Marseille moved into fourth after beating Ajaccio 3-1 on Friday, with Dimitri Payet, Andre-Pierre Gignac and Florian Thauvin providing the goals for last year's French Ligue 1 runners-up.
A late Prince Oniangue winner helped boost Reims' season, leading the Champagne side to a 3-2 win at Marseille, while Rennes stormed to 5-0 win at Toulouse.
Despite having gone five matches without finding the back of the net, France coach Didier Deschamps isn't concerned and will continue to rely on his strikers to lift Les Blues to victory on Tuesday against in Belarus.
France saw their hopes of beating Spain to Group I's automatic ticket to Brazil 2014 effectively ended by a 0-0 draw in Georgia.
Marseille forward Andre-Pierre Gignac made his return to the France squad for the qualifiers against Georgia and Belarus, but there was no place for Newcastle United midfielder Yohan Cabaye.
Andre-Pierre Gignac scored in his third straight match to help Marseille maintain their strong start to the 2013/14 Ligue 1 season, while Lyon dropped their first points of the season at home to Reims.