Marseille and Lille are top of Ligue 1 behind Paris St Germain after the opening round.
After holders PSG got off to a brilliant start to the season with a 5-0 win in Clermont on Friday, Marseille and Lille both celebrated 4-1 home wins on Sunday.
Colombian striker Luis Suarez scored a late brace for Marseille, who led 2-0 at half-time thanks to an early own goal from Wout Faes and Nuno Tavares, who fired home in first-half injury time.
Lille’s Jonathan David also scored twice in the first half as his side drove to victory against Auxerre after Benjamin Andre opened the scoring in the first minute.
Akim Zedadka made it 4-0 in the second half before Gaetan Charbonnier scored the visitors’ consolation goal in the 68th minute.
Florian Sotoca’s hat-trick gave Lens a 3-2 win over Brest while Montpellier beat Troyes by the same score in a game that scored four goals in the first 17 minutes.
Teji Savanier, who gave the home side a 2-1 lead early on, snatched the winning goal ten minutes from time.
Lorient started the season with a 1-0 win at Rennes, while Toulouse drew 1-1 with Nice and Angers and Nantes drew 0-0.
In the German Bundesliga, Dominick Drexler was sent off after 35 minutes because of the 3-1 defeat against Cologne, while Stuttgart and RB Leipzig drew 1-1.
https://www.independent.co.uk/sport/football/paris-st-germain-marseille-luis-suarez-lille-schalke-b2140311.html Nuno Tavares scores as Marseille celebrate a comfortable Ligue 1 win