Ligue 1: Lille register big win over Lens to move to top of league table; Lyon beat struggling Strasbourg
Lille are top of the French league, undefeated and with the fewest goals conceded, after beating northern rival Lens 4-0 on Sunday to move two points above defending champion Paris Saint-Germain.
Around European football on Sunday, Gareth Bale would be hopeful of featuring against West Ham in his return to Tottenham. In Spain, Valencia play Villarreal in derby.
Andre Villas-Boas' Marseille have not won in the four matches since they beat Paris Saint-Germain last month while Lyon's winless run already stretches to five matches in the six-game-old season.
Europa League Draw: Seven-time European champions AC Milan placed in group with Celtic, Sparta Prague, Lille
AC Milan, which last won the Champions League in 2007, came from the pot of third-seeded teams. Scottish champion Celtic was the top-seeded team.
The 35-year-old Yılmaz netted 229 goals during a long career in Turkish football in which he starred for Istanbul-based Galatasaray, but had not scored in his first four games for Lille.
Magalhaes bolsters Mikel Arteta's defensive options as the Gunners look to return to the Champions League this season after a four-year absence.
Marseille began their campaign with a 3-2 win at Brest as winger Florian Thauvin starred.
Teenage centre-back Benoit Badiashile scored for the second game in a row at the Stade Saint-Symphorien and Monaco held on despite playing almost half the match a man down following the dismissal of Youssouf Fofana.
After Rennes defender Sacha Boey was sent off in the 35th minute for raising a foot near left back Reinildo's head, Lille took the lead five minutes later through forward Jonathan Bamba's low shot.
Wolves were one of three clubs sanctioned by UEFA for breaching financial fair play regulations and were fined up to $706,000
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: Rennes, Lille clinch victories at home to stay a point apart in race for last Champions league spot
Rennes and Lille both won at home on Sunday to stay one point apart in the race for third place in the French league.
Ligue 1: Benjamin Andre's goal powers Lille to crucial win over Nantes; Lyon climb to fifth spot after beating Saint-Etienne
Benjamin André headed home the winner as Lille won 1-0 at Nantes on Sunday to boost its bid for third place in the French league and a Champions League qualifying berth next season.
Ligue 1: Lille striker Timothy Weah to miss remainder of season after undergoing surgery for leg injury
Weah, the son of former FIFA world player of the year and current Liberia President George Weah, joined Lille from Paris Saint-Germain last year after spending the previous season on loan at Scottish club Celtic.
Ligue 1: AS Monaco beat visitors Montpellier for third consecutive win; Paris Saint Germain visit Amiens
In the weekend’s standout fixtures, champions and runaway league leaders Paris St Germain visit second-bottom Amiens on Saturday
Ligue 1: League-leaders Paris Saint-Germain beat Nantes to move 15 points clear; Monaco scrape to first win under Robert Moreno
France striker Kylian Mbappe, who angrily snubbed Paris Saint-Germain coach Thomas Tuchel after being substituted in Saturday's 5-0 home win against Montpellier, set up the first goal in the 29th
French Cup: Fourth-tier club Epinal stun Lille to reach quarter-final; Paris Saint-Germain thump Pau FC
Striker Jean-Philippe Krasso scored both goals for Epinal, which could meet fellow fourth-tier side Belfort in the last eight. Belfort beat first-division Montpellier in a penalty shootout on Tuesday.
French League Cup: Lyon win penalty shootout after 2-2 draw against Lille to register place in final
'We could have done without Lille's equalizer, but a shootout was nice for our supporters,' said Lyon coach Rudi Garcia.
Coupe de la Ligue: Mauro Icardi continues goalscoring form as Paris Saint-Germain thrash 10-man Saint Etienne
Argentine Icardi, on loan from Inter Milan, scored either side of the interval with Neymar, a Jessy Moulin own goal and a Kylian Mbappe effort adding to the woes of Les Verts, who were reduced to 10 men when Wesley Fofana was sent off after half an hour
Kylian Mbappe celebrated turning 21 with a silvery-looking haircut and two more clinical finishes as league leaders Paris Saint-Germain beat struggling Amiens 4-1