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Lens vs Lorient prediction 2024-05-03

Lens
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2024-05-03
Winner
Lens
Lorient
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Probability of win
Lens — 63.2%
Draw — 20.1%
Lorient — 16.7%
Our Prediction
Winner: Lens;
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Lens will be aiming to make amends for a 2-1 loss to Olympique Marseille when they take on Lorient in the Ligue 1 round 32. Les Sang et Or do not seem to be at their sharpest, with the team winning only one of their last six league matches. Lens are eyeing a spot in European competitions and they will not have a better chance than this to return to winning ways in the French top flight. Both Salis Abdul Samed and Jimmy Cabot are sidelined with injuries for the home side.

Les Merlus, on the other hand, suffered yet another dip in form, with the team losing each of their last five league matches and given their shaky defence, we predict that the visitors are going to return home with their hands empty.

Prediction: 2-0 (Lens)

Expert: Footballpredictions-website

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Both to score
Yes
55.16%
No
44.84%
Total
More 2.5
More 3.5
Less 2.5
Less 3.5
59.9%
37.5%
40.1%
62.5%
Individual total
More 0.5
More 1.5
Less 0.5
Less 1.5
Lens
87.9%
62.4%
12.1%
37.6%
Lorient
62.7%
26%
37.3%
74%
Correct score
0:0
0:1
0:2
0:3
0:4
1:0
1:1
1:2
1:3
1:4
4.5%
4.4%
2.2%
0.7%
0.2%
9.5%
9.4%
4.6%
1.5%
0.4%
2:0
2:1
2:2
2:3
2:4
3:0
3:1
3:2
3:3
3:4
10.1%
9.9%
4.9%
1.6%
0.4%
7.1%
7%
3.5%
1.1%
0.3%
Lens Lorient
Games 34 34
Wins 14 7
Losses 11 19
Draws 9 8
Goals 45 43
Goals per game 1.3 1.3
Conceded per game 1.1 1.9
Attacks 110.4 93.6
Corners per game 5.2 4
Yellow cards per game 2.3 1.9
Fouls per game 13 11.8
Latest matches
Score
2024-05-19
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Lens
Montpellier
2
2
2024-05-03
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Lens
Lorient
2
0
2024-05-12
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Olympique Marseille
Lorient
3
1
2024-05-03
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Lens
Lorient
2
0
Ligue 1
Team Games Win. Draws Lost Goals Points
Paris Saint Germain 34 22 10 2 81:33 76
Monaco 34 20 7 7 68:42 67
Brest 34 17 10 7 53:34 61
LOSC Lille 34 16 11 7 52:34 59
Nice 34 15 10 9 40:29 55
Olympique Lyonnais 34 16 5 13 49:55 53
Lens 34 14 9 11 45:37 51
Olympique Marseille 34 13 11 10 52:41 50
Reims 34 13 8 13 42:47 47
Rennes 34 12 10 12 53:46 46
Toulouse 34 11 10 13 42:46 43
Montpellier 34 10 12 12 43:48 42
Strasbourg 34 10 9 15 38:50 39
Nantes 34 9 6 19 30:55 33
Le Havre 34 7 11 16 34:45 32
Metz 34 8 5 21 35:58 29
Lorient 34 7 8 19 43:66 29
Clermont 34 5 10 19 26:60 25
Top scorers
Lens
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S. Wahi (9)
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F. Sotoca (7)
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W. Saïd (7)
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D. Machado Mena (4)
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D. Pereira da Costa (4)
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P. Frankowski (3)
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M. Guilavogui (2)
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F. Medina (1)
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J. Gradit (1)
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N. El Aynaoui (1)
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A. Thomasson (1)
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O. Cortés Cortés (1)
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A. Diouf (1)
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K. Danso (1)
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R. Aguilar (1)
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A. Fulgini (1)
Lorient
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R. Faivre (5)
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E. Kroupi (5)
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C. Dieng (4)
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J. Ponceau (3)
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L. Abergel (2)
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B. Mendy (2)
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T. Aiyegun (2)
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T. Bakayoko (2)
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D. Yongwa Ngameni (1)
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S. Toure (1)
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V. Le Goff (1)
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C. Doucouré (1)
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A. Kari (1)
Top assists
Lens
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F. Sotoca
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F. Medina
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S. Wahi
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R. Aguilar
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A. Fulgini
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P. Frankowski
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N. El Aynaoui
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D. Pereira da Costa
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A. Thomasson
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O. Cortés Cortés
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W. Saïd
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M. Haïdara
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N. Mendy
Lorient
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E. Kroupi
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C. Doucouré
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J. Ponceau
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T. Le Bris
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B. Mendy
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G. Kalulu Kyatengwa
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T. Bakayoko
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C. Dieng
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A. Kari
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D. Yongwa Ngameni
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S. Toure
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V. Le Goff
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R. Faivre
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L. Abergel
Ligue 1 Lens Lorient
Number of matches 306 34 34
Average win rate (%) 36.8 41.2 20.6
Goals per match 2.7 1.3 1.3
Yellow per match 4 2.3 1.9
Corners per match 9.4 5.2 4
Home goals per match 1.5 1.6 1.5
Away goals per match 1.3 1.1 1
Player rating 6.8 6.9 6.9

A Deep Dive into the Histories of Lens and Lorient: Two Noble Teams of Soccer

Standing shoulder to shoulder among the elite soccer clubs in France, both Lens and Lorient have carved out a niche for themselves in the national and international soccer scene. Each has its own unique history, filled with highs and lows, that has helped shape them into teams known for their skill, passion and sporting prowess. In this article, we'll take a closer journey through the evolution and historical points of interest of these two highly esteemed teams.

The Inception and History of RC Lens

Racing Club de Lens, fondly known as RC Lens, was founded on 1906 in the city of Lens, Nord-Pas-de-Calais. Over the years, they emerged from humble beginnings to become a professional soccer club in France. Their jersey, ‘Sang et Or,’ which translates to 'Blood and Gold,' metaphorically represents the passion and valor with which they take to the field.

Lens had a breakthrough season in the 1990's, winning the Coupe de la Ligue in 1994, and following it up with the Ligue 1 title in 1998. This golden era in their history cemented their status as one of France's premier soccer clubs.

Triumphs and Tribulations of RC Lens

Like any soccer team, Lens witnessed ups and downs; from the ecstasy of winning Ligue 1 to the agony of relegation. However, their resilience was always evident as they consistently bounced back, reestablishing themselves in France's top-tier even after suffering relegation.

Beyond domestic success, Lens has also proven their credentials on the European scene. They’ve had commendable runs in both the UEFA Cup and UEFA Champions League, which affirmed their reputation on the international stage.

Lorient FC: Beginning and Evolution

Football Club Lorient Bretagne Sud, simply known as Lorient FC, was established in 1926. Over the years, the club has marked its authority in French soccer with its distinctive orange and black jersey and their ever-enduring mascot, the Merlu.

Lorient's significant breakthrough came in the 1990s as they jumped from the third division to Ligue 1. Their progress did not stop there. The pinnacle of their glory came in 2002 when they clinched the Coupe de France, which remains as one of the landmark moments in their history.

A Look at Lorient’s Journey Through the Years

Lorient's journey hasn't always been smooth. They experienced numerous relegations, but each time they faced adversity, they held firm to their motto - 'The harder the battle, the sweeter the victory.' Overcoming obstacles became second nature for this resilient team.

On the European front, Lorient qualified for the UEFA Cup after their historic Coupe de France win, putting them on the European soccer map. Despite not having the same success as Lens in international competitions, their determination and zeal proves they are a team not to be trifariously belittled.

Two Glorious Teams, One Shared Passion

Through the annals of French soccer, both RC Lens and Lorient FC stand as pillars of perseverance, resilience and accomplishment. Their journeys, though different, share an underlying theme of tenacity, symbolic of the city and the people they represent.

Be it in their individual triumphs, collective victories, or the grit they demonstrated in their lowest moments, both Lens and Lorient embody the spirit of soccer - uniting people and sowing seeds of hope, win or lose.

A Vision for the Future

Even though each team holds steadfastly to its rich tradition and history, they continue to push forward with progressive visions for the future. Both Lens and Lorient keep producing and nurturing young talents, paving the way for a bright and promising future.

As we look forward to their continued evolution, there is a promise of more exciting matches, intense rivalries, and the continuing growth of these storied clubs on the national and international scene.

Signing Off

In conclusion, so much can be said about the remarkable histories of RC Lens and Lorient FC. They are more than just soccer teams. They epitomize the heart and soul of their respective cities and fans, and their histories are a testament to their tenacity and passion for the beautiful game. As they continue to write their stories with each passing season, we can only anticipate more intrigue, drama, and ultimately, history to be made.