Lyon edge Monaco to maintain four-point lead; Bordeaux and Marseille keep up the pressure at the top of Ligue 1; Sochaux finally get a win

Bordeaux 2 – Auxerre 0 (Ligue 1, November 8, 2008) Bordeaux had to wait until 20 minutes from time to break down visitors Auxerre with goals from strikers Fernando Cavenaghi and a Marouane Chamakh header from Yoann Gourcuff’s cross.

Monaco 0 – Lyon 1 (Ligue 1, November 8, 2008) Fred converted Kim Kallstrom’s 55th minute cross to earn table-toppers Lyon a win away to mid-table Monaco.

Grenoble 0 – Marseille 3 (Ligue 1, November 8, 2008) Hatem Ben Arfa opening the scoring after just four minutes. Bakari Kone turned home Laurent Bonnart’s cross for the second on 34 minutes before Cheyrou drilled home the third goal eight minutes from time. Marseille stay second.

Caen 0 – Le Havre 1 (Ligue 1, November 8, 2008) Nicolas Dieuze headed home from close range on 83 minutes to secure Le Havre an important win.

Lorient 0 – Nice 1 (Ligue 1, November 8, 2008) Olivier Echouafni grabbed the only goal of the game on 24 minutes.

Sochaux 2 – Le Mans 1 (Ligue 1, November 8, 2008) Bottom club Sochaux secured a first win of the season at the 13th attempt, the hosts took a 30th minute lead through Francileudo dos Santos. Paulo Andre levelled for Le Mans at the end of the first half, but Ryad Boudebouz’s 69th minute goal earned Sochaux a precious three points.

Nantes 1 – Toulouse 1 (Ligue 1, November 8, 2008) Guillaume Moullec opened the scoring after four minutes, but they were pegged back by Andre-Pierre Gignac 14 minutes later.