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Lens - OL: The numbers

Published on the 15 January 2007 à 09:20 by R.B

Lyon earned their 16th league win of the season (their 9th on the road)... check out all the numbers from the win over Lens as well as the whole season to date! OL still boasts the best defence and attack in the league.


Coupet and Co took 13 shots at the Lens goal: 6 on target; 6 off target and 1 blocked; 6 from outside the box and 7 from inside. 6 shots in the first half. Lens took 5 shots at Coupet’s goal. 1 on target, 2 off target and 2 blocked. 3 came from outside the area.

Grégory Coupet made 10 significant saves.

OL was awarded 18 free-kicks; PSG 20.

2 yellow cards: Cris and Govou.

The season so far, after 18 matches:

299 shots for OL: 112 on target, 72 blocked and 115 off target. 157 from outside the area and 142 from within. Juninho 59 shots (7 goals), Malouda 43 (7 goals), Carew 27 (1 goal), Wiltord 23 (4 goals), Fred 16 (5 goals), Benzema 18 (4 goals), Tiago 21 (3 goals), Govou 17, Toulalan 15, Källström 16 (1 goal), Cris 12 (4 goals), Rémy 5, Squillaci 5 (2 goals). 39 goals scored (11 left foot, 18 right, 9 headers and 1 own-goal. 5 from corners (3 from the left by Juninho x 2 and Wiltord and two from the right by Ben Arfa and Juninho), 8 from crosses from the left and 5 from the right; 7 from free-kicks; 3 free-kicks (Juninho v Troyes, Lens and OM); one from a long ball; 6 after moves in the middle; one from an interception. 32 from inside the box and 7 from outside (Juninho x 5, Malouda and Wiltord).

The Olympiens have scored 11 goals in the first half and 28 in the second half, including 14 in the final 15 minutes.

Lyon’s opponents have taken 152 shots: 54 on target, 28 blocked and 70 off target. 87 from outside the area and 65 from within. 11 goals (6 right foot, 3 headers, 1 left-footer and 1 own-goal; 2 free-kicks, 2 from free-kicks, 1 from a corner; one goal after a cross from the left after an error; 2 deflected goals; one goal from an interception at 60m; one goal after losing the ball in the middle; one goal on the counter; 3 goals from outside the area).

340 free-kicks for OL and 329 for their opponents.

27 yellow cards: Tiago 5, Cris 5, Juninho 4, Fred 3, Malouda 2, Govou 2, Toulalan, Cacapa, Berthod, Källström, Diarra, Rémy.
Tiago and Juninho will be suspended for the Nancy match (League Cup and Lens).
1 red card: Juninho

No player has played every minute of every match. 25 players used. Källström has taken part in 18 games.

In the standings, OL has 5 points more than the same time last season with 49. OL had 35 in 2003-2004, 31 in 2002-2003, 38 in 2004-2005 and 33 in 2001-2002.
OL has a 17-point lead over its nearest rival, Lens; it had a lead of 12 points over Auxerre and 13 over Bordeaux at the same stage last year.
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