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Nancy-OL: The numbers

Published on the 19 March 2007 à 07:29 by R.B

The Lyonnais notched up their 12th away win of the season… check out all the numbers from the match against Nancy as well as the whole season to date! OL still boasts the best defence and attack in the league… and now has a 16-point lead of second place…


Coupet and co took 80 shots at the Nancy goal: 5 on target and 3 off target; 3 from outside the box and 5 from inside. Gavanon and co took 8 shots at Coupet’s goal: 2 on target, 5 off target, and 3 shots blocked. 4 from inside the area and 4 from outside.

Grégory Coupet made 9 significant saves.

OL was awarded 22 free kicks; Nancy 30.

4 yellow cards: Müller, Diarra, Abidal and Baros.

The season so far, after 29 matches:

486 shots for OL: 188 on target, 117 blocked and 181 off target. 258 from outside the area and 228 from within. Juninho 96 shots (8 goals), Malouda 66 (7 goals), Carew 27 (1 goal), Wiltord 28 shots (5 goals), Fred 33 (10 goals), Benzema 20 (4 goals), Tiago 29 (4 goals), Govou 35, Toulalan 23, Källström 33 (2 goals), Cris 25 (4 goals)... Rémy 5, Squillaci 11 (3 goals)... Baros 15 (4 goals). 54 goals scored (14 left foot, 27 right, 12 headers and 1 own goal. 6 after corners (4 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 7 from the right; 10 after free-kicks; 5 free-kicks (Juninho v Troyes, Lens and OM, Fred v Lille and Saint-Etienne); 2 penalties (Benzema in Nice and Juninho against Sochaux); one from a long ball; 9 after moves in the middle; 2 from interceptions. 42 from inside the box and 12 from outside (Juninho 5, Baros 1, Fred 3, Malouda, Tiago and Wiltord). 2 missed penalties (Juninho against St-Etienne and Fred against Nice).

The Olympiens have scored 18 goals in the first half and 36 in the second half, including 20 in the final 15 minutes.

Lyon’s opponents have taken 250 shots: 89 on target, 55 blocked and 106 off target. 135 from outside the area and 115 from within. 23 goals (13 right footers, 4 headers, 5 left-footers and 1 own-goal; 2 free-kicks, 2 penalties (OM and Bordeaux), 5 after free-kicks, 2 from corners; 3 goals after a cross from the left; 2 from long balls. Of these 23 goals, 5 came after OL lost the ball, 1 on the counter (Valenciennes), 2 after blocked shots… 4 goals from outside the area).

563 free-kicks for OL and 357 for their opponents.

54 yellow cards: Cris 9, Tiago 7, Juninho 6, Toulalan 5, Malouda 5, Govou 3, Fred 3, Réveillère 3, Berthod 2, Baros 2, Diarra 2, Källström, Cacapa, Rémy, Ben Arfa, Müller, Abidal, Vercoutre.
1 red card: Juninho

No player has played every minute of every match. 27 players used. No player has taken part in every match.

Mathematically, OL has 3 more points than at the same stage last season (65 compared to 62), and has a 16-point lead over second-placed Lens, as opposed to 9 points over Bordeaux at the same stage last season.
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