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The 2018–19 Ligue 1 season is the 81st season since its establishment. The season began on 10 August 2018 and is scheduled to end on 25 May 2019. Paris Saint-Germain are the defending champions.

Ligue 1
Season2018–19
Dates10 August 2018 – 25 May 2019
Matches played160
Goals scored414 (2.59 per match)
Top goalscorerKylian Mbappé
Emiliano Sala
(12 goals each)[1]
Biggest home winParis Saint-Germain 5–0 Lyon
(7 October 2018)
Paris Saint-Germain 5–0 Amiens
(20 October 2018)
Nantes 5–0 Guingamp
(4 November 2018)
Biggest away winNice 0–4 Dijon
(25 August 2018)
Monaco 0–4 Paris Saint-Germain
(11 November 2018)
Highest scoringAngers 3–4 Nîmes
(11 August 2018)
Saint-Étienne 4–3 Angers
(4 November 2018)
Longest winning run14 matches
Paris Saint-Germain
Longest unbeaten run16 matches
Paris Saint-Germain
Longest winless run12 matches
Monaco
Longest losing run6 matches
Guingamp
Highest attendance64,696[2]
Marseille 0–2 Paris Saint-Germain
(28 October 2018)
Lowest attendance5,502[2]
Monaco 0–1 Angers
(25 September 2018)
Total attendance3,624,413[3]
Average attendance22,653[3]
2019–20
All statistics correct as of 5 December 2018.

Contents

TeamsEdit

As of 28 May 2018.

Twenty teams will compete in the league, with two promoted teams from Ligue 2, Reims and Nîmes, replacing the two relegated teams from the 2017–18 Ligue 1 season, Troyes and Metz.

Stadia and locationsEdit



Club Location Venue Capacity 2017–18 season
Amiens Amiens Stade de la Licorne 12,097 13th
Angers Angers Stade Raymond Kopa 17,835 14th
Girondins de Bordeaux Bordeaux Matmut Atlantique 42,115 6th
Caen Caen Stade Michel d'Ornano 20,453 16th
Dijon Dijon Stade Gaston Gérard 18,376 11th
Guingamp Guingamp Stade du Roudourou 18,378 12th
Lille Villeneuve-d'Ascq Stade Pierre-Mauroy 50,157 17th
Lyon Décines-Charpieu Groupama Stadium 59,186 3rd
Marseille Marseille Orange Vélodrome 67,394 4th
Monaco   Monaco Stade Louis II 18,523 2nd
Montpellier Montpellier Stade de la Mosson 32,939 10th
Nantes Nantes Stade de la Beaujoire 37,473 9th
Nice Nice Allianz Riviera 35,624 8th
Nîmes Nîmes Stade des Costières 18,482 Ligue 2, 2nd
Paris Saint-Germain Paris Parc des Princes 48,583 1st
Reims Reims Stade Auguste Delaune 21,684 Ligue 2, 1st
Stade Rennais Rennes Roazhon Park 29,778 5th
Saint-Étienne Saint-Étienne Stade Geoffroy-Guichard 41,965 7th
Strasbourg Strasbourg Stade de la Meinau 29,230 15th
Toulouse Toulouse Stadium Municipal 33,150 18th






Personnel and kitsEdit

Team Manager Captain Kit manufacturer Main sponsor
Amiens   Christophe Pélissier   Thomas Monconduit Puma Intersport
Angers   Stéphane Moulin   Ismaël Traoré Kappa Scania (H), Bodet (A)
Bordeaux   Ricardo Gomes   Benoît Costil Puma Groupe Sweetcom (H), Bistro Régent (A), Winamax (3)
Caen   Fabien Mercadal   Prince Oniangué Umbro Maisons France Confort (H), Campagne de France (A & 3)
Dijon   Olivier Dall'Oglio   Júlio Tavares Lotto Roger Martin (H), Suez (A & 3)
Guingamp   Jocelyn Gourvennec   Christophe Kerbrat Patrick Servagroupe (H), Aroma Celte (A)
Lille   Christophe Galtier   Adama Soumaoro New Balance Vero Moda
Lyon   Bruno Génésio   Nabil Fekir Adidas Hyundai, Veolia (European)
Marseille   Rudi Garcia   Dimitri Payet Puma Orange
Monaco   Thierry Henry   Radamel Falcao Nike Fedcom
Montpellier   Michel Der Zakarian   Vitorino Hilton Nike Sud de France
Nantes   Vahid Halilhodžić   Valentin Rongier New Balance Synergie
Nice   Patrick Vieira   Dante Bonfim Macron Mutuelles du Soleil
Nîmes   Bernard Blaquart   Féthi Harek Puma Hectare
Paris Saint-Germain   Thomas Tuchel   Thiago Silva Nike, Air Jordan (European) Emirates
Reims   David Guion   Marvin Martin Hungaria Sport Emporio Armani
Rennes   Julien Stéphan (interim)   Benjamin André Puma Samsic
Saint-Étienne   Jean-Louis Gasset   Loïc Perrin Le Coq Sportif Aesio
Strasbourg   Thierry Laurey   Stefan Mitrović Adidas ÉS Énergies (H), Croisi Europe (A)
Toulouse   Alain Casanova   Max-Alain Gradel Joma Triangle Interim

