Opta Facts Ligue 1 - Matchday 12
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Opta Facts Ligue 1
Matchday 12 - 29th-30th October 2011
Ajaccio v Bordeaux
Since the return of the 20-teams format in 2002, 78% of clubs who have been bottom of the league after 11 games have ended up being relegated.
Bordeaux have won their last three competitive encounters against Ajaccio, scoring eight goals in the process.
Bordeaux have won just twice in 10 trips to Ajaccio in Ligue 1.
Ajaccio's biggest-ever home defeat in Ligue 1 was against Bordeaux, 1-6 in April 2004.
Ajaccio have failed to score in any of their last four Ligue 1 meetings with Bordeaux.
Ajaccio are the only side who have yet to keep a clean sheet this term in Ligue 1.
Bordeaux have failed to win any of their five league games in which they scored first this season.
Brest v Lorient
Lorient are unbeaten in their last eight competitive matches against Brest, winning six and drawing two.
Brest have become the first-ever Ligue 1 side to register nine draws in their first 11 games of a season.
All five Ligue 1 games played the Francis-Le-Blé stadium this term have ended in draws.
Brest's last four league fixtures have all ended 1-1.
Brest are the only Ligue 1 team without a win this season.
Lorient have won just one away match this season in Ligue 1, beating current leaders PSG at the Parc des Princes stadium on matchday one.
Dijon v Marseille
Both Marseille victories this season in Ligue 1 came against promoted teams (Evian Thonon Gaillard and Ajaccio).
Dijon have scored in all of their five home games this term in the league.
Marseille have not conceded a goal in 265 minutes of Ligue 1 action, currently the longest run.
Olympique de Marseille's last three league goals have all been scored by Andre Ayew.
Benjamin Corgnet has been directly involved in five of Dijon's last seven league goals (four goals and one assist).
Marseille have not scored more than twice in any of their last 14 league matches.
Evian TG v Auxerre
ETG's only Ligue 1 win this term came last August against Nice, the newly-promoted club are on a run of nine consecutive winless matches.
Auxerre have drawn all of their last four Ligue 1 away matches.
ETG have lost both of their last two league matches at the Parc des Sports stadium.
Auxerre have picked up only two wins in their last 19 away matches in Ligue 1.
Auxerre forward Dennis Oliech has scored five goals in his last five league appearances.
Montpellier - Nancy
Nancy are unbeaten in their last four trips to the Mosson stadium in all competitions.
Nancy's last six goals against Montpellier, in all competitions, have all been scored in the first half of games.
Montpellier's 23 points in 11 games are the club's best-ever tally at this stage of a Ligue 1 season.
Montpellier have scored the most goals (25) in Ligue 1 this season while Nancy have netted the fewest (eight).
Montpellier have scored more goals than any side at this stage of a Ligue 1 season since Lyon in 2006/07 (27).
Nancy are the only side who have yet to score more than one goal in a match this season in Ligue 1.
Paris SG v Caen
PSG have won their last four league encounters against Caen.
Caen have suffered 10 defeats in 12 trips to the Parc des Princes stadium in Ligue 1.
Caen have conceded two goals or more in 11 of their 12 trips to the Parc des Princes stadium in Ligue 1.
PSG are on a run of 10 consecutive games without defeat in the league, winning their last five, their longest run since 2003/04.
67% of Caen's goals this season in the league have been scored away from home.
All four Nenê goals this season in Ligue 1 have come at the Parc des Princes stadium.
Lyon v St Etienne
Lyon are on a run of 20 consecutive home games without defeat in Ligue 1.
St Etienne are the last visiting team to win at the Gerland stadium in Ligue 1, 1-0 in September 2010.
St Etienne have only managed one win in their last 12 trips to Lyon in the top flight.
St Etienne have managed two consecutive L1 wins for the first time since matchday two.
Lyon's last eight goals at the Gerland stadium in Ligue 1 have been scored by Bafetimbi Gomis or Michel Bastos (four each).
St Etienne have scored the opening goal in their last three league encounters against Lyon, however they have won only one of these games.
Nice v Sochaux
Nice have won just one of their last 13 league encounters against Sochaux.
Four of the last five league meetings between Nice and Sochaux at the Ray stadium have ended in draws.
Nice have scored just two goals in their last eight matches against Sochaux in Ligue 1.
90% of Nice's point tally this season has been picked up at the Ray stadium.
Nice are unbeaten in their last five home games in the league, winning two and drawing three.
Sochaux's Mecha Bazdarevic has won just 19 of his 106 Ligue 1 matches as a manager.
Toulouse v Rennes
Rennes have won their last three league encounters against Toulouse.
The last four league meetings between Toulouse and Rennes have produced 17 goals in total.
Toulouse have failed to score in 301 of Ligue 1 action, currently the longest run.
Toulouse's last two league games have both ended 0-0.
Rennes have picked up a league-high 12 points away from home this season.
Toulouse have kept more clean sheets than any other team this season in Ligue 1 (six).
Valenciennes v Lille
Lille have failed to win any of their four trips to Valenciennes in Ligue 1, drawing two and losing two.
Lille won the last meeting between these sides, however they haven't managed two consecutive top-flight wins against VAFC since 1992.
No Ligue 1 title-holders have managed to beat Valenciennes in the league since 2007/08.
Valenciennes have suffered just one defeat in their last 16 home league matches.
Lille have recouped a league-high 13 points coming back from losing positions this season.
None of Lille's last 46 league fixtures have ended 0-0, currently the longest run.
Lille have yet to score in the first half of an away game this season in Ligue 1.
Eden Hazard has scored three goals in his last two league starts away from home.
Gregory Pujol has scored in his last two league appearances against Lille.