Understanding Ligue 1 Team Stats
French Ligue 1 clubs gain no points for a loss, one point for drawing, and three points for winning. Some Ligue 1 stats by team that are also common are shots, goals, goal difference and possession. All of these stats are available in the standings or game summaries.
One of the most important of these stats is goal difference. Abbreviated as GD, goal difference is simply goals scored subtracted by goals against. It can come into play in the Ligue 1 title race, European qualification and relegation. That’s because it’s the initial tiebreaker when teams have the same number of points at season’s end.
Other soccer team stats are also important for betting. Clean sheets reflect the ability of a team’s goalie and defense. For suspension purposes, it’s crucial to keep track of disciplinary cards. Check out the latest Ligue 1 news and betting analysis.