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2014-15 Ligue 1 review

Published on the 28 May 2015 à 10:17 by R.B

OL finished second with 75 points… Alex Lacazette finished top of the scoring charts… as well as Ligue 1 Player of the Year... Nabil Fekir picked up Young Player of the Year...

MATCHES

38 matchs: 22 victories: 14 at home, 8 away. 9 draws: 3 at home (PSG, Girondins and ASSE) and 6 away. 7 losses: 2 at home (Racing Club Lens and OGCN).

  • 2 big wins: 5-1 vs MHSC and 5-0 vs Girondins.
  • 16 clean sheets including one 0-0 vs Bastia.
  • 5 matches without scoring - draws with Bastia, Marseille, Monaco, and losses to Racing Club de Lens and St-Etienne.
  • OL lost twice after leading: away to Metz and Lille.
  • OL won three times after trailing: away to Nice, ETG and Montpellier.
  • OL led in 24 matches and won 19.
  • OL dropped 12 points at home.

OL picked up six points vs Stade Rennais, MHSC, ETG, EAG and Stade de Reims. 4 points vs ASM, OM, Les Girondins, FCN, Sporting Bastia and FC Lorient. 3 points vs Racing Club de Lens, LOSC, OGCN, TFC, FC Metz, Stade Malherbe. 2 points vs PSG. 1 point vs ASSE.



Standings:

  • OL spent 29 weeks in the top three. OL led the league from Week 20 to Week 29; and from Week 32 to Week 34 (PSG had a match in hand). The worst league position all season? 17th after Week 4 of the campaign.
  • OL were second at the halfway point of the season. OL picked up 39 points in the first half of the season and 36 in the second.

Goal scorers: Lacazette 27 goals from 93 shots (L1 top scorer; 17 in first half of season; 1 hat-trick, 5 braces; 8 penalties; 24 goals scored right-footed, 2 headers and 1 left foot). Alex did not score against PSG, ASM, OM and ASSE… Fekir 13, Tolisso 7, NJie 7, Malbranque 3, Gourcuff 3, 3 own goals, Benzia 2, Gonalons, Jallet, B. Koné, Yattara, Grenier, Ferri, Umtiti.

Discipline: 63 yellow cards: Gonalons 7, Ferri 7, Jallet 6, Lacazette 6, Fekir 6, Dabo 5, Umtiti 4, Bedimi 4, Rose 4, Bisevac 4… 1 red card: Rose (straight red card).

Playing Time: 26 players used. Anthony Lopes is the only OL player to have taken part in every minute of all 38 Ligue 1 matches (3,420 minutes), Tolisso 3,317, Gonalons 3,151, Umtiti 3,107, Jallet 2,896, Lacazette 2,862, Fekir 2,778, Ferri 2,665, Bedimo 2,224, NJie 1,554, Rose 1,311, B. Koné 1,299, Malbranque 1,188, Bisevac 1,080, Dabo 1,040, Mvuemba 933, Gourcuff 780, Ghezzal 592, Yattara 517, Grenier 360, Benzia 323, Zeffane 205, Cornet 153, Danic 60, Bahlouli 52, Fofana 42.

Bedimo, NJie, Zeffane, B.Koné all missed matches during their international duty at the Africa Cup of Nations.