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OL-Bordeaux: The numbers

Published on the 25 January 2007 à 09:22 by R.B

Lyon conceded its first home defeat of the season… check out all the numbers from the match against Bordeaux as well as the whole season to date! OL still boasts the best defence and attack in the league.


Vercoutre and co took 25 shots at the Bordeaux goal: 11 on target; 9 off target and 5 blocked; 13 from outside the box and 12 from inside. 14 shots in the second half. Bordeaux took 5 shots at Vercoutre’s goal. 4 on target, 1 off target;3 from outside the area.

Rémy Vercoutre made 10 significant saves.

OL was awarded 27 free-kicks; Bordeaux 19.

4 yellow cards: Cris, Toulalan, Vercoutre and Tiago. Tiago and Cris will be suspended for the visit of Lorient. Juninho is at risk of suspension (2 yellow cards in less than 10 matches).

The season so far, after 21 matches:

366 shots for OL: 133 on target, 91 blocked and 142 off target. 193 from outside the area and 173 from within. Juninho 75 shots (7 goals), Malouda 53 (7 goals), Carew 27 (1 goal), Wiltord 23 shots (4 goals), Fred 22 (6 goals), Benzema 18 (4 goals), Tiago 25 (3 goals), Govou 27, Toulalan 17, Källström 19 (1 goal), Cris 19 (4 goals)... Rémy 5, Squillaci 6 (2 goals)...40 goals scored (11 left foot, 18 right, 10 headers and 1 own-goal. 5 from corners (3 from the left by Juninho x 2 and Wiltord and two from the right by Ben Arfa and Juninho), 8 from crosses from the left and 5 from the right; 8 after free-kicks; 3 free-kicks (Juninho v Troyes, Lens and OM); one from a long ball; 6 after moves in the middle; one from an interception. 32 from inside the box and 7 from outside (Juninho x 5, Malouda and Wiltord).

The Olympiens have scored 11 goals in the first half and 29 in the second half, including 14 in the final 15 minutes.

Lyon’s opponents have taken 167 shots: 61 on target, 31 blocked and 75 off target. 93 from outside the area and 74 from within. 15 goals (8 right foot, 4 headers, 2 left-footer and 1 own-goal; 2 free-kicks, 1 penalty, 4 after free-kicks, 1 from a corner; 2 goals after a cross from the left. Of these 15 goals, 4 came after OL lost the ball, 1 on the counter (Valenciennes), 2 after blocked shots… 3 goals from outside the area).

411 free-kicks for OL and 386 for their opponents.

34 yellow cards: Tiago 7, Cris 6, Juninho 5, Fred 3, Toulalan 3, Malouda 2, Govou 2, Cacapa, Berthod, Källström, Diarra, Rémy.
1 red card: Juninho

No player has played every minute of every match. 26 players used. No player has taken part in every match.

Mathematically, OL has the same number of points (50) as last year. OL has a 14-point over second-placed Marseille. It has the same lead over Bordeaux at this stage last season.
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