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About This Competition

The French Ligue 1 and the history of the French Football Championship dates back to 1932, under the name of the National Division. A name that remained for 40 years until it was renamed the D1 (for Division 1) in 1972. The modern-day league which has been built on the history of D1 has become a world leader in domestic football is called "Ligue 1". Due to advertising rights, the official name is the Ligue 1 Conforama. A name that is agreed through to 2019/20/ season. The France Ligue 1 is made up of 20 clubs that are spread out across France, with one club AS Monaco being the only non-French club in the league. Each season runs from summer through to spring of the following year. 38 matches are then organized, with the champion team of in this league being the club that finishes the season at the top of the leader board. There is no promotion from Ligue 1, but the top three teams qualify for the UEFA Champions League. Fourth place qualifies for the Europa League. Two further Europa League places are determined by domestic cup competitions, the Coupe de France and Coupe de la Ligue. In contrast, relegation to the second division applies to teams occupying the last two places at the end of the season. They are then replaced by the first two teams of the lower level. The team winning the jump in league 2 also faces the third in the final ranking of the championship of France, thus avoiding the triple direct relegation.

Participating teams

  • AS Monaco
    Stade Louis II, Monaco
  • AS Saint-Étienne
    Stade Geoffroy-Guichard, Saint-Étienne
  • Angers SCO
    Stade Jean-Bouin, Paris
  • Dijon FCO
    Stade Gaston Gérard, Dijon
  • FC Lorient
    Stade du Moustoir, Lorient
  • FC Metz
    Stade Saint-Symphorien, Metz
  • FC Nantes
    Stade de la Beaujoire, Nantes
  • Girondins Bordeaux
    Stade Chaban-Delmas, Bordeaux
  • Lille OSC
    Stade Pierre-Mauroy, Lille
  • Montpellier HSC
    Stade de la Mosson, Montpellier
  • Nîmes Olympique
    Stade des Costières, Nîmes
  • OGC Nice
    Allianz Riviera, Nice
  • Olympique Lyonnais
    Parc Olympique Lyonnais, Lyon
  • Olympique Marseille
    Stade Vélodrome, Marseille
  • Paris Saint Germain
    Parc des Princes, Paris
  • R.C. Lens
    Stade Félix-Bollaert, Lens
  • Racing Strasbourg
    Stade de la Meinau, Strasbourg
  • Stade Brestois
    Stade Francis-Le Blé, Brest
  • Stade Reims
    Stade Auguste Delaune, Reims
  • Stade Rennes
    Roazhon Park, Rennes

Standings

#TeamPldDiff.Pnts
1Lille OSC LogoLille OSC364079
2Paris Saint Germain LogoParis Saint Germain355275
3AS Monaco LogoAS Monaco353271
4Olympique Lyonnais LogoOlympique Lyonnais353370
5Olympique Marseille LogoOlympique Marseille35756
6R.C. Lens LogoR.C. Lens36456
7Stade Rennes LogoStade Rennes351154
8Montpellier HSC LogoMontpellier HSC35-447
9FC Metz LogoFC Metz35046
10OGC Nice LogoOGC Nice35-346
11Stade Reims LogoStade Reims35-242
12AS Saint-Étienne LogoAS Saint-Étienne35-1242
13Angers SCO LogoAngers SCO35-1941
14Stade Brestois LogoStade Brestois35-1340
15Girondins Bordeaux LogoGirondins Bordeaux35-1539
16Racing Strasbourg LogoRacing Strasbourg35-1038
17FC Lorient LogoFC Lorient35-1638
18FC Nantes LogoFC Nantes35-1434
19Nîmes Olympique LogoNîmes Olympique35-2932
20Dijon FCO LogoDijon FCO35-4218