It’s the Adam and Erics 2018! The complete review of the Ligue 1 season

Luiz Gustavo, Neymar, Nabil Fékir and a suspended referee are among the big winners in our end-of-season awards

By Adam White and Eric Devin for Get French Football News

In many respects, the 2017-18 Ligue 1 campaign represented a return to business as usual. PSG blew their rivals out of the water, reclaiming the title from Monaco, and Lyon and Marseille confirmed that, with their new investors, they are slowly returning to a place where they can challenge for the league title. While the summer transfers of Neymar and Kylian Mbappé caught the eye around the world, this season has been a watershed moment in terms of coaches setting up their sides to play more entertaining, attacking football. From Unai Emery at PSG to Olivier Dall’Oglio at Dijon, managers ensured their teams put on spectacles, representing a definitive departure from a more turgid style of football. There were 1,033 goals scored this campaign (2.72 per match), the highest since the 1982-83 season. So, who deserves special recognition following a truly memorable year?

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