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OL-Lens: The numbers

Published on the 10 May 2007 à 07:13 by R.B

The Lyonnais registered their 23rd win of the season… They are unbeaten in 13 matches… check out the numbers from the match and season to date! OL boasts the best defence and attack in the league… and has a 20-point lead over second-placed OM


Coupet and co took 15 shots at the Lens goal: 6 on target, 5 off target and 4 blocked; 5 from outside the box and 10 from inside. Carrière and co took 6 shots at Coupet’s goal: 1 on target, 1 off target and 4 blocked. 4 from outside the area and 2 from within.

Grégory Coupet made 3 significant saves.

OL was awarded 15 free kicks; Lens 19.

1 yellow card: Diarra.

The season so far, after 36 matches:

598 shots for OL: 230 on target, 142 blocked and 226 off target. 314 from outside the area and 284 from within. Juninho 120 shots (10 goals), Malouda 84 (8 goals), Carew 27 (1 goal), Wiltord 34 shots (5 goals), Fred 39 (11 goals), Benzema 27 (4 goals), Tiago 33 (4 goals), Govou 39, Toulalan 28, Källström 44 (2 goals), Cris 28 (4 goals)... Rémy 5, Squillaci 12 (3 goals)... Baros 20 (4 goals). 61 goals scored (15 left foot, 32 right, 13 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), 9 from crosses from the left and 10 from the right; 10 after free-kicks; 5 free-kicks (Juninho v Troyes, Lens and OM, Fred v Lille and Saint-Etienne); 3 penalties (Benzema in Nice, Juninho against Sochaux and Diarra against Lens); one from a long ball; 9 after moves in the middle; 2 from interceptions. 48 from inside the box and 13 from outside (Juninho 6, Baros 1, Fred 3, Malouda, Tiago and Wiltord). 2 missed penalties (Juninho against St-Etienne and Fred against Nice).

The Olympiens have scored 23 goals in the first half and 38 in the second half, including 21 in the final 15 minutes.

Lyon’s opponents have taken 295 shots: 101 on target, 73 blocked and 121 off target. 161 from outside the area and 131 from within. 25 goals (13 right footers, 4 headers, 7 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 25 goals, 5 came after OL lost the ball, 1 on the counter (Valenciennes), 2 after blocked shots… 4 goals from outside the area).

693 free kicks for OL and 466 for their opponents.

65 yellow cards: Cris 12, Tiago 8, Juninho 7, Malouda 6, Toulalan 5, Fred 4, Baros 3, Diarra 3, Govou 3, Réveillère 3, Berthod 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 20-point lead over second-placed OM.

OL has 3 fewer points than at the same stage last season… 78 as opposed to 81.
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