Eric Abidal and Samir Nasri were missing when France coach Didier Deschamps named a 24-man squad on Thursday.
Lille tightened their hold on third in Ligue 1 with a 2-0 win over Sochaux.
Olympique Lyon will play Paris St Germain in the French League Cup final after they beat second-division side Troyes 2-1.
Joe Kinnear "will not be missed" after resigning as Newcastle's director of football, according to fans.
Newcastle owner Mike Ashley has no immediate plans to replace former director of football Joe Kinnear.
Newcastle United's controversial director of football Joe Kinnear has quit seven months into a three-year deal.
Joe Kinnear resigned as Newcastle's director of football on Monday night after a turbulent week on Tyneside.
Newcastle midfielder Cheick Tiote has apologised to the club's fans after suffering the worst day of his career against Sunderland.
Alan Pardew has challenged Hatem Ben Arfa to help defuse another furious backlash as Newcastle look for a derby-day tonic.
Dimitar Berbatov's proposed return to Tottenham has fallen through with the Fulham striker set to join Monaco.
Lyon midfielder Clement Grenier has confirmed he intends to stay with the French club following interest from Newcastle.
Arsene Wenger has made deadline-day deals a speciality in the past and Arsenal's move for Julian Draxler will also go to the wire with his club Schalke
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