Auxerre & FC Lorient meet on Match-day 8
Stade de l’Abbe-Deschamps sees Friday action as Auxerre take on Lorient – 9:00pm GMT.
As it stands, Lorient will go to Stade de l’Abbe-Deschamps in fourth place, Auxerre are currently in fourteenth.
It’s seven points so far for Auxerre this season, going into this match
Auxerre will take a huge positive from their recent 5-0 win against Rennes at Roazhon Park.
Also, some statistics are more relevant than others they say, and three losses for Auxerre seems very relevant. They currently stand fourteenth in the League, with seven points for a total of 2 wins, 4 losses and 1 draws having won two meetings, drawn one game, and lost four matches.
When Auxerre host Lorient, they will do so on the back of one win, one draw, and one defeat on their own ground.
A win in this fixture, would take Auxerre’s points from 7 to 10, so far this season.
Injury and illness have depleted Jean-Marc Furlan’s Auxerre and they will likely be missing four key personnel for Friday’s match.
With the Ligue 1 season well into its stride, FC Lorient have managed to gain 16 points
Also, can Lorient extend their incredible run of three wins? Now they have 5 matches won, 1 games lost and 1 duels drawn; that’s why they currently sit in fourth place, with a total of 16 points having won five matches, drawn one game, and lost one game.
Playing away from home, Lorient have won two meetings, drawn one game, and lost one game.
Winning this fixture will see FC Lorient on 19 points.
Good Attacking Performance
Lorient will be pleased to have a good goal scoring record so far this season (14). This is largely down to the efforts of their stand-out attackers – Terem Moffi (5), Dango Ouattara (3), and Ibrahima Kone (2). Lorient have shown a poor consistency in defence so far, having conceded 11 goals in their previous fixtures.
Lorient’s squad has depth, but even so, Regis Le Bris is likely to be missing two of they key players when they start Friday’s game.
Auxerre v FC Lorient – Head-to-Heads.
Regarding their historical duels Auxerre and Lorient have faced each other 22 times in the past, with the balance of wins sitting in Auxerre’s favour (9 – 3). In addition, Auxerre have won all five of the previous nine games with Lorient. Their most recent encounter in this competition was December 2019, when Auxerre walked away as 1-0 winners.
For Auxerre, Mathias Autret is a top performing player who has scoredtwo goals in seven League fixtures so far, while Terem Moffi, one of their best scorers, has nettedfive goals in seven League games this season for Lorient.