2019–20 Division 1 Féminine

The 2019–20 Division 1 Féminine season, also known as D1 Arkema for sponsorship reasons, was the 46th edition of Division 1 Féminine since its establishment in 1974. The season began on 24 August 2019 and was scheduled to end on 30 May 2020.[7] Lyon were the defending champions, having won the title for last thirteen consecutive seasons.[8] This was the first ever season with a title sponsor for the league, after FFF announced a three-year deal with French chemicals firm Arkema.[9]

Division 1 Féminine
Season2019–20
Dates24 August 2019 – 28 April 2020
ChampionsLyon
(14th title)
RelegatedMarseille
Metz
Champions LeagueLyon
Paris Saint-Germain
Matches played96
Goals scored318 (3.31 per match)
Top goalscorerMarie-Antoinette Katoto
(16 goals)[1]
Biggest home winParis Saint-Germain 11–0 Marseille
(18 January 2020)[2]
Biggest away winMarseille 0–8 Lyon
(8 February 2020)[3]
Highest scoringReims 3–8 Lyon
(7 September 2019)[4]
Paris Saint-Germain 11–0 Marseille
(18 January 2020)[2]
Longest winning runParis Saint-Germain
(7 matches)
Longest unbeaten runLyon
(16 matches)
Longest winless runMetz
(16 matches)
Longest losing runMetz
Marseille
(11 matches)
Highest attendance30,661
Lyon 1–0 Paris Saint-Germain
(16 November 2019)[5]
Lowest attendance126
Marseille 0–3 Montpellier
(16 November 2019)[6]
Total attendance104,071
Average attendance1,084

After 16 match days, the season was abandoned due to the COVID-19 pandemic in France.[10] Lyon were declared champions, and Paris joined them in qualification for the 2020–21 UEFA Women's Champions League.[11]

TeamsEdit

Location of teams in 2019–20 Division 1 Féminine

A total of 12 teams compete in the league. Champions and runners-up of previous season's Division 2 Féminine replaced two relegated teams from last season's Division 1 Féminine. Reims and Marseille replaced Rodez and Lille this season.

ResultsEdit

League tableEdit

The final standings after the abandonment were:

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Lyon (C) 16 14 2 0 67 4 +63 44 Qualification for the Champions League Round of 32
2 Paris Saint-Germain 16 13 2 1 60 7 +53 41
3 Bordeaux 16 12 1 3 36 12 +24 37
4 Montpellier 16 9 3 4 39 18 +21 30
5 Paris FC 16 7 3 6 21 26 −5 24
6 Guingamp 16 6 5 5 20 21 −1 23
7 Fleury 16 6 2 8 18 30 −12 20
8 Reims 16 4 3 9 13 32 −19 15
9 Dijon 16 3 5 8 10 32 −22 14
10 Soyaux 16 4 4 8 15 30 −15 13[a]
11 Marseille (R) 16 2 0 14 12 62 −50 6 Relegation to Division 2 Féminine
12 Metz (R) 16 0 2 14 7 44 −37 2
Source: [13][14]
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) head-to-head points; 3) head-to-head goal difference; 4) goal difference; 5) goals scored
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated
Notes:
  1. ^ 3 points deduction (sanctioned by DNCG).[12]

Positions by roundEdit

The table lists the positions of teams after each week of matches. In order to preserve chronological evolvements, any postponed matches are not included to the round at which they were originally scheduled, but added to the full round they were played immediately afterwards.

Team ╲ Round12345678910111213141516
Bordeaux3333444443333333
Dijon7101112121111101099101010109
Fleury1091281098765778887
Guingamp57910766896555556
Lyon2211122111111111
Marseille116898810111111111111111111
Metz8121011111212121212121212121212
Montpellier6444333334444444
Paris FC4555577557666665
PSG1122211222222222
Reims9117791099881099998
Soyaux1286665567108877710
Leader and Champions League Round of 32
Champions League Round of 32
Relegation to Division 2 Féminine

