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Lyon take charge at Ligue 1 summit

Published: Saturday 12 January 2013, 19.30CET
Olympique Lyonnais made the most of Paris Saint-Germain FC's failure to win on Friday with a 2-1 victory at ES Troyes AC which puts them two points clear at the Ligue 1 summit.
Lyon take charge at Ligue 1 summit
Samuel Umtiti celebrates his winner for Lyon ©Getty Images
Published: Saturday 12 January 2013, 19.30CET

Lyon take charge at Ligue 1 summit

Olympique Lyonnais made the most of Paris Saint-Germain FC's failure to win on Friday with a 2-1 victory at ES Troyes AC which puts them two points clear at the Ligue 1 summit.

Olympique Lyonnais are the outright Ligue 1 leaders following a 2-1 victory at ES Troyes AC.

Lyon started 2013 level on points with Paris Saint-Germain FC and Olympique de Marseille at the summit, but are now out on their own following PSG's goalless draw against AC Ajaccio on Friday. Though Rémi Garde's side took an early lead against Troyes thanks to captain Maxime Gonalons' header, the hosts drew level through Benjamin Nivet seven minutes before half-time.

Lyon found a winner with a quarter-hour remaining, 19-year-old defender Samuel Umtiti turning in at the second time of asking to register his first senior goal.

FC Girondins de Bordeaux, meanwhile, leapfrogged Stade Rennais FC into fourth, six points shy of Marseille, courtesy of a 2-0 triumph in Brittany. Bordeaux extended their unbeaten league run to six games thanks to second-half goals from Yoan Gouffran and Henri Saivet.

Elsewhere, title holders Montpellier Hérault SC were 2-0 victors against FC Lorient, Stade Brestois 29 won by the same scoreline at Évian Thonon Gaillard FC, and bottom side AS Nancy-Lorraine began life under Patrick Gabriel with a 2-2 draw against LOSC Lille.

Last updated: 12/01/13 23.06CET

Results

French Ligue 1 2012/13

Matches
HomeAway
Last updated: 10/04/2013 17:47 CET

12/01/2013

MontpellierMontpellier2-0LorientLorient

Charbonnier 79, 90

Venue: Montpellier

12/01/2013

RennesRennes0-2BordeauxBordeaux

Gouffran 57, Saivet 66

Venue: Rennes

12/01/2013

ÉvianÉvian0-2BrestBrest

Ben Basat 15 (P), Grougi 90+2

Venue: Annecy

12/01/2013

NancyNancy2-2LOSCLOSC

Grange 21, Ayasse 82

Roux 1, Payet 31

Venue: Nancy

12/01/2013

TroyesTroyes1-2LyonLyon

Nivet 38

Gonalons 11, Umtiti 75

Venue: Troyes

11/01/2013

PSGPSG0-0AjaccioAjaccio

Venue: Paris

11/01/2013

St-ÉtienneSt-Étienne2-2ToulouseToulouse

Perrin 26, Mollo 62

Didot 27, Aurier 43

Venue: St Etienne

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