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OL - PSG: The numbers

Published on the 11 December 2006 à 07:51 by R.B

Lyon earned their 15th league win of the season (their seventh at home)... check out all the numbers from the win over PSG as well as the whole season to date! OL has the best defence and attack in the league.


Coupet and Co took 19 shots at the Parisian goal: 7 on target; 6 off target and 6 blocked; 9 from outside the box and 10 from inside. 10 shots in the first half. PSG took 7 shots at Coupet’s goal, with 5 coming in the second half. 6 on target, 3 off target and 2 blocked. 4 came from outside the area.

Grégory Coupet made 11 significant saves.

OL benefited from 24 free-kicks; PSG 28.

4 yellow cards: Tiago, Juninho, Cris and Malouda.

The season so far, after 17 matches:

286 shots for OL: 106 on target, 71 blocked and 109 off target. 151 from outside the area and 135 from within. Juninho 55 shots (5 goals), Malouda 40 (6 goals), Carew 27 (1 goal), Wiltord 23 (4 goals), Fred 16 (5 goals), Benzema 18 (4 goals), Tiago 20 (3 goals), Govou 16, Toulalan 15, Källström 16 (1 goal), Cris 12 (3 goals), Rémy 5, Squillaci 3 (2 goals). 35 goals scored (9 left foot, 16 right, 9 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; 5 from free-kicks; 2 free-kicks (Juninho v Troyes and OM); one from a long ball; 6 after moves in the middle; one from an interception. 30 from inside the box and 5 from outside (Juninho x 3, Malouda and Wiltord).

The Olympiens have scored 9 goals in the first half and 26 in the second half, including 14 in the final 15 minutes.

Lyon’s opponents have taken 147 shots: 53 on target, 26 blocked and 68 off target. 84 from outside the area and 63 from within. 11 goals (6 right foot, 3 headers, 1 left-footer and 1 own-goal; 2 free-kicks, 2 from free-kicks, 1 from a corner; one goal after a cross from the left after an error; 2 deflected goals; one goal from an interception at 60m; one goal after losing the ball in the middle; one goal on the counter; 3 goals from outside the area).

322 free-kicks for OL and 309 for their opponents.

25 yellow cards: Tiago 5, Juninho 4, Cris 4, Fred 3, Toulalan, Govou, Malouda 2, Cacapa, Berthod, Källström, Diarra, Rémy.
Tiago and Juninho will be suspended for the Nancy match (League Cup and Lens).
1 red card: Juninho

No player has played every minute of every match. 24 players used. Källström has taken part in 17 games.

In the standings, OL has 3 points more than the same time last season with 46. OL had 34 in 2003-2004, 31 in 2002-2003, 37 in 2004-2005 and 33 in 2001-2002.
OL has a 14-point lead over its nearest rival, Lens; it had a lead of 11 points over Auxerre and 12 over Bordeaux at the same stage last year.
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