Lille and Saint-Etienne ended in a goalless draw on Friday in the 28th round of the French Ligue 1 competition.
Lille is in 6th place with 43 points and Saint-Etienne is in 16th place with 26 points.
Lille have 11 wins, 10 draws, and 7 defeats this season, while Saint-Etienne have won 6 times, drawn 8 matches, and been defeated in 14 matches.
Nice, with a player less, snatched a negative draw from hosts Montpellier on Saturday.
Nice ended the match with ten players after Brazilian captain Dante was sent off in the 35th minute for causing a penalty that Teji Savanier failed to translate into a goal (39).
Nice raised their second-place tally to 50 points, 3 points ahead of third-placed Marseille, who face hosts Brest on Sunday at the end of the stage.
Montpellier, in turn, raised his tally to 38 points in eleventh place.