Match Day 32 in Ligue 1 proved to be a thrilling day of football, with Paris Saint Germain, the leader of the league, emerging victorious with a 2-1 win against Angers. Home teams won twice while away teams managed to win five times. Three matches ended in a draw. With only four more match days left in the season and Paris Saint Germain on top of the table, anticipation is high as to who will become champions this year.
The most interesting stats of the Match Day
Destroyer of the Match Day:
Nantes had an impressive defensive performance against Lille, managing to come away with a 1-1 draw. The players made 16 interceptions, 1 block, and 31 tackles across the match. Their goalkeeper also added two saves for a total of 50 destructive activities over the course of the game. While they may not have won the match, they proved that they were one of the top defensive teams in the league. Stade Brestois 29 is still leading in terms of defensive activities per match day, with 38 activities on average. Nevertheless, Nantes’ impressive performance shows that they are still a force to be reckoned with on defense.
Creator of the Match Day:
Nantes had a successful match day against Lille, with 124 duels won, 8 shots on target and 17 shots off target for a total of 149 actions. In the end, the match ended in a draw (1 – 1). Lille was the creator of the season, managing to achieve 125 actions per Match Day.
The team with the best pass accuracy:
Paris Saint Germain is the team to beat this season. Their pass accuracy of 92% from 851 passes puts them well ahead of the rest of the league. On Match Day, they have an impressive 93% pass accuracy, proving that they are a powerhouse in the league and will be difficult to beat. At the opposite end of the spectrum is Strasbourg, who can only manage 53% pass accuracy on passes made per match day. The worst team this season has been Ajaccio, who have an 81% pass accuracy per match day and will need to work on their passing if they hope to improve their results in future matches.
Gauthier Gallon of Estac Troyes made a remarkable performance during their match with Nantes on April 23, 2023, making an incredible 32 saves. His team ended up with a draw at 2-2. The match with the most cards shown was between Rennes and Ajaccio, which resulted in 7 yellow cards and 2 red cards being issued. Despite the hostilities shown on the pitch, Rennes managed to come out on top with a score of 2-1. It was certainly an eventful day of football!
There is a top 3 of players with yellow and red cards this season:
- Mounaim_El_Idrissy, 10 yellow + 0 red (Ajaccio)
- Benjamin_André, 10 yellow + 0 red (Lille)
- Jens_Cajuste, 9 yellow + 1 red (Reims)
The topscorers list in the league:
- Kylian Mbappé Lottin, 22 (Paris Saint Germain) ( + 0).
- Jonathan David, 21 (Lille) ( + 1).
- Alexandre Lacazette, 20 (Lyon) ( + 1).
- Folarin Balogun, 17 (Reims) ( + 0).
- Loïs Openda, 17 (Lens) ( + 2).
In terms of assists — here is top 5 players:
- Lionel Messi , 15 (Paris Saint Germain) ( + 1).
- Neymar , 11 (Paris Saint Germain) ( + 0).
- Caio Henrique Oliveira Silva , 9 (Monaco) ( + 0).
- Branco van den Boomen , 8 (Toulouse) ( + 0).
- Jonathan Clauss , 8 (Marseille) ( + 0).
The best goalkeepers:
- Alban Lafont (Nantes) — 117 saves during the season ( + 2)
- Marco Bizot (Stade Brestois 29) — 114 saves during the season ( + 2)
- Alexander Nübel (Monaco) — 111 saves during the season ( + 4)
- Maxime Dupé (Toulouse) — 106 saves during the season ( + 1)
- Gianluigi Donnarumma (Paris Saint Germain) — 104 saves during the season ( + 3)
League table right now:
The next Match Day will start April 30 at 11:00 (UTC) at Monaco on (Stade Louis II) with the game Monaco vs Montpellier.