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Ligue 1 Fixtures 2022/23 Season – Release Date (Revealed)

Ligue 1 Fixtures for the league season 2022-23 will be started in the mid of August. The new season of the French League will be adjusted to make a room for the upcoming FIFA world cup in November like every other league.

World Cup will be played for one month, hence French League, Ligue One has to shuffle its match scheduled. However, the ongoing season is yet to conclude but as we near the end of the current campaign, thoughts, and preparations are already turning ahead to the next one, including fixture release day.

Key takeaways:

  • Ligue 1 Upcoming season dates
  • Ligue 1 fixtures released date
  • Relegated teams
  • Final fixtures in 2023

Here is all you need to know about Ligue 1 Fixtures for the 2022/23 season that will be released, as well as other key dates for your diary for next year.

Starting DateLast WeekRelease DateEach Team FixtureTotal Fixtures
 6th August 20224 June 2023July 202238 Matches380 Matches

The 2022-23 season begins to take shape. The First and Second Division clubs have approved the calendar for next season. The 2022-23 Ligue 1 campaign will see a change during the season. 

1). Ligue one new season date

The 2022-23 League campaign will be the 85th season of the Ligue 1. It is reportedly beginning on August 6 with a break from November 13 until the beginning of January to accommodate the 2022 World Cup. The Ligue 1 season 2022-23 will conclude on 4 June 2023.

The reason for the delay is the 2022 Qatar World Cup that is taking place in November and December. The FIFA world cup, the Ligue 1 will be postponed for a month later than usual because in November and December the competition will stop for the World Cup in Qatar. The league will resume games on 27 December.

However, it is not the official calendar. Ligue 1 will officially confirm the dates for the upcoming campaign. It’s at least one week before the usual start of the season, a decision that had to be taken to accommodate the Qatar World Cup from November 21 until December 18.

2). Ligue One fixtures released date

French league, Ligue 1 intends to start the next campaign on the weekend of August 6, a week earlier than La Liga, and the same day as Premier League on August 6. Ligue 1 has confirmed the fixture release day for the 2022-23 season The Ligue 1 calendar will be confirmed by July 2022. On this day, all 20 league clubs for next season will find out their provisional schedules. Then the clubs will start their league preparations ahead of the upcoming campaign.

However, keeping WorldCup in mind, and preparations with international teams, It will going to be a difficult season. In addition to the existence of team breaks, the competition must also be stopped for a month due to the World Cup in Qatar, which will be from November 21 to December 18. 

Relegated teams

Currently, the season has not been completed, and still 5 match rounds to go. But on the basis of current league positions, the three possible related teams are:

  1. Venezia – 25 points
  2. Genoa – 28 points
  3. Cagliari – 29 points

2022-23 Ligue 1 season dates

  • Fixture release day: July 2022
  • Opening fixtures: 6 August 2022
  • The final round of fixtures ahead of the 2022 World Cup: Weekend of November 12-13, 2022
  • 2022 FIFA World Cup: November 21 – December 18, 2022
  • The first round of fixtures following the 2022 World Cup: The campaign would resume on 26 December
  • The final round of fixtures: 4 June 2023

The end of the season is set later than usual due to the need to win weeks to be able to fit in all the competitions. The last day will take place at the start of June, 4, one week before the Champions League final. 

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