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Olympique Lyonnais won Division 1 season 2001/2002 of the French Association Football League with 66 points. The title was decided in the very final game of the season when Lyon defeated erstwhile championship leaders Lens at Stade Gerland. Lyon had to win the match to take the title, and won 3–1, ending Lens's title dream. It was Lyon's first league championship, and it began their record seven successive league titles.

Division 1
Season2001–02
Dates27 July 2001 –
4 May 2002
ChampionsLyon (1st title)
RelegatedMetz
Lorient
Matches played306
Goals scored736 (2.41 per match)
Best PlayerPauleta
Top goalscorerDjibril Cissé (22 goals)

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Participating teamsEdit

Final tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Lyon (C) 34 20 6 8 62 32 +30 66 2002–03 UEFA Champions League First group stage
2 Lens 34 18 10 6 55 30 +25 64
3 Auxerre 34 16 11 7 48 38 +10 59 2002–03 UEFA Champions League Third qualifying round
4 Paris Saint-Germain 34 15 13 6 43 24 +19 58 2002–03 UEFA Cup First round
5 Lille 34 15 11 8 39 32 +7 56 2002 UEFA Intertoto Cup Third round
6 Bordeaux 34 14 8 12 34 31 +3 50 2002–03 UEFA Cup First round[b]
7 Troyes 34 13 8 13 40 35 +5 47 2002 UEFA Intertoto Cup Second round
8 Sochaux 34 12 10 12 41 40 +1 46
9 Marseille 34 11 11 12 34 39 −5 44
10 Nantes 34 12 7 15 35 41 −6 43
11 Bastia 34 12 5 17 38 44 −6 41
12 Rennes 34 11 8 15 40 51 −11 41
13 Montpellier 34 9 13 12 28 31 −3 40
14 Sedan 34 8 15 11 35 39 −4 39
15 Monaco 34 9 12 13 36 41 −5 39
16 Guingamp 34 9 8 17 34 57 −23 35
17 Metz (R) 34 9 6 19 31 47 −16 33 Relegated to Ligue 2
18 Lorient (R) 34 7 10 17 43 64 −21 31
2002–03 UEFA Cup First round[a]
Relegated to 2002–03 Ligue 2
Source:[citation needed]
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated.
Notes:
  1. ^ Lorient was qualified for the 2002–03 UEFA Cup as winners of the 2001–02 Coupe de France.
  2. ^ Bordeaux was qualified for the 2002–03 UEFA Cup as winners of the 2001–02 Coupe de la Ligue.

Promoted from Ligue 2, who will play in Ligue 1 season 2002/2003

Top goalscorersEdit

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