Paris Saint Germain named 2019-2020 Ligue 1 Champions.


The France's Ligue de Football Professionnel have announced Paris Saint-Germain as the 2019-2020 Ligue 1 champions. However, the remainder of the season has been cancelled because of the coronavirus pandemic.   
Speaking to the media, French prime minister Eduardo Philippe reiterated : "Big sporting events will not be able to take place before September. The 2019-20 season, notably for football, will not be able to resume,"
At the Ligue 1 table, PSG held a 12-point gap over their league rival and second place “Marseille” before the league season was cancelled on March 13 2020.
This will be PSG straight 3rd Ligue 1 title and seventh time they have gone atop of the League table in the past eight years. The club now have nine top-flight championships, which is one behind Marseille and Saint-Etienne for the all-time record.
In the opening games of the 2019-2020 league season, PSG lost two of their first seven games. However ended the cancelled league with a 15 match unbeaten streak.
African-French striker Kylian Mbappe and Wissam Ben Yedder both had aa joint top goal scorer with 18 goals during the league season. While Argentina Midfielder Angel Di Maria was recorded to have more assists (14) than anyone else in the league.
On the relegation saga, Amiens and Toulouse have been relegated to Ligue 2, while Lorient and Lens automatically promoted to Ligue 1.
Media reports revealed that Amiens have announced their intention to proceed with a legal case over their premature relegation from the top ligue1 division.
PSG, Marseille and Rennes will claim the league's Champions League spots for next season.

Source: ProSoccer24.com

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