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A look at AS Monaco

Published on the 20 April 2006 à 10:00 by R.B

This Week 24 league match was postponed on January 29. Almost three months later, and just a week after OL was crowned champions of France at the Parc des Princes, it will finally take place…

Les Monégasques had 33 points at the time… they now have 46. Just 13 points taken from 11 games! Not much… Les Lyonnais had 55 points... now they have 78. The two teams have not been progressing to the same beat.

Givet and Co have 12 wins, 10 draws and 12 defeats; 34 goals for and 29 against. At home, 7 wins (Metz 3-0, Ajaccio 3-0, ASSE 1-0, Le Mans 2-0, Toulouse 1-0, Sochaux 4-1, Marseille 1-0); 5 draws (Lens 0-0, Nice 0-0, Strasbourg 1-1, PSG 1-1, Troyes 1-1); 4 losses (Auxerre 2-0, Rennes 2-0, Bordeaux 1-0, Lille 1-0).

Chevanton has scored 6 goals, Kapo 5, Di Vaio 4, Meriem and Vieri 3, Gigliotti and Givet 2, Gakpé, Modesto, Plasil, Maicon, Zikos, Adebayor, Squillaci, Sorlin and Veigneau 1. 34 goals scored including 6 from outside the penalty box; 3 free-kicks (Gigliotti against OL, Zikos and Meriem against Metz); 1 penalty (Kapo against Toulouse); 8 headers; 3 from crosses; 3 from corners; 4 from free-kicks. 23 of the 34 goals were scored in the second half

29 goals conceded including 5 from outside the area; 4 headers; 4 free-kicks (Bordeaux, Strasbourg, Troyes and PSG); 1 penalty (Nice); 6 from crosses; 4 from free-kicks; 3 from corners. 17 of the 29 goals were conceded in the second half.

29 players have been used by the two coaches, Deschamps and Guidolin. Meriem and Bernardi have played 30 of the 34 encounters. Camara, Maoulida, Evra, Adebayor and Sorlin left the club in January; Di Vaio, Vieri and Dos Santos arrived during the same period.

79 yellow cards: Zikos 11 in 18 matches! Maicon 8, Bernardi and Perez 6, Givet 5… 8 red cards: Zikos, Bernardi, Squillaci, Kapo, Evra, Adebayor, Cubilier and Gerard. Monaco is the most sanctioned team in Ligue 1.
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