2019–20 Ligue 1

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Ligue 1
Season2019–20
Dates9 August 2019 – 23 May 2020
Matches played260
Goals scored657 (2.53 per match)
Top goalscorerWissam Ben Yedder
Kylian Mbappé
(16 goals each)[1]
Biggest home winLyon 6–0 Angers
(16 August 2019)
Bordeaux 6–0 Nîmes
(3 December 2019)
Biggest away winAmiens 0–4 Strasbourg
(23 November 2019)
Nîmes 0–4 Lyon
(6 December 2019)
Saint-Étienne 0–4 Paris Saint-Germain
(15 December 2019)
Highest scoringAmiens 4–4 Paris Saint-Germain
(15 February 2020)
Longest winning runMarseille
Paris Saint-Germain
(6 matches)[2]
Longest unbeaten runMarseille
(14 matches)[2]
Longest winless runToulouse
(16 matches)[2]
Longest losing runToulouse
(11 matches)[2]
Highest attendance65,421[2]
Marseille 2–1 Lyon
(10 November 2019)
Lowest attendance3,585[2]
Monaco 1–0 Angers
(4 February 2020)
Total attendance5,730,541[3]
Average attendance22,384[3]
All statistics correct as of 23 February 2020.

The 2019–20 Ligue 1 season, also known as Ligue 1 Conforama for sponsorship reasons, is a French association football tournament within Ligue 1. It is the 82nd season since its establishment. The season began on 9 August 2019 and is scheduled to end on 23 May 2020.[4]

Teams[edit]

Changes[edit]

FC Metz and Stade Brestois 29 were promoted from the 2018–19 Ligue 2, replacing the two relegated teams from the 2018–19 Ligue 1, Stade Malherbe Caen and En Avant de Guingamp.

Stadium and locations[edit]

Club Location Venue Capacity 2018–19 season
Amiens Amiens Stade de la Licorne 12,097 15th
Angers Angers Stade Raymond Kopa 18,752 13th
Bordeaux Bordeaux Matmut Atlantique 42,115 14th
Brest Brest Stade Francis-Le Blé 15,931 Ligue 2, 2nd
Dijon Dijon Stade Gaston Gérard 15,995 18th
Lille Villeneuve-d'Ascq Stade Pierre-Mauroy 50,186 2nd
Lyon Décines-Charpieu Groupama Stadium 59,186 3rd
Marseille Marseille Orange Vélodrome 67,394 5th
Metz Metz Stade Saint-Symphorien 25,636 Ligue 2, 1st
Monaco Monaco Monaco Stade Louis II 18,523 17th
Montpellier Montpellier Stade de la Mosson 32,900 6th
Nantes Nantes Stade de la Beaujoire 35,322 12th
Nice Nice Allianz Riviera 35,624 7th
Nîmes Nîmes Stade des Costières 18,482 9th
PSG Paris Parc des Princes 48,583 1st
Reims Reims Stade Auguste Delaune 21,684 8th
Rennes Rennes Roazhon Park 29,778 10th
Saint-Étienne Saint-Étienne Stade Geoffroy-Guichard 41,965 4th
Strasbourg Strasbourg Stade de la Meinau 29,230 11th
Toulouse Toulouse Stadium Municipal 33,150 16th

Number of teams by regions[edit]

Teams Region or country Team(s)
3  Grand Est Metz, Reims, and Strasbourg
 Occitanie Montpellier, Nîmes, and Toulouse
2  Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Lyon and Saint-Étienne
Brittany Brittany Brest and Rennes
 Hauts-de-France Amiens and Lille
 Pays de la Loire Angers and Nantes
 Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur Marseille and Nice
1  Bourgogne-Franche-Comté Dijon
 Monaco Monaco
 Île-de-France Paris Saint-Germain
 Nouvelle-Aquitaine Bordeaux

Personnel and kits[edit]

Team Manager Captain Kit manufacturer Main sponsor
Amiens Slovenia Luka Elsner France Prince-Désir Gouano Germany Puma Intersport
Angers France Stéphane Moulin Ivory Coast Ismaël Traoré Italy Kappa Scania (H), Bodet (A)
Bordeaux Portugal Paulo Sousa France Benoît Costil Germany Puma Bistro Régent, Winamax (3)
Brest France Olivier Dall'Oglio France Gaëtan Belaud United States Nike Quéguiner (H), Yaourts Malo (A)
Dijon France Stéphane Jobard Cape Verde Júlio Tavares Italy Lotto Roger Martin (H), Suez (A & 3)
Lille France Christophe Galtier France Adama Soumaoro United States New Balance Boulanger
Lyon France Rudi Garcia Netherlands Memphis Depay Germany Adidas Hyundai, Veolia (European)
Marseille Portugal André Villas-Boas France Steve Mandanda Germany Puma Uber Eats
Monaco Spain Robert Moreno Poland Kamil Glik Italy Kappa Fedcom
Metz France Vincent Hognon France Renaud Cohade United States Nike Car Avenue
Montpellier Armenia Michel Der Zakarian Brazil Vitorino Hilton United States Nike PasinoBet
Nantes France Christian Gourcuff France Abdoulaye Toure United States New Balance Synergie
Nice France Patrick Vieira Brazil Dante Bonfim Italy Macron Ineos
Nîmes France Bernard Blaquart France Anthony Briançon Germany Puma Hectare
Paris Saint-Germain Germany Thomas Tuchel Brazil Thiago Silva United States Nike, Jordan (Away) Accor
Reims France David Guion Togo Alaixys Romao England Umbro Maisons France Confort (H), Hexaom (A)
Rennes France Julien Stéphan France Damien Da Silva Germany Puma Samsic
Saint-Étienne France Claude Puel France Loïc Perrin France Le Coq Sportif Aesio
Strasbourg France Thierry Laurey Serbia Stefan Mitrović Germany Adidas ÉS Énergies (H), CroisiEurope (A)
Toulouse France Denis Zanko Ivory Coast Max-Alain Gradel Spain Joma Triangle Interim

