Kylian Mbappe scored twice in PSG's thrilling 3-2 win at holders Bayern Munich in the Champions League quarterfinal first leg at the Allianz Arena.
World Cup Qualifiers: Ousmane Dembele scored the opening goal as holders France beat Kazakhstan 2-0 away on Sunday to claim the first victory in their campaign to qualify for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.
PSG cruised into the quarterfinals of the French Cup while striking a psychological blow in their pursuit of the Ligue 1 title, as they beat top-of-the-table Lille 3-0.
PSG had the chance to take first place from Lille on goal difference but strikes from Nantes' Randal Kolo and Moses Simon inflicted a fourth home defeat this campaign on the capital club.
Barcelona will carry a 4-1 deficit into the second leg of their last 16 Champions League tie against PSG.
Kylian Mbappe scored twice to take his tally to 18 goals in Ligue 1 this season as Paris Saint-Germain eased to a 4-0 victory at bottom club Dijon on Saturday to keep the pressure on leaders Lille in the title race.
Talks with Neymar over a new contract are "on track", while discussions with Kylian Mbappe are still ongoing, Paris Saint-Germain sporting director Leonardo said.
Kylian Mbappe ripped Barcelona apart on Tuesday by scoring a stunning hat-trick in a 4-1 rout to put Paris Saint-Germain on the brink of the Champions League quarter-finals.
The loss saw PSG stay one point behind league leaders Lyon, although third-placed Lille could go two points clear when they host Dijon later on Sunday.
Kylian Mbappe says he is still "thinking about" whether to agree to a new contract at PSG, with the France superstar's existing deal set to expire at the end of next season.
Lille moved back top of Ligue 1 on Sunday after holding Paris Saint-Germain to an uninspiring goalless draw which failed to live up to its pre-match billing.
Robert Lewandowski was named along side Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, Neymar and Kylian Mbappe among others for Best FIFA Men's Player award.
Monaco climb up to second in the table, four points behind PSG, but Lille can reclaim second spot and move to within two points of the leaders if they beat Lorient on Sunday.
Kylian Mbappe's last-minute defection is a significant blow for PSG with Neymar and Mauro Icardi already ruled out of Wednesday's Champions League game in Germany.
PSG have now taken maximum points since starting the season with back-to-back defeats and the reigning champions are three clear of Lille and Rennes at the summit.
Kylian Mbappe struck the opener on 32 minutes at the Stade des Costieres and netted again late on as a weary Nimes folded following the early dismissal of centre-back Loick Landre.
Kylian Mbappe grabbed a late winner as France edged a 2-1 victory over Croatia in their Nations League clash in Zagreb on Wednesday.
Despite the array of attacking talent in their teams, Portugal, the reigning European and Nations League champions, and world champions France managed just four shots on target between them.