St Etienne hopes of securing European football faded further as they drew 2-2 at home to 10-man Bordeaux.
Vincent Pajot's equaliser kept Les Verts in seventh place in Ligue 1, seven points behind their fifth-placed opponents and five behind Marseille in sixth.
Sixth spot will secure Europa League qualification only if Paris St Germain beat Angers in the Coupe de France final.
Adam Ounas fired the visitors ahead from the penalty spot in the 42nd minute after Igor Lewczuk was brought down by Habib Maiga...
Paris Saint-Germain pair Edinson Cavani and Marco Verratti, Monaco's Bernardo Silva and Alexandre Lacazette of Lyon are in the running for the Ligue 1 player of the year award.
The award, handed out by the National Union of Professional Footballers (UNFP), could go to Cavani for his 31 goals and three assists in 32 appearances in Le Championnat so far.
Monaco extended their lead at the top of Ligue 1 as Radamel Falcao's second-half goal secured a 1-0 win at Angers.
Falcao was restored to the Monaco starting lineup for the first time since the end of February after a hip injury.
And the Colombian came up with the all-important 61st-minute winner -- his 17th goal in Ligue 1 this season -- after mid-table Angers had threatened an upset.
Falcao latched onto Nabil Dirar's pass to net the winner and Monaco survived a late scare when Jonathan Bamba's...
Hatem Ben Arfa proved a point to manager Unai Emery with two goals and an assist as Paris Saint-Germain eased into the Coupe de France semifinals with a 4-0 win away to third-division Avranches.
Last week, Ben Arfa posted a video on social networks expressing his frustration at having limited chances at PSG since joining from Nice after netting 17 league goals last season.
His first goal came in the 35th minute from an expertly struck free kick from the right side of the penalty area that fizzed...