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Notes on OM

Published on the 08 November 2007 à 10:35 by R.B

OM is in the relegation zone after 13 rounds and has scored only 9 goals. A very disappointing start to the league season… despite a change of manager after 9 rounds…

2 wins: in Caen 2-1 and against Lens 1-0.

5 draws: Rennes 0-0, Nancy 2-2, away to PSG 1-1, in Strasbourg 0-0, against Lorient 0-0.

6 losses: in Valenciennes 2-1, Nice 2-0, Toulouse 2-1, in Auxerre 2-0, in St-Etienne 1-0 and in Sochaux 2-1.

Albert Emon collected 7 points in 9 matches; Eric Gerets has taken 4 from 4. 11 points in total, of which have come on their travels.

9 goals scored: 1 from outside the area; 1 headed goal; 3 goals after crosses; 1 goal after a free kick; 2 goals after corners; no free kicks; no penalties; 1 penalty missed, by Cissé. 4 goals in the first half. 9 goals from 165 shots. Niang 3 goals, Cissé 2, Ziani, Rodriguez, Zubar and Zenden.

15 goals conceded: 2 from out side the area; 2 headed goals; 1 free kick (Valenciennes); 1 penalty (Nancy); 5 goals after crosses; 1 goal after a corner; 2 goals after free kicks. 6 goals in the first half. 15 goals from 149 shots.

23 players have been used by the 2 managers. No player has played in all 13 matches. Cheyrou, Ziani, Cissé, Givet and Cana have all played 12 times.

21 yellow cards: Cana 4, Benoit Cheyrou 3, Zenden 3… 2 red cards: Rodriguez and Taiwo.

The Marseillais have qualified for the quarter-finals of the Coupe de la Ligue. Having beaten Metz on penalties, they will now take on Auxerre in the Yonne.

The Phocaeans are coming off a 2-1 loss to Porto on match day 4 of the Champions League. With 7 points, they are still on course to qualify for the knockout phase of the competition.