Ligue 1 Season 2019-20 Standings
|2||LOSC Lille Métropole||20||12||6||2||35||15||+20||42|
|5||Stade Rennais FC||20||10||6||4||30||22||+8||36|
|6||Olympique de Marseille||18||9||5||4||26||18||+8||32|
|8||Girondins de Bordeaux||20||8||5||7||23||21||+2||29|
|11||Montpellier Hérault SC||20||8||4||8||33||35||-2||28|
|15||Stade de Reims||20||5||6||9||28||31||-3||21|
Ligue 1 is a French professional league for association football clubs. It is consisted by 20 clubs. Ligue 1 was launched in 1932 with the name National before converting to Division 1 after a year of its launch. The name Division 1 changed to current name in 2002. The league usually played from August to May, each club plays with other twice, once at home and once away, total of 38 matches played by each team. Saint-Etienne is the most successful club of the league with 10 titles. Marseille is at 2nd with 9 titles and Nantes & Monaco both with 8 titles. Lyon won the 7 consecutive seasons. PSG played 45 most consecutive seasons in the league from 1974 to uptil.
Top three teams of the competition qualify for the UEFA Champions League. Fourth placed team qualifies for UEFA Europa League. Bottom three teams of the competition relegated to Ligue 2.
Ligue 1 season starts from August and ends in May with each team playing each other twice, once at their home stadium and once at opponents. Each team plays a total of 38 matches.
Three points are awarded to team for a win, one point for draw and none for a loss. The teams are ranked by their total points accumulated, head-to-head match results, wins, goal differences and goals scored. Team with the highest number of points at the end of the season wins the competition.
Ligue 1 Season 2019/20
PSG also a defending champion is leading the points table with 42 points in 17 matches followed by Marseille with 35 points in 18 matches while Lille stands at third with 31 points.
Ligue 1 Teams Season 2019/20
Amiens SC, Angers, Bordeaux, Brest, Dijon FCO, Lille, Lyon, Marseille, Metz, Monaco, Montpellier, Nantes, Nimes, OGC Nice, PSG, Rennes, Stade Reims, St-Etienne, Strasbourg, Toulouse.
Ligue 1 Season 2019/20 Top Scorers
Wissam Ben Yedder is a leading goal scorer with 11 goals followed by Moussa Dembele 10 & Habib Diallo 9 goals in the Ligue 1.
Ligue 1 Winners History
Saint-Etienne: 10 wins
Marseille: 9 wins
PSG: 8 wins
Monaco: 8 wins
Nantes: 8 wins
Lyon: 7 wins
Bordeaux: 6 wins
Reims: 6 wins
Nice: 4 wins
Lille: 3 wins
RCF Paris: 1
Olympique Lillois: 1
Delio Onnis: 299 goals
Bernard Lacombe: 255 goals
Herve Revelli: 216 goals
Rogers Courtois: 210 goals
Thadee Cisowski: 206 goals
Roger Piantoni: 203 goals
Joseph Ujlaki: 189 goals
Fleury Di Nallo: 187 goals
Carlos Bianchi: 179 goals
Gunnar Andersson: 179 goals