The result put second-placed Lens on 75 points with three games left, three behind leaders Paris St Germain, who take on AC Ajaccio on Saturday, and five ahead of third-placed Olympique de Marseille, who host Angers on Sunday.
Lens are second on 63 points, three ahead of third-placed Olympique Marseille, who travel to Lorient on Sunday. Strasbourg remain in 16th on 26 points.
The match pitches together the nation's traditionally best supported sides, who dominated French football in the 60's and 70's.
Zizo has a buyout clause of 1.7 million Euros, which makes him an affordable target for the clubs in Ligue 1.
Messi suffered a knock on his left knee and an MRI scan earlier this week confirmed signs of a bone contusion.
Making his first start for the French team, the Argentine forward hit the woodwork but was otherwise far from his brilliant best.
Bordeaux's encouraging start to the season continued as did their winless league run against Olympique Lyonnais as they battled to a 0-0 draw at home on Friday.
Mauro Icardi rediscovered his scoring touch to help Paris St Germain beat Nantes 2-1 away as the French champions continued their march towards the Ligue 1 title on Tuesday.
Thieves broke in and stole luxury watches from the home of Paris St Germain's Dani Alves while the Brazilian defender was playing a match earlier this week, French sports newspaper L'Equipe reported on Saturday.
Paris St Germain forward Neymar will continue treatment on his foot injury in Brazil under the supervision of the club's medical team, the French Ligue 1 side have said.
Thiago Silva became the latest Paris Saint-Germain player to have his property robbed during a match, police confirmed on Sunday.
Goalkeeper Alphonse Areola has signed a contract extension with Paris Saint-Germain that will keep him in the French capital until 2023, the French club said on Thursday.
France's Ligue 1 body said on Thursday that the match had been cancelled at the request of local police.
Ligue 1 champions Paris St Germain are set to lose long-term sponsors Emirates after the Dubai based airline said that the company would not renew its contract which expires next year, a media report has said.
Ligue 1 club AS Monaco fired coach Leonardo Jardim on Thursday following a poor start to the season which has left last season's runners-up 18th in the 20-team table.
French giants Marseille were warned Wednesday they could be kicked out of European competition if their fans continue to wreak havoc.
Monaco and Olympique Lyonnais secured Champions League spots with victories in the final round of Ligue 1 matches as Olympique de Marseille's season ended in disappointment
PSG, who netted four goals in the opening half-hour, have 87 points with five games remaining and lead second-placed Monaco by 17 points.
Monaco made a big step towards securing second place in Ligue 1 when goals by Radamel Falcao and Rony Lopes earned them a 2-1 comeback home victory against Nantes on Saturday.
Italy's interim coach Luigi Di Biagio says the door is still open for maverick striker Mario Balotelli who was once again overlooked for this month's friendless