The Match Day 30 of Ligue 1 has now come to a close. The leader, Paris Saint Germain, finished off the day with a 2-0 victory over Nice. Home teams ended the day with three wins while away teams won four times and three matches ended in a draw. It was an exciting day of football that saw some thrilling results and intense competition between the teams. With Paris Saint Germain leading the way, it’s sure to be an exciting end to the season!
The most interesting stats of the Match Day
This Match Day saw a decrease in goals scored compared to the previous Match Day. All teams combined scored 23 goals, including 1 from penalties. This is 17% fewer than the usual 27 goals per Match Day. The fastest goal of this day was scored by Birama Touré of Auxerre at 3 minutes into the game with Ajaccio, which ended in a 0-3 victory for Auxerre.
Destroyer of the Match Day:
Paris Saint Germain dominated during their match against Montpellier, winning 5 – 2. The players made a total of 43 defensive actions, including 6 interceptions, 4 blocks, and 26 tackles. The goalkeeper also contributed to the win with 7 saves. While Paris Saint Germain was the destroyer of this particular match day, they don’t hold a candle to Stade Brestois 29 who has an average of 38 defensive actions per match day making them the destroyers of the season.
Creator of the Match Day:
Lille had an impressive Match Day against Auxerre, winning 4-1. The players won 124 duels, made 5 shots on target and 15 shots off target for a total of 144 actions. This is quite impressive compared to Lyon, the creator of the season with 126 actions per Match Day. Lille’s performance surely makes them a team to watch out for this season!
The team with the best pass accuracy:
Paris Saint Germain has proven they are the best team in the league this season, with an impressive 92% pass accuracy of 670 passes. This is even more impressive when compared to their 93% pass accuracy per Match Day, showing that they have consistently performed well throughout the season. On the other hand, Stade Brestois 29 had a much lower 70% pass accuracy of passes attempted, making them one of the worst teams in terms of passing accuracy. The worst team this season was Ajaccio with 81%, showing that they have struggled to maintain a consistent level of passing throughout their matches. With Paris Saint Germain leading the way and Ajaccio struggling to keep up, it will be interesting to see how these results affect their standing at the end of this season.
Alban Lafont of Nantes made a record-breaking 30 saves during the April 09, 2023 match against Monaco. His team managed to eke out a 2-2 draw, with their goalkeeper’s valiant efforts proving to be the difference in the end. Another notable match was between Rennes and Ajaccio, where tensions ran high as 7 yellow cards and 2 red cards were shown throughout the game. Ultimately, Rennes managed to take victory with a score of 2-1.
There is a top 3 of players with yellow and red cards this season:
- Benjamin_André, 10 yellow + 0 red (Lille)
- Jens_Cajuste, 9 yellow + 1 red (Reims)
- Mounaim_El_Idrissy, 8 yellow + 0 red (Ajaccio)
The topscorers list in the league:
- Jonathan David, 19 (Lille) ( + 0).
- K. Mbappe, 19 (Paris Saint Germain) ( + 0).
- Alexandre Lacazette, 18 (Lyon) ( + 1).
- Folarin Balogun, 17 (Reims) ( + 1).
- Wissam Ben Yedder, 17 (Monaco) ( + 0).
In terms of assists — here is top 5 players:
- Lionel Messi , 14 (Paris Saint Germain) ( + 1).
- Neymar , 11 (Paris Saint Germain) ( + 0).
- C. Henrique , 9 (Monaco) ( + 0).
- Florian Sotoca , 8 (Lens) ( + 0).
- Branco van den Boomen , 8 (Toulouse) ( + 0).
The best goalkeepers:
- Alban Lafont (Nantes) — 109 saves during the season ( + 7)
- Marco Bizot (Stade Brestois 29) — 106 saves during the season ( + 5)
- Alexander Nübel (Monaco) — 104 saves during the season ( + 0)
- Maxime Dupé (Toulouse) — 103 saves during the season ( + 7)
- Matz Sels (Strasbourg) — 95 saves during the season ( + 7)
League table right now:
The next Match Day will start April 16 at 13:00 (UTC) at Auxerre on (Stade de lAbbé Deschamps) with the game Auxerre vs Nantes.