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OL-Troyes: The numbers

Published on the 05 February 2007 à 13:04 by R.B

Lyon conceded another loss… the fourth of the season in the league (the third of the season on the road)… check out all the numbers from the match against Bordeaux as well as the whole season to date! OL still boasts the best defence and attack in the league.


Coupet and co took 19 shots at the Bordeaux goal: 9 on target; 5 off target and 5 blocked; 11 from outside the box and 8 from inside. Nivet and co took 13 shots at Coupet’s goal. 4 on target, 4 off target, 6 shots blocked. 6 from inside the area.

Grégory Coupet made 6 significant and 2 decisive saves.

OL was awarded 19 free-kicks; Troyes 24.

3 yellow cards: Toulalan, Govou and Malouda.

The season so far, after 23 matches:

406 shots for OL: 149 on target, 102 blocked and 155 off target. 212 from outside the area and 194 from within. Juninho 80 shots (7 goals), Malouda 60 (7 goals), Carew 27 (1 goal), Wiltord 23 shots (4 goals), Fred 27 (6 goals), Benzema 18 (4 goals), Tiago 26 (3 goals), Govou 32, Toulalan 20, Källström 21 (1 goal), Cris 24 (4 goals), Rémy 5, Squillaci 6 (2 goals)... 41 goals scored (12 left foot, 18 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 7 from outside (Juninho x 5, Malouda and Wiltord).

The Olympiens have scored 12 goals in the first half and 29 in the second half, including 14 in the final 15 minutes.

Lyon’s opponents have taken 185 shots: 67 on target, 37 blocked and 81 off target. 102 from outside the area and 83 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).

443 free-kicks for OL and 428 for their opponents.

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

No player has played every minute of every match. 26 players used. No player has taken part in every match.

Mathematically, OL has three fewer points than last season (51 as opposed to 54). OL has an 11-point over second-placed Lens. It had a lead of 12 points over Bordeaux at this stage last season.
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