Caen 2 – Monaco 2 (Ligue 1, January 17, 2009) Juan Pablo Pino (a rocket into the top corner) and Alejandro Alonso put Monaco in firm control with two first half strikes. But Caen fought back with Steve Savidan reducing the arrears on 72 minutes and Benjamin Nivet equalising in the final minute.
Lille 1 – Rennes 0 (Ligue 1, January 17, 2009) The only goal of the game arrived 15 minutes from time when Nicolas Fauverge’s shot deflected off Petter Hansson into the net. Rennes’ misery was compounded in the closing stages when Bruno Cheyrou was sent off for a second bookable offence as they saw their 18-match unbeaten run come to an end.
Marseille 2 – Le Havre 0 (Ligue 1, January 17, 2009) Mathieu Valbuena broke the deadlock with a low finish midway through the first half and centre-half Zubar made the game safe for OM in the 59th minute with a firm header from a free-kick.