Lyon 2 – Boulogne 0 (Ligue 1, December 16, 2009) (Longer highlights here.) A superbly controlled half-volley from the edge of the box from Miralem Pranjic and Cesar Delgado’s last minute second claimed the points for Lyon.
Lorient 1 – Marseille 2 (Ligue 1, December 16, 2009) (Longer highlights here.) Lorient went in front seven minutes after the break when Marama Vahirua converted from the penalty spot. Marseille drew level on 67 minutes through Jordan Ayew, and Souleymane Diawara grabbed the winner in the final minute to keep them in the hunt for the title.
PSG 1 – Lens 1 (Ligue 1, December 16, 2009) (Longer highlights here.) Claude Makelele played a one-two with Turkey forward Mevlut Erding to open the scoring for the hosts in the 70th. But Toifilou Maoulida chested down a cross from Sebastien Roudet to equalise from close range for Lens in the 74th.
Nancy 2 – Nice 0 (Ligue 1, December 16, 2009) Nice, who dropped to 16th as a result of the defeat, failed to create a single clear-cut chance, with Julien Feret and Chris Malonga netting for Nancy shortly after halftime.
Le Mans 1 – Grenoble 0 (Ligue 1, December 16, 2009) Le Mans jumped out of the bottom three in Ligue 1 as Thorstein Helstad’s early strike dealt another blow to Grenoble’s hopes of survival.
Valenciennes 0 – Auxerre 0 (Ligue 1, December 15, 2009) European hopefuls Valenciennes and Auxerre played out a goalless stalemate, although the hosts had the better of the chances on a freezing night in France.