Saturday’s Auguste-Delaune II Match: Kick-off at 5:00pm GMT
Reims has accumulated a total of 14 points this season, showcasing a strong campaign thus far.
Reims’s upcoming opponents will be on high alert if they come out strong in their next match. While it is understandable that they may want to do so, Reims must secure a positive result and maintain a solid defense after their recent 1-1 draw at Tolouse FC and previous loss to AS Mónaco.
In addition, Reims has consistently found ways to win, securing four victories in their last eight matches this season. Currently standing sixth in the League, they have accumulated 14 points from 4 wins, 3 losses, and 2 draws.
Reims has won two out of their four home matches in the League this season, while losing the other two.
A victory for Reims in their next match would bring their points tally to 17 for the season.
Impressively, Reims has displayed a strong attacking performance this season, scoring a total of 15 goals. Stand-out attacking players include Teddy with 4 goals, Yunis with 2 goals, and Michael Amir with 2 goals. Reims has conceded 12 goals.
FC Lorient enters this match with a solid 10 points in their pocket.
Lorient will be keen to retain their winning form, having beaten Rennes 2-1 in their last fixture. Régis Le Bris knows that a run of three losses in six meetings for his Lorient side is going to be a tough run of form to change. However, that is exactly what he must try to deliver. Their position is twelfth in the League and they have 10 points, having won two games, drawn four meetings, and lost three games. Playing away from home, Lorient have drawn two fixtures and lost two matches. A win in this fixture would take FC Lorient’s points from 10 to 13 so far this season.
In terms of their performance, Lorient will be pleased to have a good goal scoring record so far this season, with a total of 15 goals. Their standout attacking players have been Eli Junior with 3 goals, Romain with 3 goals, and Oluwatosin with 2 goals. However, Lorient has shown a very poor defensive performance, having conceded 19 goals in their previous games.
Reims vs FC Lorient – Head-to-Head
In terms of their past encounters, the two teams have faced each other on 14 occasions, resulting in five victories and five draws for Reims. Notably, three out of the last four matches between them have ended in a draw. The most recent clash took place in February 2023, with Reims emerging triumphant with a 4-2 scoreline.
– Currently, Reims are favored to win the contest with a rating of 62.11%.
– FC Lorient has a relatively lower rating, indicating lower chances of winning.
– A draw between the two teams is rated at 24.88%.
Players to watch
Ok, we know sometimes you just like to watch a player do their thing and have fun out there. Well, you can have fun placing bets on them too with an anytime goalscorer bet! For Reims, Teddy contributed with four goals in nine League matches this Ligue 1 Season, while Eli Junior is one of the top performing players after having scored three goals in nine League fixtures this season for Lorient.
Other players of note for Reims are Michael Amir and Marshall Nyasha with 2 goals each and for Lorient are Romain and Oluwatosin with three goals and two goals respectively.
Author: Ben Llorente