Lorient vs Angers Prediction & Tips
Lorient and Angers meet at Stade Yves Allainmat – Le Moustoir, in a match for the 35 th round of the Ligue 1. In the last head ‑ to ‑ head for this edition of the league, on 06‑12‑2020, Angers SCO won at home by (2‑ 0). The recent head ‑ to ‑ head record favors the home team, since they have a record of 2 wins, 2 draws and 1 loss in the last 5 matches. The home advantage may play an important role in this match, since both teams present significant differences in the results achieved at home and as a visitor.
The home team is currently in 17th position, with 35 points won, after 9 wins, 8 draws and 17 losses. In the penultimate game, they lost away against Olympique Marseille by (3‑2). In the last, he won at home against Bordeaux by (4‑1). This is a team affected by the home factor, which is stronger when they play with the support of their fans, since in the last 30 games they have recorded 1 victory, 6 draws and 8 losses as a visitor, with 14 goals scored and 27 conceded; against 8 wins, 1 draw and 6 losses at their stadium, with 23 goals scored and 24 conceded. For the championship, Lorient won 19 points out of a possible 30, after 6 wins, 1 draw and 3 losses in the last 10 games they played at their stadium. In the matches played at their stadium for the championship, the most frequent result at the end of the first 45 ‘was 0-0, which occurred in 6 of their 17 games. The team allowed goals to the opponent in 9 of the last 10 games, for that reason it has not presented great defensive solidity, but its attack has scored regularly, since it managed to concretize in 9 of the last 10 games for this competition. In 34 games in this competition, he suffered the first goal 21 times and only managed 3 twists.
Lorient enters this game with a 4-1 victory against Bordeaux, putting an end to the two consecutive failures in this Ligue 1: the team’s goals were signed by Terem Moffi (3) and Yoane Wissa. For acting against a better classified team, the coach Christophe Pélissier should enter the field with a more cautious strategy, exploring only the counterattack: Yoane Wissa is a very competent player in the offensive transition. On the other hand, Terem Moffi is Lorient’s top scorer in the league with 14 autographed goals. For this match the home coach cannot count on Jonathan Delaplace, Tiago Ilori, Thomas Fontaine and Matthieu Saunier, all due to injury.
The visiting team is currently in 12th position, with 41 points won, after 11 wins, 8 draws and 15 losses. In the penultimate game, they lost at home against Rennes by (0‑3). In the last match, they have lost at home against Monaco by (0‑1). This is a team that, curiously, has been stronger away than at home, as in the last 30 games they have recorded 5 wins, 5 draws and 5 losses as a visitor; against 5 wins, 3 draws and 7 losses at their stadium. For the league, Angers won 10 points out of 30 possible points, after 2 wins, 4 draws and 4 losses in the last 10 home matches. Defensive solidity has not been his strong point, as he has conceded goals in 7 of the last 10 games for this competition. In 34 matches in this competition, he suffered the first goal 18 times and only managed 2 twists.
Angers comes unmotivated for this match after having lost, by 0-1, against Monaco, adding the third consecutive defeat in this French championship. In this out-of-doors game, coach Stéphane Moulin should play in 5-3-2, privileging the maintenance of ball possession and positional attacks: Lassana Coulibaly will be the team’s conductor, being responsible for organizing and creating the offensive process. On the other hand, Stéphane Bahoken is Angers’ top scorer in the league with 6 goals scored. Out of this game are Souleyman Doumbia, Abdoulaye Bamba, Angelo Fulgini, Sofiane Boufal, Rachid Alioui and Enzo Ebosse, all with physical problems.
Lorient – Angers FREE TIPS
Lorient – Win @ 2.25
Both teams to score / YES @ 1.80
Over 2.5 Goals @ 1.90