Marseille smack five past Valenciennes; Monaco fall at St Etienne; Toulouse-Lyon stalemate

Marseille 5 – Valenciennes 1 (Ligue 1, February 7, 2010) Goals form Lucho Gonzalez, Brandao, Benoit Cheyrou, Mathieu Valbuena and Mamadou Niang ensured the home side moved above Monaco and Auxerre on goal difference as they battle for European qualification for next season.

St. Etienne 3 – Monaco 0 (Ligue 1, February 7, 2010) Goals by Blaise Matuidi in the 13th minute, Argentine striker Gonzalo Ruben Bergessio a quarter of an hour from the end and Emmanuel Riviere just before the finish lifted St Etienne to 16th place in the table.

Toulouse 0 – Lyon 0 (Ligue 1, February 7, 2010) Fourth-placed Lyon, down to 10 men after Jean Makoun was sent off in the 68th minute for a second yellow card, saved a point with a goalless draw at Toulouse.