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Ligue 1, Week 2: The stats

Published on the 15 August 2006 à 20:38 by R.B

24 goals were scored in Week 2 of the Ligue 1 season... there were two away wins... only one scoreless draw... and a hat-trick for Lille’s Peter Odemwingie...

24 buts including 3 direct free-kicks from outside the area. 1 penalty was whistled and obliging dispatched by Gerard for Monaco. 3 direct free-kicks: Rossi for Nantes, Ederson for Nice and Gavanon for Nancy. 3 headed goals (Lille x2, Sedan 1). 7 goals came from crosses. 3 from corners. 20 different goalscorers.

50 yellow cards and 5 red cards.

The season so far

46 goals scored: Odemwingie 3, Is. Bangoura 2, Fiorese 2, Piquionne 2...

4 direct free-kicks (Nantes 2, Nancy and Nice); 3 penalties (Rennes, Nice, Monaco); 8 headers (Lille 2, OL, Auxerre, Nancy, Bordeaux, ASSE, Sedan); 14 goals from crosses; 5 from corners and 3 from free-kicks.

93 yellow cards: Lens 8, Nancy 8, Troyes 7, Valenciennes 6, Auxerre 6, Monaco 6, Toulouse 6, Bordeaux 6, Lille 5, Nice 5, Rennes 5, OL 4, Sedan 4, Le Mans 3, OM 3, Nantes 3, ASSE 3, Sochaux 3, Lorient 2, PSG 1.

7 red cards: Lorient 2, Monaco 1, ASSE 1, Auxerre 1, Lens 1, Sedan 1

21 first-half goals and 25 second-half goals. 9 scored in the opening 15 minutes; 4 in the second; 8 in the third; 9 in the fourth; 5 in the fifth and 11 in the final 15 minutes.

Nancy, Bordeaux and Lille currently lead the ‘Challenge Offensive’ table with 5 points apiece, ahead of OL with 4…
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