Match facts: Montpellier on brink of history

Facts and stats ahead of the final Ligue 1 weekend of the season, with Montpellier needing just one point to secure their first title.


Auxerre v Montpellier

Auxerre are relegated after 32 consecutive top-flight seasons.

Auxerre’s seven wins is their lowest tally in a single Ligue 1 season, their previous lowest was 10 victories.

Montpellier have managed more 1-0 wins than any other side in the top five European leagues this season (11).

Olivier Giroud is the only Ligue 1 player to have scored in each month of this season.

Montpellier have suffered 13 defeats in 19 previous trips to Auxerre in Ligue 1.

Montpellier have lost each of their last three trips to the Abbé-Deschamps stadium in all competitions.

Montpellier have scored in a league-high 34 games this season.

Evian TG v Brest

The two previous competitive meetings between these teams have both ended 2-2.

Brest are the only side across the top five European leagues not to have won away from home this term.

There have only been two draws in 18 league games at the Parc des Sports stadium this term.

Evian TG have scored more first-half goals than any other side this season in Ligue 1 (33).

Brest are winless this season against promoted opposition in the league (D4 L1).

Only Montpellier have scored in more games (34) than ETG this season in the league (32).

Lille v Nancy

Lille are unbeaten in their last eight league encounters vs. Nancy.

Nancy have lost each of their last four trips to Lille in Ligue 1.

Nancy have managed a league-high three wins vs. current top three sides this season (beating PSG twice and Montpellier once).

Nancy have failed to score in their last three away league games.

Eden Hazard has scored or assisted five Lille goals in his last five league appearances vs. Nancy.

Lille have scored at least twice in each of their last 11 home games in Ligue 1.

Lorient v Paris SG

The last team to win the league despite not being in the lead with one game to go were Lyon in 2002.

Lorient are unbeaten in their last five league meetings vs. PSG (W2 D3).

Lorient have managed more wins vs. PSG (seven) than against any other Ligue 1 opponents.

None of the last six league meetings between these clubs have ended in a home win.

None of the seven previous Ligue 1 encounters between these clubs at the Moustoir stadium has produced more than two goals.

PSG are just two goals away from equalling their most prolific Ligue 1 season (75 goals in 1977/78).

Nene is the first PSG player to score 21 goals in a Ligue 1 campaign since Pauleta in 2005/06.

Lyon v Nice

Nice are winless in their last 23 trips to Lyon in the top flight.

Nice attempted only one shot in their last visit to the Gerland stadium in Ligue 1, the lowest tally recorded by any Ligue 1 side since 2006/07.

Since their Champions League elimination last March, Lyon have won 11 out of 15 competitive games.

Lyon have kept a league-low five clean sheets this season.

The last 12 league games at the Gerland stadium have all seen both Lyon and the visiting side score.

Nice have won three of their last 36 away games in Ligue 1.

Lyon striker Bafetimbi Gomis has scored five goals in as many appearances on the last matchday of the season.

Rennes v Dijon

Rennes are on a run of three consecutive defeats in Ligue 1, failing to score a single goal in the process.

Rennes won 5-1 in the reverse fixture, which is the joint-biggest win margin away from home this season in Ligue 1.

Dijon are winless in their last eight league fixtures, currently the longest run.

Rennes have failed to keep a clean sheet in all of their last seven home games in Ligue 1.

Eight of the 18 league matches at the Route de Lorient stadium this season have ended 1-1.

Dijon have scored just one goal in their last seven league fixtures.

The reverse fixture earlier this season saw two players miss their penalties.

St Etienne v Bordeaux

Bordeaux are enjoying a run of five consecutive wins in Ligue 1, their best form since December 2009.

Bordeaux are winless in their last seven trips to the Geoffroy-Guichard stadium (D4 L3).

Bordeaux forward Yoan Gouffran has scored the opening goal in a league-high nine games this season.

Jussie has found the net in each of his last three starts against St Etienne in all competitions.

Two Bordeaux players have scored an own goal in the three competitive meetings between these clubs in 2011/12.

Bordeaux have scored nine goals in their last three away league games.

Sochaux v Marseille

Sochaux have won four of their five home league matches since the appointment of new manager Eric Hély.

Marseille are unbeaten in their last five league encounters vs. Sochaux (W4 D1).

Marseille have kept a clean sheet in each of their last three league matches.

Marseille striker Andre-Pierre Gignac has netted eight goals in nine league appearances vs. Sochaux.

Sochaux have yet to draw under Eric Hély’s management in Ligue 1 (W6 D5).

Only two clubs have picked up fewer points than Marseille in 2012 (17).

Toulouse v Ajaccio

Toulouse are on a run of three consecutive draws.

Toulouse have won all of their previous three home games vs. Ajaccio in Ligue 1.

Ajaccio have managed just one win in the last 10 matchdays.

Ajaccio have lost each of their last three away games in Ligue 1, conceding nine goals in the process.

Toulouse have won both of their two home games against promoted opposition this season in the league.

Toulouse have drawn 0-0 on a record six occasions this season in Ligue 1 (alongside Brest).

Valenciennes v Caen

Valenciennes are on a run of three consecutive losses in Ligue 1.

Caen are on a run of two consecutive defeats in Ligue 1.

Caen have won just one of their last 14 away Ligue 1 games.

Caen have lost all of their previous four trips to Valenciennes in Ligue 1.

Seven of Caen’s nine wins this term in Ligue 1 have been by a one-goal margin.

Veteran midfielder Benjamin Nivet has equalled his highest total of goals in a single Ligue 1 campaign (six).

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