Lille 1 – Lorient 2 (Ligue 1, August 9, 2009) Kevin Gameiro put the visitors in front by heading home a Monterrubio free kick on the half hour. Forward Marama Vahirua doubled Lorient’s advantage from a Monterrubio cross early in the second half before Monterrubio beat his own goalkeeper with a header shortly after the hour mark.
Bordeaux 4 – Lens 1 (Ligue 1, August 9, 2009) The home side took the lead on 11 minutes after dominating the early stages through a brilliant individual effort from Wendell. Lens equalised against the run of play six minutes before the interval when Yohan Demont’s cross was met with a diving header by Issam Jemaa at the near post. Yohan Gourcuff’s deflected shot put Bordeax back in front. In the 90th minute that Bordeaux made sure of the points, Marouane Chamakh applying the finish after more good work from Gourcuff down the right. Gourcuff capped a fine performance with his second in injury time, heading home from close range to make it 4-1.