Ligue 1 match facts
Opta bring you the essential facts and stats ahead of the weekend's acton in Ligue 1.
Auxerre v Marseille
Didier Deschamps has yet to register a win against Auxerre in Ligue 1 since being appointed as Marseille’s manager (three draws and one defeat).
Marseille have become the first-ever team to register four consecutive 2-2 draws in Ligue 1 history.
Marseille are unbeaten in their last three league trips to Auxerre (2-0, 0-0 and1-1).
Laurent Fournier has never managed to defeat Marseille during his career as a Ligue 1 manager (one draw and two defeats).
Alou Diarra has picked up three yellow cards and a red card in his last three appearances at the Abbé Deschamps stadium in Ligue 1.
Auxerre have failed to win any of their last nine league matches played in August.
Dennis Oliech has scored more Ligue 1 goals against Marseille than versus any other side (three).
Evian TG – Nice
Nice’s three away games against promoted opposition last season all ended in goalless draws.
Nice have won just one of their last 18 away league matches.
Nice have won just four of their 24 Ligue 1 away matches under Eric Roy’s management.
Evian TG have won their last five competitive home matches.
Since April, Nice have conceded more goals than any other team in Ligue 1 (23).
Youssef Adnane has scored in his last three competitive appearances at Annecy’s Parc des Sports stadium.
Lille v Montpellier
Montpellier have won once in their 16 trips to Lille in Ligue 1.
Lille are unbeaten in their last nine league matches, currently the longest run.
Since their return to the top flight, Montpellier have conceded seven goals in their two trips to Lille.
Since joining Lille last season, Moussa Sow has scored 15 goals in his 16 Ligue 1 starts at home.
Since Rudi Garcia’s appointment as their manager, Lille have managed more home wins than any other team in Ligue 1 (39).
Montpellier are the only Ligue 1 team without a card after Match Day 1.
Lille have scored in 32 of their last 33 home matches in Ligue 1.
None of Lille’s last 36 league matches have ended in a 0-0 draw, currently the longest run.
Montpellier have lost all of their last five away Ligue 1 games.
Lorient v Bordeaux
Six of the last seven league matches at the Moustoir stadium have ended in a draw.
Lorient’s last home win in Ligue 1 was in February, against Bordeaux (5-1).
Bordeaux conceded more goals in their 5-1 defeat at Lorient’s Moustoir stadium than in any other match last term.
Bordeaux have failed to win any of their last six away games in Ligue 1, failing to score in the last three.
If Lorient fail to win against Bordeaux, they break the club’s all-time record of seven consecutive home games without a win in Ligue 1.
There has never been a draw between Lorient and Bordeaux at the Moustoir stadium in Ligue 1 (Bordeaux lead by four wins to three).
Lyon v Ajaccio
Ajaccio have lost all of their 10 trips to Lyon in the top flight, conceding 25 goals in the process.
Ligue 1 games between Lyon and Ajaccio have produced 3.4 goals on average.
Ajaccio have not beaten Lyon in a competitive encounter since February 1973.
Lyon are unbeaten in their last 15 home games in Ligue 1, currently the longest run.
Lyon have scored more Ligue 1 goals than any other team this calendar year (38).
Ajaccio have lost 13 of their last 17 away games in Ligue 1.
Lisandro has scored 10 goals in his last 12 appearances in Ligue 1.
Rennes v Paris SG
PSG have lost their last five trips to Rennes in Ligue 1, failing to score in the process.
PSG have failed to beat Rennes in their last nine league encounters.
Rennes have scored 12 goals in their three competitive games this season.
PSG have kept only one clean sheet in their last 15 away games in Ligue 1.
Paris SG have failed to win any of their last six league matches, currently the longest run.
Frederic Antonetti has won seven of his 10 Ligue 1 encounters against Antoine Kombouare during his Ligue 1 managerial career.
Julien Feret has scored in each of his first three competitive appearances as a Rennes player.
St Etienne v Nancy
St Etienne are unbeaten in their last seven league meetings against Nancy (four wins and three draws).
St Etienne have failed to win any of their last four home games in Ligue 1 (drawing two and losing two).
Nancy have scored only one goal in their last five trips to the Geoffroy-Guichard stadium in Ligue 1.
Nancy are unbeaten in their last five league matches, winning three and drawing two.
St Etienne have failed to score more than two goals in any of their last 33 league matches.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has scored in his last three Ligue 1 appearances in August.
Sochaux v Caen
Caen have never won at Sochaux in Ligue 1, registering three draws and eight defeats.
Sochaux scored six goals against Caen last season in Ligue 1, five of these goals were headed.
Sochaux have won their last five home games in Ligue 1, their best run at the Bonal stadium since 1989.
Caen are unbeaten in their last eight league matches, winning three and drawing five. Only title-holders Lille are on a longer run without defeat.
Toulouse v Dijon
Toulouse have won both of their two competitive encounters against Dijon, keeping a clean sheet in the process.
Toulouse have won all of their last five Ligue 1 matches played in August.
Toulouse have won their last three Ligue 1 matches, all by a 2-0 score line.
Toulouse have kept a clean sheet in each of their last three home games in Ligue 1.
On Match Day 1, Dijon hit the woodwork twice, including a missed penalty, and had two goals disallowed.
Valenciennes v Brest
Valenciennes have won all of their three home games against Brest in Ligue 1, scoring 10 goals in the process.
Valenciennes have yet to lose at home this calendar year in Ligue 1.
None of the six Ligue 1 encounters between Valenciennes and Brest have ended in a draw.
Brest have picked up only 19 points in their 20 league matches this calendar year.
Daniel Sanchez have won just three of his 17 Ligue 1 matches as a manager.
Valenciennes are one of three teams who have yet to score a goal this season in Ligue 1.
Since their return to the top flight, 42% of Brest goals in Ligue 1 have been either scored or assisted by Bruno Grougi.
Five of the last six goals conceded by Valenciennes at home in Ligue 1 have come after the 80th minute.