Ligue 1 – FC Lorient to face Nantes on Match-day 7

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Next Sunday at 3:00pm GMT, on matchday 7 of the Ligue 1, we will see Lorient play Nantes at the Stade Yves Allainmat.

It’s a clash of fourth vs thirteenth, as Lorient host Nantes at the Stade Yves Allainmat.

It’s 13 points so far for FC Lorient this season, going into this match

Lorient come to this fixture on the back of a 0-1 away loss against AC Ajaccio at Stade Francois Coty.

Also, Lorient keep finding ways to win, having secured three victories in their last five meetings is astonishing this season. With a fourth position in the league and 4 wins, 1 losses and 1 draws, they currently have 13 points in the League having won four fixtures, drawn one game, and lost one game.

Lorient have won one game of their one League matches at home this season.

A win in this fixture, would take FC Lorient’s points from 13 to 16, so far this season.

Good Attacking Performance

Lorient will be pleased to have a good goal scoring record so far this season (11). Their stand out attacking players have been Terem Moffi (4), Dango Ouattara (1), and Ibrahima Kone (1). Teams that leak goals on a consistent basis, don’t tend to win anything, such is the situation with Lorient so far, having conceded 9 goals in their last games so far.

Regis Le Bris will be forced to make changes to the plans for his squad, as injury or illness has depleted him of six of his Lorient players.

Nantes’ Ligue 1 season, has so far seen them gain six points, going into this game

Antoine Kombouare will know at the end of this next match, whether Nantes’s season is back on track, having lost their last fixture and drawn against RC Strasburg before that.

Also, Nantes are quickly becoming the Ligue 1’s draw specialists, having recorded three in their last six fixtures. With six points, they currently sit thirteenth in the League. The breakdown for the team’s record is 1 wins, 2 losses and 3 draws having won one game, drawn three matches, and lost two fixtures.

Playing away from home, Nantes have drawn two meetings and lost one game.

Nantes will see 9 points so far this season, should they secure a win.

Nantes’s ever growing list of players missing due to injury or illness to be a concern for Antoine Kombouare, ahead of this Sunday’s fixture against their opponents.

FC Lorient v Nantes – Head-to-Heads.

Regarding their historical duels the recent form between these two sides has seen Nantes with a greater number of wins. In the last 26 meetings, they have enjoyed 14 victories, to Lorient’s six wins. Further, the last 20 fixtures against Nantes have resulted in ten wins for Lorient. July 2022 was the most recent time these two clashed in this competition and The Merlucciidaes took all three points winning 2-0.

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