1995–96 French Division 1

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Division 1
Season1995–96
ChampionsAuxerre (1st title)
RelegatedGueugnon
Saint-Étienne
Martigues
Matches played380
Goals scored867 (2.28 per match)
Best PlayerZinédine Zidane
Top goalscorerSonny Anderson (21)

The 1995–96 Division 1 season was the 58th since its establishment. Auxerre won their first league title in history with 72 points.

Participating teams[edit]

Final table[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Auxerre (C) 38 22 6 10 69 30 +39 72 1996–97 UEFA Champions League Group stage
2 Paris Saint-Germain 38 19 11 8 65 36 +29 68 1996–97 UEFA Cup Winners' Cup First round[a]
3 Monaco 38 19 11 8 64 39 +25 68 1996–97 UEFA Cup First round
4 Metz 38 18 11 9 42 30 +12 65
5 Lens 38 16 15 7 45 31 +14 63
6 Montpellier 38 17 9 12 51 40 +11 60
7 Nantes 38 14 13 11 44 42 +2 55 1996 UEFA Intertoto Cup Group stage
8 Rennes 38 13 15 10 44 41 +3 54
9 Strasbourg 38 14 12 12 46 44 +2 54
10 Guingamp 38 13 14 11 34 33 +1 53
11 Lyon 38 10 18 10 41 41 0 48
12 Nice 38 12 9 17 37 44 −7 45
13 Le Havre 38 11 12 15 33 45 −12 45
14 Cannes 38 12 8 18 45 51 −6 44
15 Bastia 38 12 8 18 45 55 −10 44
16 Bordeaux 38 11 9 18 44 52 −8 42
17 Lille 38 9 12 17 27 50 −23 39
18 Gueugnon (R) 38 8 14 16 27 46 −19 38 Relegated to 1996–97 French Division 2
19 Saint-Étienne (R) 38 6 16 16 36 59 −23 34
20 Martigues (R) 38 9 7 22 31 58 −27 34
Source: rsssf.com
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated.
Notes:
  1. ^ Paris Saint-Germain qualified for the Cup Winners' Cup as defending champions.

Promoted from Ligue 2, who will play in Division 1 season 1996/1997

Top goalscorers[edit]

Rank Player Club Goals
1 Brazil Sonny Anderson Monaco 21
2 Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Anto Drobnjak Bastia 20
3 France Florian Maurice Lyon 18
4 Panama Julio César Dely Valdes Paris Saint-Germain 15
Chad Japhet N'Doram Nantes 15
France Sylvain Wiltord Rennes 15
7 Brazil Raí Paris Saint-Germain 14
8 France Youri Djorkaeff Paris Saint-Germain 13
France Corentin Martins Auxerre 13

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