This week in… Ligue 1 in Open Data

Simply incredible first round in Ligue 1 with Neymar arrivals and shocking result for Nice against Saint Etienne.

Ligue 1 has been started last weekend and we’re able to introduce to you our Open Data dataset and to talk about soccer leagues with this Sports Open Data weekly reportage on one of the leagues we follow. In these posts we’re going to introduce to you our dataset and you’re able to ask for it through our third party partner Mashape

Round 1 - Results

In Open Data:

This round has been really shocking from friday when, with an incredible offer of more than 200M of Euros Neymar has been transferred from Barcelona to Paris Saint Germain and it’s going to play to try to win everything with his new team. Anyway PSG wins also without him with a strong 2-0 against Amiens. Their best competitor Monaco and Nice goes in different ways: Monaco gets an home win against Toulouse with a suffered 3-2 but the most impressive result has been made by Nice that losts its first game in this season Ligue 1 against Saint-Etienne (0-1). First place in Ligue 1 for Lyon that wins 4-0 in his home debut against Racing Strasbourg.

Round 2 - Next Round

In Open Data:

Biggest teams has not been involved in great matches in this next round (from Aug 11th to 13th): Nice in its home debut tries to get 3 points against Troyes and, on other side, PSG (against Guingamp), Monaco (against Dijon) and Lyon (against Rennes) they’ve to continue their run for the first place.


In Open Data:

Nothing more particular than already talked about in previous points. Most shocking result has been made by Nice that has 0 points after 1 match and they have already 3 points to recover against their direct rivals. It’s the first match, of course, but it’s a strong start for Nice in this season. Of course their transfers, today has been arrived Snejider, could help Balotelli and his team to recover their gap.

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