Champions Paris St Germain unsuccessful to lift to a arise as they were hold to a 1-1 pull by Ligue 1 leaders Monaco during a Parc des Princes on Sunday.
Bernardo Silva’s stoppage-time idea cancelled out Edinson Cavani’s late penalty, permitting Monaco to stay tip of a standings with 49 points from 22 games.
They lead Nice, who kick En Avant Guingamp 3-1 progressing on Sunday, on idea difference, and PSG by 3 points.
Monaco were a improved group though could not make their supremacy count, with Radamel Falcao and Fabinho both being denied by saves from Kevin Trapp.
The German screw was transposed by Alphonse Areola early in a second half after he suffered a thigh injury.
PSG stepped adult a rigging after a hour and Djibril Sidibe brought down Julian Draxler in a box with Cavani sealing a win for a hosts from a mark with his 21st joining goal, and his 29th in all competitions, this season.
Until then, PSG had usually threatened by Cavani’s bombardment in a 11th minute.
As PSG seemed to be streamer towards a propitious win, Silva was authorised space to allege and strike a low shot from 25 metres to kick Areola and palm Monaco a deserved pull dual mins into damage time.
Monaco horde Nice subsequent weekend with PSG travelling to Dijon.
Earlier, Nice were too clever for Guingamp as they quickly changed behind to a tip of a table.
A week after being a plant of extremist abuse by Bastia fans, Mario Balotelli hermetic a candid win.
Alassane Plea put a hosts forward after a excellent one-two with Valentin Eysseric in a 11th minute.
Jean Seri doubled a lead after being set adult by Vincent Koziello 7 mins before a break.
Former France general Jimmy Briand reduced a balance in a 63rd notation with an pointed shot, though Balotelli wrapped it adult for Nice 3 mins from fulltime after collecting a by round from Arnaud Souquet.
Olympique Lyonnais, who have a diversion in hand, are fourth on 37 points after slumping to a 2-1 home better to Lille on Saturday.