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OL - Valenciennes: The numbers

Published on the 13 November 2006 à 10:30 by R.B

Les Lyonnais registered their 11th win of the season on Friday… check out all the numbers from the win over Valenciennes as well as the whole season to date!


Govou and Co shot 14 times at the VA goal. 5 shots on target; 4 off target and 4 were blocked. 8 were from outside the area and 6 from within. 5 shots came in the first half! Valenciennes took five shots at Grégory Coupet’s goal with all five coming in the second half: 1 on target, 4 off target. 3 of the shots came from outside the area.

Grégory Coupet made three significant saves and one decisive save.

OL were awarded 27 free-kicks; VA received 9.

In terms of possession OL held the ball for 32 minutes and 40 seconds against 18:34 for Rennes.

0 yellow cards and 0 red cards.

The season so far:

1213 shots taken by OL: 79 on target, 54 blocked and 80 off target. 114 from outside the penalty area and 99 from within the box. Juninho 40 shots (5 goals), Malouda 32 (4 goals), Fred 16 (5 goals), Benzema 18 (4 goals), Tiago 19 (3 goals), Carew 14 (1 goal), Govou 14, Toulalan 11, Källström 10 (1 goal), Wiltord 13 (2 goals), Cris 9 (2 goals)... Squillaci 3 (2 goals). 29 goals scored (8 left-footed, 15 right-footed and 6 headers; 4 from corners, 12 from centres; 2 from free-kicks; 2 free-kicks (Juninho v Troyes, OM); 24 from inside the penalty box and five from outside (Juninho x 3, Malouda, Wiltord).

Les Olympiens have scored seven goals in the first half, but none between the 30th and 45th minute, and 22 goals in the second half.

OL’s opponents have shot 119 times including 42 on target, 23 blocked and 54 off target. 65 from outside the penalty area and 54 from within. 10 goals (5 right-foot, 3 headers, one left-foot and 1 own goal; one free-kick, one from a corner, 2 from free-kicks, 2 goals from outside the penalty area).

254 free-kicks for OL and 239 for their opponents.

17 yellow cards: Fred 3, Juninho 3, Cris 3,Tiago 3, Govou, Malouda, Cacapa, Berthod, Källström.
1 red card: Juninho

No player has played every minute of every match. 24 players have been used. Benzema and Källström have taken part in all 13 matches.

OL has one point more than they had at the same time last season. OL had 27 in 2003-2004, 22 in 2002-2003, 29 in 2004-2005 and 24 in 2001-2002.
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