Ligue 1 2019-20 fixtures: PSG start title defence at home to Nimes
Ligue 1 2019-20 fixtures: PSG start title defence at home to Nimes
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Ligue 1 2019-20 fixtures: PSG start title defence at home to Nimes

Ligue One defending champions Paris Saint-Germain will host Nimes in their opening game of the 2019-20 Ligue 1 season.

In the fixtures released on Friday, Marseille who is currently under the tutelage of Andre Villas-Boas visit Reims. 

Lille who finished second behind  PSG the last term start their season at home to Nantes with games against Amiens, Saint-Etienne and Reims following in the opening month. PSG host Lille in November and the reverse fixture is set for January.

Monaco, who narrowly secured survival after the return of Leonardo Jardim following Thierry Henry's short spell in charge, are at home to Lyon on the opening weekend, when Ligue 2 winners Metz will be at Strasbourg.

After securing a return to the top flight alongside Metz, Brest will be at home to Toulouse first up with Nice versus Amiens and Angers hosting Bordeaux among the other opening fixtures.

Dijon, who beat Lens in a play-off to stave off relegation, are at home to Saint-Etienne with the round completed by Montpellier hosting Rennes.

Ligue 1 2019-20 opening round in full:

Dijon v Saint-Etienne

Marseille v Reims

Nice v Amiens

Strasbourg v Metz

Montpellier v Rennes

Angers v Bordeaux

Lille v Nantes

PSG v Nimes

Brest v Toulouse

Monaco v Lyon

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