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Stade Malherbe de Caen : the season so far

Published on the 23 April 2008 à 09:01 by R.B

The Normans have avoided relegation now. They have had an interesting season and beat OL at home, but have had trouble on their travels...

12 wins including 2 away from home : Nice 1 - 0, Toulouse 2 - 1, Lille 1 - 0, Le Mans 3 - 2, Bordeaux 5 - 0, Valenciennes 1 - 0, PSG 3 - 0, OL 1 - 0, Strasbourg 2 - 0, Monaco 4 - 1, away to PSG 1 - 0, and away to Rennes 2 - 1.

10 draws including 6 away from home : Sochaux 2 - 2, Nancy 0 - 0, Auxerre 0 - 0, Lorient 0 - 0, away to Lorient 0 - 0, away to Monaco 0 - 0, away to Lens 1 - 1, away to Toulouse 1 - 1, away to Sochaux 1 - 1 and away to Le Mans 1 - 1.

12 defeats including 8 away from home : Marseille 2 - 1, Metz 2 - 1, Lens 4 - 1, ASSE 3 - 1, away to Nancy 1 - 0, away to Auxerre 1 - 0, away to St-Etienne 3 - 0, away to Valenciennes 3 - 0, away to Marseille 6 - 1, away to Lille 5 - 0, away to Bordeaux 2 - 1 and away to Metz 2 - 1.

39 goals scored including 10 away from home : 36 inside and 3 ouside the penalty area, 8 headed goals, 5 penalties (Grandin against Bordeaux, Hengbart against Monaco & Strasbourg, Gouffran against Monaco & Deroin against Rennes), 14 following crosses, 4 following corners, 3 following free kicks. 11 goals in the first and 28 in the second half including 16 inside the last 15 minutes. Gouffran 9 goals, Eluchans 5, Sorbon 4, Compan 3, Deroin 3, Jemaa 3, Lemaitre 2, Hengbart 2, Proment 1, Samson 1, Nivet 1, Grandin 1, Gomis 1, Toudic 1, Florentin 1, 1 own goal. 39 goals from 391 shots.

45 goals conceded including 28 away from home : 36 inside and 9 outside the penalty area, 7 headed goals, 4 penalties (Sochaux, Bordeaux, Lille & Metz), 1 direct free kick (ASSE), 5 goals following free kicks, 5 following corners, 13 following crosses, 1 own goal. 45 goals conceded from 488 shots. 22 goals in the first and 23 in the second half.

27 players have been used by Franck Dumas. The defender Sorbon has played every minute of all 34 games.

58 yellow cards : Seubé 8, Proment 6, Thiam 6, Hengbart 5, Jemaa 5, Nivet 5, Sorbon 4 … 2 red cards : Nivet & Costil.

Caen have not won at Gerland in 8 attempts : 7 defeats and 1 draw (2 - 2 in the 91-92 season).