Opta Facts Ligue 1 Matchday 29 - 13-15 March 2015
o Bastia have won none of their last 24 away top-flight games against Monaco (D5 L19). Their last win in Monaco dates back to March 1972 (1-0).
o Bastia have won none of their last eight games against Monaco in Ligue 1 (D2 L6). Their last win dates back to August 2002 (1-0 at Furiani).
o Monaco have won the last five top-flight encounters with Bastia, scoring 15 goals and conceding only three.
o Monaco have lost only one of their last 12 league games (v Guingamp), winning eight and drawing three. They have conceded only two goals in that run.
o Monaco are unbeaten in their last nine home league games (W4 D5). Their last defeat dates back to 27 September against Nice (0-1).
o Monaco have kept a clean sheet in each of their last six home games in Ligue 1; their best run since 2005.
o The last five league games to take place at Monaco's Louis II stadium have produced only two goals.
o Monaco are the only team yet to score from a corner in Ligue 1 this season despite having taken 145 corners themselves, the fourth highest tally.
o Bastia have already picked up as many points in 2015 (18) as they did in the first half of the season (18).
o Bastia have lost only one of their last 16 competitive games (W9 D6).
o Bastia have won only four of their last 31 away league games (D9 L18).
o Dimitar Berbatov has failed to score in his last four home league games, his longest drought since he joined Monaco. His only goal from open play at Louis II this season was back in August against Lille.
o Giovanni Sio has scored three goals in his last four league games.
o The game between Guingamp and Nice last October produced nine goals (7-2 win for Nice) - the most scored in a Ligue 1 encounter this season.
o Nice's Carlos Eduardo scored five goals in that game, the most in a single Ligue 1 match since Toni Kurbos in April 1984. However, only one of his eight goals this season has been scored at Nice's Allianz Riviera stadium.
o Nice have won five of their last six top-flight games against Guingamp (L1).
o Nice have won 63.6% of their top-flight games against Guingamp (7 out of 11), the best ratio against current Ligue 1 teams.
o Guingamp have lost their last three away trips against Nice in Ligue 1 without scoring a single goal.
o Nice's games have seen the most turnarounds after the opening goal, with Nice winning three times after conceding the first goal and losing four times after netting the opener.
o Nice and Guingamp have both lost their last three league games.
o Nice's league record in 2015 is the following: three wins followed by three draws and finally three losses.
o Nice have failed to score in their last two league games at home. They have never experienced three consecutive games without a goal at the Allianz Riviera.
o Nice have picked up five red cards in Ligue 1 this season, more than any other team.
o Guingamp have failed to score in their last three league games, their longest drought this season.
o Only three of Guingamp's last 44 league games have ended in a draw.
o Guingamp have only kept one clean sheet in their last 12 away league games.
o Metz are the team that St Etienne have beaten the most often in Ligue 1 (52 times).
o St Etienne have lost only one of their last 13 league games (W8 D4).
o Metz have not scored in their last six league games against St Etienne.
o In their last three seasons in Ligue 1, Metz have won 16 of their 104 games (D27 L61);
o Metz are winless in their last 16 Ligue 1 games (D4 L12); the longest winless run in Ligue 1 since Ajaccio in September 2013 - February 2014 (16).
o Metz have not scored in eight of their last 10 Ligue 1 games.
o Metz have held the lead for only 15 minutes in their last 16 games (1% of 1440 minutes). They have not scored the first goal in a game since 1st November 2014 against Caen in Ligue 1.
o St Etienne have not won any of their last four away league games (D2 L2), scoring only one goal.
o Modibo Maiga has not scored an open play goal in Ligue 1 for 764 minutes (he scored two penalties against PSG on 21 November.
o Max-Alain Gradel has scored in his last three Ligue 1 games (against Marseille, Toulouse and Lorient), his best ever Ligue 1 run. He has scored seven goals in Ligue 1 so far this term, his most prolific tally.
o Lens have won only one of their last seven Ligue 1 games against Toulouse (D3 L3).
o Toulouse are unbeaten in their last three away games at Lens in Ligue 1, winning the last two.
o There has never been more than two goals scored in the last 14 encounters between Lens and Toulouse in Ligue 1.
o Lens have 22 points after 28 matchdays, their lowest tally at this stage in Ligue 1 under the 3 points for a win era. All the 18 previous teams with 22 points or less after 28 matchdays under the 3 points win era have been relegated.
o Lens have lost their last four league games, their worst run of the season. They have won none of their last nine Ligue 1 goals (D3 L6), their longest run since February-April 2008 (10). They are the only team yet to win a Ligue 1 game in 2015 alongside Metz.
o Lens have conceded 14 goals in their last five Ligue 1 games.
o Lens (19) and Toulouse (18) have conceded more goals than any other team in Ligue 1 in 2015.
o Toulouse have lost 14 of their last 17 away league games (W3). They are the only team yet to to win or draw an away game in 2015 in the top flight.
o Toulouse have won only two of their last 12 Ligue 1 games (D3 L7).
o Wissam Ben Yedder has scored two goals in his last three league games, as much as in his previous 16 games.
