Bonjour, football enthusiasts! Get your jerseys out and prepare for a new season of French Ligue 1!
So, when does the French Ligue 1 Season 2023/2024 start? Which clubs will compete? Let’s dive right into the action!
When Does Ligue 1 Season 23/24 Start?
The French Ligue 1 Season 2023/2024 is set to kick off on August 12, 2023. Fans across the globe are awaiting the opening fixtures to witness their favorite teams battling it out on the pitch.
Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) were the champions last season. however, there are other strong teams in the mix this season, making the competition wide open.
Which Clubs Will Compete in Ligue 1 Season 23/24?
Big changes are on the horizon for Ligue 1 in the upcoming 2023-24 season. The clubs have given their approval for these alterations, which are set to reshape the league’s structure.
Until now, Ligue 1 has consisted of 20 clubs. However, starting from the 2023-24 season, the league will be reduced to 18 teams. This means there will be two fewer teams competing and four fewer matchdays throughout the season.
Le Havre and Metz secured promotion to Ligue 1 after a fourteen-year absence and a one-year absence, respectively, by finishing first and second in the 2022–23 Ligue 2 season.
Auxerre, Ajaccio, Troyes, and Angers on the other hand, were relegated to Ligue 2 for the 2023-24 season after spending one year, one year, two years, and eight years, respectively, in the top flight.
To see all teams competing in French Ligue 1, check out their official website.