Paris Saint-Germain's formidable attacking trio sprang to life after the break to give the Ligue 1 leaders a 3-1 comeback win at 10-man Montpellier on Saturday.
Neymar, Kylian Mbappe and Mauro Icardi found the back of the net in the space of eight minutes after Montpellier's Pedro was sent off in the 72nd minute, as the French champions extended their lead over second-placed Olympique de Marseille to eight points.
Marseille host fifth-placed Girondins de Bordeaux on Sunday.
Lyon made the most of Nimes having two players sent off in the first half as they thrashed Ligue 1's bottom side 4-0 away to climb to fifth in the standings on Friday.
Nimes midfielder Theo Valls was shown a straight red card when the game was barely four minutes old for a studs up challenge on teenager Maxence Caqueret and Memphis Depay put Lyon ahead in the 16th minute with a 'Panenka' penalty.
The home side's problems worsened when Gaetan Paquiez earned two bookings within three minutes to leave...
Patrick Vieira is not at the top of the Arsenal wish list for their managerial role but remains in contention, sources have told ESPN.
Former Gunners captain Vieira, who manages at French club Nice, is one of the candidates and his profile is being considered by the club's hierarchy. Reports, however, stating that he was the favourite to get the job are off the mark at the moment.
Vieira is keen on getting the job but some of his team's recent performances have raised questions. Nice are 14th in...