Paris St Germain coach Laurent Blanc is confident his players will learn from their mistakes after losing their unbeaten run.
Martin Braithwaite swooped late on as Toulouse rescued a point in a 1-1 draw with Lyon at the Stade Gerland in Ligue 1.
Radamel Falcao has not recovered from his thigh problem and will miss Sunday's Ligue 1 game against Ajaccio.
Paris St Germain were stunned by a 2-0 defeat at lowly Evian Thonon Gaillard which ended their unbeaten run at 36 matches.
Romania's Adrian Mutu will return home in January after agreeing to leave Ligue 1 club Ajaccio for Petrolul Ploiesti.
Montpellier coach Jean Fernandez has resigned after a 2-0 defeat at home to Lorient on Wednesday.
Monaco forward James Rodriguez got his second goal in four days to lead his side to a 3-0 victory at neighbours Nice.
Paris St Germain midfielder Thiago Motta has been ruled out of their visit to Evian TG on Wednesday with a thigh problem.
Monaco striker Radamel Falcao “won’t leave in January,” according to the club’s sporting director Vadim Vasilyev.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic took his tally of Ligue 1 goals this season to 11 with two penalties to help leaders PSG thrash Lyon 4-0.
Bastia goalkeeper Mickael Landreau equalled the French record of 602 first division appearances when his side played a Ligue 1 game against Evian TG on Sunday.
Round-up: James Rodriguez scored his first Ligue 1 goal to lead Monaco to a 2-0 home victory over Stade Rennes
Monaco will be without top striker Falcao when they host Stade Rennes after the Colombia striker picked up a thigh injury.
St Etienne fans will be banned from away games until the end of 2013 after some supporters caused chaos last weekend.
Mounir Obbadi's long-range strike earned Monaco a 1-0 victory at Nantes to end a three-match winless streak.
PSG must shift their focus to becoming a tighter defensive unit if they are to keep improving, coach Laurent Blanc said.