Goals from four different players helped Marseille coast over Nice. Bakari Koné, Stéphane M'Bia, Mathieu Valbuena, and Souleymane Diawara scored for L'OM while Nice's Emerse Faé prevented the clean sheet.
Marseilles win kept them on top of the table as second placed Auxerre kept pace overcoming Nancy Lorraine. With seven points separating the first six teams at the top, it is a fascinating race to the finish. Lyon in third place lost ground tying Lille as did Montpelier one spot behind who drew Le Mans.
The biggest loser was Bordeaux whose recent stumbles continued, losing to PSG, 1-3.