Against Bordeaux, OL went down to its 6th defeat of the season… the 7th goalless match of the season for Juninho and co…
It was the 9th goal that OL has conceded in the last 15 minutes of a match. These 9 goals correspond to 4 losses and 4 draws. 9 goals conceded between the 83rd minute and the final whistle.
At the kick-off in the Coupe de la Ligue final, there were 8 Lyonnais who had been on national team duty in the preceding days. In total, 11 of the 14-man group used by Gérard Houllier were in the same position. Only 2 Bordelais at kick-off hadn’t trained as usual with their team in preparation for the match (Mavuba and Chamakh); 2 of the total of 13 players Ricardo used in the match.
Baros received a yellow card. His 3rd in 10 matches; he will be suspended for the visit of Rennes. The Czech, brought on for Fred, became the 21st player used by Gérard Houllier in this competition.
Malouda was fouled 8 times, more so than any other player in the match.