2006–07 Ligue 1

Ligue 1
Season2006–07
ChampionsLyon
RelegatedTroyes
Sedan
Nantes
Champions LeagueLyon
Marseille
Toulouse
UEFA CupRennes
Bordeaux
Sochaux
Matches played380
Goals scored855 (2.25 per match)
Top goalscorerPauleta
(15 goals)

Participating teamsEdit

Lyon were the reigning champions of France for the sixth time running. Following a defeat for their nearest challengers, Lyon won the league with six games to play, on 21 April, becoming the first team in the so-called "Big Five" European leagues to win six consecutive championships.

League standingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Lyon (C) 38 24 9 5 64 27 +37 81 Qualification to Champions League group stage
2 Marseille 38 19 7 12 53 38 +15 64
3 Toulouse 38 17 7 14 44 43 +1 58 Qualification to Champions League third qualifying round
4 Rennes 38 14 15 9 38 30 +8 57 Qualification to UEFA Cup first round[a]
5 Lens 38 15 12 11 47 41 +6 57 Qualification to Intertoto Cup third round
6 Bordeaux 38 16 9 13 39 35 +4 57 Qualification to UEFA Cup first round[a]
7 Sochaux 38 15 12 11 46 48 −2 57
8 Auxerre 38 13 15 10 41 41 0 54
9 Monaco 38 13 12 13 45 38 +7 51
10 Lille 38 13 11 14 45 43 +2 50
11 Saint-Étienne 38 14 7 17 52 50 +2 49
12 Le Mans 38 11 16 11 45 46 −1 49
13 Nancy 38 13 10 15 37 44 −7 49
14 Lorient 38 12 13 13 33 40 −7 49
15 Paris Saint-Germain 38 12 12 14 42 42 0 48
16 Nice 38 9 16 13 34 40 −6 43
17 Valenciennes 38 11 10 17 36 48 −12 43
18 Troyes (R) 38 9 12 17 39 54 −15 39 Relegated to Ligue 2
19 Sedan (R) 38 7 14 17 46 58 −12 35
20 Nantes (R) 38 7 13 18 29 49 −20 34
Source: Ligue 1
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated.
Notes:
  1. ^ a b Bordeaux, the winner of the Coupe de la Ligue, is awarded entry to the 2007–08 UEFA Cup. The winners of the Coupe de France, Sochaux also have been awarded entry to the 2007–08 UEFA Cup.

