2019–20 Tunisian Ligue Professionnelle 1

The 2019–20 Tunisian Ligue Professionnelle 1 (Tunisian Professional League) season is the 94th season of top-tier football in Tunisia.

Tunisian Ligue Professionnelle 1
Season2019–20
Dates24 August 2019 – 13 September 2020
ChampionsEspérance Sportive de Tunis (30th title)
Matches played182
Goals scored390 (2.14 per match)
Top goalscorerAnthony Okpotu
(13 goals)
Biggest home winEspérance Sportive de Tunis 7–1 JS Kairouan
(31 December 2019)
Biggest away winStade Tunisien 0–4 US Monastir
(23 February 2020)
US Ben Guerdane 0–4 CS Sfaxien
(22 August 2020)
Highest scoringEspérance Sportive de Tunis 7–1 JS Kairouan
(31 December 2019)
Longest winning runEspérance Sportive de Tunis
(7 matches)
Longest unbeaten runEspérance Sportive de Tunis
(26 matches)
Longest winless runUS Tataouine
(10 matches)
Longest losing runAS Soliman
JS Kairouan
(6 matches)
All statistics correct as of 13 September 2020.

The season was suspended in March 2020, due to COVID-19 pandemic in Tunisia, then resumed in August 2020.[1]

TeamsEdit

A total of 14 teams will contest the league.

Stadiums and locationsEdit

Locations of the 2019–20 Ligue 1 teams
Team Location Stadium Capacity
AS Soliman Soliman Stade municipal de Soliman 3,000
Club Africain Tunis Stade Olympique de Radès 60,000
CA Bizertin Bizerte Stade 15 Octobre 20,000
CS Chebba Chebba Stade de Chebba 3,000
CS Hammam-Lif Hammam-Lif Stade Bou Kornine 8,000
CS Sfaxien Sfax Stade Taïeb Mhiri 22,000
ES Métlaoui Métlaoui Stade Municipal de Métlaoui 5,000
Étoile Sportive du Sahel Sousse Stade Olympique de Sousse 25,000
Espérance Sportive de Tunis Tunis Stade Olympique de Radès 60,000
JS Kairouan Kairouan Stade Ali Zouaoui 15,000
Stade Tunisien Le Bardo Stade Chedli Zouiten 20,000
US Ben Guerdane Ben Guerdane Stade du 7 Mars 10,000
US Monastir Monastir Stade Mustapha Ben Jannet 20,000
US Tataouine Tataouine Stade Nejib Khattab 5,000

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Espérance Sportive de Tunis (C) 26 18 8 0 41 12 +29 62 Qualification for Champions League
2 CS Sfaxien 26 15 6 5 33 19 +14 51
3 US Monastir 26 12 9 5 36 19 +17 45 Qualification for Confederation Cup
4 Étoile Sportive du Sahel 26 12 7 7 37 25 +12 43
5 Club Africain 26 13 7 6 28 14 +14 40[a]
6 Stade Tunisien 26 10 6 10 26 27 −1 36
7 US Ben Guerdane 26 8 10 8 26 31 −5 34
8 CS Chebba 26 7 9 10 33 33 0 30
9 AS Soliman 26 8 4 14 29 32 −3 28
10 US Tataouine 26 6 10 10 21 28 −7 28
11 ES Métlaoui 26 6 7 13 23 34 −11 25
12 CA Bizertin 26 5 8 13 18 35 −17 23
13 CS Hammam-Lif 26 5 7 14 20 40 −20 22 Relegation to Ligue 2
14 JS Kairouan 26 6 4 16 19 41 −22 22
Updated to match(es) played on 13 September 2020. Source: les-sports.info (in French)
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) head-to-head points; 3) head-to-head goal difference; 4) goal difference; 5) total goals; 6) fairplay ranking; 7) playoff.
(C) Champion.
Notes:
  1. ^ Club Africain were deducted 6 points.

