Bordeaux 2 – Lille 2 (Ligue 1, February 1, 2009) David Bellion opened the scoring for Bordeaux on 15 minutes before Ludovic Obraniak struck for the visitors to restore parity. Adil Rami then put Lille 2-1 up, but the highly-rated Yoann Gourcuff ensured both sides went away with a point as he netted on 61 minutes.
Lyon 1 – St. Etienne 1 (Ligue 1, February 1, 2009) Lyon fell behind when Kevin Maralas scored for the visitors on 50 minutes. But Juninho restored parity three minutes later with a free-kick before Frederic Piquionne was sent off for the hosts soon afterwards for a second bookable offence.
Sochaux 1 – Marseille 0 (Ligue 1, February 1, 2009) The only goal of the game was scored midway through the first half by Turkish striker Mevlut Erding who rounded France international goalkeeper Steve Mandanda and tapped the ball into an empty net.
Rennes 0 – Toulouse 0 (Ligue 1, January 31, 2009) Rennes and Toulouse lost ground in the Ligue 1 title race with a dour stalemate in Brittany.