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Notes on RC Lens

Published on the 07 May 2007 à 15:00 by R.B

Lens will visit Gerland as the second-placed team on Wednesday night. The Nordistes can count on the finishing of captain Seydou Keita, who has already scored 11 goals, the same as striker Aruna…

66 points from 15 wins, 11 draws and 9 losses. 22 points won on the road (6 wins and 4 draws).

15 wins: Troyes 1-0, in Sochaux 3-0, Valenciennes 3-0, Monaco 1-0, Auxerre 1-0, against PSG 3-1, Nantes 2-0, Bordeaux 3-0, in Toulouse 1-0, in Nice 2-1, in Valenciennes 3-1, Sochaux 3-1, in Marseille 1-0, Le Mans 2-0 and Toulouse 2-0.

11 draws: Lorient 1-1, OM 1-1, in Sedan 2-2, Rennes 0-0, in Le Mans 1-1, Lille 1-1, ASSE 3-3, in Monaco 0-0, Nancy 2-2, Sedan 1-1 and in Nantes 0-0.

9 losses: in Lille 4-0, in St-Etienne 3-2, in Nancy 2-1, OL 4-0, in Lorient 1-0, in Auxerre 1-0, PSG 2-1, in Rennes 1-0 and in Bordeaux 1-0.

47 goals scored: Aruna 11, Keita 11, Jussié 6, Cousin 4, Jemaa 3, Hilton 2, Demont 2, Carrière 2, Coulibaly 2, Thomert 2, 1 own goal. 3 goals from outside the area and 44 from inside. 13 goals after crosses; 6 after corners ; 8 after free kicks; 8 penalties (Jussié 4, Cousin 1, Aruna 2, Keita 1); 1 free kick (Keita); 11 headers. 19 goals in the first half and 28 in the second.

35 goals conceded: 6 goals from outside the area and 29 from inside. 6 headed goals; 9 goals after crosses; 5 after free kicks; 1 after a corner; 3 penalties; 1 free kick (Juninho for OL); 1 own goal (Demont for St-Etienne). 19 goals in the first half and 16 in the second.

Aruna has scored 11 goals and has made 6 assists. He is just behind the Marseillais Niang (7 assists and 11 goals).

24 p[layers used; Itandje has played the 35 matches in their entirety. Keita, Hilton and S. Keita have played 34 matches; Aruna 31; Coulibaly 30…

63 yellow cards: Kovacevic 7, Ramos 7, Cousin 7, Demont 7… 4 red cards: Kovacevic 2, Si Keita 1, Vignal 1.

Vignal, Thomert and Jussié have left the club during the course of the season; Monterrubio arrived during the winter break, as did defender Tixier.
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