| 29 Jul 2016 – 19 May 2017|
| 2015–16 Ligue 2, 2014–15 Ligue 2, 2016–17 Ligue 1, 2011–12 Ligue 1, 2012–13 Ligue 1|
The 2016–17 Ligue 2 (referred to as the Domino's Ligue 2 for sponsorship reasons) season is the 78th season since its establishment. The fixtures were announced on 6 June 2016.
2016–17 Ligue 2 Wikipedia
There are 20 clubs in the league, with three promoted teams from Championnat National replacing the three teams that were relegated from Ligue 2 following the 2015–16 season. All clubs that secured Ligue 2 status for the season were subject to approval by the DNCG before becoming eligible to participate.
As of 30 May 2016, the following teams have mathematically achieved qualification for the 2016–17 season. They are listed below in alphabetical order.1 Red Star original stadium, Stade Bauer, is not homologated to host professional matches. The club are playing their home games at Stade Jean-Bouin.
1Subject to change during the season.
Updated to games played on 18 February 2017.As of 20 February 2017
Source: Ligue 2
1 ^ The home team is listed in the left-hand column.
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.
The 2016-17 season will see the return of a Relegation play-off between the 18th placed Ligue 1 team and the 3rd placed team in the Ligue 2 in a two-legged confrontation. The Ligue 2 team will host the first game. Another relegation play-off involves the 18th placed Ligue 2 team and the 3rd placed National team also in two legs.