Lorient 0-0 Reims: Frustration all round after goalless draw

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On Saturday, Lorient and Reims played out a 0-0 draw at the Stade Yves Allainmat. Lorient were looking to continue their good run after winning their previous two games against Brest away and Lille at home, by 2-1 and 2-1 respectively. Reims had secured a point against Paris Saint-Germain in their previous match. Lorient and Reims currently occupy 2nd and 14th spots in the table, with 26 points and 9 points respectively after 11 matches.

Both coaches used all available substitutions. Substitutions for Lorient included Ibrahima Kone, Stephane Diarra and Adrian Grbic for Terem Moffi, Yoann Cathline and Quentin Boisgard, respectively, Reims brought on Kamory Doumbia, Mitchell Van Bergen and Nathanael Mbuku to replace Marshall Munetsi, Alexis Flips and Arber Zeneli.

The referee booked Julien Ponceau from Lorient. Reims had the worst of it though, with Emmanuel Agbadou and Dion Lopy seeing yellow, and Dion Lopy (2 yellow cards) and Emmanuel Agbadou then sent off with a red.

Lorient will play their next fixture away against Troyes, while Reims will face Auxerre at home.

Technical card:
FC Lorient:Yvon Mvogo, Theo Le Bris, Montassar Talbi, Julien Laporte, Vincent Le Goff, Dango Ouattara, Julien Ponceau, Enzo Le Fee, Quentin Boisgard (Adrian Grbic, min.68), Yoann Cathline (Stephane Diarra, min.68) and Terem Moffi (Ibrahima Kone, min.24)
Reims:Yehvann Diouf, Yunis Abdelhamid, Emmanuel Agbadou, Andrew Gravillon, Alexis Flips (Mitchell Van Bergen, min.55), Marshall Munetsi (Kamory Doumbia, min.45), Azor Matusiwa, Dion Lopy, Bradley Locko, Folarin Balogun and Arber Zeneli (Nathanael Mbuku, min.87)
Stadium:the Stade Yves Allainmat