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Montpellier: the season so far

Published on the 02 December 2010 à 08:15 by R.B

Montpellier come into this game after a thrashing from Marseille, however they are still well positioned in the top half of the table… They are also in the final four of the Coupe de la Ligue…

24 points from 7 victories, 3 draws and 5 defeats; 13 goals scored and 16 conceded. 14 points taken at home (4 victories, 2 draws, 1 defeat ; 9 goals scored and 4 conceded).

 

7 victories: Bordeaux 1-0, away to VA 1-0, Arles-Avignon 3-1, Sochaux 2-0, away to Rennes 1-0, TFC 1-0, away to Nice 1-0.

3 draws: away to Monaco 0-0, Caen 0-0, PSG 1-1.

 

5 defeats: Nancy 2-1, away to ASSE 3-0, away to Lille 3-1, away to Lens 2-0, away to OM 4-0.

 

13 goals scored from 224 shots. 5 headed goals, 1 direct free-kick (Nancy), 2 penalties (Arles & Lille), 2 goals after free-kicks, 2 goals after corners, 3 following crosses. Giroud 6 goals, Estrada 2, Bocaly 1, Camara 1, Yanga 1, Belhanda 1, Marveaux 1.

 

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

 

16 goals conceded from 146 opposition shots. 3 headed goals, 2 direct free-kicks (ASSE & Lens), 0 penalties, 0 after free-kicks, 1 after a corner, 5 following crosses.

 

Breakdown of goals conceded per 15 minutes: 2, 4, 5, 0, 3, 2.

 

22 players used. Yanga, Jourdren, Giroud have taken part in all 15 matches.

 

30 yellow cards: Bocaly 5, Spahic 4, Jeunechamp 3, Belhanda 3, Yanga 3, Marveaux 3, Camara 2, Pitau 2, Kabze 1, Stambouli 1, Aït-Fana 1, Saihi 1, Dzodic 1.

 

2 red cards: Bocaly & Collin.

 

Montpellier are qualified for the semi-final of the Coupe de la Ligue where they will face PSG at home. They eliminated Ajaccio 2-0 (Kabze & Koita), then Lille 2-1 (Kabze 2).

 

In the Europa League, they wer eknocked out in the 3rd round by Gyor (a 1-0 victory with a goal from Giroud and a 1-0 defeat).