Saint-Germain, who have two games in hand, while Angers are unchanged in fourth.