French Ligue1

The opening day of 2020/21 French Ligue 1



Opening round of the 2020/21 League 1

6 teams didn’t participate in the opening round fixtures.

Lyon – resting after competing in the Champions League till the semifinals
Paris Saint-Germain – playing a Champions League final over the weekend.

  • Amine Gouiri (Nice) is the leading goalscorer with 2 goals.
  • Nimes had the biggest margin of victory.
  • Lorient and Nice had to come from behind to win their games.
  • Lille are denied a win at home.
  • Monaco avoided defeat at home.


August 21, 2020
Bordeaux 0-0 Nantes

August 22, 2020
Dijon 0-1 Angers
Angers – Ismael Traore 22′

Lille 1-1 Rennes
Lille – Jonathan Bamba 40′
Rennes – Damien Da Silva 74′

August 23, 2020
Monaco 2-2 Reims
Monaco – Axel Disasi 45+2 Benoit Badiashile 55′
Reims – Boulaye Dia 5′ El Bilal Toure 21′

Lorient 3-1 Strasbourg
Lorient – Yoane Wissa 51′ Adrian Grbic 60′ Pierre-Yves Hamel 87′
Strasbourg – Mehdi Chahiri30′

Nimes 4-0 Brest
Nimes – Kevn Denkey 8′ Birger Meling 31′ Romain Philippoteaux 69′ Moussa Kone 84′

Nice 2-1 Lens
Nice – Amine Gouiri 23′ 75′
Lens – Gael Kakuta 11′(pen)



The opening match of the season came without any goals in them.
Bordeaux and Nantes ended goalless.

The first goal of the 2020/21 season was a winning goal.
Angers’s Ismael Traore scored the first goal of the season in his team’s win at Dijon.

Damien Da Silva’s goal allowed Rennes to come from behind to pick up a point at Lille.

Monaco avoided an embarrassment after they came from two goals down to avoid an opening day defeat at home against Reims.

Lorient picked up the three points after scoring three second-half goals to recover a first-half deficit against Strasbourg.

Nimes scored 2 in each half without a response against Brest.

Amine Gouiri scored a brace to bring Nice from a goal down to a home win over Lens.

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