Le Havre 1 – Auxerre 2 (Ligue 1, February 21, 2009) Thomas Kahlenberg opened for Auxerre in the first minute from a cross from Oliech after Sambou missed his clearance. Jean-Michel Lesage converted a rebound in the 37th to level for last-placed Le Havre. Valter Birsa came off the bench to give Auxerre victory in the 78th minute.
Nancy 0 – Lyon 2 (Ligue 1, February 21, 2009) Cris headed in a Delgado corner to give Lyon a 18th minute lead. Hugo Lloris stopped a Youssouf Hadji’s spot-kick in the 51st minute to hold onto the lead. And in injury time Jean Makoun set up Karim Benzema who claimed his 12th goal of the season.
Nice 0 – Rennes 1 (Ligue 1, February 21, 2009) Olivier Thomert’s winner midway through the second half for Rennes settled the match.