Ligue 1 – 10 games to go (2020-2021)

Teams are in reverse order. Last five games begins with the most recent.

20th – Dijon – 15pts – LLLLLRecent highlightsTeam Profile
Hard to see anything apart from not cutting the mustard gags after eight losses on the bounce. It’ll be Ligue 2 football for the boys from Burgundy next season.
Next 5: Bordeaux (H), Reims (H), Marseille (A), Monaco (A), Nice (H)

19thNantes -24pts – LDDWLRecent highlightsTeam Profile
After an ill-advised dalliance with Raymond Domenech, the Canaries have experienced a mini-revival under Antoine Kombouare. Will it be too little too late?
Next 5: PSG (A), Lorient (H), Nice (H), Rennes (A), Lyon (H)

18th – Nimes – 25pts – LDWWW Recent highlightsTeam Profile
The Crocodiles have gone off the boil after putting together a 3 game winning streak spearheaded by the flowing locks of Renaud Ripart. A tough run-in awaits.
Next 5: Montpellier (H), Lille (A), St-Etienne (H), Brest (A), Strasbourg (H)

17th – Lorient – 27 pts – DWLLDRecent highlightsTeam Profile
A respectable return to the top flight for the Brittany outfit could well end with their objective of staying afloat achieved. It’s sink or swim time for Les Merlus.
Next 5: Nice (H), Nantes (A), Brest (H), Lens (A), Marseille (A)

16th – St-Etienne – 30pts – LLDWWRecent highlightsTeam Profile
Les Verts are not safe after a very up and down season under Claude Puel. PSG could equal their record number of titles this year, so they will want to remain at the top table at least.
Next 5: Angers (A), Monaco (H), Nimes (A), Bordeaux (H), PSG (A)

15th – Bordeaux – 33pts – LLLDLRecent highlightsTeam Profile
Having failed to win in eight matches, the Girondins are on a dreadful run, but victory against the even worse Dijon should all but secure safety.
Next 5: Dijon (A), Montpellier (A), Strasbourg (H), St-Etienne (A), Monaco (H)

14th – Strasbourg – 33pts – WDDWLRecent highlightsTeam Profile
No cup run this year for Le Racing, but the prodigiously tall Ludovic Ajorque’s goals will make sure their heads remain above water for another season.
Next 5: Rennes (A), Lens (H), Bordeaux (A), PSG (H), Nimes (A)

13th – Brest – 34pts – WLLDWRecent highlightsTeam Profile
The Pirate Team are looking good for survival. With 50 goals leaked, it’s hardly been a tight ship at the back, but stopper Larsonneur has often bailed them out.
Next 5: Marseille (A), Angers (H), Lorient (A), Nimes (H), Lens (H)

12th – Reims – 34pts – WDDDLRecent highlightsTeam Profile
After flying out of the blocks, Boulaye Dia has not been able to rediscover his fizz. It’s not been champagne football from Reims, but they’ll be fine.
Next 5: Lyon (H), Dijon (A), Rennes (H), Nice (A), Metz (H)

11th – Nice – 35pts – WWLLLRecent highlightsTeam Profile
Back to back wins inspired by standout performer Amine Gouiri have put any relegation fears to bed, but it’s been a disappointing season for the south coast side.
Next 5: Lorient (A), Marseille (H), Nantes (A), Reims (H), Dijon (A)

10th – Rennes – 38pts – LLLLLRecent highlightsTeam Profile
It’s not been a happy new year for Rennes, going from title outsiders to the fringes of Europe. Julien Stephan has just been replaced in the dugout by Bruno Genesio.
Next 5: Strasbourg (H), Metz (A), Reims (A), Nantes (H), Angers (A)

9th – Angers – 39pts – WDDLLRecent highlightsTeam Profile
Le SCO can be satisfied with another solid season that has given them an outside shot at Europe. If that fails, the Angevins could target a first ever cup victory.
Next 5: St-Etienne (H), Brest (A), Montpellier (H), Lyon (A), Rennes (H)

8th – Montpellier – 40pts – DDWWWRecent highlightsTeam Profile
England youth star Stephy Mavididi has bolstered Montpellier’s attack this year. A place in Europe is certainly within the grasp of these top ten regulars.
Next 5: Nimes (A), Bordeaux (H), Angers (A), Marseille (H), Lille (A)

7th – Metz – 41pts – LWWLLRecent highlightsTeam Profile
Nobody expected such a strong season from the Maroons this year. Their next six fixtures are brutal, so keeping in touch with 5th is the order of the day.
Next 5: Lens (A), Rennes (H), Monaco (A), Lille (H), Reims (A)

6th – Marseille – 42pts – WLDDWRecent highlightsTeam Profile
Despite Andre Villas Boas’ comic departure, a fan attack on the training ground, and Payet and Thauvin’s ongoing personal feud, they are still somehow 6th. What crisis?
Next 5: Brest (H), Nice (A), Dijon (H), Montpellier (A), Lorient (H)

5th – Lens – 44pts – WDWDDRecent highlightsTeam Profile
Unbeaten in eight, the Blood and Gold’s return to the top flight has been magnificent. Former Lens youth product Gael Kakuta has been a big factor in their renaissance.
Next 5: Metz (H), Strasbourg (A), Lyon (H), Lorient (H), Brest (A)

4th – Monaco – 55pts – LWWDWRecent highlightsTeam Profile
Importing Niko Kovac and Kevin Volland from the Bundesliga has worked out pretty well for the principality. A place on the “podium” is their main aim.
Next 5: Lille (H), St-Etienne (A), Metz (H), Dijon (H), Bordeaux (A)

3rd – Lyon – 59pts – WDWLWRecent highlightsTeam Profile
With no European distractions and Memphis Depay and Houssem Aouar both still on the books, this is the best chance Lyon have had at the title for years.
Next 5: Reims (A), PSG (H), Lens (A), Angers (H), Nantes (A)

2nd – PSG – 60pts – WWLWWRecent highlightsTeam Profile
This will not be a stroll to the title for Pochettino, as he will have to juggle Champions League commitments with a tricky run-in. Still favourites nevertheless.
Next 5: Nantes (H), Lyon (A), Lille (H), Strasbourg (A), St-Etienne (H)

1st – Lille – 62pts – WDWDWRecent highlightsTeam Profile
Defeat to Ajax in the Europa League could be a real blessing in disguise for Les Dogues. Christophe Galtier’s charges still have to visit the rest of the current top five.
Next 5: Monaco (A), Nimes (H), PSG (A), Metz (A), Montpellier (H)

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