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.

Saint-Étienne are the most successful Ligue 1 team, with 10 victories overall followed by Marseille and Paris Saint-Germain with 9 titles.

The 2020 – 2021 champions were Lille, winning their first title since 2011 on the last day of the season after finishing just one point ahead of Paris Saint-Germain. Nîmes and Dijon were relegated, whilst Nantes survived after defeating Toulouse in the relegation play-off.


2021 – 2022 Ligue 1 Season

The 2021-22 Ligue 1 season is due to start on the 7th August 2021, with the season finishing on the 21st May 2022. The two newly promoted teams are Troyes and Clermont.

The below 20 teams are competing in Ligue 1 in the 2021-2022 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)

Clermont – Stade Gabriel-Montpied (Capacity – 11,980)

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)

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)

Troyes – Stade de l’Aube (Capacity – 21,684)


How to buy tickets for Ligue 1

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


Further Information

Ligue 1 Official Website

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.