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Montpellier Hérault Sport Club: the season so far

Published on the 29 April 2010 à 08:01 by R.B

President Louis Nicollin's club have made a fantastic return to the top flight. They still have a good chance of picking up a European spot, despite a poorer run of form in recent weeks…

4th with 60 points. 17 victories, 9 draws and 8 defeats ; 44 goals scored and 37 conceded. The MHSC possess the best defence in the L1 at home having only conceded 10 goals on their ground (8 clean sheets). Only Nancy have managed to score more than one goal (2) in Montpellier!

 

17 victories: Sochaux 2-0, away to Nice 3-0, Lens 1-0, Boulogne 1-0, away to Grenoble 3-2, ASSE 2-1, Lille 2-0, Le Mans 2-1, away to Toulouse 1-0, away to OL 2-1, Nice 1-0, away to Lens 1-0, OM 2-0, away to Boulogne 2-0, Grenoble 1-0, Rennes 3-1, VA 2-1.

 

9 draws: PSG 1-1, away to Lorient 2-2, away to VA 1-1, away to Bordeaux 1-0, AJA 1-1, Monaco 0-0, away to Le Mans 2-2, TFC 1-1, away to Nancy 0-0.

 

8 defeats: away to OM 4-2, away to Rennes 1-0, away to AJA 2-1, Bordeaux 1-0, Nancy 2-0, away to Monaco 4-0, away to ASSE 1-0, away to Lille 4-1.

 

44 goals scored from 424 shots: 7 headed goals; 4 penalties (Sochaux, Lens, OM, Le Mans) ; 1 direct free-kick (Bordeaux) ; 6 goals following free-kicks ; 7 after corners ; 1 following a throw-in; 8 after crosses. 43% of their goals have come from set pieces. Montano 10 goals, Camara 8, Costa 6, Aït-Fana 5, Marveaux 4, Dzodic 4, Compan 2, Spahic 2, Belhanda, Dernis, 1 og.

 

Breakdown of goals scored per 15 minutes: 8, 3, 4, 10, 6, 13.

 

37 goals conceded from 388 shots: 7 headed goals ; 2 penalties (ASSE & Lille) ; 0 direct free-kicks ; 4 goals following free-kicks ; 4 goals after corners ; 13 goals following crosses.

 

Breakdown of goals conceded per 15 minutes: 2, 3, 7, 9, 8, 8.

 

22 players used by René Girard. Jourdren has played every minute of all 34 encounters. Camara has participated in all 34 matches.

 

82 yellow cards: Jeunechamp 11, Yangambiwa 10, Montano 9, Costa 9, Spahic 7, Pitau 6…

 

5 red cards: Jeunechamp 2, Spahic, Belhanda, Costa.

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