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OL-Sedan: The numbers

Published on the 16 April 2007 à 07:41 by R.B

The Lyonnais finally won at home after 2 months of disappointment… check out the numbers against Sedan and season to date! OL still boasts the best defence and attack in the league… and now has a 17-point lead over second place… with a match in hand… the title is looming…


Coupet and co took 22 shots at the Sedan goal: 8 on target, 9 off target and 5 blocked; 15 from outside the box and 7 from inside. Sartre and co took 9 shots at Coupet’s goal, all in the first half: 3 on target, 3 off target, and 3 shots blocked. 3 from inside the area and 6 from outside.

Grégory Coupet made 4 significant saves and one decisive one.

OL was awarded 20 free kicks; Sedan 21.

2 yellow cards: Cris and Tiago.

The season so far, after 31 matches:

522 shots for OL: 202 on target, 124 blocked and 196 off target. 276 from outside the area and 246 from within. Juninho 100 shots (8 goals), Malouda 72 (7 goals), Carew 27 (1 goal), Wiltord 33 shots (5 goals), Fred 33 (10 goals), Benzema 23 (4 goals), Tiago 31 (4 goals), Govou 36, Toulalan 25, Källström 37 (2 goals), Cris 25 (4 goals)... Rémy 5, Squillaci 12 (3 goals)... Baros 16 (4 goals). 55 goals scored (14 left foot, 28 right, 12 headers and 1 own goal. 6 after corners (4 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 8 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. 42 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 19 goals in the first half and 36 in the second half, including 20 in the final 15 minutes.

Lyon’s opponents have taken 267 shots: 93 on target, 62 blocked and 112 off target. 147 from outside the area and 120 from within. 23 goals (13 right footers, 4 headers, 5 left-footers and 1 own-goal; 2 free-kicks, 2 penalties (Sochaux and Bordeaux), 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).

597 free kicks for OL and 387 for their opponents.

58 yellow cards: Cris 11, Tiago 8, Juninho 6, Malouda 6, Toulalan 5, Govou 3, Fred 3, Réveillère 3, Berthod 2, Baros 2, Diarra 2, Källström, Cacapa, Rémy, Ben Arfa, Müller, Abidal, Vercoutre.
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 17-point lead over second-placed Toulouse, with a match in hand.
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