Lorient vs Marseille – After losing to Lille 3-1 in Ligue 1 the previous time around, FC Lorient will be hoping for a better outcome currently.

FC Lorient had two attempts on goal, one of which was on target, and 40% of the game’s possession. Ibrahima Koné (77′) was the lone FC Lorient player to score.

Seven of Lille’s 20 attempts on goal were on target. Lille got goals from Rémy Cabella (13′) and Edon Zhegrova (89′, 91′).

The FC Lorient team led by Régis Le Bris managed to score seven goals in their previous six games for an average of 1.17 goals per game. FC Lorient has not defeated Marseille in their previous nine league games entering this matchup.

Marseille and Montpellier drew 1-1 in their prior meeting in Ligue 1. Marseille had 68% of the control in that game and 2 of their 13 shots on goal were successful.

Mattéo Guendouzi (44′) was the lone performer for Marseille to register a goal. Montpellier made 9 efforts at goal against them, with 3 of those shots finding the back of the net. Montpellier struck thanks to Arnaud Nordin (12′).

Marseille has conceded goals in 5 of their last 6 games, allowing opponents to score 9 goals overall. The statistics speak for themselves.

Marseille appears to have a soft underbelly in the rear. If that pattern continues into this next game, we’ll find out soon enough.

According to an analysis of their prior performances, Marseille has won all seven of their away league encounters against FC Lorient. A truly impressive track record. In their last nine road league games, they have gone unbeaten. They have traveled well and have been excellent.

Lorient vs Marseille – Betting Analysis

Looking at their previous matchups, which date back to 05/03/2017, reveals that FC Lorient has suffered a lot during these games.

While Marseille has been too strong for them, winning all of their matches against them, they have not been able to record any victories at all. During this time span, many goals were also scored—23 in total, or 3.83 goals per game.

The teams’ latest league matchup took place on Ligue 1 Match Day 19 on January 14, 2023, with Marseille defeating FC Lorient 3-1 in the end.

In that game, Marseille had 69% of the control and 8 of its 15 shots on goal were successful. Jordan Veretout (59′), Sead Kolainac (38′), and Alexis Sánchez (53′) tallied the goals.

FC Lorient, their adversaries, had 9 attempts at goal with 3 of them being on target. The goal was scored by Terem Moffi at 29′. Bastien Dechepy served as the official.

For FC Lorient manager Régis Le Bris, Yvon Mvogo (patella issues) and Julien Laporte (knee surgery) will be unavailable.

The players Vito Mannone, Théo Le Bris, Bamo Meté, Montassar Talbi, Vincent Le Goff, Julien Ponceau, Jean-Victor Makengo, Romain Faivre, Enzo Le Fée, Yoann Cathline, and Ahmadou Bamba Dieng are likely to play in a 4-2-3-1 configuration for this match, in our opinion.

Igor Tudor, the manager of Marseille, is presently dealing with fewer team options. Azzedine Ounahi (fractured toe) and Amine Harit (cruciate ligament injury) will not be able to play in this match.

With a starting lineup of Pau Lopez, Chancel Mbemba, Samuel Gigot, Sead Kolasinac, Jonathan Clauss, Valentin Rongier, Jordan Veretout, Nuno Tavares, Cengiz Ünder, Ruslan Malinovskyi, and Alexis Sanchez, we predict Les Olympiens will employ a 3-4-2-1 scheme.

According to our assessment, FC Lorient may struggle to score against this Marseille team, which is likely to score and possibly maintain a clean sheet as well.

What are the top odds for this match?

Regarding the current betting odds on the win-draw-win market, the win for FC Lorient is available for 4.62, betting on the game finishing all-square is 4.1 and betting on victory for Marseille comes in at 1.7. Those are the best of the bets on offer at the moment.

Lorient vs Marseille – Head -to- Head

Lorient vs Marseille

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