ResultsEdit

Home \ Away ASS CA CAB CSC CSHL CSS ESM ESS EST JSK ST USBG USM UST
AS Soliman 2–0 2–0 4–2 1–2 1–2 1–0 2–0 0–1 2–0 2–0 0–2 1–2 1–1
Club Africain 2–0 2–0 1–0 0–0 1–0 2–1 2–3 0–0 2–0 3–0 1–0 0–1 1–1
CA Bizertin 2–1 0–1 2–0 1–1 1–2 1–1 2–2 0–2 1–0 1–4 0–0 2–1 1–2
CS Chebba 3–3 0–2 0–0 3–0 2–2 2–0 1–2 1–2 4–1 2–0 3–1 2–3 0–0
CS Hammam-Lif 1–1 0–1 2–1 1–2 2–1 0–0 1–0 0–1 1–2 0–2 1–2 1–1 2–1
CS Sfaxien 1–0 1–0 0–0 2–0 1–0 2–0 2–1 0–2 2–1 1–2 2–0 1–0 1–0
ES Métlaoui 3–1 0–2 0–0 2–1 1–1 0–1 1–0 1–2 2–0 2–1 0–1 2–2 1–0
Étoile Sportive du Sahel 1–0 1–1 1–2 0–0 4–0 1–1 5–1 1–1 2–0 2–1 1–0 0–0 2–0
Espérance Sportive de Tunis 2–1 2–1 3–1 1–1 2–0 0–0 2–1 1–0 7–1 2–1 4–1 1–0 1–1
JS Kairouan 1–2 1–1 3–0 1–3 2–0 2–3 1–0 1–3 0–0 0–1 0–1 0–0 0–0
Stade Tunisien 1–0 1–0 0–0 0–0 2–0 0–0 1–0 3–1 0–0 0–1 1–1 0–4 2–0
US Ben Guerdane 2–1 0–0 2–0 0–0 4–2 0–4 2–2 1–1 0–0 0–1 2–2 0–2 2–2
US Monastir 0–0 0–0 2–0 2–0 3–1 2–1 1–1 1–2 0–1 3–0 1–0 1–1 1–1
US Tataouine 1–0 0–2 1–0 1–1 1–1 1–1 3–1 0–1 0–1 1–0 2–1 0–1 1–3
Updated to match(es) played on 13 September 2020. Source: les-sports.info (in French)
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Positions by roundEdit

Team ╲ Round1234567891011121314151617181920212223242526
AS Soliman2367811111210121010889898899989910
Club Africain11133222222255555555444445
CA Bizertin7128910999999111112131313141313141413141112
CS Chebba9912811888888899898998889888
CS Hammam-Lif7912149101010111313131310101112111414131214121314
CS Sfaxien96454454444433222232222222
ES Métlaoui1214101113131211131111121213141411131111111011111211
Étoile Sportive du Sahel24765677665666664444555554
Espérance Sportive de Tunis52211111111111111111111111
JS Kairouan969121212131312101291011121214101212121312131413
Stade Tunisien141314107766776544446677766666
US Ben Guerdane58546545557777777766677777
US Monastir24322333333322333323333333
US Tataouine12911131414141414141414141411101012101010111010109
Leader
2020–21 CAF Champions League
2020–21 CAF Confederation Cup
Relegation to Ligue Professionnelle 2 2019-20
Updated to match(es) played on 13 September 2020. Source: les-sports.info (in French)

Clubs season-progressEdit

Team ╲ Round1234567891011121314151617181920212223242526
AS SolimanWDLLLLLLWLWDWWLWLDLLWLWDLL
Club AfricainWWWLWWWWLWDWDLDWDWDDWDLWLL
CA BizertinDLWLLWLLWLDLLLLLDDDDLDWDWL
CS ChebbienLDLWLWWDLLLWLDWLWLLWDDDDDD
CS Hammam-LifDLLLWDLDLLLWLWDLLDLLDWLWDL
CS SfaxienLWWWWLWWWDLLWWWWDDDWWLWDWD
ES MétlaouiLLWLLLDDLWDLLLLLWLWDDWLDLW
Étoile Sportive du SahelWDLWWLLWDDWLDDWWWWDDLWLLWW
Espérance Sportive de TunisWWWWWWWDWWWWWDWWWDDDWDDWWD
JS KairouanLWLLLLLLWWLWLLLLLWDLDLWDLD
Stade TunisienLDLWWWWDLDWWWWLLLLLDLWDDLW
US Ben GuerdaneWLWWLWWLDDDLLWWDDDWWLLDLDD
US MonastirWDWWWDDWWWLDWLLWDWWDDDLLWD
US TataouineLDLLLLLDLLWLWDWDDLWDDDWDDW
Updated to match(es) played on 10 September 2020. Source: les-sports.info (in French)
W = Win; D = Draw; L = Lose

Season statisticsEdit

Top scorersEdit

Rank Goalscorer Club Goals
1   Anthony Okpotu US Monastir 13
2   Bassirou Compaoré Club Africain 8
3   Mohamed Ali Amri US Monastir 7
  Rached Arfaoui AS Soliman 7
5   Anice Badri ES Tunis 6
  Guy Mbenza Stade Tunisien 6

Updated to games played on 13 September 2020
Source: soccerway.com

Hat-tricksEdit

Player For Against Result Date Ref
  Guy Mbenza Stade Tunisien* Étoile Sportive du Sahel 3–1 15 December 2019 [2]

Media coverageEdit

Tunisian Ligue Professionnelle 1 Media Coverage
Country Television Channel Matches
  Tunisia El Wataniya 1
El Wataniya 2
From 2 to 5 Matches per round
  Qatar Al-Kass Sports Channel Main Matches

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Tunisian 2019-20 Ligue 1 season could resume in August – FTF". Goal.com. 8 May 2020.
  2. ^ "Stade Tunisien 3 Étoile Sportive du Sahel 1". soccerway.com.

External linksEdit