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Montpellier: the season so far

Published on the 21 December 2009 à 14:48 by R.B

Promoted Montpellier have put on a fantastic run this season, even if Louis Nicollin's club have lost the last two in a row...

 

30 points, 9 victories, 3 draws and 5 defeats ; 24 goals scored and 20 conceded.

 

9 victories including 3 away from home: Sochaux 2-0, away to Nice 3-1, 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.

 

3 draws including 2 on the road: away to Lorient 2-2, away to Valenciennes 1-1, PSG 1-1.

 

5 defeats 3 of which came on their travels: away to OM 4-2, away to Rennes 1-0, away to AJA 2-1, Bordeaux 1-0, Nancy 2-0.

 

24 goals scored from 222 shots: 5 headed goals ; 3 penalties (Sochaux, Lens, OM) ; 0 direct free-kicks; 2 following free-kicks ; 1 folloing a throw-in, 5 after crosses, 5 following corners. Montano 5 goals, Dzodic 4, Camara 3, Aït-Fana 3, Costa 3, Compan 2, Spahic 2, Dernis 1, Belhanda 1 ;

 

Breakdown of goals scored per 15 minutes: 6, 0, 1, 5, 5, 7.

 

20 goals conceded from 180 opposition shots: 5 headed goals; 1 penalty (ASSE) ; 0 direct free-kicks; 8 goals following crosses; 1 after a corner; 2 after free-kicks.

 

Breakdown of goals conceded per 15 minutes: 0, 2, 7, 4, 4, 3.

 

20 players used. Jourdren, Camara and Pitau have played in all 17 matches. Pitau and Jourdren have played every single minute.

 

41 yellow cards: Yanga-Mbiwa 7, Jeunechamp 5, Costa 5, Dzodic 5, Montano 4…

 

3 red cards: Spahic, Jeunechamp, Costa.