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Sochaux - OL: The numbers

Published on the 20 March 2006 à 10:20 by R.B

Les Lyonnais registerd their 20 win of the season with a comprehensive 4-0 win over Sochaux... it was their 10th away win of the season. They now have an 11-point lead over second placed Bordeaux with both sides having played 30 games.

Gérard Houllier used 14 players. The Olympians had 21 shots at Wimbée’s goal – 13 on target; 11 shots from inside the area and ten from outside. Sochaux had six shots at goal with a single shot on target; 3 shpts were from outside the area. OL had 13 free-kicks, Sochaux, 9. Both OL and Sochaux had 3 corners. 2 offside’s were given against OL, 3 against Sochaux.

Les Lyonnais started the match running from right to left, with the kick off.

21 Lyon shots: Wiltord 4, Govou 4, Carew 3, Malouda 3, Juninho 3, Pedretti 2, Muller 1, Diarra 1.

Coupet made six saves.

Yellow cards: Juninho and Diarra.

The stats after 30 games: 22 players have been used by Gérard Houllier. Coupet is the only player to have played every minute of every league game this season: 2,610 minutes in total.

Lyon has taken 415 shots at goal: Juninho 73 (7 goals; 38 free-kicks; 58 shots from outside the penalty area); Fred 44 shots (8 goals);-Govou 47 shots (4 goals); Carew 45 shots ( 6 goals); Wiltord 43 shots (11 goals); Tiago 31 shots (3 goals); Malouda 33 shots (5 goals); Cris 15 shots (10 headers and 2 goals); Pedretti 15 shots (1 goal); Diarra 14 shots (3 goals); Cacapa 7 shots (2 goals); Benzema 9 shots (1 goal); Réveillère 6 shots; Monsoreau 5; Ben Arfa 4; Berthod 3 (1 goal); Abidal 2, Frau 2, Clerc 2, Diatta 1... 195 shots from outside the penalty area; 196 on target. 55 goals: 13 headers (Fred 3, Wiltord 3, Carew 2, Govou 1, Diarra 1, Tiago, Cris and Cacapa 1); 1 from a throw-in; 7 from through-balls; 14 from crosses; 8 from free-kicks; 5 from corners; 3 free-kicks (Ajaccio x 2 and Nantes); 1 penalty (Rennes). 41 goals from inside the penalty area and 14 from outside (Juninho 5, Wiltord 3, Govou 2, Carew, Diarra, Malouda and Tiago 1). A shot to goal ratio of eight to one.

22 goals conceded: 2 free-kicks; 7 from crosses; 5 from free-kicks; 1 from corner; 1 from a shot from inside the box; 2 long-range shots; one from an individual action; one own goal (Tiago); 2 goals from through balls.

320 opponent’s shots at goal, 133 on target.

166 corners for OL and 111 for the opposition.

522 free-kicks for OL and 484 against.

132 offsides against OL and 77 against the opposition.

Coupet has made 199 saves this season, 31 of which were decisive.

[IMG40036#R]55 yellow cards: Diarra 7, Tiago 6, Fred 5, Carew 4, Govou 4, Juninho 4, Réveillère 3, Berthod 3, Malouda 3, Cris 3, Clément 3, Monsoreau 2, Pedretti 1, Frau 1, Cacapa 1, Diatta 1, Coupet, Clerc, Benzema and Abidal 1. A red card for Diatta.

Compared to last seasons:

2005-2006: 68 points, 55 goals for and 22 against.

2004-2005: 62 points, 42 goals for and 17 against.

2003-2004: 63 points, 52 goals for and 24 against.

2002-2003: 51 points, 52 goals for and 35 against.

2001-2002: 56 points, 56 goals for and 31 against.

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