The final game of Match Day 31 in Ligue 1 has concluded with a victory for the current league leader, Paris Saint Germain. The team defeated Lens 3-1 in a hard-fought match. Home teams dominated this round of matches, winning nine times compared to one win by away teams. There were no draws among the ten games played. PSG’s impressive win further solidifies their position at the top of the table as they continue their march towards an eighth consecutive league title.
The most interesting stats of the Match Day
Jeremy Doku and his team Rennes had a successful match against Reims with a final score of 3 – 0. Doku himself scored two of the goals, contributing to the total of 31 goals scored throughout the whole Match Day. This is an increase of 22% from the previous Match Day, where teams usually score about 28 goals in total. The quickest goal was scored by Vitinha from Marseille at 2 minutes into their game with Estac Troyes, which ended 1 – 3 in favor of Marseille. This was an exciting Match Day for all teams involved!
Destroyer of the Match Day:
Marseille was the destroyer of the match day after an impressive display of defensive prowess. The players managed 10 interceptions, 0 blocks, and 35 tackles, while their goalkeeper made 1 save. In total, Marseille had 46 destroying actions on the day – a decisive factor in their victory over Reims with a final score of 4-1. However, Stade Brestois 29 takes the title for destroyer of the season with an average 38 activities per Match Day.
Creator of the Match Day:
Marseille were the creators of this Match Day, an impressive feat as they won 114 duels and had a total of 148 actions, including 6 shots on target and 28 off target. Marseille ultimately won the match 4-1 against Reims. However, Lille were the creators of the season overall with 126 actions per Match Day.
The team with the best pass accuracy:
Paris Saint Germain have truly proven themselves as the best team in the league this season, with an incredible 93% pass accuracy across 723 passes. This is a level of precision that has allowed them to dominate their opponents. At the other end of the table, Auxerre have had a particularly difficult time with their passing game, achieving just 63% accuracy across their matches. Ajaccio are also struggling in this regard, managing 81% pass accuracy per Match Day – not enough to compete at a high level of play. It is clear that Paris Saint Germain are setting the standard for success in this season and they will be looking to continue their impressive form going forward.
On Match Day 31 (April 16 2023) Alban Lafont of Nantes made an impressive performance with a total of 31 saves during the game against Auxerre. His team ended up victorious despite the close scoreline, 1 – 2. In addition to this feat, Rennes and Ajaccio were involved in a heated encounter that resulted in a final score of 2-1. The match was also notable for the number of cards shown, 7 yellow and 2 red, making it one of the most intense games on Match Day 31.
There is a top 3 of players with yellow and red cards this season:
- Benjamin_André, 10 yellow + 0 red (Lille)
- Mounaim_El_Idrissy, 9 yellow + 0 red (Ajaccio)
- Jens_Cajuste, 9 yellow + 1 red (Reims)
The topscorers list in the league:
- Jonathan David, 20 (Lille) ( + 1).
- K. Mbappe, 20 (Paris Saint Germain) ( + 0).
- Alexandre Lacazette, 19 (Lyon) ( + 1).
- Folarin Balogun, 17 (Reims) ( + 0).
- Wissam Ben Yedder, 17 (Monaco) ( + 0).
In terms of assists — here is top 5 players:
- Lionel Messi , 14 (Paris Saint Germain) ( + 0).
- Neymar , 11 (Paris Saint Germain) ( + 0).
- C. Henrique , 9 (Monaco) ( + 0).
- Jonathan Clauss , 8 (Marseille) ( + 0).
- Branco van den Boomen , 8 (Toulouse) ( + 0).
The best goalkeepers:
- Alban Lafont (Nantes) — 115 saves during the season ( + 6)
- Marco Bizot (Stade Brestois 29) — 112 saves during the season ( + 6)
- Alexander Nübel (Monaco) — 107 saves during the season ( + 3)
- Maxime Dupé (Toulouse) — 105 saves during the season ( + 2)
- Gianluigi Donnarumma (Paris Saint Germain) — 101 saves during the season ( + 6)
League table right now:
The next Match Day will start April 23 at 13:00 (UTC) at Ajaccio on (Stade François Coty) with the game Ajaccio vs Stade Brestois 29.