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OL - Lorient: The numbers

Published on the 14 February 2007 à 09:16 by R.B

The Lyonnais got back to winning ways... their 17th season in the league... check out all the numbers from the match against Lorient as well as the whole season to date! OL still boasts the best defence and attack in the league....


Coupet and co took 11 shots at the Lorient goal: 4 on target, 6 off target and 2 blocked; 7 from outside the box and 4 from inside. Riou and co took 10 shots at Coupet’s goal: 4 on target, 6 off target, 2 shots blocked. 4 from inside the area.

Grégory Coupet made 5 significant saves.

OL was awarded 21 free kicks; Lorient 23.

2 yellow cards: Réveillère and Malouda.

The season so far, after 24 matches:

417 shots for OL: 153 on target, 108 blocked and 156 off target. 219 from outside the area and 198 from within. Juninho 82 shots (7 goals), Malouda 61(7 goals), Carew 27 (1 goal), Wiltord 23 shots (4 goals), Fred 29 (7 goals), Benzema 18 (4 goals), Tiago 26 (3 goals), Govou 32, Toulalan 20, Källström 22 (1 goal), Cris 24 (4 goals)... Rémy 5, Squillaci 8 (2 goals)... Baros 7 (1 goal)... 42 goals scored (12 left foot, 19 right, 10 headers and 1 own goal. 5 after 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 6 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 8 from outside (Juninho x 5, Malouda, Fred and Wiltord).

The Olympiens have scored 13 goals in the first half and 29 in the second half, including 14 in the final 15 minutes.

Lyon’s opponents have taken 195 shots: 71 on target, 39 blocked and 85 off target. 108 from outside the area and 87 from within. 17 goals (9 right footers, 4 headers, 3 left-footers and 1 own-goal; 2 free-kicks, 1 penalty, 5 after free-kicks, 2 from a corner; 2 goals after a cross from the left. Of these 17 goals, 5 came after OL lost the ball, 1 on the counter (Valenciennes), 2 after blocked shots… 4 goals from outside the area).

464 free-kicks for OL and 251 for their opponents.

40 yellow cards: Tiago 7, Cris 6, Juninho 5, Fred 3, Toulalan 4, Malouda 4, Govou 3, Cacapa, Berthod, Källström, Diarra, Rémy, Baros, Réveillère.
1 red card: Juninho

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

Mathematically, OL has one fewer point than last season (53 as opposed to 54). OL has an 11-point over second-placed Lens. It had a lead of 9 points over Bordeaux at this stage last season.
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