Lorient16th in French Ligue 1
AS Monaco missed the chance to go four points clear at the top after Lorient's Romain Faivre scored a late equaliser to salvage a 2-2 draw.
Star striker Kylian Mbappé watched from the stands as Paris Saint-Germain began their Ligue 1 title defense with a drab 0-0 home draw against Lorient on Saturday.
Benjamin Mendy joins FC Lorient after he was found not guilty at a retrial on Friday on one count of raping a woman and the attempted rape of another woman.
Lens took a huge step towards securing an automatic spot in the Champions League group stage when they claimed a 3-1 comeback win at Lorient in Ligue 1 on Sunday.
Lorient shocked PSG with a 3-1 victory at the Parc des Princes after the Ligue 1 leaders were reduced to 10 men when Achraf Hakimi was sent off.
— Facundo Medina converted the final spot kick to send Lens to the French Cup quarterfinals in a 4-2 penalty shootout win over Lorient after the teams were tied 1-1 in regulation time Thursday.
Third-placed Marseille remain hot on the heels of Lens in second after coming back from a goal down to beat Lorient 3-1 at home in Ligue 1.
Danilo's late header helped unbeaten Ligue 1 leaders Paris St Germain beat a lively Lorient side 2-1 at the Stade du Moustoir on Sunday.
Lorient were held to a 2-2 draw at Troyes on Sunday.
Lorient missed out on the chance to go provisionally top of the Ligue 1 as they were held to a goalless draw by nine-man Stade de Reims on Saturday.
Ligue 1 Table
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