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.
Di Maria's suspension meted out by Ligue 1's disciplinary commission was for spitting at Marseille defender Alvaro Gonzalez.
Ligue 1: Marseille claim to possess footage of PSG's Neymar racially abusing Japanese right-back Hiroki Sakai
The LFP, which suspended Neymar for two matches over the incident, has opened a probe into his accusations, which Gonzalez denies.
Only around 1,000 spectators were present at the Stade Velodrome due to coronavirus restrictions.
PSG's Neymar was sent off for slapping Marseille's Alvaro Gonzalez on the back of the head and accused the Spaniard of calling him a 'monkey'.
Neymar said he would accept his punishment which is expected to be revealed by the French league's disciplinary commission on Wednesday.
Neymar insisted he had been the victim of racism as he was one of five players sent off in a mass brawl at the end of Marseille's 1-0 win over Ligue 1 champions Paris Saint-Germain on Sunday.
Ligue 1: Five players including Neymar receive red cards as PSG lose to Marseille for first time since November 2011
Florian Thauvin's close-range volley on 31 minutes earned Marseille a first victory over their bitter rivals since November 2011 but an ugly scuffle at the end resulted in five red cards at the Parc des Princes.
Ligue 1: Neymar in PSG squad for Marseille clash after beating COVID-19; Kylian Mbappé, Marquinhos still out
PSG coach Thomas Tuchel is not sure whether Neymar, winger Angel Di Maria, goalkeeper Keylor Navas or midfielder Leandro Paredes will start the game at Parc des Princes.
Marseille began their campaign with a 3-2 win at Brest as winger Florian Thauvin starred.
Marseille, who had to cancel what would have been the Ligue 1 season opener last Friday because of the five existing coronavirus cases, added that they had notified the French league about the new infections.
Nantes failed to capitalize after Bordeaux midfielder Mehdi Zerkane was sent off after 20 minutes for a crude foul on center half Nicolas Pallois. Bordeaux center back Laurent Koscielny helped the home side's defense hold firm.
Ligue 1: As French league starts new season, coronavirus still a factor with opener rescheduled by positive cases
The game that was originally meant to open the Ligue 1 season — between Marseille and Saint-Etienne — had to be postponed because four Marseille players tested positive for COVID-19.
Marseille announced Tuesday the positive COVID-19 tests for three players, taking to four the number infected.
At least 37 Ligue 1 players from 11 clubs have tested positive for COVID-19 in recent weeks.
Marseille fined €3 million by UEFA for breaching FFP rules but allowed to retain Champions League spot next season
Marseille fined €3 million by UEFA for breaching Financial Fair Play rules but allowed to retain Champions League spot next season
According to French magazine France Football, Zubizarreta’s departure casts doubt over coach Andre Villas-Boas’ future at the club as the pair had a close working relationship
Ligue 1: Give me means to perform or I'll leave, manager Andre Villas Boas tells Olympique de Marseille bosses
Olympique de Marseille coach Andre Villas Boas has said he will not stay at the club if he is not given the means to make them competitive in the Champions League.
UEFA, while trying to figure out when the season can resume, is assessing the rule changes needed as the pandemic causes financial tremors across the European game.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Former Marseille president Pape Diouf passes away aged 68 after contracting COVID-19
Former Olympique de Marseille president Pape Diouf has died aged 68 after contracting the coronavirus, the Ligue 1 club announced on Tuesday.