Marseille beat Lens as French title race hots up; Auxerre draws with PSG to go joint top

Marseille 1 – Lens 0 (Ligue 1, April 4, 2010) A first-half header from Brandao secured a 1-0 victory at home to Lens. Marseille, who ended the game with 10 men after defender Stephane Mbia was sent off with 15 minutes left, climbed to fourth.

Auxerre 1 – PSG 1 (Ligue 1, April 4, 2010) Auxerre took the lead in the 10th minute through Daniel Niculae, but Younousse Sankhare’s equaliser six minutes later forced them to settle for a point. The result leaves them in a three-way tie at the top along with Lyon and Montpellier, all three having 57 points from 31 games.

Boulogne 1 – Toulouse 1 (Ligue 1, April 4, 2010) Boulogne had looked set for a three-point haul when Olivier Kapo gave them a first-half lead but with just a minute left on the clock, Norwegian Daniel Braaten struck for Toulouse. The result leaves Boulogne in the drop zone, eight points from nearest rivals St Etienne in 17th.