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Rupert Wyman 12th May 2011 - 13:17

French Ligue 1 Opta Facts May 15th-18th

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Arles-Avignon - Toulouse

  • Toulouse are unbeaten this season in Ligue 1 against promoted opposition, winning three and drawing one.
  • Toulouse have drawn each of their last three away games in the league.
  • Toulouse have kept a clean sheet in each of their last three league games.
  • Arles-Avignon have lost each of their last three home games, failing to score a single goal in the process.
  • Arles-Avignon have kept just two clean sheets at home this term in the league.
  • Toulouse's Ali Ahamada has conceded a goal every 227 minutes this season, the best ratio amongst all Ligue 1 goalkeepers.

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Caen - Montpellier

  • Caen are unbeaten in their last six meetings with Montpellier in all competitions, winning twice and drawing on four occasions.
  • Caen have failed to score in their last three Ligue 1 encounters against Montpellier.
  • Nine of the 24 top-flight encounters between these teams have ended 0-0.
  • Montpellier have lost their last two away games in Ligue 1.
  • Three of the last four Ligue 1 games involving Caen have ended 1-1.
  • Caen have conceded the most penalties this season in Ligue 1 (eight).
  • 16 year-old Caen forward Mbaye Niang has already scored twice after only four Ligue 1 appearances.

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Monaco - Lens

  • Lens have failed to score a single goal in any of their last six trips to Monaco in Ligue 1.
  • Lens have not won at Monaco in Ligue since March 1998, since then they have accumulated four draws and seven defeats.
  • Lens have lost on 43 occasions against Monaco in Ligue 1, more than versus any other side.
  • Monaco have lost just one of their seven home league games since the appointment of manager Laurent Banide.
  • Lens have won just one of their last 16 away games in the top flight.
  • Lens winger Sebastien Roudet has found the net in each of his last two league appearances against Monaco.
  • Monaco have failed to win any of their previous two home games this season against sides currently occupying the relegation zone.
  • Lens committed only three fouls in the first leg of this encounter, a Ligue 1 record this season.

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Nancy - Nice

  • Nice have lost nine of their last 11 trips to Nancy in the top flight.
  • Nancy are unbeaten in their last three league encounters with Nice, winning two and drawing one.
  • Nancy have failed to score in any of their last three home league matches.
  • Since last season, Nancy have lost more home games than any other Ligue 1 side (17).
  • Nice have won only one of their last 16 away games in Ligue 1.
  • Nice have conceded 15 goals in the last seven match days, more than any other side during this period.
  • Nancy have failed to win any of their last seven league fixtures, their longest winless run since 2008-09.

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St Etienne - Rennes

  • Rennes are unbeaten in their last five league encounters against St Etienne, winning three and drawing two, keeping a clean sheet in the process.
  • Rennes are unbeaten in their last five league encounters against St Etienne, winning three and drawing two, keeping a clean sheet in the process.
  • The last two league meetings between both sides have ended 0-0.
  • St Etienne have lost four games after having opened the scoring, a Ligue 1 record this term.
  • St Etienne have scored in 16 of their 17 home league games this season.
  • Rennes have suffered three consecutive away defeats (without scoring a single goal) in Ligue 1 for the first time since 2006-07.
  • Rennes have scored only four goals in their last 10 league games.
  • St Etienne have won just one of their four league matches without Blaise Matuidi this term, that win coming against minnows Arles-Avignon.

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Valenciennes - Auxerre

  • Auxerre are unbeaten in their last three league encounters against Valenciennes, winning one and drawing two.
  • Auxerre have failed to score in any of their last three trips to Valenciennes in Ligue 1.
  • The last three Auxerre goals against Valenciennes in Ligue 1 have been scored by Ireneusz Jelen.
  • Only Lille and Lyon have suffered fewer home defeats (one) than Valenciennes (two) this season in Ligue 1.
  • Valenciennes are unbeaten in their last nine home league games.
  • Auxerre striker Dennis Oliech has picked-up the joint-most yellow cards this season.
  • Auxerre have won only one of their last 12 away league games.

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Lorient - Marseille

  • Marseille have won their last three league trips to Lorient, each time; they conceded the opening goal before finally winning 2-1.
  • Lorient and Marseille have both always scored in their six top-flight encounters at the Moustoir stadium.
  • Loïc Rémy has scored five goals in just six league games against Lorient.
  • Marseille are the side who have scored the most goals against Lorient at their Moustoir stadium: 12.
  • Lorient have drawn their last five home league games.
  • Lorient have the meanest defensive record at home in Ligue 1 this season, having conceded only nine goals in 17 games.
  • No side from the top five in Ligue 1 has managed to win at Lorient this season.

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Brest - Lyon

  • Lyon have lost four of their five trips to Brest in the top-flight.
  • None of the 11 encounters between Brest and Lyon in Ligue 1 have ended in a draw.
  • Lyon have kept a clean sheet in five of their last six encounters with Brest in Ligue 1.
  • Brest have failed to score in any of their last three league fixtures.
  • Last Wednesday, Lyon suffered their biggest league defeat since May 2006, losing 4-0 at Auxerre.
  • Lyon have picked-up the joint-most red cards this season in Ligue 1 (eight).
  • Lyon's 1.11 goals conceded per league game this term in their highest since 1999-00.

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Bordeaux - Paris SG

  • PSG have lost their last three trips to Bordeaux in the top-flight.
  • PSG have failed to score a single goal in their last four trips to Bordeaux in Ligue 1.
  • PSG have scored at least two goals in 20 games, a record in Ligue 1 this season.
  • Bordeaux lost four-nil in their last home game (v Sochaux), their heaviest defeat on their own soil in the top-flight for 34 years.
  • Bordeaux have failed to score in their last three league games, their longest goal-drought since 2005-06.
  • PSG are unbeaten in their last seven league games, with their last two away games ending in a draw.
  • Guillaume Hoarau has scored three goals in four league games against Bordeaux.
  • Mevlut Erding has scored in his last two league games, the first time it's happened to him this season.

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Lille - Sochaux

  • Sochaux have failed to win any of their last eight trips to Lille in the top-flight, suffering six defeats.
  • Since Rudi Garcia became Lille manager in 2008, his side have won more home league games than any other team (37).
  • Lille have won their last three league games.
  • Lille have only failed to score once in their last 31 home league games.
  • Only Marseille have managed to beat Lille at their stadium this season in Ligue 1.
  • Sochaux have lost only one of their last six away league games.
  • Lille have never conceded more than one goal in their last 19 league games.

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