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Opta Facts - French Ligue 1 2-3 May

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Opta Facts – Ligue 1
2nd-3rd of May 2009

Match Day 34

2 May

Caen-Le Mans

  • Caen have failed to win their last eight home games, a record this season in Ligue 1.
  • Caen have lost a league-high 25 points after having taken the lead.
  • Le Mans remain unbeaten this season against teams who are currently in the relegation zone (four wins and one draw).
  • Caen have only won one of their last 18 L1 fixtures.
  • Le Mans have only won one of their last 14 away games in the league.
  • Caen have only won one game in 2009 in the league, they have the worst record in L1 this year: eight points.

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Grenoble-Nice

  • Nice have lost their last four away fixtures in the league.
  • Grenoble have scored in each of the last eight match days, currently the longest run in the league.
  • Grenoble have won their last two league fixtures by a 1-0 score line, nine of their 10 wins this season have been by a one-goal margin.
  • Nice scored three goals last week against St Etienne, it was their most prolific match this season in Ligue 1.
  • Grenoble have only scored a league-low nine goals at home.

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Lorient-Lille

  • Lorient have never beaten Lille in the top flight: four draws, three defeats.
  • The last four league encounters between these two sides have ended in draws.
  • Lorient have failed to keep a clean sheet in their last eight home competitive fixtures.
  • Lorient have lost three of their last four home games in the league.
  • Lorient have lost a league-high 16 points after having taken the lead at home this season in Ligue 1.
  • Lille have only bagged one point in the last three match days, their worst form since august 2008.
  • Lille are the only team yet to concede a goal in the opening 15 minutes of games this season in the top flight.
  • Lille’s Michel Bastos has scored the last two league meetings between these two sides.

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Monaco-Auxerre

  • Both teams have won their last two fixtures.
  • Both teams have scored their last three goals in the final 10 minutes of games.
  • None of their last seven league meetings have ended in a draw.
  • Only one of Auxerre’s 16 away games has ended in a draw, a record this season in the league.
  • Monaco have only lost one of their last eight games, their best form this season in the league.
  • 69% of the goals conceded by Monaco (27 out of 39) have come in the second half, the highest ratio in the league.
  • Auxerre to scorer Ireneuzs Jelen has bagged seven goals in his last 11 league appearances.

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St Etienne-Nancy

  • None of their last 14 league meetings have ended in a draw.
  • Nancy have, for the first time this season, managed three consecutive wins.
  • Nancy have lost five of their last six visits at St Etienne in the top flight.
  • Bafetimbi Gomis has scored three goals in his four league appearances against Nancy.
  • St Etienne have won their last two league encounters against Nancy, scoring six goals in the process.
  • St Etienne have only lost one of their last 11 competitive home games.
  • 81% of St Etienne’s points have been bagged at home (26 out of 32), the highest ratio in the league.
  • St Etienne’s Ilan has scored in the last two match days, his six goals this season in L1 have been netted in 2009.

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Valenciennes-Lyon

  • Lyon are unbeaten in their last nine league meetings against Valenciennes.
  • Lyon have only conceded one goal in their last four visits at Valenciennes.
  • Lyon have been defeated in four of their last five competitive away games.
  • Valenciennes have taken 16 points at home this year, only three teams have a better home record in 2009.
  • None of Lyon’s last 11 away league fixtures have ended in a draw.
  • Karim Benzema’s last five league goals have been scored on the road.
  • Lyon have failed to score in 189 minutes in Ligue 1, only Le Havre currently suffer a longer drought (229).
  • Lyon have won 10 matches by at least a two-goal difference this season - a league-high.

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Marseille-Toulouse

  • Marseille have only won one of their last seven league meetings against Toulouse.
  • Toulouse have kept a clean sheet in three of their last four league meetings against OM.
  • Their last two encounters in Ligue 1 have ended goalless.
  • Marseille have only conceded a league-low five goals in 2009.
  • Marseille have won their last six fixtures, a record this season in Ligue 1.
  • Toulouse are the best defence this season in the league, having conceded only 23 goals in 33 fixtures.
  • Marseille have only conceded one goal in their last six home games in Ligue 1.
  • Toulouse remain winless in their last four away games in the league.
  • Toulouse have benefitted from the most own-goals this season in Ligue 1: four.

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3 May


Nantes-Le Havre

  • Nantes have won four and drawn one of their last five league encounters against Le Havre, conceding only one goal in the process.
  • Nantes have only won one of their last eight home games in Ligue 1.
  • However Le Havre have lost seven of their last eight away fixtures in the top flight.
  • Le Havre have failed to score in the last two match days.
  • None of Le Havre’s last 18 league matches have ended in a draw, currently the longest run.
  • Le Havre have lost their last three fixtures, currently the worst form in Ligue 1.
  • Le Havre have conceded a league-high 60 goals this season.
  • Nantes are the most vulnerable team in the opening 15 minutes, conceding a league-high 10 goals in that period.

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Paris SG-Rennes

  • Rennes have beaten PSG in their last four league meetings.
  • Jimmy Briand scoring in three of these wins.
  • However Rennes have lost in four of their last five league visits in the capital.
  • Rennes won 3-1 in their last visit at Parc des Princes, after failing to score in their previous six.
  • Rennes have only managed to win one of their last seven away fixtures in ligue 1.
  • Paris haven’t conceded a goal in 324 minutes in L1.
  • Rennes have conceded eight goals in their last three away games in L1, after only shipping seven in their first 13.

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Bordeaux-Sochaux

  • Sochaux have lost five of their last six away games in Ligue 1.
  • Sochaux only scored once in their last four visits at Bordeaux in the league.
  • Bordeaux are unbeaten in their last 30 home fixtures, currently the longest run in Ligue 1.
  • Bordeaux have taken 17 points after having trailed in their matches, a record this season in Ligue 1.
  • Sochaux have only taken one point from their last three games, their worst form in 2009.
  • Bordeaux are the only team having always scored at home this season in the league.
  • While Sochaux are with St Etienne the only team having never kept a clean sheet on the road this season in Ligue 1.
  • Bordeaux have won their last four home games, currently the longest run in L1.
  • Bordeaux have won their last seven competitive games, their best form since 1984/85.

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