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Notes on… Stade Malherbe Caen

Published on the 05 December 2007 à 08:01 by R.B

The Normans are in fine form in the league; they’ve racked up 22 points in 16 rounds…

6 wins: Nice 1-0, Toulouse 2-1, Lille 1-0, Le Mans 3-2, Bordeaux 5-0 and away to PSG 1-0.

4 draws: Sochaux 2-2, in Lorient 0-0, in Monaco 0-0 and in Lens 1-1.

6 losses: in Nancy 1-0, against Marseille 2-1, against 2-1, in St-Etienne 3-0, in Valenciennes 3-0 and in Auxerre 1-0.

18 goals scored: 17 from inside the area; 1 penalty (Grandin against Bordeaux); 0 free kicks; 4 headers; 5 goals after crosses; 3 after corners; 2 after free kicks. 6 goals in the first half and 12 in the second (including 7 in the last 15 minutes). Gouffran 4, Eluchans 3, Compan 2, Sorbon 2, Samson 1, Proment 1, Nivet 1, Grandin 1, Gomis 1, Florentin 1, 1 own goal (Tafforeau for Lille). 18 goals from 179 shots.

18 goals conceded: 16 from inside the area; 1 penalty (Birsa for Sochaux); 0 free kicks; 4 headers; 6 goals after crosses; 2 goals after free kicks; 3 goals after corners; 8 goals in the first half. 18 goals conceded from 235 opposition shots.

24 players used by Franck Dumas. Sorbon and Planté have played every minute of all 16 matches. Gouffran and Florentin have both made 15 appearances.

25 yellow cards: Nivet 3, Proment 3, Hengbart 3, Jemaa 3…

1 red card: Nivet.

Caen was eliminated from the Coupe de la Ligue by… 3-1 OL in the last 16.

There have been 8 L1 matches in Normandy between the two sides. The record? 5 wins to Caen, 2 draws and 1 victory to OL, in 1994-95 (1-0).