Promoted from Ligue 2, who will play in the 2007–08 Ligue 1

ResultsEdit

Home \ Away AUX BOR MUC RCL LIL LOR OL OM ASM NAL NAN NIC PSG SRF STE SED SOC TFC TRO VAN
Auxerre 0–0 2–3 1–0 2–1 2–1 0–0 0–3 2–1 2–0 1–0 0–0 0–0 1–0 1–1 2–2 1–0 1–0 1–0 1–1
Bordeaux 0–0 1–0 1–0 0–1 1–1 1–2 1–0 1–0 3–0 0–1 3–2 0–0 1–2 1–0 3–1 2–0 2–0 2–1 2–1
Le Mans 2–2 1–1 1–1 1–1 1–1 0–1 2–0 0–2 0–0 1–1 1–0 1–1 0–0 2–1 3–2 2–2 2–0 2–0 3–2
Lens 1–0 3–0 2–0 1–1 1–1 0–4 1–1 1–0 2–2 2–0 0–0 1–2 0–0 3–3 1–1 3–1 2–0 1–0 3–0
Lille 1–1 3–0 0–2 4–0 1–0 1–2 1–0 1–1 0–1 0–0 1–0 1–0 1–1 2–2 2–1 2–0 1–3 4–0 0–2
Lorient 2–1 0–1 2–1 1–0 0–0 1–3 2–1 0–0 2–0 3–1 0–0 0–1 0–0 0–0 2–0 1–3 0–1 0–0 1–0
Lyon 1–0 1–2 2–1 3–0 4–1 1–0 1–1 0–0 1–0 3–1 1–1 3–1 0–0 2–1 1–0 3–3 1–1 2–0 2–1
Marseille 3–1 2–1 2–0 0–1 4–0 0–1 1–4 2–1 2–1 0–0 3–0 1–1 2–0 2–1 1–0 4–2 3–0 2–1 1–0
Monaco 2–1 0–0 2–1 0–0 3–1 2–2 2–0 1–2 2–1 2–1 0–0 1–2 0–2 1–2 2–1 3–0 1–3 0–0 3–0
Nancy 1–0 2–1 1–1 2–1 1–3 0–1 0–3 2–0 1–0 1–0 3–0 0–3 0–0 0–2 3–1 5–2 2–1 1–0 1–0
Nantes 1–1 0–0 0–0 0–0 1–1 0–2 1–3 2–1 1–0 2–1 1–0 1–1 0–2 2–2 0–1 0–2 0–0[a] 1–1 2–5
Nice 0–0 2–1 3–3 1–2 2–1 3–0 1–4 2–1 1–1 0–0 1–1 1–0 1–1 2–1 2–2 0–0 0–1 3–0 2–0
Paris SG 0–1 0–2 2–1 1–3 1–0 2–3 1–1 1–3 4–2 0–0 4–0 0–0 1–0 0–2 4–2 0–0 0–0 2–1 1–2
Rennes 3–1 0–0 1–1 0–0 1–2 4–1 1–0 0–2 1–1 1–1 2–0 1–0 1–0 0–0 0–2 2–1 3–2 1–1 1–0
Saint-Étienne 2–3 0–2 2–0 3–2 2–1 2–0 1–3 1–2 0–1 1–0 2–1 2–1 1–0 1–3 1–2 1–2 3–0 3–1 3–0
Sedan 2–2 1–1 1–2 2–2 2–0 3–1 0–1 0–0 0–1 2–2 1–1 1–1 1–0 1–0 2–2 1–1 0–2 1–2 1–1
Sochaux 1–1 2–1 2–0 0–3 0–0 1–1 0–1 1–0 2–1 2–1 1–2 1–1 3–2 0–0 1–0 1–1 4–2 1–0 1–0
Toulouse 2–0 3–1 0–1 0–1 1–0 0–0 2–0 3–0 1–1 2–2 0–4 1–0 1–3 1–0 1–0 3–1 1–2 1–1 3–0
Troyes 3–3 1–0 2–2 3–0 1–1 3–0 1–0 1–1 0–4 0–0 1–0 2–0 1–1 2–2 3–1 3–2 0–1 1–2 1–3
Valenciennes 1–3 2–0 1–1 1–3 0–3 0–0 0–0 0–0 2–2 1–0 1–0 0–1 0–0 3–1 1–0 2–1 0–0 0–0 3–1
Source: Ligue 1
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.
Notes:
  1. ^ French League proclaimed Toulouse to be winners of the match after invasion of the playground by supporters of Nantes

Top goalscorersEdit

As of 27 May 2007

Rank Player Club Goals
1   Pauleta Paris Saint-Germain 15
2   Steve Savidan Valenciennes 13
3   Ismaël Bangoura Le Mans 12
  Mamadou Niang Marseille
  Grafite Le Mans
6   John Utaka Rennes 11
  Aruna Dindane Lens
  Fred Lyon
  Seydou Keita Lens
  Frédéric Piquionne Monaco
  Johan Elmander Toulouse

Player of the MonthEdit

Month Player
August   Steve Savidan (Valenciennes)
September   Jérémie Janot (Saint-Étienne)
October   Juninho (Lyon)
November   Florent Malouda (Lyon)
December   Frédéric Piquionne (Saint-Étienne)
January   Bafétimbi Gomis (Saint-Étienne)
February   Johan Elmander (Toulouse)
March   Samir Nasri (Marseille)
April   Péguy Luyindula (Paris Saint-Germain)

All-League first teamEdit

Richert (Sochaux)
Sagna (Auxerre) – Cris (Lyon) – Hilton (Lens) – Abidal (Lyon)
Se.Keita (Lens) – Nasri (Marseille) – F.Malouda (Lyon)
A.Keita (Lille) – Elmander (Toulouse) – Savidan (Valenciennes)

Award of the YearEdit

Player of the Year : Florent Malouda (Lyon)

Goalkeeper of the Year : Teddy Richert (Sochaux)

Youth of the Year: Samir Nasri (Marseille)

Manager of the year : Gérard Houllier (Lyon)

Goal of the Year : Ilan (Saint-Étienne) for his goal against PSG

ReferencesEdit