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OL - Sochaux: The numbers

Published on the 04 March 2007 à 12:00 by R.B

The Lyonnais conceded their 4th home draw of the season, once again equalising in the dying minutes… check out all the numbers from the match against Sochaux as well as the whole season to date! OL still boasts the best defence and attack in the league....


Coupet and co took 23 shots at the Sochaux goal: 11 on target, 7 off target and 5 blocked; 10 from outside the box and 13 from inside. Bréchet and co took 12 shots at Coupet’s goal: 7 on target, 1 off target, and 4 shots blocked. 8 from inside the area.

Grégory Coupet made 6 significant and 1 decisive save.

OL was awarded 19 free kicks; Sochaux 21.

2 yellow cards: Cris, Juninho, Réveillère and Berthod.

The season so far, after 26 matches:

449 shots for OL: 168 on target, 114 blocked and 167 off target. 236 from outside the area and 213 from within. Juninho 88 shots (8 goals), Malouda 65 (7 goals), Carew 27 (1 goal), Wiltord 25 shots (5 goals), Fred 30 (8 goals), Benzema 19 (4 goals), Tiago 26 (3 goals), Govou 32, Toulalan 22, Källström 29 (1 goal), Cris 25 (4 goals)... Rémy 5, Squillaci 9 (3 goals)... Baros 10 (2 goals). 47 goals scored (12 left foot, 23 right, 11 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 7 from the right; 9 after free-kicks; 4 free-kicks (Juninho v Troyes, Lens and OM, Fred v Lille); 2 penalties (Benzema in Nice and Juninho against Sochaux); one from a long ball; 6 after moves in the middle; one from an interception. 38 from inside the box and 9 from outside (Juninho x 5, Fred x 2, Malouda, and Wiltord). 2 missed penalties (Juninho against St-Etienne and Fred against Nice).

The Olympiens have scored 14 goals in the first half and 33 in the second half, including 18 in the final 15 minutes.

Lyon’s opponents have taken 219 shots: 80 on target, 47 blocked and 92 off target. 121 from outside the area and 98 from within. 21 goals (12 right footers, 4 headers, 4 left-footers and 1 own-goal; 2 free-kicks, 2 penalties (Sochaux and Bordeaux), 5 after free-kicks, 2 from corners; 2 goals after a cross from the left; 2 from long balls. Of these 19 goals, 5 came after OL lost the ball, 1 on the counter (Valenciennes), 2 after blocked shots… 4 goals from outside the area).

507 free-kicks for OL and 293 for their opponents.

46 yellow cards: Cris 8, Tiago 7, Juninho 6, Toulalan 4, Malouda 4, Govou 3, Fred 3, Berthod 2, Réveillère 2, Cacapa, Källström, Diarra, Rémy, Baros, Ben Arfa.
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 2 more points than at the same stage last season (58 compared to 56).
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