Neymar's fine strike helped Paris St Germain secure a 2-0 win over Troyes to move 10 points clear at the top of Ligue 1.
Both Lyon, who lost at relegation-battlers Lille, and Monaco, beaten away by Nantes, had failed to make up any ground in Wednesday's earlier kick-offs.
It looked set to be a frustrating night for Unai Emery's men as Troyes, who saw a goal ruled out for offside, produced an organised display at Parc des Princes before Edinson Cavani had his penalty saved.
Neymar, though, continued...
Memphis Depay fired a second-half hat-trick as in-form Lyon won 5-0 at Ligue 1 rivals Troyes.
Depay struck three times after the interval, including a penalty, after Bertrand Traore had given Lyon a slender half-time lead.
Mariano added Lyon's fifth in the final minute, while Troyes defender Christophe Herelle was sent off for handball with 20 minutes left.
Lyon, Europa League winners at Everton on Thursday, took a 21st-minute lead when Traore turned the ball home from close range following Fernando...