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OL - ASSE: The numbers

Published on the 02 May 2006 à 08:30 by R.B

OL were head and shoulders above Les Verts on Saturday, running out 4-0 winners. It was the side's 24th win this season and took them to 81 points on the ladder with two games left. They lead second-placed Bordeaux by 16 points.

Gérard Houllier used 14 players. ‘Les Olympians’ shot 19 times at Janot's goal of which 11 were on target. 10 shots came from within the penalty area and 9 from outside. Saint-Etienne took 8 shots; 3 on target, 6 from outside the area. OL had 9 free-kicks, Les Verts had 22. OL had 0 corners, Saint-Etienne had 0 too! Lyon were caught offside 3 times, Saint-Etienne: 7 times.

Les Lyonnais started the match running from left to right and had the kick off.

19 Lyon shots: Tiago 6, Fred 4 (1 goal), Juninho 2 (1 goal), Pedretti 2 (1 goal), Malouda 3, Govou 1, Wiltord 1, Clerc 1, Caçapa 1, Ben Arfa 1.

Coupet made 5 significant saves.

Yellow card: -

The statistics after 36 games: 24 players have been used by Gérard Houllier. Coupet is the only player to have played every match. He has only missed 22 minutes of the match against PSG at the Parc des Princes: 3,218 minutes.

518 Lyon shots at goal: Juninho 92 (8 goals; 50 free-kicks at goal; 74 shots from outside the area); Fred 56 shots (11 goals); Govou 58 shots (4 goals); Carew 48 shots (8 goals); Wiltord 49 shots (11 goals); Tiago 48 shots (4 goals); Malouda 43 shots (6 goals); Cris 16 shots (ten headers, 2 goals); Pedretti 20 shots (2 goal); Diarra 20 shots (3 goals); Cacapa 8 shots (2 goals); Benzema 11 shots (1 goal); Réveillère 6 shots; Monsoreau 5; Ben Arfa 5; Berthod 3 (1 goal); Clerc 4; Abidal 2, Frau 2, Diatta 3... 248 shots from outside the area; 251 shots on target. 65 goals: 15 headers (Fred 4, Wiltord 3, Carew 2 Tiago 2, Govou 1, Diarra 1, Cris and Cacapa 1); 1 from a throw-in; 7 from through-balls; 16 from crosses; 8 from free-kicks; 8 from corners; 3 free-kicks (Ajaccio 2, Nantes); 2 penalties (Rennes, ASSE). 49 goals scored inside the penalty area and 16 from outside (Juninho 5, Wiltord 3, Govou 2, Malouda 2, Carew, Fred, Diarra and Tiago 1). A ratio of one goal every eight shots.

26 goals against: 2 free-kicks; 7 from crosses; 5 headers from free-kicks; 2 from a corner; 1 shot within the penalty area; 2 long-range goals; one from an individual run and shot; one own goal (Tiago); 5 from through balls.

367 opponent’s shots at goal; 158 on target.

202 corners for OL and 126 for their opponents.

626 free-kicks for OL and 602 against.

144 off-sides against OL and 107 against our opponents.

Coupet has made 236 saves, including 34 decisive saves. Vercoutre has made four saves.

[IMG40036#R]65 yellow cards: Diarra 8, Tiago 8, Fred 5, Carew 4, Govou 4, Juninho 5, Malouda 5, Clément 4, Réveillère 3, Berthod 3, Cris 4, Monsoreau 2, Pedretti 2, Cacapa 2, Frau 1, Diatta 1, Coupet, Clerc, Benzema and Abidal 1. One red card for Diatta.

The last four seasons:

2005-2006: 81 points, 65 goals for and 26 against.

2004-2005: 75 points, 55 goals for and 22 against.

2003-2004: 76 points, 61 goals for and 28 against.

2002-2003: 67 points, 61 goals for and 36 against.

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