2018–19 Tunisian Ligue Professionnelle 1

The 2018–19 Tunisian Ligue Professionnelle 1 (Tunisian Professional League) season was the 93rd season of top-tier football in Tunisia.
The defending champions from the previous season are Espérance de Tunis. The competition began on 18 August.[1]

Tunisian Ligue Professionnelle 1
Season2018–19
Champions LeagueEspérance de Tunis
Étoile du Sahel
Confederation CupCS Sfaxien
US Ben Guerdane
Matches played182
Goals scored377 (2.07 per match)
Biggest home winUSM 4–0 UST
EST 4–0 JSK
Biggest away winCA 1–4 ST
Highest scoringESS 5–3 USM
Longest winning run6 games (CSS, EST)
Longest unbeaten run19 games (EST)
Longest winless run11 games (USM)
Longest losing run7 games (CAB)

TeamsEdit

A total of 14 teams will contest the league.

Stadiums and locationsEdit

Locations of the 2018–19 Ligue 1 teams
Team Location Stadium Capacity 2017–18 season
AS Gabès Gabès Stade Municipal de Gabès 10,000 10th in Ligue 1
Club Africain Tunis Stade Olympique de Radès 60,000[2] 2nd in Ligue 1
CA Bizertin Bizerte Stade 15 Octobre 20,000 5th in Ligue 1
CS Hammam-Lif Hammam-Lif Stade Bou Kornine 8,000 Ligue 2
CS Sfaxien Sfax Stade Taïeb Mhiri 22,000 4th in Ligue 1
Espérance de Tunis Tunis Stade Olympique de Radès 60,000 Ligue 1 Champions
ES Métlaoui Métlaoui Stade Municipal de Métlaoui 5,000 7th in Ligue 1
Étoile du Sahel Sousse Stade Olympique de Sousse 25,000 3rd in Ligue 1
JS Kairouan Kairouan Stade Ali Zouaoui 15,000 8th in Ligue 1
Stade Gabèsien Gabès Stade Municipal de Gabès 10,000 11th in Ligue 1
Stade Tunisien Le Bardo Stade Chedli Zouiten 20,000 9th in Ligue 1
US Ben Guerdane Ben Guerdane Stade du 7 Mars 10,000 12th in Ligue 1
US Monastir Monastir Stade Mustapha Ben Jannet 20,000 6th in Ligue 1
US Tataouine Tataouine Stade Nejib Khattab 5,000 Ligue 2

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Espérance de Tunis 26 17 5 4 37 15 +22 56 Qualification for Champions League
2 Étoile du Sahel 26 15 9 2 40 17 +23 54
3 CS Sfaxien 26 14 10 2 34 15 +19 52 Qualification for Confederation Cup[a]
4 US Ben Guerdane 26 10 8 8 22 21 +1 38
5 Club Africain 26 11 4 11 22 24 −2 37
6 CA Bizertin 26 10 8 8 31 27 +4 35[b]
7 US Monastir 26 8 7 11 30 30 0 31[c]
8 US Tataouine 26 7 10 9 30 39 −9 31[c]
9 ES Métlaoui 26 7 9 10 22 26 −4 30
10 Stade Tunisien 26 7 7 12 27 36 −9 28
11 JS Kairouan 26 6 8 12 20 32 −12 26
12 CS Hammam-Lif 26 5 10 11 17 23 −6 25
13 Stade Gabèsien 26 6 8 12 22 30 −8 23[d] Relegation to Ligue 2
14 AS Gabès 26 4 7 15 23 42 −19 19
Source: Ligue 1
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Head-to-head points; 3) Head-to-head goal difference; 4) Goal difference; 5) Goals scored; 6) Fair-play points; 7) Play-off.
Notes:
  1. ^ Étoile du Sahel and CS Sfaxien are Tunisian Cup finalists.
  2. ^ CA Bizertin were deducted 3 points.
  3. ^ a b Head-to-head: US Monastir: 4 points; US Tataouine: 1 point.
  4. ^ Stade Gabèsien were deducted 3 points.

ResultsEdit

Home \ Away ASG CA CAB CSHL CSS EST ESM ESS JSK SG ST USBG USM UST
ASG 2–0 0–2 0–0 1–2 0–1 2–1 3–1 3–3 0–2 1–1 2–1 0–0 1–1
CA 2–1 0–2 1–0 0–1 2–1 3–1 0–1 1–0 1–0 1–4 0–1 1–0 2–0
CAB 1–0 1–2 3–2 1–1 2–2 1–1 0–1 1–0 2–1 2–0 1–0 3–1 1–2
CSHL 1–1 0–0 1–0 0–0 0–2 1–1 0–1 1–1 1–0 3–1 1–0 0–1 1–2
CSS 3–0 2–0 1–1 0–0 2–0 2–0 0–0 1–0 1–0 3–1 2–0 0–3 2–1
EST 3–0 2–1 1–2 1–0 2–1 1–1 0–0 4–0 2–0 1–1 2–0 1–0 2–0
ESM 1–0 1–0 1–1 1–1 0–2 1–2 0–0 1–0 0–1 1–2 1–0 2–0 3–1
ESS 3–0 2–0 1–1 2–1 1–1 0–0 1–0 3–0 2–1 4–1 0–0 5–3 3–1
JSK 2–1 0–2 1–0 0–0 1–1 0–2 0–0 0–2 1–1 1–0 2–0 1–2 0–1
SG 1–1 1–0 1–1 1–1 1–3 0–1 0–0 2–2 0–2 2–1 0–2 0–0 4–3
ST 3–1 0–0 3–0 1–0 0–0 1–2 1–1 0–1[a] 1–2 1–0 0–3 0–2 0–0
USBG 2–1 1–1 1–0 1–0 1–1 1–0 1–0 0–2 1–0 0–0 1–0 1–1 2–2
USM 3–1 0–0 2–1 1–2 0–1 0–1 0–2[b] 3–1 1–1 0–2 1–2 1–1 4–0
UST 2–1 0–2 1–1 1–0 1–1 0–1 3–1 0–0 2–2 2–1 2–2 1–1 1–1
Updated to match(es) played on 15 June 2019. Source: Ligue 1
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.
For upcoming matches, an "a" indicates there is an article about the rivalry between the two participants.
Notes:
  1. ^ Match stopped after 42 minutes. The score was 0–1 for Étoile du Sahel.
  2. ^ Match abandoned after 45 minutes. The original score was 0–1 for ES Métlaoui.

LeadersEdit

Espérance de TunisCA BizertinCS SfaxienÉtoile du SahelEspérance de TunisÉtoile du Sahel

See alsoEdit

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