2007â€“08 Ligue 1
The Ligue 1 2007 /08 was the 70th season of the French Ligue 1 was launched on August 4, 2007 and ended on 17 May 2008.
Champion for the seventh time in a row Lyon before Girondins Bordeaux. The title was only decided on the final day, when 3-1 won against Auxerre Lyon.
Descent had to RC Lens and the two climbers Racing Strasbourg and FC Metz.
S = Wins; D = Draw; N = Losses; GS = Goals Scored; GT = Goals against; Diff = Goal Difference; Pts = Points
* The FC Metz was convicted of racist failures of his fans in front of Valenciennes player Abdeslam Ouaddou to play a match behind closed doors. The additional deduction of one point was later withdrawn.
Champion team Olympique Lyon
- Goal: Grégory Coupet (19 / -), Rémy Vercoutre (19 / -)
- Defense: Anderson (8 / -), Nadir Belhadj (9 / -) Jean Alain Boumsong - (8 / -), François Clerc (28 /1), Cris ( 13/1), Fabio Grosso ( 30/1), Patrick Müller ( 1 / -), Sandy Paillot (1 / -), Sebastien Squillaci (34 / -)
- Midfielder Mathieu Bodmer ( 37/6 ), Marc Crosas (8 / -), César Delgado (7 / -), Sidney Govou (32/ 7), Juninho (32/ 8), Kim Kallstrom (37/ 5), Fabio Santos ( 8/1), Jeremy Toulalan (30 / -)
- Storm: Milan Baroš ( 12/3 ), Hatem Ben Arfa (30/ 6), Karim Benzema (36 /20), Fred (20/ 7), Abdul Kader Keïta (30/ 4), Anthony Mounier (1 / -) Loïc Rémy ( 6 / -)
- Coach: Alain Perrin
Prices of the players union UNFP
Karim Benzema from Lyon champion was voted best player of the season, other candidates for this award were Mamadou Niang, his teammate Jeremy Toulalan and Wendel. The price of the best young player received Hatem Ben Arfa, also worked at Lyon. The other nominees for this award were Yohan Cabaye, Miralem Pjanić and Mevlut Erdinç.
In the team's season seven players were selected by the third-placed Olympique Marseille. As a coach Laurent Blanc has been selected by the vice champion Bordeaux.
Steve Mandanda (Marseille )
Mathieu Valbuena ( Marseille) Jérémy Toulalan (Marseille ) Benoît Cheyrou (Lyon ) Wendel ( Marseille)
Mamadou Niang ( Marseille) Karim Benzema ( Lyon)
Season best player ( " Étoile d' Or" )
The " Golden Stars " by France Football for the season 's best players were in the field players Karim Benzema ( just ahead of his team mate Jeremy Toulalan and Stephane Sessegnon from Le Mans) and at goalkeepers Hugo Lloris ( Nice), followed by Fabien Audard (Lorient ) and Steve Mandanda.