Auxerre vs Lorient Predictions and Match Preview

Auxerre vs Lorient
France – Ligue 2
Date: Monday, 3rd December 2018
Kick-off at 20.00 UK/ 21.00 CET
Venue: Stade de l’Abbé-Deschamps (Auxerre).

Lorient, one of the top teams in Ligue 2, travel to Auxerre as part of their 17th round fixtures. Auxerre is a part of the bottom tier of Ligue 2. The match is scheduled for Monday.

Lorient is the third-placed team in the league as of now. From their previous 15 league fixtures, Lorient has recorded 28 points on the table. Their record reads eight wins, four draws, and three losses. Lorient managed to score 21 goals and conceded 12 in return.

Auxerre, on the other hand, is the 14th team in the division. They have secured just 17 points from their 15 games. They won five games, drew two and lost the remaining eight. Auxerre has managed to score 15 goals and let 17 goals past their defense.

Lorient lost their last match, on the road, against Troyes. The match ended 2-0 in favor of the hosts. Pele.B scored both the goals for the home team. Though Lorient tried to find at least a goal, the Troyes defense completely shut them out.

Auxerre recorded an emphatic win on the road, against Sochaux, last weekend. The scoreline was 1-4. The Auxerre team will be high on morale after their fantastic display in the match.

Auxerre vs Lorient Head-to-head (h2h)

  • Auxerre is winless in nine of their last 12 games.
  • Lorient has lost only four of their last 20 matches.
  • Auxerre has just one win in their last six games in front of the home crowd.
  • Lorient has lost only four of their last 14 games on the road.
  • Six of the last eight head-to-head games, at this stadium, had both teams on the scoresheet.

Auxerre vs Lorient Prediction

Lorient holds the upper hand in this match. They are comfortably placed in the uppermost strata of the league table and is confidently fighting for promotion to the Ligue 1. Auxerre is charting their course so as to stay away from the relegation battle.

Lorient will take this opportunity to get an easy three points, and also improve their goal difference.

Usually, games between these teams are high goal-scoring affairs. Six of the last eight games, between these teams, at this stadium, had both sides on the scoresheet.

Lorient has lost only four of their last 14 games on the road, and Auxerre has recorded just one win in their last six attempts at home.

Auxerre vs Lorient Betting Tips

  • Lorient to win @
  • Both Teams to Score: YES @