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Ligue 1: OL to kick off next season in Nancy

Published on the 01 June 2016 à 11:40 by CC

On Wednesday, the LFP released the calendar for the 2016-2017 Ligue 1 season. Bruno Genesio's side will travel to a promoted club for their opening-day clash.

Now Olympique Lyonnais' league duties for the upcoming season are a known quantity. On the opening weekend, Maxime Gonalons and his teammates will travel to Nancy on 12, 13 or 14 August for the 26th Ligue 1 clash between the two clubs at the Stade Marcel-Picot. The last time the sides clashed was back on 5 May, 2013, when OL won out 3-0 thanks to a double from Gomis and a strike from Gourcuff. ASNL return to the top flight next season after claiming the Ligue 2 title ahead of Dijon and Metz with a record of 21 wins, 11 draws and six defeats.

Among the key dates on the calendar, the first-ever derby at the Parc OL will take place on 2 October at 21:00 in Week 8, with the return fixture set for Week 23 on Sunday, 5 February at 21:00 at the Stade Geoffroy-Guichard.

Clashes with reigning champions Paris Saint-Germain will be played on 27 November at 21:00 at the Parc OL, with the return fixture to be played on Sunday, 19 March at the Parc des Princes.

The first big clash of the season will take place at the Stade Vélodrome on Sunday, 18 September as OL take on OM in the first leg of the Olympico (Week 5). The second leg is set to take place at the Parc OL on Sunday, 22 January at 21:00.

Olympique Lyonnais will end the season at home with the Week 38 visit of OGC Nice on Saturday, 20 May.

 

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Here are the key Ligue 1 fixtures that will be broadcast in primetime on Sunday evenings on Canal+:

  • Week 5: Olympique de Marseille - Olympique Lyonnais: Sunday, 18 September, 2016
  • Week 8: Olympique Lyonnais - AS Saint-Etienne: Sunday, 2 October, 2016
  • Week 14: Olympique Lyonnais - Paris Saint-Germain: Sunday, 27 November, 2016
  • Week 18: AS Monaco - Olympique Lyonnais: Sunday, 18 December, 2016
  • Week 21: Olympique Lyonnais - Olympique de Marseille: Sunday, 22 January, 2017
  • Week 23: AS Saint-Etienne - Olympique Lyonnais: Sunday, 5 February, 2017
  • Week 30: Paris Saint-Germain - Olympique Lyonnais: Sunday, 19 March, 2017
  • Week 34: Olympique Lyonnais - AS Monaco: Sunday, 23 April, 2017
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