Managerial changesEdit

Team Outgoing manager Manner of departure Date of vacancy Position in table Incoming manager Date of appointment
Paris Saint-Germain   Unai Emery Resigned 19 May 2018[4] Pre-season   Thomas Tuchel 1 June 2018[5]
Nantes   Claudio Ranieri Mutual consent 19 May 2018[6]   Miguel Cardoso 13 June 2018
Nice   Lucien Favre 19 May 2018[7]   Patrick Vieira 11 June 2018[8]
Caen   Patrice Garande End of contract 19 May 2018[9]   Fabien Mercadal 8 June 2018[10]
Toulouse   Mickaël Debève Signed by Lens as assistant 14 June 2018[11]   Alain Casanova 22 June 2018[12]
Bordeaux   Gustavo Poyet Sacked 17 August 2018 19th   Ricardo Gomes 5 September 2018
Nantes   Miguel Cardoso 1 October 2018 19th   Vahid Halilhodžić 1 October 2018
Monaco   Leonardo Jardim 11 October 2018 18th   Thierry Henry 13 October 2018[13]
Guingamp   Antoine Kombouaré 6 November 2018[14] 20th   Jocelyn Gourvennec 8 November 2018[15]
Rennes   Sabri Lamouchi 3 December 2018[16] 14th   Julien Stéphan (interim) 3 December 2018

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Paris Saint-Germain 16 14 2 0 49 10 +39 44 Qualification for the Champions League group stage
2 Lille 17 9 4 4 25 15 +10 31
3 Montpellier 16 8 5 3 24 12 +12 29 Qualification for the Champions League third qualifying round
4 Lyon 16 8 4 4 26 20 +6 28 Qualification for the Europa League group stage
5 Marseille 16 8 2 6 29 25 +4 26
6 Saint-Étienne 16 7 5 4 24 21 +3 26
7 Nice 16 7 4 5 12 14 −2 25
8 Reims 18 6 7 5 13 16 −3 25
9 Strasbourg 18 5 8 5 28 23 +5 23
10 Nîmes 16 6 5 5 24 21 +3 23
11 Rennes 17 6 5 6 23 25 −2 23
12 Bordeaux 16 5 6 5 19 19 0 21
13 Nantes 16 5 5 6 24 24 0 20
14 Angers 16 4 6 6 19 21 −2 18
15 Toulouse 16 4 6 6 14 24 −10 18
16 Dijon 17 4 4 9 16 28 −12 16
17 Amiens 17 5 1 11 16 30 −14 16
18 Caen 17 2 8 7 15 22 −7 14 Qualification for the Relegation play-offs
19 Monaco 16 3 4 9 16 24 −8 13 Relegation to Ligue 2
20 Guingamp 17 1 5 11 12 34 −22 8
Updated to match(es) played on 15 December 2018. Source: Ligue 1 and Soccerway
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Goal difference; 3) Goals scored; 4) Head-to-head goal difference; 5) Fairplay ranking.[17]

ResultsEdit

Home \ Away AMI ANG BOR CAE DIJ GUI LIL OL OM ASM MHS FCN NIC NMS PSG REI REN STE STR TFC
Amiens 1–0 2–3 1–3 0–2 1–2 1–2 4–1 2–1
Angers 1–1 0–1 1–0 1–2 1–0 3–4 2–2 0–0
Bordeaux 0–0 1–0 2–1 3–0 0–1 3–3 2–2 3–2 0–2 a
Caen 1–0 0–0 2–2 0–1 2–2 1–1 1–2 1–2
Dijon 1–3 0–0 0–2 2–1 1–2 0–3 2–0 0–4
Guingamp 1–2 1–3 2–4 1–1 0–0 1–3 a 1–1 1–2
Lille 1–0 3–0 2–2 3–0 2–1 1–1 3–1 3–1 0–0
Lyon 2–0 1–1 4–2 1–1 0–1 2–0 0–2 1–0 2–0
Marseille 2–0 2–0 4–0 a 0–2 0–0 2–2 3–2 4–0
Monaco 0–1 2–2 0–0 2–3 1–2 a 1–1 0–4 1–2
Montpellier 2–0 1–2 0–1 3–0 1–0 3–0 2–2 0–0 1–1
Nantes 1–1 1–1 5–0 3–2 1–3 1–2 0–0 1–1 4–0
Nice 1–0 0–0 0–4 2–0 0–1 a 0–3 0–1 2–1
Nîmes 3–0 0–0 3–1 0–1 2–4 0–0 1–1
Paris SG 5–0 3–1 3–0 2–1 5–0 a 4–1 4–0 1–0
Reims 1–1 0–0 0–0 2–1 1–0 1–0 0–1 2–1 0–1
Rennes 1–0 2–0 2–0 a 1–1 1–3 0–2 1–4 1–1
Saint-Étienne 0–0 4–3 2–1 2–1 a 2–0 3–0 2–0 1–1
Strasbourg 3–1 2–2 3–0 2–1 2–3 0–1 1–1 1–1 1–1
Toulouse 0–1 2–1 2–2 1–1 0–3 1–1 1–0 2–3
Updated to match(es) played on 15 December 2018. 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 match.

