Lille 2 – Lyon 0 (Ligue 1, March 7, 2009) Robert Vittek broke the deadlock on the hour mark with a fine header and left-winger Michel Bastos clipped home a late second on the counter-attack to send the majority of the 78,056 crowd delirious, a record attendance for a Ligue 1 match.
Lorient 0 – PSG 1 (Ligue 1, March 7, 2009) Lyon’s cushion at the top has been reduced to just a point with 11 matches left after second-placed PSG defeated Lorient. Ludovic Giuly hit an unstoppable volley in the 23rd minute, while goalkeeper Mickael Landreau saved a late penalty from Rafik Saifi as PSG kept up the pressure on Lyon.
Toulouse 3 – Bordeaux 0 (Ligue 1, March 7, 2009) Francois Sirieix and Andre-Pierre Gignac, with his 16th of the season, earned Les Violets a halftime lead. Moussa Sissoko netted a third in stoppage time as Toulouse moved level on points with third-placed Marseille.
Grenoble 2 – Caen 1 (Ligue 1, March 7, 2009) Gregory Leca’s 11th minute dismissal gave the hosts the edge, and they took advantage when Sandy Paillot opened the scoring. Caen thought they had secured a draw when Anthony Deroin equalised with six minutes remaining, only for Larsen Toure to pop up in the dying seconds and net Grenoble their first win in six matches.
Marseille 0 – Valenciennes 0 (Ligue 1, March 7, 2009) Marseille’s attempt to make strides in the title race hit the buffers somewhat at Stade Velodrome as they allowed Valenciennes to escape with a goalless draw.
Nice 0 – Monaco 0 (Ligue 1, March 7, 2009) Monaco twice hit the crossbar but could not find their way past goalkeeper David Ospina.
Nancy 2 – Le Mans 2 (Ligue 1, March 7, 2009) Youssouf Hadji and Andre Luiz netted for Nancy, with Mathieu Coutadeur and Thorstein Helstad replying for the visitors, who had Samuel Bouhours sent off.
All the goals from Ligue 2 can be seen here.