Who takes penalties in Ligue 1? Read our accurate and frequently updated table of Ligue 1 Penalty Takers for the 2021/22 season. The tables include information on the first choice and backup penalty takers for each club.
Ligue 1 Penalty Takers
|Team||Penalty Taker||Backup Taker|
|Angers||T. Mangani||S. Boufal|
|Bordeaux||S. Mara||A. Elis|
|Brest||R. Faivre||S. Mounié|
|Clermont||M. Bayo||J. Berthomier|
|Lens||G. Kakuta||F. Sotoca|
|Lille||B. Yilmaz||J. Bamba|
|Lorient||T. Moffi||A. Laurienté|
|Lyon||M. Dembélé||K. Ekambi|
|Marseille||D. Payet||A. Milik|
|Metz||I. Niane||F. Boulaya|
|Monaco||W. Ben Yedder||K. Volland|
|Nantes||L. Blas||M. Simon|
|Nice||A. Gouiri||A. Delort|
|Paris Saint-Germain||K. Mbappe||Neymar|
|Reims||H. Ekitike||A. Flips|
|Rennes||M. Terrier||G. Laborde|
|Saint-Étienne||W. Khazri||R. Boudebouz|
|Strasbourg||L. Ajorque||H. Diallo|
|Troyes||F. Tardieu||M. Baldé|
Thomas Mangani is the first choice Angers penalty taker. Sofiane Boufal provides a competent alternative choice.
Sékou Mara is the first choice Bordeaux penalty taker. Sékou Mara. Alberth Elis is the backup choice, seemingly taking over from Jimmy Briand.
Romain Faivre is the first choice Brest penalty taker. Steve Mounié provides a competent alternative choice.
Mohamed Bayo is the first choice Clermont penalty taker. Jason Berthomier is the expected backup choice should Bayo not be present.
Gaël Kakuta is the first choice Lens penalty taker. Florian Sotoca provides a competent alternative choice, however he’s only previously been opted for when Kakuta isn’t on the pitch.
Burak Yilmaz is the first choice Lens penalty taker, although the duty is equally rotated between Jonathan David depending on who is on the pitch and if the respective player won the penalty.
Terem Moffi is the first choice Lorient penalty taker. Armand Laurienté provides a competent alternative choice.
Moussa Dembélé is the first choice Lyon penalty taker. Karl Toko Ekambi provides a competent alternative choice. Lucas Paquetá provides a third option should neither of the aforementioned be on the pitch.
Dimitri Payet is the first choice Marseille penalty taker. Payet takes the majority of penalties but has been known to pass up the occasional one to teammates such as Arkadiusz Milik, Bamba Dieng & Cengiz Ünder.
Ibrahima Niane is the first choice Metz penalty taker. Farid Boulaya is the backup option.
Wissam Ben Yedder is the first choice Monaco penalty taker. Kevin Volland provides a competent backup option.
Téji Savanier is the first choice Montpellier penalty taker. The backup option is yet established following the departure of Andy Delort.
Ludovic Blas is the first choice Nantes penalty taker. Moses Simon is now the expected backup choice following the departure of Imrân Louza.
Amine Gouiri is the first choice Nice penalty taker. Kasper Dolberg will now have to alternate his backup responsibilities with new arrival Andy Delort.
Kylian Mbappé & Neymar alternate the responsibility of Paris Saint-Germain penalty taker.
Hugo Ekitike is the first choice Reims penalty taker. When he’s not on the pitch, the backup option is widely rotated. Alexis Flips & El Bilal Touré are the most likely to cover his duties.
Martin Terrier is the first choice Rennes penalty taker. Terrier has recently taken over duties from Gaëtan Laborde who now stands as the backup choice.
Wahbi Khazri is the first choice Saint-Etienne penalty taker. Ryad Boudebouz is the backup option.
Ludovic Ajorque is the first choice Strasbourg penalty taker. Habib Diallo has established himself over Kévin Gameiro as a more reliable backup penalty taker when Ajorque isn’t present.
Florian Tardieu is the first choice Troyes penalty taker. Mama Baldé is the backup option, with Lebo Mothiba also proving useful from the spot.