The fairytale ride of Nice has faltered for the time being, as the injury of Mario Balotelli has meant that the club from the southeast of France are barely getting over the line right now.
Ligue 1 was messy and chaotic and nerve-wracking during the condensed gameweeks 15 and 16. Only Nice and Lille emerged from it resembling some sort of form, while the others suffered mighty blows.
This weekend produced some of the most spectacular displays of football we've seen this year. Topped, of course, by City's win over United, and Barca's stunning loss to Alaves.
As the Ligue 1 season draws in its final few weeks of excitement and drama, only two sides can look back at their seasons with pride and valor. For PSG, it's back to the drawing board.
Lyon's start to their Ligue 1 campaign started off on the right foot this time around, as they comfortably dispatched of Nancy and Caen in their opening two matches.
Week 4's GOTW features AS Monaco, and their surprisingly phenomenal start to the campaign, which continued with a 4-1 triumph over rivals Lille.
The Winter Transfer window brings with it many rumours, and the ones with any legitimacy have prevailed over the unrealistic.
This weekend is arguably the best we've had so far this season in terms of the fixtures that it entails. Nobody is probably going to watch only one game. But, if we had to, which would you pick?
PSG's post Zlatan-era may not have to be as serious of a matter as many thought it would. They have shown every sign during preseason that this could be their biggest season yet.
Leicester beat Chelsea 2-1 to keep hold of their place on the top of the Premier League.