The statistics from the first game of the season for Lyon… Benzema is already on top of the goalscoring charts…
1O shots for Lyon including 6 on target ; 3 goals from inside the penalty area, including two heade efforts coming from set pieces. Benzema 3 shots, Juninho, Makoun, Govou, Pjanc, Ederson, Boumsong 1
9 opposition shots including 3 on target.
Hugo Lloris made 9 significant saves.
1 yellow card for Jérémy Toulalan. 12 freekicks for OL and 9 for TFC… a total of 21 fouls, not a very high amount.
24 goals scored from 254 shots.
7 headed goals (2 for OL).
7 goals following set pieces including 2 penalties (Lorient & VA).
37 yellow cards and 1 red (Rami of Lille).
22 goal scorers : Benzema and Thomert top the scoring charts with 2 goals each.
1 sole game with no goals (Nancy – Lille).
2 away wins: Grenoble at Sochaux & Lorient at Le Mans.
2 draws : Rennes 4 OM 4 & Nancy 0 Lille 0.