Season statisticsEdit

Top scorersEdit

Rank Player Club Goals[15]
1   Marie-Antoinette Katoto Paris Saint-Germain 16
2   Ada Hegerberg Lyon 14
3   Viviane Asseyi Bordeaux 12
  Kadidiatou Diani Paris Saint-Germain
5   Dzsenifer Marozsán Lyon 10
  Khadija Shaw Bordeaux
7   Lena Petermann Montpellier 9
8   Valérie Gauvin Montpellier 8
  Nadia Nadim Paris Saint-Germain
  Nikita Parris Lyon

Top assistsEdit

Rank Player Club Assists[15]
1   Dzsenifer Marozsán Lyon 13
2   Nadia Nadim Paris Saint-Germain 10
3   Amel Majri Lyon 7
  Lena Petermann Montpellier
5   Delphine Cascarino Lyon 5
  Khadija Shaw Bordeaux
  Sandie Toletti Montpellier
8   Lucy Bronze Lyon 4
  Kadidiatou Diani Paris Saint-Germain
  Ada Hegerberg Lyon
  Ghoutia Karchouni Bordeaux
  Marie-Antoinette Katoto Paris Saint-Germain
  Clara Matéo Paris FC
  Faustine Robert Guingamp
  Marion Torrent Montpellier

Most clean sheetsEdit

Rank Player Club Clean sheets
1   Sarah Bouhaddi Lyon 14
2   Romane Bruneau Bordeaux 7
3   Christiane Endler Paris Saint-Germain 6
4   Solène Durand Guingamp 5
  Phallon Tullis-Joyce Reims
6   Katarzyna Kiedrzynek Paris Saint-Germain 4
7   Romane Munich Soyaux 3
  Natascha Honegger Paris FC
  Erin Nayler Bordeaux
  Cindy Perrault Montpellier
  Lisa Schmitz Montpellier

Hat-tricksEdit

Player Club Against Result Date
  Kadidiatou Diani4 Paris Saint-Germain Metz 6–1 (A) 7 September 2019
  Ada Hegerberg Lyon Reims 8–3 (A) 7 September 2019
  Valérie Gauvin Montpellier Paris FC 5–2 (A) 26 October 2019
  Ada Hegerberg Lyon Metz 6–0 (H) 8 December 2019
  Kadidiatou Diani Paris Saint-Germain Marseille 11–0 (H) 18 January 2020
  Marie-Antoinette Katoto Paris Saint-Germain Marseille 11–0 (H) 18 January 2020
  Marie-Antoinette Katoto Paris Saint-Germain Metz 5–1 (H) 25 January 2020
  • 4 Player scored four goals.

ReferencesEdit

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  2. ^ a b "PSG vs. Olympique Marseille - 18 January 2020". us.women.soccerway.com.
  3. ^ "Olympique Marseille vs. Olympique Lyonnais - 9 February 2020". us.women.soccerway.com.
  4. ^ "Stade de Reims vs. Olympique Lyonnais - 7 September 2019". us.women.soccerway.com.
  5. ^ "Championnat de France de D1 Arkema 2019-2020 - 9e journee - Lyon-PSG 1-0". statsfootofeminin.fr.
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  7. ^ "LE CALENDRIER DE LA SAISON 2019-2020". fff.fr.
  8. ^ "Lyon reaping rewards of investing heavily in women's football". irishtimes.com.
  9. ^ "Division 1 Féminine finds first title sponsor in Arkema". sportspromedia.com. 21 June 2019.
  10. ^ "Communiqué de la FFF". Fédération Française de Football. 28 April 2020. Archived from the original on 6 November 2020. Retrieved 13 January 2022.
  11. ^ "Fédération Française de Football". Archived from the original on 2020-10-03. Retrieved 2022-01-13.
  12. ^ "#D1Arkema - SOYAUX lourdement sanctionné par la DNCG". Retrieved 25 February 2020.
  13. ^ "Championnat de France de D1 2019-2020". statsfootofeminin.fr.
  14. ^ "D1 ARKEMA 2019-2020 - Résultats et classement". fff.fr. Archived from the original on 2019-10-20. Retrieved 2019-08-28.
  15. ^ a b "Championnat de France de D1 2019-2020 - Classement des buteuses". statsfootofeminin.fr.

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