Promoted squad Lorient hope to end their three-match losing skid when they host Olympic Lyonnais in Ligue 1. Predictions and odds for this match to be held at Stades Yves Allainmat-Le Mooustoir are available.
The Ligue 2 champions last season, Lorient suffered yet another defeat following a 3-2 loss at Brest.
It came after they were beaten 3-2 by visiting Lens a 2-0 at Saint-Etienne in a sudden turnaround for worse after they opened their bid with an impressive 3-1 triumph at home over Srasbourg.
Lorient went down to 16th in the table for the French top-flight tournament with three points after four games. They are seven points off leaders Saint-Etienne.SCORELESS DRAW AT NIMES
Olympic Lyonnais, the seventh placers the past campaign, stayed winless in their last three league fixtures following a scoreless draw at home against Nimes.
Prior to that, Rudi Garcia’s side lost 2-1 at Montpellier and drew 0-0 at Bordeaux. The Kids’ dip in form came after they started the season with a convincing 4-1 win at home over Dijon.
Lyon fell to 12th place in the table with five points and they are five points off leaders Saint-Etienne.
For this fixture, Lorient’s main men in the attack will be forward Yoane Wissa and forward Pierre-Yves Hamel. Last season, Wissa scored a third-best 15 goals, whilst Hamel netted nine goals.
Garcia is hoping that his main players, striker Moussa Dembele and Memphis Depay would d deliver the goods for Lyon. Dembele scored a second-best 16 goals last season and had 24 in all competitions, whilst Depay scored nine goals and 14 in all competitions.
Lorient won at Lyon 4-1 in their last Ligue 1 duel. Lorient also won 1-0 at home the last time they played hosts to Lyon.
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