FC Lorient head into this match following on from a 1-1 Ligue 1 drawn match against Rennes.
In that game, FC Lorient managed 41% possession and 12 shots on goal with 3 of them on target. The scorer for FC Lorient was Quentin Boisgard (83'). Stade Rennais FC had 10 attempts on goal with 6 on target. Martin Terrier (14') scored for Rennes.
It has not been often in recent games where FC Lorient haven’t conceded. It will be a concern for them that Les Merlus have seen their defence breached in 6 of their previous 6 clashes, letting in 14 goals on the way. We shall soon find out if that trend will end up being sustained into this next match.
Leading up to this clash, FC Lorient:
1 haven't lost in the league to Reims in their previous 4 games.
2 are undefeated in their last 2 home league matches.
In their previous game, Reims drew 0-0 in the Ligue 1 tie with Angers SCO.
In that match, Reims had 57% possession and 10 attempts on goal with 2 of them on target. Angers SCO got 6 shots at goal with 2 on target.
A succession of steadfast performances by the Reims defensive players has seen the number of goals they’ve conceded standing at 3 from their last 6 clashes overall. During the same period of time, their own attack force has managed to score 6.
Coming into this contest, Reims have not beaten FC Lorient in away games against them for the last 2 league matches.
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