It was a fourth straight win for Lyon, who host Everton in the Europa League midweek before a trip to their bitter regional rivals Saint-Etienne next weekend.
Paris Saint-Germain pay a visit to lowly Dijon on Saturday with key forwards Kylian Mbappe and Edinson Cavani boosted after helping their countries qualify for the World Cup in midweek.
Monaco move level on points with early leaders Paris Saint-Germain after their win.
The three points move Monaco level on points with early Ligue 1 leaders Paris Saint-Germain, who host Lyon on Sunday.
Kylian Mbappe was left on the bench as Radamel Falcao scored twice in Monaco's 6-1 trouncing of Marseille in Ligue 1 on Sunday.
Marcelo Bielsa inflicted a punishing blow on Claudio Ranieri in the battle of big-name coaches as Lille opened their Ligue 1 campaign with a 3-0 win over Nantes on Sunday.
Ronaldo’s new penalty box presence can’t obfuscate Portugal need for renewal. Nani, Ricardo Quaresma and Joao Moutinho belong to the CR7 generation, but Fernando Santos has been slow in ensuring quality succession in the Portuguese squad
Marcelo Bielsa, who pulled out of coaching Lazio in a shock move just 48 hours after his appointment was announced, has blamed the club for his exit saying it had failed to sign a single player.
Former Argentina boss Marcelo Bielsa has abruptly pulled out of coaching Lazio in a shock move which the club said could result in legal action.
Argentine football was in crisis Wednesday after the national coach followed star striker Lionel Messi in quitting weeks before the Olympics, with legend Diego Maradona eyeing a return to a role with the squad.
Once more, Marseille welcomed Les Bleus, albeit on its on terms, and roared the team onto victory. History thus suggests that Deschamps’s team may reach the final