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Notes on Olympique de Marseille

Published on the 08 March 2007 à 08:09 by R.B

Marseille hasn’t had a league win in 6 matches and has secured only 2 points. The southerners have started to slide back down the table…

11 wins : Rennes 2-0, in Auxerre 3-0, Le Mans 2-0, at PSG 3-1, Bordeaux 2-1, TFC 3-0, Valenciennes 1-0, Monaco 2-1, St-Etienne 2-1, Auxerre 3-1, in Rennes 2-0. 5 draws : in Sedan 1-1, in Lens 1-1, in Troyes 1-1, PSG 1-1 and Nantes 0-0. 11 losses: in Nantes 2-1, OL 4-1, Lorient 1-0, in Nice 2-1, in Lille 1-0, in Sochaux 1-0, in Nancy 2-0, against Le Mans 2-0, in Bordeaux 1-0, in Toulouse 3-0 and against Lens 1-0.

31 goals scored: 7 from outside the area and 24 from inside; 4 penalties (Niang against Le Mans, PSG and in Lens, Nasri against PSG); 2 free kicks (Taiwo against Bordeaux and Auxerre); 1 header (Pagis); 8 goals from crosses; 1 after a corner. 9 goals in the first half and 22 after the break. 10 goals between the 61st and 75th minutes. No goals scored in the last 371 minutes.

28 goals conceded : 4 from outside the area and 24 from inside; 6 penalties (PSG, Bordeaux, Lens, Nice, Le Mans and Lens); 2 free kicks (OL and Nancy); 6 goals from crosses; 2 after free kicks; 2 after corners; 1 header. 11 goals in the first half and 17 in the second.

23 players used; Carrasso and Beye have played the 27 matches in their entirety.

56 yellow cards: M’Bami 8, Cana 7, Pagis 5, Niang 5, RibÈry 4, CissÈ 4…

3 red cards: Taiwo, Pagis and Emon.

OM has qualified for the semi-finals of the Coupe de France, where they will host Nantes.
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