Paris Saint-Germain were pushed all the way by a determined Marseille side in Sunday night's Classique, but Laurent Blanc's men had the quality to make it nine wins in a row against their arch-rivasl. Lyon continued their resurgence.
Ligue 1 Player of the Month for December Angel Di María talked clasicos ahead of his first visit to the Stade Vélodrome, when Paris Saint-Germain will be looking to extend an impressive unbeaten run against their arch-rivals.
Champions elect Paris Saint-Germain's unbeaten run set a new Ligue 1 record; Lyon got their just their second league win since Week 13; and Marseille clinched a sixth away win of the season. Monaco maintained second place.
The presence of AS Monaco and OGC Nice in Ligue 1's top three just before they do battle in the Côte d'Azur derby; Marseille's sustained away form; and Lyon's homegrown talent all made their mark in Week 24.