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Rich 8th Aug 2013 - 8:21

Ligue 1 Opta Facts - Matchday 1 - August 9th-11th 2013

Montpellier - Paris SG

  • The Ligue 1 title holder has failed to win on Matchday 1 in each of the last three seasons.
  • PSG are unbeaten in their last six encounters against Montpellier in Ligue 1 (W2, D4).
  • PSG have scored in each of their last 12 games against Montpellier in Ligue 1.
  • Montpellier have only lost one of their last 15 home games in Ligue 1 (W11, D3).
  • PSG have won their last five Ligue 1 games away from home; the best current run and best run in their club history.
  • Zlatan Ibrahimovic has been involved in four of PSG's last six goals in competitive matches (two goals, two assists).
  • Zlatan Ibrahimovic failed to score against just five teams in Ligue 1 last season; one of which was Montpellier.
  • Souleymane Camara is the most prolific goalscoring substitute in Ligue 1 in the 21st century (16 goals).

Bordeaux - Monaco

  • Bordeaux have only won one of their last 11 home games against promoted teams in Ligue 1 (D8, L2).
  • Monaco have lost 38 Ligue1 games against Bordeaux, their joint-worst tally against a single opponent in the top-flight.
  • Monaco are unbeaten in their last four competitive games against Bordeaux (W2, D2).
  • Monaco have won three of their last six away games in Ligue 1 (D1, L2).
  • Since 1997/98, the Ligue 2 title holder has managed avoid relegation in 13 of the 15 seasons.
  • Monaco have kept a clean sheet in seven of their nine previous games on Matchday 1 in Ligue 1.
  • Cheick Diabaté has scored 10 goals in his last nine competitive games for Bordeaux.
  • Falcao scored 52 goals in the Spanish Liga since arriving at Atletico Madrid in 2011/12, only
  • Lionel Messi (96) and Cristiano Ronaldo (80) scored more during this period.

Evian TG - Sochaux

  • Evian TG have never secured a victory on Matchday 1 in Ligue 1 (D1, L1). Evian TG have won four of their last six home league games (D1, L1).
  • Sochaux have only won two of their last 12 away Ligue 1 games (D5, L5).
  • The five competitive encounters between Sochaux and ETG have averaged 4.2 goals/game.
  • Evian TG scored five goals in their last competitive game against Sochaux, their highest tally in a Ligue 1 game.
  • Six penalties have been scored in the last four competitive games between ETG and Sochaux.
  • Cedric Barbosa has scored eight goals in each of his last two seasons with Evian TG in Ligue 1, his best tallies in the top-flight.
  • Sloan Privat has scored three of Sochaux's last four league goals.

Lille - Lorient

  • Lille have only lost one of their last 10 Ligue 1 games played on Matchday 1 (W5, D4); in 2009 against Lorient.
  • Lille have only lost once in their last 20 home games in Ligue 1 against opponents from Brittany (W13, D6) - this coming against Lorient in August 2009.
  • Lorient are unbeaten on matchday 1 since they were repromoted to the top-flight in 2006/07 (W4, D3).
  • Lorient have only won four of their last 37 away games in Ligue 1 (D11, L22).
  • Salomon Kalou has scored six of Lille's last nine goals in Ligue 1.
  • Only Zlatan Ibrahimovic has scored as many Ligue 1goals as Salomon Kalou in 2013 (12).
  • Only Bafétimbi Gomis has scored more goals (16) than Jérémie Aliadière (15) amongst all French players in the top five European Leagues in 2012/13.
  • Cyril Théréau, Florian Thauvin and Jérémie Aliadière are the most prolific French goalscorers in the top five European Leagues in in 2013 (eight goals).

Lyon - Nice

  • Lyon have not lost on matchday 1 in Ligue 1 since 2003/04 (W7, D2).
  • Nice have won 11 games in Ligue 1 so far in 2013, only PSG have won more (14).
  • None of Nice's last 11 Ligue 1 away games have ended in a draw (W6, L5).
  • Lyon recovered the most points from losing positions at home in Ligue 1 last season (11).
  • Lyon were awarded 11 penalties in Ligue 1 last season, more than any other team (scoring nine).
  • Lisandro has scored in five of his seven apperances against Nice in Ligue 1 (five goals).
  • Clément Grenier has scored two of Lyon's last three goals against Nice in Ligue 1.
  • Dario Cvitanich has scored six of Nice's last 10 goals Ligue 1, including one against Lyon.

