Nice were caught napping early on as they slumped to their second Ligue 1 defeat of the season with a 1-0 loss at lowly Troyes on Sunday.
Paris Saint-Germain started their Ligue 1 campaign with a comeback 2-1 win at promoted Troyes on Saturday.
City Football Group can now boast three reigning league champions in three different countries in its stable of clubs, from the U.S. to Uruguay.
Angel Di Maria and Christopher Nkunku scored second-half goals as Paris Saint-Germain won 2-0 at Troyes to restore their 14-point lead atop Ligue 1.
The Malian attacker will miss Troyes' game against Paris Saint-Germain after being punished for an altercation with coach Jean-Louis Garcia.
Ismaila Sarr has developed a reputation for conning referees, and his latest contribution against Troyes has done little to shake the stigma.
Neymar's fine strike helped Paris St Germain secure a 2-0 win over Troyes to move 10 points clear at the top of Ligue 1.
Troyes won promotion to Ligue 1 by successfully defending a first-leg lead in their relegation playoff with Lorient.
Benjamin Nivet lashed home a dramatic last-minute winner as Ligue 2 Troyes seized the upper hand in the first leg of their playoff clash with Lorient.
Strasbourg and Amiens were promoted to Ligue 1 on Friday following an incredibly tight race in the French second division.
Nice exited the French Cup after a 2-1 defeat at the hands of Lorient, while Marseille's fine form continued in a 2-1 win away to Toulouse.
American investor Gary Allen has not completed a proposed takeover of Troyes, the president of the French second division club has said.
French second tier side Troyes are set for a takeover by American investor Gary Allen.
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