PARIS (AP) — Marseille stretched its winning run to seven games in all competitions to consolidate second place in the French league with a 2-0 victory over Montpellier on Sunday.
Amine Harit set up Senegal striker Bamba Dieng for the opener in the ninth minute.
NICE, France (AP) — Amine Gouiri scored one goal and set up Kasper Dolberg for the other as top-flight Nice beat fourth-tier Versailles 2-0 on Tuesday to reach the French Cup final for the first time in 25 years.
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Defending champion Paris Saint-Germain is at home to Nice and will play for the last spot in the quarterfinals of the French Cup.
PARIS (AP) — Amine Gouiri scored with a Panenka penalty kick and delivered an assist Sunday for Nice to beat Metz 2-0 and return to second place in the French league behind runaway leader Paris Saint-Germain, which welcomed back Lionel Messi as it routed Reims 4-0.
PARIS (AP) — Midfielder Khephren Thuram scored a second-half winner as second-placed Nice beat Nantes 2-1 at home in the French league on Friday.
Nice is three points ahead of third-placed Marseille, which has played two games less and faces defending champion Lille on Sunday night.
PARIS (AP) — With Paris Saint-Germain still holding a strong lead in the French title race, the fight for second place is heating up down south between Nice and Marseille.
They are 11 points behind PSG with Nice in second spot on goal difference while Marseille has played one game less.
PARIS (AP) — French league leader Paris Saint-Germain needed a late equalizer from substitute Thilo Kehrer to grab a 1-1 draw at an inspired Lyon on Sunday.
Brazil midfielder Lucas Paqueta scored in the eighth minute as Lyon took control but, after Kylian Mbappe hit the post for PSG, Kehrer hit a scuffed shot from the edge of the penalty area in the 76th that bounced over goalkeeper Anthony Lopes.
PARIS (AP) — For Christophe Galtier, a solid defense is the key to a successful season.
Galtier led Lille to the French league title last season by relying on a strong defense and a smart blend of youth and experience.
PARIS (AP) — Amine Gouiri scored twice on Sunday as Nice rallied past Clermont 2-1 to climb to second place in the French league, 11 points behind leader Paris Saint-Germain.
In the latest round to be marred by fan violence, a game in Lyon was abandoned with the score at 0-0 after Marseille midfielder Dimitri Payet was hit on the head by a bottle of water thrown from the stands while taking a corner kick.
PARIS (AP) — Nice moved up to second place in the French league with another comeback win as Andy Delort netted twice in a 2-1 victory over Angers on Sunday.
Angers winger Sofiane Boufal opened the scoring from the penalty spot in the 29th minute after Youcef Atal tripped him inside the area.
TROYES, France (AP) — Dimitri Payet scored his sixth league goal this season to secure a 1-1 draw for Marseille against Nice in a rescheduled game on Wednesday.
Payet's equalizer came in the 41st minute after Amine Gouiri gave Nice the lead.
PARIS (AP) — Defenders Jean-Clair Todibo and Melvin Bard scored as Nice beat struggling Brest 2-1 to go third in the French league on Saturday.
Former Barcelona defender Todibo's first goal of the season came seconds before the break.
PARIS (AP) — Lyon secured its second win of the season under new coach Peter Bosz and moved up to seventh in the French league after beating Strasbourg 3-1 on Sunday.
Former Liverpool winger Xherdan Shaqiri set up his first goal for Lyon when he assisted on central defender Jason Denayer’s 64th-minute header.