Lorient - Caen
o Caen are unbeaten in their four away games against Lorient in Ligue 1 (W1, D3).
o The four Ligue 1 meetings between Lorient and Caen at Stade du Moustoir have produced only three goals.
o Caen have lost only once against Lorient in Ligue 1 (W3 D5).
o Lorient have picked up 31 points after 28 games this season in L1, their worst tally since 2011/12.
o Lorient have failed to score in two consecutive Ligue 1 games for the first time since September 2014 (4).
o Lorient have lost only once in their last eight home league games (W4 D3).
o The last four games involving Caen in Ligue 1 have produced 17 goals (10 for, 7 against) - an average of 4.25/game.
o Caen have scored nine goals in their last three away league games, as many as in their previous nine away games.
o Caen have conceded 15 penalties in Ligue 1 this season, more than any other team in the top five leagues.
o Emiliano Sala has scored four goals in his last three starts with Caen in Ligue 1.
o Reims have never won in Montpellier in all competitions (D5 L4).
o The five previous top-flight encounters between Montpellier and Reims are perfectly balanced: two wins each and a draw.
o Montpellier have suffered as many defeats at home in Ligue 1 this season as they did over the whole of last season (5).
o None of Montpellier's last 13 league games at their La Mosson stadium has ended in a draw (W7 L6).
o Montpellier have missed four of their last six penalties in Ligue 1.
o Montpellier haven't picked up a red card in their last 31 Ligue 1 games, the longest current run in the league.
o Reims have won only one of their nine league games in 2015 but are unbeaten in their last four outings.
o Reims have lost 12 of their last 19 away league games (W2 D5).
o Reims have picked up 1.46 point per game against teams occupying currently the top-half of the table, the highest ratio after Lyon (1.92), Paris SG (1.79) and Bordeaux (1.54).
o Lucas Barrios has scored or assisted 11 of Montpellier's last 22 league goals. He has netted six goals in 2015, the joint-top scorer in Ligue 1 alongside Alexandre Lacazette.
o Gaëtan Charbonnier has scored or assisted three of Reims' last five league goals. He scored four goals in 26 league games whilst at Montpellier in 2012/13.
o Reims' Aissa Mandi is the top scoring defender in Ligue 1 this season (4 goals).
Nantes - Evian TG
o Evian TG have failed to target the single shot against Lorient in their previous Ligue 1 meeting this season.
o Nantes have only won once in their last nine league games (D3, L5).
o Nantes have already lost five Ligue 1 games in 2015, as many as in their first half of the season.
o Nantes have failed to score more than two goals in their last 28 league games at La Beaujoire.
o Nantes have scored only three goals in Ligue 1 in 2015, the joint lowest tally with Metz.
o The 10 Evian TG wins in Ligue 1 this season have all been against teams ranked between 10 and 20.
o Evian TG have won two consecutive away league games for the first time since November 2012 (2).
o Only two of the last Evian TG's 34 league games have ended with a draw (W13 L19).
o None of the last 17 Evian TG away league games have ended with a draw (W5 L12).
o Pascal Dupraz is the only manager to have used three substitutes in every Ligue 1 games this season.
o Rennes have not won at Lille in Ligue 1 for 49 years (D10 L17). Their last win was on 14 May 1966 (3-1).
o Rennes have won only two of their 38 away games at Lille in Ligue 1 (D13 L23).
o Rennes are unbeaten in their last four games against Lille all comps (W2 D2).
o Lille have won four of their last six games at home in Ligue 1 (D1 L1).
o Rennes have won their last two league games, their best run in 2015.
o Rennes have not scored more than one goal in their last 12 league games, scoring exactly one in their last five.
o Rennes have won only one of their last five away league games (D1 L3).
o Marcos Lopes has been involved in four of the last five Lille goals in Ligue 1 (2 goals, 2 assists).
o Abdoulaye Doucouré has scored two of the last three Rennes goals against Lille in Ligue 1.
o PSG have won their last seven games against Bordeaux all comps, their best ever run against this opponent.
o Bordeaux have won none of their last 10 games against PSG all comps (W7 D3).
o Bordeaux have not scored any goal in their last five Ligue 1 games against PSG, their longest run against this opponent. None of their last 45 shots (incl blocks) found the net.
o Bordeaux are unbeaten in their last seven league games (W3 D4), their longest run this season.
o Bordeaux have lost only two of their last 17 home games in Ligue 1 (W8 D7).
o PSG have lost only two of their last 30 games in Ligue 1 this season (W17 D11).
o PSG have won only one of their last six away games in Ligue 1 (D3 L2).
o PSG have conceded 24 goals in Ligue 1 this term, one more than in the two last seasons (23).
o Diego Rolan has scored four goals in the last five games he started in Ligue 1.
o Edinson Cavani has not found the net for 437 minutes in Ligue 1.
o Marseille have won only one of his last nine league games against Lyon (D4 L4).
o Marseille have kept only two clean sheets in their last 26 games against Lyon in Ligue 1. Lyon have found the net in their last 12 away league game at Marseille.
o The Ligue 1 games between Lyon and Marseille have produced 89 goals since 2000 (30 games), more than any other encounter.
o The last eight Ligue 1 games between Marseille and Lyon have produced 33 goals, more than 4 per game.
o Marseille and Lyon both have scored 56 goals in Ligue 1 this season. The last time that at least two teams scored at least 56 goals after 28 games was back in 1979/1980 (Sochaux - 60, St Etienne - 57).
o Marseille have failed to score only once in their last 15 Ligue 1 games. They have scored in each of their last 10 games in Ligue 1, the best current run.
o Marseille have kept only one clean sheet in their last 13 league games.
o Lyon have won only one of their last four away games in Ligue 1 (D2 L1).
o Florian Thauvin has scored four goals in five Ligue 1 games against Lyon, his favourite opponent.
o Nabil Fekir has scored 11 goals, delivered seven assists and won five penalties in 24 games this season. Only Lacazette has a better tally amongst the French players of the Top 5 European leagues this season (28 goals + assists + penalties won).