Feb 23, 2013
After taking only one point from their last five games - and scoring just one goal in that spell - Bastia will hope to ease their relegation worries when they visit fellow strugglers Troyes on saturday.
Paris Saint-Germain-Bastia Preview: League leaders aim to pull away at the summit
Paris Saint-Germain coach Carlo Ancelotti is still without midfielder Thiago Motta due to suspension, with fellow Italy international Marco Verratti set to continue in midfield as was the case in last week's 4-0 win over Toulouse.
Neal Maupay is congratuled by Claude Puel
Nice's impressive run of form continued with a 2-0 win at Lille which saw the visitors leapfrog Rennes into fourth place.
Montpellier boss Rene Girard has urged his side to show their Ligue 1 title-winning exploits last season were not a fluke.