Official: PSG champion
It is official: PSG has been proclaimed champion of the Ligue 1 2019/2020 today. The LFP has met this morning to determine the future of the season in Ligue 1, and the Parisians have finished as top-ranked, based on a weighting of points per game that would accredit their ninth Ligue 1 title. With this title The Parisians are the second most successful team in France, tied for nine titles with Marseille and only one for Saint-Étienne, who leads the standings with 10.Finally, the LFP has decided to apply the criterion that considers more just to decide the season in France. In addition to the PSG championship, Marseille, second-placed, would enter the Champions League directly, while Rennes would play the previous one. For its part, Lille will play the Europa League, and the remaining two places would be for Reims and Nice, although it is not ruled out to find a date for Saint-Étienne and PSG to play the Coupe de France and League finals against PSG . For his part, the LFP will follow the Federation’s criteria for amateur competitions when determining promotions and descents. Toulouse and Amiens would both be relegated to Ligue 2, while Lens and Lorient would advance to Ligue 1.The decision of the LFP will be submitted to a debate on May 20, the date on which there will be a meeting of the Board of Directors and that will assess the criteria used by the highest body of French football to determine promotions and descents. Although the decision is not binding, everything indicates that the vote exercised today by the members of the LFP will not change.