Fixtures of the 2020-2021 have been released by the LFP as the upcoming has been slated for August 23 2020.
Following the truncation of the immediate-past season which was largely influenced by the restrictions imposed by the French government to contain the fast-spreading coronavirus, PSG were declared as champions of the abridged season.
Whiles the decision did not sit well with a host of the clubs with Olympique Lyonnais boss Jean Michel Aulas, the most aggrieved it appears everyone has moved on as the new season beckons next month.
Abdul Majeed Waris’ Strasbourg will lock horns against his former side FC Lorient on opening day while reigning champions Paris Saint-Germain play host to John Boye’s FC Metz.
The Ghanaian defender was offered a one-year contract extension at French Lique 1 side FC Metz after his initial contract with the club, ended on 15th June 2020 and thus rewarded with an extra one year deal following his impressive performance in the 2019/20 season.
Former champions Marseille will have a tricky tie against Saint Etienne when both sides – who have become sleeping giants – at the Stade Velodrome and Nicolas Opoku’s Angers will play as guest to Dijon.
The first round will climax on Sunday, January 10 2021 where the league will go on a ten day break before resuming on Wednesday January 20 2021. The season finale will be staged on Sunday, May 23 2021.
Below is the compilation of the fixture list for the season: