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Lorient and Lens go head-to-head at the Stade Yves Allainmat – Le Moustoir for a place in the next round of the Coupe de France on Thursday, February 9th. Can Lens beat Lorient for the second time this season? Read our free prediction and find the latest odds for the fixture below in our detailed match preview.
Today's Predictions for Lorient vs Lens
Lens have lost only one of their last nine matches in all competitions ahead of their tussle with Lorient in the Coupe de France on Thursday. Read our top predictions for this week’s fixture below.
Lens to Win
Lens have come out of the blocks quickly since the campaign’s resumption in France and their run of just one defeat in nine games in all competitions highlighted the confidence currently permeating their ranks. Lorient meanwhile, have failed to win four of their last six matches and their limp 0-0 draw at home to a poor Angers outfit – who had lost 13 on the spin before that in Ligue 1 – at the weekend would have put another dent in their self-belief. Lens beat Lorient 5-2 when the teams last met back in August and our first prediction backs Les Sang et Or to come out on top again here.
Florian Sotoca to Score Anytime
Florian Sotoca could never be described as prolific, though the Lens attacker enjoyed an impactful performance when Les Sang et Or hammered Lorient 5-2 at the start of the campaign. The 32-year-old rattled the net twice for his club during a dynamic display and that brace should arm Sotoca with the impetus he needs to tear holes in the same Lorient defence on Thursday. With that considered, Sotoca looks like an interesting prospect in the anytime goalscorer stakes again.
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Top Betting Odds and Stats for Lorient vs Lens
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