Paris Saint-Germain set a new points record, Monaco moved second and Rennes climbed to sixth in round 19 of Ligue 1.
Monaco returned to second spot in the Ligue 1 table after seeing of Marseille, while Montpellier got an important win, too.
Celtic John Guidetti's 93rd-minute equaliser rescued a 3-3 draw for Celtic in a fascinating first leg of their last 32 UEFA Europa League tie against Inter on Thursday.
Sochaux Sochaux could seal a remarkable escape and relegate opponents Evian with victory in their final Ligue 1 clash of the season on Saturday.
Another season of dominance is expected for PSG in Ligue 1, but the likes of Monaco and Lyon will attempt to reign supreme in France.
Olympique Marseille Marseille resumed their position at the top of Ligue 1 after overcoming stiff resistance of Metz to seal a 3-1 win at the Stade Velodrome.
PSG Paris Saint-Germain and Saint-Etienne qualified for the Coupe de France last 16, though neither produced convincing displays on Wednesday.
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