St. Etienne fail to climb Ligue 1 ladder with goalless draw vs. Rennes
Saint-Etienne's bid for a Champions League spot stalled as it drew 0-0 with Rennes in the French league on Friday.
Transfer News: Chelsea Sign Mario
It would appear whilst Chelsea were officially reported to have secured the signature of three youngsters in the winter window, namely Nemanja Matic, Mohamed Salah and Kurt Zouma - who was immediately loaned back to his former club, St. Etienne - a fourth name slipped by most of the English press and Chelsea fans alike.
Saint-Etienne draws 2-2 with Reims
Reims striker Gaetan Charbonnier converted a low cross from Aissa Mandi to open the scoring for the hosts in the 24th minute.
Monaco beats Nantes 3-1 in French league
A clinical Monaco side consolidated second place in the French league by defeating Nantes 3-1 on Sunday to restore its six-point lead over Lille.
Liverpool returns to top spot in Premier League
Liverpool reclaimed the lead in England with a hard-fought 2-1 victory over West Ham while Arsenal slumped to another defeat against a top-five team with a 3-0 loss at Everton Sunday.
Saint-Etienne draws 1-1 with Nice
Saint-Etienne lost ground in the race for a Champions League spot by drawing at home with Nice 1-1 in the French league on Sunday.
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Ivorians star for Lille and St. Etienne
Ivory Coast international Salomon Kalou grabbed an injury time winner for Lille in Ligue 1 action on Sunday while his compatriot Max Gradel was the hero in Saint-Etienne's 2-1 derby win at arch rivals Lyon.
Bore draw in Nantes
Nantes and Bordeaux battled out an uninspiring 0-0 draw at the Stade de la Beaujoire in Ligue 1 on Saturday evening.
St Etienne celebrate against Sochaux
St Etienne kept the pressure on third-placed Lille and avoided a third successive league defeat with a confident 3-1 win over 10-man Sochaux .