Ligue 1 (France)

Ligue 1 is the top league of French domestic football, consisting of 20 teams. The top team following a 38 game season are crowned champions, with the bottom 2 teams relegated to Ligue 2. The 18th placed team compete in a two-legged relegation play-off against either the 3rd, 4th of 5th placed team from Ligue 2.

The 2019 – 2020 season was suspended in March 2019 due to the Covid-19 pandemic and eventually curtailed in April, with average points per game used to determine final league positions. Paris Saint-Germain were crowned champions for the 3rd consecutive season with Amiens and Toulouse relegated, replaced by Lorient and Lens.

Saint-Étienne are the most successful Ligue 1 team, with 10 victories overall.


2020 – 2021 Ligue 1 Season

The below 20 teams are competing in Ligue 1 in the 2020-2021 season. Click on the link (where available) next to the team for a guide to visiting the stadium and city, or view the map on the bottom of this page to see where each team is located.

Angers SCO – Stade Raymond Kopa (Capacity – 18,752)

Girondins de Bordeaux – Matmut Atlantique (Capacity – 42,115)

Stade Brestois 29 – Stade Francis-Le Blé (Capacity – 15,931)

Dijon FCO – Stade Gaston Gérard (Capacity – 15,995)

Racing Club de Lens – Stade Bollaert-Delelis (Capacity – 37,705)

Lille OSC – Stade Pierre-Mauroy (Capacity – 50,186)

FC Lorient – Stade du Moustoir (Capacity – 18,890)

Olympique Lyonnais – Groupama Stadium (Capacity – 59,186)

Olympique de Marseille – Orange Vélodrome (Capacity – 67,394)

FC Metz – Stade Saint-Symphorien (Capacity – 25,636)

Monaco – Stade Louis II (Capacity – 18,523)

Montpellier HSC – Stade de la Mosson (Capacity – 32,900)

FC Nantes – Stade de la Beaujoire (Capacity – 35,322)

OGC Nice – Allianz Riviera (Capacity – 35,624)

Nîmes Olympique – Stade des Costières (Capacity – 18,482)

Paris Saint-Germain – Parc des Princes (Capacity – 48,583)

Stade de Reims – Stade Auguste Delaune (Capacity – 21,684)

Stade Rennais F.C. – Roazhon Park (Capacity – 29,778)

AS Saint-Étienne – Stade Geoffroy-Guichard (Capacity – 41,965)

RC Strasbourg – Stade de la Meinau (Capacity – 29,230)


How to buy tickets for Ligue 1

Ticketing information for all clubs competing in Ligue 1 is available on the individual ‘clubs’ tab on the official website by clicking here.


Further Information

Ligue 1 Official Website

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