Marseille strike late to move two points clear at the top; Bordeaux leapfrog Lyon

Bordeaux 1 – Lyon 0 (Ligue 1, April 19, 2009) Bordeaux struck first in the season defining match with Lyon, Alou Diarra converting a corner on the stroke of halftime to send the crowd wild.

Lorient 1 – Marseille 2 (Ligue 1, April 19, 2009) (Longer highlights here.) OM’s defence was all at sea early on allowing Kevin Gameiro space to run clean through on goal and coolly slot in the opener. The league leaders turned the match after the break, Renato Civelli equalised from a corner before Brandao again got on the scoresheet rifling the winner into the roof of the net.

PSG 3 – Le Harve 0 (Ligue 1, April 19, 2009) (Longer highlights here.) After a poor first half PSG went into the break in front after a 42nd minute goal from Ludovic Giuly but the capital club raised their game in the second half with Jerome Rothen and Guillaume Hoarau sewing up the win.