The Match Day 27 of Ligue 1 has come to a close, with Paris Saint Germain maintaining their lead at the top. The final match saw PSG take on Stade Brestois 29, emerging victorious with a 2-1 final score. Of the nine matches played that day, home teams won one and away teams won five. The remaining four matches ended in draws. This results sees PSG extend their lead as they look ahead to the next round of fixtures in Ligue 1.
The most interesting stats of the Match Day
The match between Lille and Lyon was an exciting one, with Jonathan David (Lille) scoring 3 goals to make it a draw with the final score 3 – 3. All the teams scored a total of 27 goals during this Match Day, which is 14% more than usual when teams typically score 28 goals per Match Day.
The fastest goal of the day was scored at 5 minutes in by Terem Moffi (Nice) against Nantes, resulting in a draw of 2 – 2. The high number of goals scored during this Match Day is sure to leave fans eager for more action in the upcoming matches.
Destroyer of the Match Day:
Montpellier earned the title of “Destroyer of the Match Day” with 45 defensive actions against Estac Troyes to secure their victory. The team did 13 interceptions, 3 blocks, and 28 tackles while the goalkeeper made a single save. Montpellier was able to come out on top with a score of 3-2, proving that their defensive efforts paid off. Stade Brestois 29 held the title for Destroyer of the Season with an impressive 38 activities per Match Day.
Creator of the Match Day:
Montpellier’s Match Day was a success, as they won 142 duels and had a total of 158 actions. They made 4 shots on target and 12 shots off target, leading to their 3-2 victory over Estac Troyes. Montpellier is the creator of this season, with an average of 126 actions per Match Day. Their performance in this game shows their commitment to excellence and why they are at the top of the table.
The team with the best pass accuracy:
Rennes has the best pass accuracy in the league, with 87% of 652 passes. Paris Saint Germain is the overall best team this season, with 92% pass accuracy per Match Day. At the other end of the spectrum, Auxerre is the worst team for pass accuracy at 70%. Ajaccio takes last place for this season, with 81% pass accuracy per Match Day.
Alexander Nübel of Monaco had an impressive showing on Match Day 27 (March 12, 2023), saving a total of 27 shots during his team’s 0-1 win over Reims. The match with the most cards shown was the game between Rennes and Ajaccio, which ended 2-1 in favor of Rennes. During this game, seven yellow cards and two red cards were shown. Nübel’s performance helped Monaco secure a hard-fought victory that day.
There is a top 3 of players with yellow and red cards this season:
- Marco_Verratti, 8 yellow + 1 red (Paris_Saint_Germain)
- Mounaim_El_Idrissy, 8 yellow + 0 red (Ajaccio)
- Oumar_Gonzalez, 8 yellow + 0 red (Ajaccio)
The topscorers list in the league:
- Jonathan David, 19 (Lille) ( + 3).
- K. Mbappe, 19 (Paris Saint Germain) ( + 0).
- Alexandre Lacazette, 16 (Lyon) ( + 2).
- Folarin Balogun, 16 (Reims) ( + 1).
- Wissam Ben Yedder, 16 (Monaco) ( + 0).
In terms of assists — here is top 5 players:
- Lionel Messi , 13 (Paris Saint Germain) ( + 1).
- Neymar , 11 (Paris Saint Germain) ( + 0).
- Jonathan Clauss , 8 (Marseille) ( + 0).
- Florian Sotoca , 7 (Lens) ( + 0).
- C. Henrique , 7 (Monaco) ( + 0).
The best goalkeepers:
- Alexander Nübel (Monaco) — 99 saves during the season ( + 7)
- Marco Bizot (Stade Brestois 29) — 96 saves during the season ( + 6)
- Alban Lafont (Nantes) — 92 saves during the season ( + 6)
- Maxime Dupé (Toulouse) — 90 saves during the season ( + 2)
- Gianluigi Donnarumma (Paris Saint Germain) — 86 saves during the season ( + 1)
League table right now:
The next Match Day will start March 19 at 12:00 (UTC) at Ajaccio on (Stade François Coty) with the game Ajaccio vs Monaco.