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What's happening with PSG.

Published on the 20 March 2008 à 08:47 by R.B

PSG are deep in the relegation battle. For the moment they are safe thanks to their away form where they have taken 19 of their 32 points…

7 wins including 5 away from home : against Le Mans 2 - 0, Monaco 2 - 1, Strasbourg 2 - 1, Auxerre 1 - 0, St-Etienne 1 - 0, Lens 3 - 0 and against Metz 3 - 0.

11 draws including 4 away from home : against Lens 0 - 0, Metz 0 - 0, Valenciennes 0 - 0, Lille 0 - 0, Sochaux 0 - 0, Lille 1 - 1, OM 1 - 1, Nancy 0 - 0, Le Mans 0 - 0, Monaco 1 - 1 and against Valenciennes 1 - 1.

11 defeats with 5 coming on the road : against Nice 2 - 1, Lorient 1 - 0, Marseille 2 - 1, Bordeaux 3 - 0, Rennes 2 - 0, Lorient 3 - 1, Bordeaux 2 - 0, Rennes 3 - 1, OL 3 - 2, Caen 1 - 0, and against Toulouse 2 - 1. 32 points and a 17th place in the League.

25 goals scored, the 19th best attack in the L1 (15 goals at home & 10 on their travels) : 3 from outside and 22 from inside the penalty area, 7 headed goals (Luyindula 3, Diané 2…), 2 penalties (Rothen against OM & Pauleta against Toulouse), 0 goals from freekicks, 11 following crosses, 3 following freekicks and 2 following corners. 11 goals scored in the first half. 25 goals from 346 shots. On 10 occasions, Paris have shot at goal less than 10 times and against Lille only twice ! Diané & Pauleta 6 goals, Luyindula 4, Rothen 2, Armand 2, Frau, Ceara, Arnaud, Ngog & 1 own goal (Strasbourg).

30 goals conceded (18 at home and 12 on the road) : 26 inside & 4 outside the penalty area, 4 headers, 1 penalty (Saïfi for Lorient), 1 freekick (Menez for Monaco), 9 following crosses, 5 following freekicks, 2 following corners, 3 own goals (Bourillon for Lorient, Sakho for Rennes & Ceara for Valenciennes). 14 goals conceded in the first half and 16 in the second. 12 clean sheets. 30 goals after 360 shots.

Paul Le Guen has used 25 players ; Landreau and Camara have played every minute of all 29 league games. Clément and Diané have played in all 29 matches.

45 yellow cards : Rothen 6, Clément 5, Armand 5, Pauleta 5, Yepes 4…

0 red cards.

PSG have reached the final of the Coupe de la Ligue having beaten Lorient 3 - 0, Montpellier 2 - 0, Valenciennes 4 - 0 and Auxerre 3 - 2. Pauleta 5 goals, Ngog 2, Diané 2, Rothen, Mendy and Yepes 1.

PSG are qualified for the quarter final of the Coupe de France. They have knocked out Epinal (CFA) 2 - 0, Le Poiré (CFA2) 3 - 1 and Bastia 2 - 1. Diané 2 goals, Arnaud 2, Mendy, Armand and Chantôme 1.
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