Ligue 1 Review: UCL Qualification Race Hots Up As Contenders Lyon, Monaco And Marseille Record Respective Wins

The race for the top three and UEFA Champions League (UCL) qualification ahead of next season is hotting up in the French Ligue 1 after the latest set of games over the weekend.

The contenders namely Olympique Lyon, AS Monaco and Olympique Lyon were all on the winning end with victories over Troyes, Caen and Nice respectively.

Bertrand Traore (2) and Maxwel Cornet were on target for Lyon in a 3-0 home win over relegation threatened Troyes in what was a Matchday 36 fixture.

Monaco and Marseille were also victorious with respective 2-1 wins over 10-man Caen and Nice.

Matchday 36 Results (Sunday):

Saint-Etienne 1-3 Bordeaux

Lyon 3-0 Troyes

Nantes 0-2 Montpellier

Rennes 2-1 Strasbourg

Toulouse 2-3 Lille

Caen 1-2 Monaco

Dijon 3-1 Guingamp

Metz 1-2 Angers

Marseille 2-1 Nice

Standings (Top 4):

1. PSG 92

2. Lyon 75

3. Monaco 74

4. Marseille 73