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Records

The history of Lyon from 1950, when the club was formed, to the present day...

Records

The history of Lyon from 1950, when the club was formed, to the present day....

Records for 1st Division
Champions: 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005
Number of points: 79 (2004 and 2005)
Best attack: 62 goals scored (2001/02 ; 18 clubs in 1st Division)
Best attack: 70 goals scored (1980/81 ; 20 clubs in 1st Division)
Best defence: 30 goals conceded (2001/02, 18 clubs in 1st Division)
Best defence: 22 goals conceded (2004/05, 20 clubs in 1st Division)
Best goal difference: +38 (64 goals scored, 26 goals conceded in 2004)

Biggest number of wins: 24 (2004)
Biggest number of consecutive victories: 7 (2001)
Biggest number of draws: 18 (1996)
Smallest number of defeats: 3 (2005)

Most appearances: Chiesa (541 matches)
Top goalscorer: Di Nallo (182 goals)

Biggest win at home: Angers 8-0 (1967) and Marseille 8-0 (1997)
Biggest win away: Red Star 5-1 (1970)
Biggest defeat at home: St-Etienne 7-1 (1970) and Sochaux 7-1 (1988 in 2nd Division)
Biggest defeat away: Marseille 7-0 (1990) and Auxerre 7-0 (1996)
Best season away from home: 9 wins, 8 draws et 2 defeats (2005)

General record in 1st Division:
46 seasons
1 692 games played (661 wins, 433 draws, 598 defeats)
2 363 goals scored, 2 314 goals conceded

General record in 2nd Division:
9 seasons310 games played (160 wins, 84 draws, 56 defeats)
569 goals scored, 329 goals conceded

European records
Biggest win in European competition : Red Boys Differdance 7-0 (1974-75) Last 64 in Cup Winners Cup
Biggest defeat in European competition: Inter Milan 7-0 (1958-59)

Other records
Biggest win in French Cup : 10-0 OL-Ajaccio (1953-54 7th round) et OL-Delle (1955-56 last 64)
Biggest defeat in French Cup : 1-6 Strasbourg-OL (1955-56 last 32)

1000ème victoire !
La victoire remportée à Strasbourg lors la saison 2003/2004, pour le compte de la 32ème journées de Ligue 1 était la 1 000ème de l'O.L. en match officiel depuis la création du club en 1950.

1000th victory!
The victory against Strasbourg during the round 32 of the 2003/2004 season was the 1000th win for OL in official matches since the club was formed in en 1950.

· The breakdown of the 1 000 victories is as follows :
· 1st Division: 635
· 2nd Division: 160
· Relegation play-off: 1
· Promotion play-off: 3
· 2nd Division Champions: 2
· Champions Trophy: 3
· French Cup: 114· Drago Cup: 9
· League Cup: 14· Champions League: 17
· Cup Winners Cup: 9
· UEFA Cup: 26
· Intertoto Cup: 7