The new season of Ligue 1 started on August 7, 2021, according to IST. We have noted down the football scores of the Ligue 1 matches played on August 8. In the opening match, PSG defeated Troyes in the hope to win the title they lost to Lilles last season. Achraf Hakimi scored a goal in his debut match for his new club. Two minutes later another goal was scored by Mauro Icardi in the 21st minute.
Gaëtan Laborde scored and Luan Perez netted an own-goal for the hosts. Cengiz Ünder scored for the visitors before Dimitri Payet netted the brace. As the match progressed, supporters were found throwing foreign objects onto the pitch from the stands and the referee stopped the game. A bottle of water smashed substitute Valentin Rongier’s lip.
Meanwhile, last season champions Lille barely avoided defeat in the final seconds of their game against Metz playing a draw. Burak Yılmaz netted the saving goal for Les Dogues. The final whistle indicated a spectacular 3-3 draw.
Ligue 1 1st round football scores:
Troyes vs PSG – 1:2
After a disappointing season last year, PSG overcame an early setback against Troyes to win their Ligue 1 opener. Watch football highlights of Troyes vs PSG from the Ligue 1 opening match.
Metz vs Lille – 3:3
Champions Lille played a three goals draw and dodged a defeat in the very first match of the season. Watch football highlights of Metz vs Lille draw match played in the opening of new season.
Montpellier vs Marseille – 2:3
Marseille knocked Montpellier in their opening match with a 2-3 score. Check out the football scores of Montpellier vs Marseille opening match of Ligue 1.
Rennes – Lans 1:1
Nice – Reims 0:0
Bordeaux – Clermont Foot 0:2
Saint-Etienne – Lorient 1:1
Strasbourg – Angers 0:2
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