Ligue 1 – Tolouse FC to face FC Lorient on Match-day 3
Tolouse at home against Lorient – Sunday – 3:00pm GMT – Stadium de Toulouse.
This clash sees eighth play fourth, as struggling Lorient visit Stadium de Toulouse to face Tolouse.
This season’s Ligue 1 campaign, has so far seen Tolouse FC achieve four points
Time will tell, whether Tolouse’s recent run of poor form is about to change. However Philippe Montanier will be keen to turn his season around with this game, following the recent defeat to Troyes, which followed a disappointing 1-1 draw against Nice.
Also, Tolouse’s League position speaks for itself, as they continue their rich vein of winning form. Their last win, was the 1st in a row. With a fourth position in the league and 1 wins, 0 losses and 1 draws, they currently have four points in the League having won one game and drawn one game.
Tolouse have drawn one game of their one League matches at home this season.
Tolouse FC will have 7 points if they manage to secure a victory.
Good atacking and defensive team
Tolouse have conceded one goal so far, so their defence can be considered to be strong. Tolouse have a good scoring record this season, with four netted so far. This has been largely down to the key attacking players: Rhys Healey (1), Rafael Ratao (1), and Thijs Dallinga (1).
Philippe Montanier will be forced to make changes to the plans for his squad, as injury or illness has depleted him of two of his Tolouse players.
FC Lorient go into this meeting with three points secured
Only a positive result will be acceptable for Regis Le Bris’ men, following their recent away defeat at the hands of Rennes in their last match.
Also, success in football comes from winning more games than your opponents, simply put, if Lorient can continue to extend their winning streak from one games then The Merlucciidaes will have an incredible season. Now they have 1 matches won, 0 games lost and 0 duels drawn; that’s why they currently sit in eighth place, with a total of three points having won one game.
Lorient have won one game of their one League matches playing away this season.
A win in this fixture would take FC Lorient’s points to 6 in the League.
Lorient are likely to be missing one of their key players when they start Sunday’s game, due to injury and illness.
Tolouse FC v FC Lorient – Head-to-Heads.
Regarding their historical duels the recent form between these two sides has seen Lorient with a greater number of wins. In the last 25 meetings, they have enjoyed 10 victories, to Tolouse’s six wins. Also, Regis Le Bris’s side are now un-beaten in two meetings against Tolouse. In their most recent meeting of this fixture The Merlucciidaes delivered a 0-1 away win.
Players to watch
For Tolouse, Rhys Healey is one of the top performing players after having scoredone goal in two League matches this season, while Matthieu Dreyer has netted in one League games so far for Lorient.