Positions by roundEdit

Leader and 2019–20 UEFA Champions League group stage
2019–20 UEFA Champions League group stage
2019–20 UEFA Champions League third qualifying round
2019–20 UEFA Europa League group stage
Qualification to relegation play-offs
Relegation to Ligue 2

The table lists the positions of teams after completion of each round. In order to preserve chronological evolvements, any postponed matches are not included in the round at which they were originally scheduled, but added to the full round they were played immediately afterwards. For example, if a match is scheduled for matchday 13, but then postponed and played between days 16 and 17, it will be added to the standings for day 16.



Team ╲ Round1234567891011121314151617181920212223242526272829303132333435363738
Paris SG211111111111111111111
Lille45343242222324422
Montpellier13111176353433233233
Lyon510487625654442344
Marseille19952536345665555
St-Étienne988914864566556666
Nice1414181711151113121410977777
Strasbourg671215169138977789898
Nîmes7251081012141415161314111089
Rennes15121369141716111114121213141310
Reims104611101114151713989891111
Bordeaux181915191913109788111112111012
Nantes1620171617181919191813101010121213
Angers111619181212911101012151314131414
Toulouse20137344778911141515151515
Dijon832257812161617171818171616
Amiens1718141418191517131718181616181917
Caen1915161213171610151215161717161718
Monaco36101315161818181919191919191819
Guingamp121720202020202020202020202020202020

Number of teams by regionsEdit

Season statisticsEdit

Hat-tricksEdit

Player Club Against Result Date
  Nicolas Pépé Lille Amiens 3–2 (A) 15 September 2018
  Kylian Mbappé4 Paris Saint-Germain Lyon 5–0 (H) 7 October 2018
  Emiliano Sala Nantes Toulouse 4–0 (H) 20 October 2018
  Edinson Cavani Paris Saint-Germain Monaco 4–0 (A) 11 November 2018
  Florian Thauvin Marseille Amiens 3–1 (A) 25 November 2018
Note

4 Player scored 4 goals

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "French Ligue 1 Statistics – LFP". lfp.fr. Retrieved 21 August 2018.
  2. ^ a b "Ligue1.com - French Football League - Ligue 1 Conforama - Attendances". www.ligue1.com.
  3. ^ a b "Ligue1.com - French Football League - Ligue 1 Conforama - Attendances". www.ligue1.com.
  4. ^ "Unai Emery to leave Paris Saint-Germain at end of season". Sky Sports. Retrieved 27 April 2018.
  5. ^ "Thomas Tuchel devient le nouvel entraîneur du Paris Saint-Germain". PSG (in French).
  6. ^ "FC Nantes : Waldemar Kita confirme le départ de Claudio Ranieri en fin de saison". L'Équipe (in French). 17 May 2018. Retrieved 17 May 2018.
  7. ^ "Favre Leaves Nice As Borussia Dortmund Post Awaits". Goal. 19 May 2018. Retrieved 20 May 2018.
  8. ^ "Patrick Vieira, nouvel entraîneur de Nice". L'Équipe (in French). 11 June 2018.
  9. ^ "Patrice Garande ne sera plus l'entraîneur de Caen la saison prochaine". L'Équipe (in French). 19 May 2018. Retrieved 21 May 2018.
  10. ^ "Fabien Mercadal nouvel entraîneur de Caen (officiel)". L'Équipe (in French). 8 June 2018.
  11. ^ "Lens : Debève adjoint de Montanier". L'Équipe (in French). 14 June 2018. Retrieved 25 June 2018.
  12. ^ "Transferts : Casanova à Toulouse, c'est signé". L'Équipe (in French). 22 June 2018.
  13. ^ "Monaco : Thierry Henry nommé officiellement entraîneur". L'Équipe (in French). 13 October 2018.
  14. ^ "Guingamp se sépare d'Antoine Kombouaré". L'Équipe (in French). 6 November 2018.
  15. ^ "Guingamp : Jocelyn Gourvennec de retour comme entraîneur". L'Équipe (in French). 8 November 2018.
  16. ^ "Sabri Lamouchi mis à pied par Rennes". L'Équipe (in French). 3 December 2018.
  17. ^ "League Table". Ligue1.com. Retrieved 12 August 2016.
  18. ^ "French Ligue 1 Statistics – LFP". lfp.fr. Retrieved 21 August 2018.

External linksEdit