Lorient vs Lyon. Will the hosts create another sensation at the start of Ligue 1?

On August 14, in the 2nd round match of the French Ligue 1, Lorient and Lyon will meet. The match will take place at the Stade du Mustoire (Lorient).

Our Expert Predictions & Analysis on Lorient vs Lyon


Lorient is off to a great start to the new season, with the team defeating Rennes 1-0 on the road in their debut match. The Merluzovye did not have any illusions about the meeting, so the team decided to play defensively. As a result, Christophe Pelissier's guys only had 36% of the ball. In the second half, luck smiled at the guests, the "red-blacks" accidentally cut the ball into their own net. In the future, the “fishermen” generally abandoned their attempts to attack, deciding to keep their advantage.

Lorient is in the 8th place in Ligue 1, earning a sensational 3 points in the starting round.


Lyon also started the season with a win, the team at home was stronger than Ajaccio 2:1. "Weavers" entered the meeting just fine, already on the 22nd minute the team was leading by 2 goals. Shortly thereafter, Olympique remained in the minority, Lopes received a direct red card. Almost immediately after that, the guests otkvitali one ball. Just before the whistle for the break, Ajaccio also lost one player, so that in the second half, the guys of Peter Bos were able to keep the advantage in their hands. Aunt and Lacazette scored goals for the "children".

Lyon this season is set to win a minimum of medals.

Lorient vs Lyon

Lorient vs Lyon facts

  • Over 2.5 goals played in Lyon's last 8 games in Ligue 1;
  • Lyon have scored at least 2 goals in their last 6 Ligue 1 matches;
  • Lyon have won 1st half and full time in last 3 Ligue 1 matches;
  • Lyon have won 5 of their last 6 Ligue 1 matches.

ODDs from download 1xbet

Bookmakers give preference to guests in the upcoming meeting. Quotations for the success of Lorient amounted to 4.30. You can bet on a draw with a coefficient of 4.00. Quotes stopped for the victory of Lyon, at -1.80. Bookmakers are waiting for productive football from French teams. 1xbet offers to bet on "Total less than 2.5" the coefficient is - 2.20, "Total more than 2.5" with quotes - 1.65. Install the 1xbet app and place a bet on the favorite!

Game Totals Prediction

Lorient showed himself well in the first meeting, the "fishermen" showed that in matches against them it will not be easy for anyone. Lyon managed to take three points in the opening match, declaring themselves, it's time for the team to return to the leading group. In the upcoming match, the “weavers” will win, Bos’s guys will be able to defeat the “hake” even on the road, the hosts simply do not have such bright personalities as Tete and Lacazette, who can independently decide the outcome of the moment, and the match: Lyon win - 1,80.

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