1997–98 French Division 1

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The 1997–98 Ligue 1 season (then called Division 1) was the 60th since its establishment. RC Lens won the French Association Football League with 68 points.

Participating teams[edit]

 

Final table[edit]

Position Club Points Played W D L GF GA GD av. attendance Europe, Ligue 2
1 RC Lens 68 34 21 5 8 55 30 +25 27959 Champion of France
Champions League
2 FC Metz 68 34 20 8 6 48 28 +20 16353 Champions League
3 AS Monaco 59 34 18 5 11 51 33 +18 7156 UEFA Cup
4 Olympique Marseille 57 34 16 9 9 47 27 +20 28257 UEFA Cup
5 Bordeaux 56 34 15 11 8 49 41 +8 21019 UEFA Cup
6 Olympique Lyonnais 53 34 16 5 13 39 37 +2 22808 UEFA Cup
7 AJ Auxerre 51 34 14 9 11 55 45 +10 10054 Intertoto Cup
8 Paris SG 50 34 14 8 12 43 35 +8 36664 UEFA Cup Winners' Cup(winner of Coupe de France) and winner of Coupe de la Ligue
9 SC Bastia 50 34 13 11 10 36 31 +5 5825 Intertoto Cup
10 Le Havre AC 44 34 10 14 10 38 35 +3 11192 Intertoto Cup
11 FC Nantes 41 34 11 8 15 35 41 -6 23303
12 Montpellier HSC 41 34 10 11 13 32 42 -10 12992
13 RC Strasbourg 37 34 9 10 15 39 43 -4 5225
14 Stade Rennais 36 34 9 9 16 36 48 -12 12789
15 Toulouse FC 36 34 9 9 16 26 46 -20 14573
16 EA Guingamp 35 34 9 8 17 30 42 -12 Relegated to Ligue 2
17 LB Châteauroux 31 34 8 7 19 31 59 -28 Relegated to Ligue 2
18 AS Cannes 28 34 7 7 20 32 59 -27 Relegated to Ligue 2

Promoted from Ligue 2, who will play in Division 1 season 1998/1999

Top goalscorers[edit]

Position Player's name Nationality Club Goals
1 Stéphane Guivarc'h  France AJ Auxerre 21
2 David Trézéguet  France AS Monaco 18
3 Victor Ikpeba  Nigeria AS Monaco 16
4 Lilian Laslandes  France Bordeaux 14
4 Anto Drobnjak Serbia and Montenegro Federal Republic of Yugoslavia RC Lens 14
6 Marco Simone  Italy Paris SG 13
6 Bruno Rodriguez  France FC Metz 13
8 Jocelyn Gourvennec  France FC Nantes 12
9 Stéphane Ziani  France RC Lens 11
9 Laurent Blanc  France Olympique Marseille 11
9 Robert Pirès  France FC Metz 11
12 Sylvain Wiltord  France Bordeaux 10
12 Alain Caveglia  France Olympique Lyonnais 10
12 Xavier Gravelaine  France Olympique Marseille 10
12 Raí  Brazil Paris SG 10
14 Joel Tiéhi  Ivory Coast Toulouse FC 10
17 Tony Vairelles  France RC Lens 9
17 Fabrizio Ravanelli  Italy Olympique Marseille 9

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