Toulouse 1 – Bordeaux 2 (Ligue 1, December 23, 2009) Laurent Blanc’s side march on with another impressive victory. Paulo Machado gave the home side an early lead which was cancelled out by a trademark Marouane Chamakh header. A deflected Wendel free kick gave Bordeaux the win.
Lyon 1 – Montpellier 2 (Ligue 1, December 23, 2009) Victor Hugo Montano gave Montpellier the lead six minutes after the break. Befetimbi Gomis looked to have rescued a point for OL eight minutes from time, but just three minutes later Joris Marveaux volleyed home the winner.
Nancy 0 – Lille 4 (Ligue 1, December 23, 2009) Lille once again displayed their impressive attacking qualities. Eden Hazard fired them into a first half lead. Gervinho bagged the second from a tight angle, Pierre Alain Frau hit the third from the penalty spot and Gervinho completed the win with his second of the match.
Lorient 3 – Valenciennes 2 (Ligue 1, December 23, 2009)
Nice 2 – Bolougne 2 (Ligue 1, December 23, 2009)
Lens 1 – St Etienne 0 (Ligue 1, December 22, 2009) A penalty from Eduardo in the 90th minute proved the difference between the two sides.