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Match facts: Lille v Trabzonspor

Published: Sunday 4 December 2011, 21.45CET
Match facts: Lille v Trabzonspor
Lille forward Eden Hazard shields the ball from Trabzonspor's Serkan Balcı on matchday two ©Getty Images
 
 
 
Published: Sunday 4 December 2011, 21.45CET

Match facts: Lille v Trabzonspor

Lille

UEFA milestones
• None

UEFA Champions League statistics
• Lille have won 43 corners, more than any other side.

• David Rozehnal serves a one-game ban on matchday six; Franck Béria and Benoît Pedretti will incur a suspension with their next yellow cards.

Latest domestic information
Saturday 3 December: AC Ajaccio 2-3 LOSC Lille Métropole (Chedjou og 2, Ilan 37; Obraniak 12, Baša 16,
Hazard 80pen)
Landreau; Debuchy, Baša, Chedjou, Béria; Balmont, Mavuba; Obraniak, Cole (Hazard 56), Payet (Bonnart 82); Jeleń (Sow 56)

• Four games without a victory before matchday five, Lille claimed a third successive win on Saturday.

• Substitute Eden Hazard scored the winner against Ligue 1's bottom club, an Antonín Panenka-style chipped penalty which was earned by Florent Balmont; Rozehnal missed out through suspension.

• Aurélien Chedjou's headed own goal was the first Mickaël Landreau had conceded in 358 minutes.

• Marko Baša's strike was his second in the league this season, making this his most prolific campaign since scoring five goals for Le Mans UC 72 in 2007/08.

• On 26 November, Dimtri Payet scored his first goal at the Stadium Lille Métropole as Les Dogues beat Stade Brestois 29 2-0; it was Lille's 700th Ligue 1 win.

• Rudi Garcia's side have lost twice in 31 matches in all competitions at the Stadium Lille Métropole – a 1-0 defeat by Montpellier Hérault SC on 14 August and the matchday three reverse against FC Internazionale Milano.

• Les Dogues have, however, won only five of their last ten outings at home, drawing four.

• Lille have three points more than they did at the same stage during last season's title-winning campaign.

• Lille have lost one of their last 16 away games in all competitions (not including the French Cup final) – at Inter on matchday four.

• Garcia's men have lost only two of their past 20 matches in all competitions – both to Inter.

• Lille will play away to Olympique Lyonnais in the French League Cup quarter-finals on 10/11 January.

Injury news
• Prior to Saturday, Baša had not played since suffering a shoulder injury at Valenciennes FC on 30 October.

• Idrissa Gueye missed the Brest and Ajaccio games after undergoing surgery on a hand injury suffered at CSKA.

• Túlio De Melo went off with a pulled thigh muscle 26 minutes into the Brest match and missed the Ajaccio win.

• Pedretti has been out with a hip injury since facing Évian Thonon Gaillard FC on 5 November.

Miscellaneous
• Moussa Sow is on the ten-man shortlist for the 2011 CAF African Footballer of the Year award. The winner will be announced on 22 December.

Trabzonspor

UEFA milestones
• None

UEFA Champions League statistics
• The Turkish team have had 13 shots on target, the joint lowest total in the competition along with SSC Napoli.

• Trabzonspor have been caught offside 30 times, more than any other side.

• Didier Zokora has committed 20 fouls, more than any other player.

• Arkadiusz Głowacki, Serkan Balcı, Alanzinho and Zokora will incur a suspension with their next bookings.

Latest domestic information
Friday 2 December: Sivasspor 2-2 Trabzonspor AŞ (Pedriel 23, Erman Kılıç 75; Paulo Henrique 48, Volkan Şen 69)
Tolga; Serkan, Głowacki, Giray Kaçar, Čech; Volkan Şen (Aykut 77), Sapara (Alanzinho 59), Zokora, Mierzejewski (Halil Altıntop 81), Paulo Henrique; Burak

• Volkan Şen scored his first goal for the club and Paulo Henrique struck his first in the Super League as Trabzonspor extended their unbeaten away record this season – the last remaining in the Turkish top flight.

• Trabzonspor have gone four matches without a victory, and have won just twice in ten games in all competitions.

• Halil Altıntop's 23rd-minute strike against FC Internazionale Milano on matchday five is the earliest Trabzonspor have scored in any game this season.

• Şenol Güneş's team's nine-match unbeaten run in the Super League ended with a 1-0 loss at home to Beşiktaş JK on 27 November. Ondřej Čelůstka was sent off after conceding a late penalty – converted by Ricardo Quaresma – and was suspended on Friday.

• Burak Yılmaz has registered 14 goals in his last 16 games for club and country, though none in his last five. He has scored 17 times in 14 top-flight appearances dating back to the start of May.

• Tolga Zengin has played every minute for Trabzonspor this season.

Injury news
• Tayfun Cora and Onur Kıvrak have not featured this season after cruciate ligament problems. Both returned to fitness at the end of October, and though Tayfun suffered a hamstring injury playing for the reserves on 14 November, he resumed training on Thursday.

• Róbert Vittek will be out until the new year after tearing knee ligaments on 17 September.

• Barış Ataş, out with a torn hamstring since 2 September, was an unused substitute on matchday five.

Miscellaneous
• Trabzonspor sold their ticket allocation for matchday six inside four hours.

Last updated: 03/12/11 22.35CET

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