Auxerre 1 – PSG 2 (Ligue 1, December 13, 2008) (Longer highlights here.) Stephane Sessegnon gave PSG the lead after three minutes, before the Benin midfielder bagged his second with a super goal in the near post after great team build up. Hengbart netted a late consolation from the spot.
Toulouse 3 – Saint-Etienne 1 (Ligue 1, December 13, 2008) Andre-Pierre Gignac started and completed the scoring, while Etienne Didot restored Toulouse’s lead after an equaliser from Paulo Machado.
Le Mans 1 – Bordeaux 3 (Ligue 1, December 13, 2008) (Longer highlights here.) Fernando Cavenaghi gave Les Girondins the lead after 58 minutes but Thorstein Helstad equalised seven minutes later.Â Bordeaux were not to be denied however, Mathieu Chalme’s incredible lob restoring their lead and Jussie sealing victory in stoppage time as Bordeaux moved to within two points of leaders Lyon.
Valenciennes 3 – Monaco 1 (Ligue 1, December 13, 2008) Monaco took the lead at Valenciennes courtesy of Juan Pino’s 24th-minute strike, but Carlos Sanchez (29), Djamel Belmadi (41) and Gregory Pujol (59) secured a 3-1 turn around as Jerko Leko was sent off late on for the visitors.