Coronavirus Outbreak: Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas seeks court ruling to resume cancelled Ligue 1 season
Lyon took the case to the Council of State in a bid to force the league to play the remaining 10 matches of the aborted season.
Lyon will seek “dozens of million” euros in damages after they were deprived of a spot in a European competition for the first time in a quarter of a century following the French League’s decision to end the Ligue 1 season
With some clubs having played 27 games and others 28, the LFP drew the standings according to a performance index - the number of points per game weighed by head-to-head record.
Ligue 1: Paris Saint-Germain, Amiens play out thrilling draw in dramatic contest; Nice beats Toulouse
Error-strewn Paris Saint-Germain trailed 3-0 and then recovered to lead 4-3 before conceding an injury-time equalizer to Serhou Guirassy in his second goal of the game.
Marseille missed the creativity of Dimitri Payet as it dropped points in the race for a Champions League place after being held 0-0 at home by Angers
PSG moved to 33 points ahead of second-placed Olympique Marseille, who visit second-bottom Toulouse on Sunday, while Lille are seventh on 19.
Ligue 1: Dimitri Payet's brace propels 10-man Marseille to narrow win over Lyon in violence-marred derby contest
Marseille supporters attacked the Lyon bus with stones, bottles and other projectiles on its way to the stadium, before visiting players were repeatedly bombarded with objects thrown from the crowd while taking corners during the match.
Ligue 1: Robert Beric's last-minute strike guides Saint-Etienne to narrow win over Lyon; Nimes hold Lille to a draw
Lyon began the weekend in trouble of their own, languishing a disappointing 11th after a domestic six-match winless run but buoyed by a Champions League victory at RB Leipzig.
LaLiga: Lionel Messi says he 'does not know if Barcelona did their best to bring back Neymar' from PSG
The summer transfer window saw an on-off soap opera surrounding Neymar's apparent desire to leave PSG, who paid a world record 222 million euros ($264 million at the time) in 2017, with Barcelona and Real Madrid both linked.
Players from both teams were escorted from the pitch in the 28th minute following repeated appeals to Nice fans to stop homophobic chants of "Marseille are a bunch of queers" and "Go f*** yourself, Ligue 1".
Ligue 1: PSG manager Thomas Tuchel says Neymar may not play for club till transfer situation becomes more clear
Neymar arrived amid deafening fanfare from Barcelona two years ago as the world's most expensive player in a €222 million deal.
29-year old Ben Yedder has become the most expensive player bought by a Ligue 1 club so far in this summer's transfer window, ahead of Paris Saint-Germain recruits Idrissa Gueye and Abdou Diallo.
Ligue 1: Neymar left out of Paris Saint-Germain's first game as exit talks become 'more advanced than before'
Neymar, whose time in France has been marked by injuries and controversies, has made a series of remarks that strained his relationship further with the club and sparked outrage on social media.