Ligue 1 – FC Lorient take on Nice

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Sunday at the Stade Yves Allainmat, as Lorient host Nice in the Ligue 1.

Sunday’s clash at the Stade Yves Allainmat- sees eleventh placed Nice, travel to third-placed Lorient in the Ligue 1.

FC Lorient have so far accrued 27 points in this season of the Ligue 1

Lorient have 90 minutes to break their recent habit of poor, or disappointing results, following a dissapointing away draw to Troyes and Reims.

Also, Lorient keep finding ways to win, having secured eight victories in their last 12 matches is astonishing this season. With 27 points, they currently sit third in the League. The breakdown for the team’s record is 8 wins, 1 losses and 3 draws having won eight meetings, drawn three fixtures, and lost one game.

When Lorient host Nice, they will do so on the back of four victories and one dart on their own ground.

FC Lorient will have 30 points if they manage to secure a victory.

Good Attacking Performance

Lorient will be pleased to have a good goal scoring record so far this season (23). This season, their stand-out attacking players have been Terem Moffi (8), Dango Ouattara (4), and Ibrahima Kone (2). Lorient have conceded 16 goals.

Lorient are no strangers this season to illness and injury and Regis Le Bris is concerned that Sunday’s fixture could see him without four of his key players.

Nice’s campaign so far has seen them accrue 13 points this season

Nice have dropped four points in their last two games – 1-1 at Nantes and 1-1 at Auxerre.

Also, Nice seem unable to get over the line on a consistent basis, with two draws in two meetings. Their position is eleventh in the League and they have 13 points, that is, 3W, 5L and 4D having won three games, drawn four meetings, and lost five fixtures.

Nice’s away record is remarkable and poses a significant threat to Lorient. In the 6 games they’ve played on the road this season, they have so far won two matches, drawn two fixtures, and lost two games.

Nice will have secured 16 points so far this season, should they secure a win.

Injury and illness have depleted Lucien Favre’s Nice and they will likely be missing two key personnel for Sunday’s match.

FC Lorient v Nice – Head-to-Head.

Regarding their historical duels the recent form between these two sides has seen Nice with a greater number of wins. In the last 27 meetings, they have enjoyed 12 wins, to Lorient’s seven victories. Also, Nice have left Lorient with a win on seven out of 12 meetings. Their most recent encounter in this competition was April 2022, when The Merlucciidaes walked away as 2-1 winners.

Performance Report

For Lorient, Terem Moffi contributed witheight goals in 12 League fixtures this season, while Andy Delort, one of their best scorers, has nettedfive goals in 12 League fixtures this Ligue 1 Season for Nice.

Other players of note for Lorient are Terem Moffi and Dango Ouattara with eight goals both and for Nice are Andy Delort and Nicolas Pepe with five goals each.