On Friday, 13 August, Lorient will host AS Monaco in the second round of the French Ligue 1. The meeting, which will take place at the Stade du Mustoir, starts at 22:00 Moscow time. Lorient – Monaco: forecast , bet, odds, statistics.
Lorient finished 16th in the Ligue 1 standings last season , just 3 points ahead of Nantes, who were forced to play in the play-offs.
This summer, the Merluses held a number of control meetings, in which they beat Brest (3: 2), Nantes (1: 0) and Angers (1: 0), and also drew with Concarneau (0 : 0) and Bordeaux (1: 1).
In the opening round of the national championship of the season 2021/22, Christophe Pellissier’s wards shared points with Saint-Etienne (1: 1), conceding the only goal from the penalty spot.
In the Lorient infirmary are Quenten Boisgar, Stephane Diarra, Quenten Lekouche and Loris Muyokolo.
As Monaco finished third in the 2020/21 French Championship, they won the right to play in the Champions League, where the third qualifying round has already taken place.
In the middle of the week, the Monegasques again beat Sparta Prague (3: 1 and 2: 0) and made their way to the playoff round, where they will face Shakhtar Donetsk.
In the first round of Ligue 1, Niko Kovacs’s team parted with Nantes (1: 1), scoring the only goal with the efforts of Gelson Martins .
If we talk about friendly matches, then in them Monaco beat Salzburg (3: 1), Cercle Brugge (3: 1) and Wolfsburg (2: 1), drew with Antwerp (0 : 0) and lost to Sociedad (1: 2).
Only the goalkeeper Benjamin Leconte is recovering from the injury at the Monegasques.
Forecast and rate
In the upcoming match, download 1xbet app give the advantage to the guests: the victory of Monaco – 1.76 , the victory of Lorient – 5.00 , a draw – 3.75 .
Monegasques lost points in the first round, but this fact should not be misleading, because they had an overwhelming advantage and only miraculously did not deliver more than one goal to Nantes. What can I say if the percentage of ball possession was 75!
The team of Niko Kovacs looked just as confident in the confrontation with Sparta in the Champions League, leaving the opponent no chance.
But the “merloose” played number twoeven against Saint-Etienne, so there is no need to expect a fierce struggle from them. Our forecast and bet is “Monaco’s victory with a handicap of -1” for 2.28.
Let’s also take “Monaco’s individual total over 1.5” for 1.86.