Nantes - Bastia

  • Nantes have only won one of their last five games on Matchday 1 in Ligue 1 (L4).
  • Bastia are unbeaten in their last six games played on Matchday 1 (W3, D3).
  • The last three competitive games between Nantes and Bastia have all ended in a draw.
  • Nantes have only lost twice in their 29 home games against Bastia in Ligue 1 (W22, D5).
  • The last three competitive encounters between Nantes and Bastia have averaged three goals a game.
  • Bastia have lost none of their last six games against promoted clubs in Ligue 1 (W5, D1).
  • Bastia conceded 66 goals in Ligue 1 last season, more than any other team.
  • Nine of Claudiu Keserü's 11 goals in Ligue 1 have been scored at La Beaujoire.

Rennes - Reims

  • Rennes have only won one of their last 14 Ligue 1 games (D3, L10).
  • None of Rennes' last 54 games have ended in a goalless draw; the longest current run in Ligue 1.
  • Reims have only won twice in their last 39 away Ligue 1 games away from home (D10, L27).
  • Reims have only won one of their last 14 away games in Brittany (D6, L7).
  • Reims have failed to score in their last three away games in Ligue 1; the longest current run.
  • Reims have kept a clean sheet in three of their last four away games in Ligue 1.
  • Rennes have won 50% of their games with Romain Alessandrini in Ligue 1 2012/13, compared to 12.5% without him.
  • Julien Féret has scored in three of the last four MD1 in Ligue 1 (2009/10, 2010/11 & 2011/12).

Valenciennes - Toulouse

  • Toulouse have not lost on MD1 in Ligue 1 since 2009/10 (W2, D1).
  • Valenciennes are unbeaten in their last four home Ligue 1 games (W2, D2).
  • Valenciennes have scored in each of their last three home games played during MD1 in Ligue 1 since their re-promotion in the top-flight in 2006/07.
  • Valenciennes conceded 53 goals in Ligue 1 last season - their worst tally since their come-back in Ligue 1 in 2006/07.
  • Toulouse scored 49 goals in Ligue 1 last season, their best tally since 1986/87 (54 goals).
  • Valenciennes have averaged 1.4 points per game with Gaël Danic starting in 2012/13, compared to 0.8 without him.
  • Only three of Wissam Ben Yedder's 15 goals in Ligue 1 in 2012/13 have been scored away from home.
  • Eden Basat averaged a goal every 2.5 shots in Ligue 1 in 2012/13; the best ratio amongst players with 10 goals minimum.

Ajaccio - St Etienne

  • St Etienne have only won once on MD1 since 1992/93 in Ligue 1 and Ligue 2.
  • St Etienne have failed to win in their last seven trips to Ajaccio in Ligue 1 (D4, L3).
  • St Etienne have failed to win any of their last six away games in Ligue 1 (D5, L1).
  • Ajaccio have only won once in their last 10 Ligue 1 games (D5, L4).
  • Ajaccio have failed to keep a clean sheet in their last seven Ligue 1 games, the worst current run.
  • Only PSG have collected more points (45) than St Etienne (36) in Ligue 1 so far in 2013.
  • St Etienne have only lost one of their 19 games in 2013; the best tally in Ligue 1.
  • Adrian Mutu has scored Ajaccio's last two goals against St Etienne in Ligue 1.

Guingamp - Marseille

  • Marseille have won their last four competitive games against Guingamp.
  • Guingamp collected 42 points in home games in Ligue 2 last season, the best tally.
  • Guingamp remained unbeaten in their last 17 home games in Ligue 2 (W12, D5).
  • OM have not lost in their last eight away games on Matchday 1 in Ligue 1 (W4, D4).
  • Marseille have only won one of their six away games in Guingamp in Ligue 1 (D2, L3).
  • The last four Ligue 1 encounters between Guingamp and Marseille in Roudourou have only produced three goals.
  • Marseille have kept a clean sheet in eight of their last 11 Ligue 1 games.
  • Dimitri Payet has been involved in 25 goals in Ligue 1 last season (12 goals + 13 assists), the best tally amongst French players in the top five European Leagues.

 

 

 
 
 

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