Managerial changes[edit]

Team Outgoing manager Manner of departure Date of vacancy Position in table Incoming manager Date of appointment
Brest France Jean-Marc Furlan End of contract 17 May 2019[5] Pre-season France Olivier Dall'Oglio 26 May 2019[6]
Metz France Frédéric Antonetti Resigned due to personal reasons 18 May 2019[7] France Vincent Hognon 18 May 2019[7]
Lyon France Bruno Génésio End of contract 25 May 2019 Brazil Sylvinho 25 May 2019[8]
Saint-Étienne France Jean-Louis Gasset 25 May 2019 France Ghislain Printant 25 May 2019[9]
Marseille France Rudi Garcia Resigned 25 May 2019[10] Portugal André Villas-Boas 28 May 2019[11]
Amiens France Christophe Pélissier Signed by Lorient 29 May 2019[12] Slovenia Luka Elsner 19 June 2019[13]
Dijon France Antoine Kombouaré Resigned 10 June 2019[14] France Stéphane Jobard 20 June 2019[15]
Nantes Bosnia and Herzegovina Vahid Halilhodžić Mutual consent 2 August 2019[16] France Christian Gourcuff 8 August 2019[17]
Saint-Étienne France Ghislain Printant Sacked 4 October 2019 19th France Claude Puel 4 October 2019[18]
Lyon Brazil Sylvinho 7 October 2019[19] 14th France Rudi Garcia 14 October 2019[20]
Toulouse France Alain Casanova Mutual consent 10 October 2019[21] 18th France Antoine Kombouaré 14 October 2019[22]
Monaco Portugal Leonardo Jardim Sacked 28 December 2019 7th Spain Robert Moreno 28 December 2019[23]
Toulouse France Antoine Kombouaré 5 January 2020[24] 20th France Denis Zanko 6 January 2020[25]

League table[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Paris Saint-Germain 26 21 2 3 71 24 +47 65 Qualification for the Champions League group stage
2 Marseille 27 16 7 4 39 27 +12 55
3 Rennes 26 13 5 8 31 24 +7 44 Qualification for the Champions League third qualifying round
4 Lille 26 13 4 9 33 27 +6 43 Qualification for the Europa League group stage
5 Monaco 26 11 6 9 42 41 +1 39
6 Strasbourg 26 11 5 10 32 29 +3 38
7 Lyon 26 10 7 9 40 26 +14 37
8 Reims 26 9 10 7 24 20 +4 37
9 Montpellier 26 10 7 9 32 29 +3 37
10 Nice 26 10 7 9 38 36 +2 37
11 Nantes 26 11 4 11 28 28 0 37
12 Bordeaux 26 9 8 9 38 32 +6 35
13 Brest 26 8 10 8 34 35 −1 34
14 Angers 26 9 6 11 25 33 −8 33
15 Saint-Étienne 26 8 5 13 28 42 −14 29
16 Metz 26 6 10 10 24 34 −10 28
17 Dijon 26 6 9 11 25 32 −7 27
18 Nîmes 27 7 6 14 28 42 −14 27 Qualification for the Relegation play-offs
19 Amiens 26 4 10 12 29 47 −18 22 Relegation to Ligue 2
20 Toulouse 26 3 4 19 21 54 −33 13
Updated to match(es) played on 28 February 2020. Source: Ligue 1
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Goal difference; 3) Goals scored; 4) Head-to-head goal difference; 5) Fairplay ranking.[26]

Results[edit]

