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Nice - OL: The numbers

Published on the 26 August 2006 à 20:00 by R.B

Les Lyonnais won their third successive away match of the season after coming from behind to defeat Nice with four second-half goals... Check out all the numbers from the match against Nice, as well as the season so far…

Grégory Coupet and Co took 21 shots at the Nice goal including 1 in the first half. Seven shots were on target, eight were blocked and six were off target. Seven were from outside the penalty area 14 inside, including the four goals. Malouda 7 shots (including 1 goal), Tiago 4 (1 goal), Benzema 2 (2 goals), Fred 1, Réveillère 1, Squillaci 1, Cris 1, Juninho 1, Abidal 1, Wiltord 1

Nice shot 4 times at Coupet; 4 times in the first half. 1 shot was on target, 3 off target. 3 shots came from outside the area and one from inside, including the goal.

Grégory Coupet made 3 significant saves.

OL obtained 14 corners; Nice 0.

OL received 18 free-kicks against 15 for Nice. 0 offsides were called against OL and 3 were called against Nice.

In terms of ball possession OL finished with 62% (60% at half-time).

2 yellow cards: Malouda and Tiago

The season so far:

80 shots taken by OL with 26 on target, 23 blocked and 31 off target. 41 from outside the penalty area and 39 from within. Malouda 16 shots (2 goals), Carew 10, Juninho 10, Benzema 9 (3 goals), Fred 7 (2 goals), Toulalan 6,Tiago 6 (1 goal), Källström 3... 10 goals scored (4 left foot, 3 right foot and 3 headers; 2 from corners, 4 from crosses from the left and one from the right, 1 from a free-kick and 1 penalty; 10 goals all from inside the area).
OL’s opponents have taken 44 shots with 15 on target, 4 blocked and 25 off target. 24 from outside the area and 20 from within. 4 goals (3 right foot and one header; one free-kick, one from a free-kick and from a cross from the left; one goal from outside the penalty area).

87 for OL and 77 against.

9 yellow cards: Tiago 2, Juninho, Malouda, Fred, Cris, Cacapa, Berthod, Källström.

Réveillère and Toulalan have played all 360 minutes. Reveillere, Toulalan, Benzema, Fred and Kallström have played in all four games..

The central defensive pairing of Cris-Squillaci started for the first time. They form the 26th pair since the 2001-02.

Mathematically, OL has 10 points, the same number they had after four games last season. They had seven in 2003-2004, 8 in 2002-2003 and 2004-2005 and 9 in 2001-2002.
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