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Notes on AS Saint-Etienne

Published on the 28 February 2007 à 08:01 by R.B

86th derby in the league. Les Verts are coming off a win at the Parc des Princes… and 3 consecutive home league defeats… they boast the 2nd-best attack in France… and are, placed 5th, more than ever on track for a European place…

11 wins: in Monaco 2-1, Nancy 1-0, Lens 3-2, PSG 1-0, Le Mans 2-0, TFC 3-0, Lorient 2-0, Valenciennes 3-0, in Nancy 2-0, against PSG 2-0, Nice 2-1. 6 draws: in Sedan 2-2, in Rennes 1-1, in Nantes 2-2, in Lille 2-2, in Lens 3-3, against Auxerre 1-1. 9 losses: Sochaux 2-0, Auxerre 3-2, in Lyon 2-1, in Troyes 3-1, in Bordeaux 1-0, Marseille 2-1, Monaco 1-0, Sedan 2-1 et Rennes 3-1. that’s 8 wins and 5 losses at home; and 3 wins, 6 draws and 4 losses on the road.

41 goals scored (22 at home): Ilan 9, Feindouno 7, Piquionne 6, Gomis 6, Heinz 4, Hognon 2, own goals 2, Dernis 1, Landrin 1, Moussilou 1, Perquis 1, Hautcoeur 1. 35 goals from inside the area and 6 from outside; 7 headers; 2 penalties (Feindouno against Sedan and Ilan against Auxerre); 1 free kick (Heinz against Lorient); 13 goals after crosses; 4 after free kicks and 2 after corners; 2 own goals (Cerdan of Le Mans and Demont against Lens). 23 goals in the first half and 18 after the break: 5 goals in the first 15 minutes, then 6, 10, 4, 7 and 7 in the 5 other quarter hours.

33 goals conceded: 6 inside the area and 27 outside; 6 headers, 3 of which were scored by Lens in one game; 2 penalties (Lens and Monaco); 3 free kicks (Troyes, Nice and Rennes); 2 own goals (Ilan for Lens and Diatta against Sedan); 5 goals after corners; 12 after crosses and 0 after free kicks. 9 goals in the first half and 24 in the second. Each successive quarter hour: 3, 3, 3, 5, 10 and 9.

23 players used by Ivan Hasek. Janot is the only player to have played every minute of all 26 matches. Ilunga 25, Hognon 25, Feindouno 24, Camara 24, Landrin 23, Sablé 23, Ilan 23… Piquionne, Bilos, Sakho, Diawara have left the club during the season. Moussilou arrived from Nice during the winter transfer window.

43 yellow cards: Sablé 6, Camara 5, Landrin 5, Ilan 4, Piquionne 3, Heinz 3, Feindouno 3… 3 red cards: Piquionne 2, Diatta 1 (at Gerland).

Landrin made his L1 debut with Lille against OL (3/5/97).

In the league, Les Verts pulled the biggest crowd for the visit of Monaco (32,518), ahead of Sochaux (32,186), Nancy (30,610), Auxerre (30,188), TFC (30,022)… The smallest crowd? for the reception of Sedan (24,836).

Referees Ennjimi and Auriac have already refereed ASSE 3 times in the league.
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