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Notes on AS Monaco

Published on the 18 October 2007 à 08:19 by R.B

The Monegasques are coming off 4 league losses on the trot… they have slumped as low as 13th on the table…

4 wins: Metz 2-0, in Sochaux 3-0, Le Mans 3-1 and in Lille 1-0.

1 draw: St-Etienne 1-1.

5 losses: in Lorient 2-1, in Bordeaux 2-1, PSG 2-1, in Valenciennes 1-0 and against Nancy 3-1.

14 goals scored: 3 from outside the area; 5 headed goals (Koller 3); 2 after corners; 1 after a free kick; 4 after crosses; 2 free kicks (Néné in Bordeaux and Menez against PSG); 1 penalty (Cufré against Le Mans). 4 goals in the first half. Piquionne 4 goals, Koller 3, Menez 3, Cufré 1, Néné 1, Modesto 1, Gakpé 1. That’s 7 different scorers. 136 shots, 40 of which were on target, for 14 goals.

12 goals conceded: 1 from outside the area; 1 penalty (ASSE); 0 free kicks; 3 goals after free kicks; 6 after crosses; 4 headed goals. 7 goals in the first half.

22 players used. None have played the 10 matches in their entirety. Piquionne, Bolivar, Leko, Koller and Gakpé have made an appearance in every match.

18 yellow cards: Menez 4, Perez 3, Roma 2, Muratori 2 and Leko 2… 1 red card, for Menez.

In their last 10 matches at Gerland, the Monégasques have won on 2 occasions: 3-1 in 2002-03 and 3-0 in season 1997-98. 3 draws and 5 losses.

Their most experienced L1 player? Frédéric Piquionne, with 196 matches. The Noumean is also the Monegasque with the most L1 goals – 50.