Congo DR youngster Clarck N'Sikulu and experienced Senegal poacher Modou Sougou scored for hosts Evian TG as they shocked French Ligue 1 leaders PSG 2:0 on Wednesday night.
The defeat ended the big-spending PSG's 26-game unbeaten run.
21-year-old Clarck N'Sikulu had only been on the pitch four minutes when he rammed home a rebound from a Sougou shot in the 75th minute, after Ghana international Jonathan Mensah robbed Argentina's Javier Pastore of the ball and started a counterattack.
Modou Sougou then grabbed his third goal of the campaign three minutes from time to seal the points for the lowly Evian.
Nigerian goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama needs 140 minutes of clean sheet time to equal the all-time French League record of most minutes gone without conceding.
The man in between the sticks for second placed Lille played out 1035 minutes without conceding a goal when his side defeated Marseille 1-0 at the Stade Pierre-Mauroy on Tuesday night.
The African Cup of Nations-winning goalkeeper has not conceded a goal in his last 11 outings in the league, with Lille managing nine wins during this period. In all, he’s overseen an overly impressive 14 clean sheets in 16 games this season.
His exploits have helped propel Lille to second place on the log, heavily breathing down the neck of leaders PSG.
Demba Ba was on the scoresheet for Chelsea against Southampton at the weekend, coming on for Michael Essien who struggled early on.
The Senegal striker notched his side's third goal in a 3-1 come-from-behind win against the visitors at Stamford Bridge.
Also in England, his compatriot Mohamed Diamé scored his first goal of the season as West Ham thrashed Fulham 3-0.
There were goals also for Africans Moustapha Bayal Sall, who plays for Senegal as well, of St Etienne and Vincent Aboubakar of Lorient in France.
Ghana striker Asamoah Gyan scored a brace in Al Ain's comfortable 5-2 drubbing of Emirates at home in the UAE Arabian Gulf League on Friday.
Gyan scored Al Ain's fourth goal from inside the box with a perfect finish to the far post from the right in injury time of the first half.
The Ghanaian also netted in the 68th minute with a powerful header from a free-kick restoring his team's four-goal lead.
Gyan's double took his season tally to eight and now within a goal of leading scorers Edgar Silva (Shabab) and Grafite (Al Ahli).
Nigeria’s Taye Taiwo and Promise Isaac were among the goal scorers as their clubs won away games in the Turkey Super League.
Villarreal’s Nigerian forward Ikechukwu Uche, Torino’s Moroccan midfielder Omar El Kaddouri and Cameroonian striker Vincent Aboubakar of Lorient were the African stars of the weekend in Europe.
All three hit braces as Uche also won a penalty in helping the yellow submarines thump Levante 3-0.
El Kaddouri was on target twice in Torino’s 4-1 win over Catania while Aboubakar’s two goals helped Lorient earn their first away win of the season, 4-0 at Evian.
Seydou Doumbia scored the only goal of the game in most famous Moscow derby, while Dame N'Doye netted in the other one.
In the Premier League Wilfried Bony's double helped Swansea to a 3-3 draw with Stoke, while Cameroon star Samuel Eto'o was on the mark in Chelsea's 2-2 stalemate with West Brom.
Elsewhere around Europe Alex Song was handed a rare start for Barcelona, Kevin Prince-Boateng was in double form for Schalke, and Seydou Doumbia got on the scoresheet for CSKA Moscow.
Also, Moroccan forward El-Arabi scored a hat-trick as Granada, Ghana's Richmond Boakye grabbed a point for Elche and Senegal defender Papy Djilobodji continues to impress for Nantes as he netted in a 3-0 win over Bordeaux.