2. serierunde i Ligue 1 12/13
Fransk Ligue har sett ulike lag vinne ligaen hvert år de siste fire årene. Sist sesong var det overraskende nok Montpellier sin tur. I år er de klare favorittene Paris St. Germain, som takket være arabiske penger er i ferd med å bli en utfordrer til og med i europeisk målestokk. Vi gir deg en gjennomgang av alle kampene i den andre serierunden.
Opta Facts Ligue 1
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Ajaccio – PSG
Ajaccio are unbeaten at their François Coty stadium in Ligue 1 this calendar year.
Paris SG are unbeaten in their last five matches in Ligue 1, scoring at least twice on each occasion.
Paris SG were the best away team in Ligue 1 last season with 34 points.
Paris SG won both league encounters last season vs. Ajaccio with a cumulative score of 7-2.
Paris SG have scored in all of their last 16 fixtures in the top-flight, currently the longest run.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic has become this first player to score a brace on his Ligue 1 debut since Paul Alo'o Efoulou in August 2009.
Bastia – Reims
Both Bastia and Reims managed a 1-0 home win in their Ligue 2 encounters last term.
Bastia have won all of their competitive games at their Armand-Césari stadium in 2012 (12).
Since Frederic Hantz was appointed as Bastia’s manager in 2010, the Corsican side have yet to lose at their Armand-Césari stadium in all competitions.
None of Bastia’s last 14 top-flight matches have ended as a draw (W7, L7).
Bastia are unbeaten in their last nine top-flight encounters against Reims (W7, D2).
Bordeaux – Rennes
Bordeaux have won their last seven games in Ligue 1, currently the longest run.
At home, Les Girondins have scored in their last 16 Ligue 1 games.
Bordeaux are unbeaten in their last five league encounters vs. Rennes at the Chaban-Delmas stadium, keeping a clean sheet in the last three.
Rennes have won just five times in 43 previous trips to Bordeaux in the top flight.
Rennes have failed to score in four of their last five league matches.
Brest – Évian TG
Evian have not won any of their last four matches in Ligue 1 (D1, L3)
Nevertheless, Evian are unbeaten in their last seven away fixtures in Ligue 1 (W4, D3)
Evian have scored in all of their last 15 away games, currently the longest run in the top flight.
Brest scored more than one goal only once in their last 23 Ligue 1 matches.
Evian have kept only nine clean sheets in 39 previous Ligue 1 games.
Lille – Nancy
Nancy have won only four of their 22 previous Ligue 1 trips to Lille and have lost the last five.
Lille have won 10 of their last 12 Ligue 1 games.
Lille have won their last six home games in Ligue 1, currently the longest run.
Lille have failed to score only once in their last 37 Ligue 1 home fixtures.
LOSC have managed more wins (81) than any other side in Ligue 1 since their manager Rudi Garcia took charge of the team.
Lorient – Montpellier
Lorient have failed to win any of their last five Ligue 1 games (D2, L3).
Montpellier are unbeaten in their last seven games in Ligue 1 (W5, D2). Their last defeat was on April 15th, at Lorient (2-1).
Lorient have never lost at home against Montpellier in Ligue 1 (W2, D3).
Le Moustoir is one of the five away grounds where Montpellier were beaten last season in the league.
Montpellier have managed to score in all of their last 11 Ligue 1 games.
Lyon – Troyes
Lyon have only lost one of their 14 previous home games against Troyes in the top flight (W10, D3, L1).
Lyon managed to score in all of their 19 home league games last season.
However Les Gones have failed to keep a clean sheet in their last 13 home games in Ligue 1.
Troyes won only four of their 19 away games in Ligue 2 last season.
Jimmy Briand was involved in Lyon’s last three goals in Ligue 1, scoring twice and setting up another.
Marseille – Sochaux
Marseille are unbeaten in their last four home games vs. Sochaux in the league (W3, D1).
Sochaux have conceded 15 goals in six away league games under Eric Hély’s management.
Under Eric Hély, Sochaux have not drawn a single game in Ligue 1: seven wins, six losses.
André-Pierre Gignac has scored eight goals in 10 Ligue 1 appearances against Sochaux.
Élie Baup has won only four of his 19 games against Sochaux as a Ligue 1 manager, losing 12 and drawing three.
Toulouse – Saint-Etienne
Toulouse are on a run of seven winless games in Ligue 1 (D4 L3), their worst streak since the appointment of manager Alain Casanova (summer 2008).
St Etienne have failed to win any of their last five Ligue 1 games (D1 L4).
Toulouse have failed to score in their last three home league games.
Toulouse managed to keep a clean sheet 15 times in their last 22 home games in Ligue 1.
Brandao has scored three goals in three competitive appearances at Stadium de Toulouse for his former club Marseille.
Valenciennes – Nice
Valenciennes are on a run of four consecutive wins at home against Nice in Ligue 1.
Nice’s last 11 goals against Valenciennes in Ligue 1 have all come after the half time break.
None of the last 13 Ligue 1 games at Stade du Hainaut have ended in a draw (nine wins and four losses for VAFC).
Claude Puel has only won once in five games at Valenciennes as a Ligue 1 manager.
Grégory Pujol has scored five goals against Nice in Ligue 1, his joint-highest scoring total against a single Ligue 1 side.