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OL-Le Mans: The numbers

Published on the 30 April 2007 à 07:58 by R.B

The Lyonnais registered their 22nd win… check out the numbers from the match and season to date! OL still boasts the best defence and attack in the league… and has an 19-point lead over second placed Lens…


Coupet and co took 17 shots at the Le Mans goal: 10 on target, 5 off target and 2 blocked; 6 from outside the box and 11 from inside. Basai and co took 10 shots at Coupet’s goal: 3 on target, 4 off target. 4 from outside the area.

Grégory Coupet made 8 significant saves.

OL was awarded 15 free kicks; Le Mans 10.

1 yellow card: Fred.

The season so far, after 34 matches:

565 shots for OL: 218 on target, 134 blocked and 213 off target. 302 from outside the area and 263 from within. Juninho 112 shots (8 goals), Malouda 79 (8 goals), Carew 27 (1 goal), Wiltord 34 shots (5 goals), Fred 37 (11 goals), Benzema 23 (4 goals), Tiago 33 (4 goals), Govou 37, Toulalan 26, Källström 42 (2 goals), Cris 27 (4 goals)... Rémy 5, Squillaci 12 (3 goals)... Baros 19 (4 goals). 57 goals scored (15 left foot, 29 right, 12 headers and 1 own goal. 7 after corners (5 from the left by Juninho x 3 and Wiltord and two from the right by Ben Arfa and Juninho), 8 from crosses from the left and 9 from the right; 10 after free-kicks; 5 free-kicks (Juninho v Troyes, Lens and OM, Fred v Lille and Saint-Etienne); 2 penalties (Benzema in Nice and Juninho against Sochaux); one from a long ball; 9 after moves in the middle; 2 from interceptions. 45 from inside the box and 12 from outside (Juninho 5, Baros 1, Fred 3, Malouda, Tiago and Wiltord). 2 missed penalties (Juninho against St-Etienne and Fred against Nice).

The Olympiens have scored 20 goals in the first half and 37 in the second half, including 20 in the final 15 minutes.

Lyon’s opponents have taken 282 shots: 97 on target, 67 blocked and 118 off target. 154 from outside the area and 126 from within. 24 goals (13 right footers, 4 headers, 6 left-footers and 1 own-goal; 2 free-kicks, 2 penalties (Sochaux and Bordeaux), 1 after a throw-in, 5 after free-kicks, 2 from corners; 3 goals after a cross from the left; 2 from long balls. Of these 23 goals, 5 came after OL lost the ball, 1 on the counter (Valenciennes), 2 after blocked shots… 4 goals from outside the area).

661 free kicks for OL and 430 for their opponents.

63 yellow cards: Cris 12, Tiago 8, Juninho 7, Malouda 6, Toulalan 5, Fred 4, Govou 3, Réveillère 3, Berthod 2, Baros 2, Diarra 2, Müller 2, Källström, Cacapa, Rémy, Ben Arfa, Abidal, Vercoutre, Clerc.
1 red card: Juninho

No player has played every minute of every match. 27 players used. No player has taken part in every match.

OL has a 19-point lead over second-placed Bordeaux.

OL has one fewer point than at the same stage last season… 74 as opposed to 75.
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