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The France 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.

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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

Ligue 1 Standings

#TeamPlayedDiff.Pnts
1Paris Saint Germain Logo Paris Saint Germain132428
2Olympique Marseille Logo Olympique Marseille11824
3Lille OSC Logo Lille OSC121423
4Olympique Lyonnais Logo Olympique Lyonnais121123
5AS Monaco Logo AS Monaco12723
6Montpellier HSC Logo Montpellier HSC13323
7R.C. Lens Logo R.C. Lens12121
8Stade Rennes Logo Stade Rennes13119
9Angers SCO Logo Angers SCO12-419
10Stade Brestois Logo Stade Brestois12-218
11OGC Nice Logo OGC Nice11117
12FC Metz Logo FC Metz12116
13Girondins Bordeaux Logo Girondins Bordeaux12-116
14FC Nantes Logo FC Nantes12-413
15AS Saint-Étienne Logo AS Saint-Étienne12-811
16Nîmes Olympique Logo Nîmes Olympique13-1311
17Stade Reims Logo Stade Reims12-69
18FC Lorient Logo FC Lorient12-108
19Racing Strasbourg Logo Racing Strasbourg12-107
20Dijon FCO Logo Dijon FCO12-137

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