Rennes 2 – Lille 1 (Ligue 1, August 24, 2008) Cabaye fired Lille ahead with a sweetly struck shot which shot across the keeper. Rennes looked dead and buried heading into injury time, but Bruno Cheyrou’s deflected drew Rennes level before the hosts second an incredible second goal in stoppage time through Moussa Sow.
Auxerre 0 – Nice 1 (Ligue 1, August 24, 2008) Yahia headed in a free-kick in the 29th minute. Auxerre had a chance to equalise from the spot but Kevin Lejeune missed the target.
Bordeaux 2 – Nantes 0 (Ligue 1, August 24, 2008)