Home \ Away AMI ANG BOR BRE DIJ LIL OL OM MET ASM MON FCN NIC NMS PSG REI REN STE STR TFC
Amiens 1–3 1–0 1–1 1–0 2–2 3–1 1–2 1–2 1–2 4–4 1–1 0–4 0–0
Angers 1–1 3–1 0–1 2–0 0–2 0–2 3–0 0–0 1–0 1–1 1–0 1–4 4–1 1–0
Bordeaux 2–2 2–2 1–2 0–0 2–0 2–1 1–1 2–0 6–0 0–1 0–1 0–1 a
Brest 2–1 1–1 2–0 2–2 2–0 1–1 0–0 1–2 1–0 0–0 3–2 5–0 1–1
Dijon 0–2 3–0 1–0 0–0 2–2 1–1 2–2 3–3 0–0 2–1 2–1 1–2 1–0
Lille 2–1 3–0 1–0 1–0 1–2 0–0 2–1 2–1 2–2 0–2 1–0 3–0 2–0 3–0
Lyon 0–0 6–0 1–1 0–0 0–1 a 2–0 0–1 2–1 0–1 0–1 a 1–1 3–0
Marseille 0–0 3–1 2–1 2–1 2–1 1–1 1–3 3–1 a 0–2 1–1 1–0 2–0 1–0
Metz 1–2 1–2 0–2 1–1 3–0 2–2 1–0 0–2 1–1 0–1 3–1 1–0 2–2
Monaco 3–0 1–0 4–1 1–0 5–1 0–3 3–4 1–0 3–1 1–4 3–2 1–3
Montpellier 4–2 0–0 4–0 2–1 1–0 1–1 3–1 2–1 1–0 1–3 0–1 1–0 3–0
Nantes 1–0 0–1 1–0 0–0 0–0 0–1 1–0 1–0 1–2 1–0 1–0 2–3 2–1
Nice 2–1 3–1 1–1 2–2 2–1 1–1 2–1 1–2 4–1 a 1–3 1–4 2–0 1–1 3–0
Nîmes 1–1 1–0 3–0 2–0 0–4 2–3 1–1 3–1 0–1 1–2 2–0 0–1 0–1 1–0
Paris SG 4–1 4–0 4–3 2–0 4–2 4–0 3–3 5–0 2–0 3–0 0–2 2–0 4–0
Reims 0–0 1–1 1–2 2–0 1–1 0–1 0–0 1–0 1–1 0–0 1–0 3–1 0–0
Rennes 3–1 2–1 1–0 0–0 1–1 0–1 3–2 1–2 2–1 2–1 0–1 2–1 3–2
Saint-Étienne 2–2 1–1 1–0 0–2 0–1 1–0 0–0 0–2 4–1 2–1 0–4 1–1 2–2
Strasbourg 0–0 1–2 1–2 1–1 2–2 1–0 2–1 1–0 4–1 3–0 0–2 2–1 4–2
Toulouse 2–0 0–2 1–3 2–5 1–0 2–1 2–3 0–2 1–2 0–2 0–1 0–1
Updated to match(es) played on 28 February 2020. Source: Ligue 1
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.
For upcoming matches, an "a" indicates there is an article about the rivalry between the two participants.

Season statistics[edit]

Top goalscorers[edit]

As of 28 February 2020
Rank Player Club Goals[27]
1 France Wissam Ben Yedder Monaco 16
France Kylian Mbappé Paris Saint-Germain
3 France Moussa Dembélé Lyon 14
4 Brazil Neymar Paris Saint-Germain 13
Nigeria Victor Osimhen Lille
6 Senegal Habib Diallo Metz 12
7 Argentina Darío Benedetto Marseille 11
Argentina Mauro Icardi Paris Saint-Germain
9 Senegal M'Baye Niang Rennes 10
10 Gabon Denis Bouanga Saint-Étienne 9
Algeria Andy Delort Montpellier
Netherlands Memphis Depay Lyon
Denmark Kasper Dolberg Nice
Algeria Islam Slimani Monaco

Assists[edit]

As of 23 February 2020
Rank Player Club Assists[28]
1 Argentina Ángel Di María Paris Saint-Germain 14
2 Algeria Islam Slimani Monaco 8
3 France Yoann Court Brest 7
4 France Jonathan Ikoné Lille 6
France Pierre Lees-Melou Nice
Brazil Neymar Paris Saint-Germain
7 France Wissam Ben Yedder Monaco 5
France Romain Del Castillo Rennes
Democratic Republic of the Congo Gaël Kakuta Amiens
Nigeria Moses Simon Nantes
Italy Marco Verratti Paris Saint-Germain

Clean sheets[edit]

As of 23 February 2020
Rank Player Club Clean sheets
1 France Steve Mandanda Marseille 12
2 Serbia Predrag Rajković Reims 11
3 France Ludovic Butelle Angers 10
France Alban Lafont Nantes
France Mike Maignan Lille
Costa Rica Keylor Navas Paris Saint-Germain
7 Belgium Matz Sels Strasbourg 8
8 France Gautier Larsonneur Brest 7
France Benjamin Lecomte Monaco
Portugal Anthony Lopes Lyon
Senegal Édouard Mendy Rennes
Algeria Alexandre Oukidja Metz
Argentina Gerónimo Rulli Montpellier

Hat-tricks[edit]

Player Club Against Result Date
Chad Casimir Ninga Angers Saint-Étienne 4–1 (H) 22 September 2019
Italy Cristian Battocchio Brest Strasbourg 5–0 (H) 3 December 2019
Nigeria Josh Maja Bordeaux Nîmes 6–0 (H) 3 December 2019
Argentina Darío Benedetto Marseille Nîmes 3–2 (A) 28 February 2020

References[edit]

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