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Nic Ladds 26th May 2011 - 19:53

French Ligue 1 Opta Facts - 13th-14th August

Statistics and facts to help your football betting are available every week at William Hill courtesy of Opta Sportsdata, Europe's leading provider of sports performance statistics.Ligue 1 Opta Facts

Auxerre v Marseille

  • Didier Deschamps has yet to register a win against Auxerre in Ligue 1 since being appointed as Marseille's manager (three draws and one defeat).
  • Marseille have become the first-ever team to register four consecutive 2-2 draws in Ligue 1 history.
  • Marseille are unbeaten in their last three league trips to Auxerre ((2-0, 0-0 and1-1).
  • Laurent Fournier has never managed to defeat Marseille during his career as a Ligue 1 manager (one draw and two defeats).
  • Loïc Rémy has become the first player to score in six consecutive Ligue 1 appearances since Alexander Frei between May and August 2004.
  • Alou Diarra has picked up three yellow cards and a red card in his last three appearances at the Abbé Deschamps stadium in Ligue 1.
  • Auxerre have failed to win any of their last nine league matches played in August.
  • Dennis Oliech has scored more Ligue 1 goals against Marseille than versus any other side (three).

Evian v Nice

  • Nice's three away games against promoted opposition last season all ended in goalless draws.
  • Nice have won just one of their last 18 away league matches.
  • Nice have won just four of their 24 Ligue 1 away matches under Eric Roy's management.
  • Evian TG have won their last five competitive home matches.
  • Since April, Nice have conceded more goals than any other team in Ligue 1 (23).
  • Youssef Adnane has scored in his last three competitive appearances at Annecy's Parc des Sports stadium.

Lorient v Bordeaux

  • Six of the last seven league matches at the Moustoir stadium have ended in a draw.
  • Lorient's last home win in Ligue 1 was in February, against Bordeaux (5-1).
  • Bordeaux conceded more goals in their 5-1 defeat at Lorient's Moustoir stadium than in any other match last term.
  • Bordeaux have failed to win any of their last six away games in Ligue 1, failing to score in the last three.
  • If Lorient fail to win against Bordeaux, they break the club's all-time record of seven consecutive home games without a win in Ligue 1.
  • There has never been a draw between Lorient and Bordeaux at the Moustoir stadium in Ligue 1 (Bordeaux lead by four wins to three).

Lyon v Ajaccio

  • Ajaccio have lost all of their 10 trips to Lyon in the top flight, conceding 25 goals in the process.
  • Ligue 1 games between Lyon and Ajaccio have produced 3.4 goals on average.
  • Ajaccio have not beaten Lyon in a competitive encounter since February 1973.
  • Lyon are unbeaten in their last 15 home games in Ligue 1, currently the longest run.
  • Lyon have scored more Ligue 1 goals than any other team this calendar year (38).
  • Ajaccio have lost 13 of their last 17 away games in Ligue 1.
  • Lisandro has scored 10 goals in his last 12 appearances in Ligue 1.

Rennes v PSG

  • PSG have lost their last five trips to Rennes in Ligue 1, failing to score in the process.
  • PSG have failed to beat Rennes in their last nine league encounters.
  • Rennes have scored 12 goals in their three competitive games this season.
  • PSG have kept only one clean sheet in their last 15 away games in Ligue 1.
  • Paris SG have failed to win any of their last six league matches, currently the longest run.
  • Frederic Antonetti has won seven of his 10 Ligue 1 encounters against Antoine Kombouare during his Ligue 1 managerial career.
  • Julien Feret has scored in each of his first three competitive appearances as a Rennes player.

St Etienne v Nancy

  • St Etienne are unbeaten in their last seven league meetings against Nancy (four wins and three draws).
  • St Etienne have failed to win any of their last four home games in Ligue 1 (drawing two and losing two).
  • Nancy have scored only one goal in their last five trips to the Geoffroy-Guichard stadium in Ligue 1.
  • Nancy are unbeaten in their last five league matches, winning three and drawing two.
  • St Etienne have failed to score more than two goals in any of their last 33 league matches.
  • Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has scored in his last three Ligue 1 appearances in August.

Sochaux v Caen

  • Caen have never won at Sochaux in Ligue 1, registering three draws and eight defeats.
  • Sochaux scored six goals against Caen last season in Ligue 1, five of these goals were headed.
  • The last four encounters between Sochaux and Caen in Ligue 1 have seen four players score a brace (Modibo Maïga, Steve Savidan, Sloan Privat and Rémi Gomis).
  • Sochaux have won their last five home games in Ligue 1, their best run at the Bonal stadium since 1989.
  • Caen are unbeaten in their last eight league matches, winning three and drawing five. Only title-holders Lille are on a longer run without defeat.

Toulouse v Dijon

  • Toulouse have won both of their two competitive encounters against Dijon, keeping a clean sheet in the process.
  • Toulouse have won all of their last five Ligue 1 matches played in August.
  • Toulouse have won their last three Ligue 1 matches, all by a 2-0 score line.
  • New Dijon striker Brice Jovial has scored six goals in his last six competitive appearances (for Le Havre, Guadeloupe and Dijon).
  • Toulouse have kept a clean sheet in each of their last three home games in Ligue 1.
  • On Match Day 1, Dijon hit the woodwork twice, including a missed penalty, and had two goals disallowed.

Valenciennes v Brest

  • Valenciennes have won all of their three home games against Brest in Ligue 1, scoring 10 goals in the process.
  • Valenciennes have yet to lose at home this calendar year in Ligue 1.
  • None of the six Ligue 1 encounters between Valenciennes and Brest have ended in a draw.
  • Brest have picked up only 19 points in their 20 league matches this calendar year.
  • Daniel Sanchez have won just three of his 17 Ligue 1 matches as a manager.
  • Valenciennes are one of three teams who have yet to score a goal this season in Ligue 1.
  • Since their return to the top flight, 42% of Brest goals in Ligue 1 have been either scored or assisted by Bruno Grougi.
  • Five of the last six goals conceded by Valenciennes at home in Ligue 1 have come after the 80th minute.


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