Ligue 1

Sport: Soccer
Country: France France
Founding year: 1932
Teams: 20
Teams promoted / relegated: 3

Ligue 1 is the top division of French and Monegasque football and is an all-professional league and has been so since 1932 (except for the 1943-1944 season).

20 clubs make up the French Ligue 1. These clubs play each other on home-and-away basis. The winner of the league is the team that garners the maximum points in the league. The bottom two teams are automatically relegated to the Ligue 2 while the 18th place team move into a play-off with the winner of the second division play-offs.

Ligue 1 is considered as one of the strongest domestic leagues in Europe although in the last few years the monopoly on the title of Olympique Lyon have been stark. Lyon are the running seven times champions of France and it is likely that this streak would continue in the future.

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Standings table 2017/18

Rank Team G W D L GF GA Pts
1 Paris Saint-Germain FC Paris SG 13 11 2 0 43 9 35
2 AS Monaco FC Monaco 13 9 2 2 35 13 29
3 Olympique Lyonnais Lyon 13 7 5 1 32 15 26
4 Olympique de Marseille Marseille 13 7 4 2 27 18 25
5 FC Nantes FC Nantes 13 7 2 4 12 13 23
6 Stade Malherbe Caen SM Caen 13 6 1 6 9 14 19
7 AS Saint-Etienne Saint-Étienne 13 5 3 5 14 18 18
8 Montpellier Montpellier 13 4 5 4 9 8 17
9 FC Girondins de Bordeaux Bordeaux 13 4 5 4 17 19 17
10 Toulouse FC Toulouse 13 4 4 5 12 17 16
11 Stade Rennais Stade Rennais 13 4 3 6 15 17 15
12 Amiens SC Amiens 13 4 3 6 11 14 15
13 Dijon FCO Dijon 13 4 3 6 17 22 15
14 Espérance Sportive Troyes Aube Champagne Troyes AC 13 4 3 6 13 18 15
15 En Avant Guingamp EA Guingamp 13 4 3 6 14 22 15
16 Angers SCO Angers 13 2 8 3 17 20 14
17 OGC Nice OGC Nice 13 4 2 7 15 20 14
18 RC Strasbourg Alsace Strasbourg 13 3 4 6 15 24 13
19 Lille OSC Lille 13 3 3 7 12 19 12
20 FC Metz FC Metz 13 1 1 11 5 24 4

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