Tuesday evening, Lorient welcomes Le Mans on the 23rd day of Ligue 2. Lorient wants to keep the lead of the championship while Le Mans fights for its maintenance.
Lorient vs Le Mans Soccer Betting Picks
Present in Ligue 2 for 3 years now, Lorient seems set to leave it at the end of the season. Indeed, the Merlus are favorites to access Ligue 1 since they are at the top of the classification with 5 lengths ahead now on his dolphin lensois. Beaten by Valenciennes (3-0) before the break, the Morbihans won their first 3 meetings 2020 against Caen (2-1), Nancy (2-1) and especially Sochaux last Saturday (0-4) to take off in the ranking.
On the Le Mans side, the return to Ligue 2 after 7 years of absence is not easy. The promoted are in 17th place in the ranking with 2 small lengths ahead of the first relegation, Niort. On the other hand, the month of January is quite complicated for the Sarthois who started with 3 losses against Bordeaux in the Coupe de France (2-0), Auxerre (0-1) and Valenciennes (1-0). Friday evening, they stopped the hemorrhage by taking a point against Nancy (1-1).
The staff for Lorient vs Le Mans
The defensive potentials Martins-Pereira and Sainati are still in the recovery phase. In attack, the duo Wissa (12 goals) and Hamel (8 goals) are formidable.
Le Mans should make the trip without the porter replacing Aymes and without the important Diarra, Maziz, Musavu-King and Levêque, all hampered by physical glitches.
The probable compositions for Lorient vs Le Mans:
Lorient: Nardi – Mendes, Laporte, Saunier, Le Goff – Lemoine, Abergel – Cabot, Marveaux, Wissa – Hamel.
Le Mans: Boss – Vardin, Choplin, Lemonnier, Duponchelle – Boé-Kane, Fofana, Rajot – Maziz – Kanté, Gope-Fenepej.
The Hake came to win at MMArena in the first leg (1-2).
Lorient has won in the last 5 games played at Le Moustoir in Ligue 2.
Le Mans lost 7 times during its 10 trips.
Soccer Betting Picks Lorient vs Le Mans
In the wake of his last excellent performances, Lorient could overcome Le Mans on Tuesday evening.
Betting Picks: Lorient Victory