France League 1

Ligue 1 formerly known as Division 1, is the primary French association football competition and serves as the top division of the French football league system.

Ligue 1 is one of two divisions making up the Ligue de Football Professionnel, the other being Ligue 2. Contested by 20 clubs, it operates on a system of promotion and relegation with Ligue 2.

Seasons run from August to May, with teams playing 38 games each totaling 380 games in the season.