• Lorient have only won four of their last 18 encounters against Rennes in Ligue 1 (D5 L9).
  • Lorient have only lost three of their last 20 home games in Ligue 1 (W12 D5).
  • Lorient have won their last three Ligue 1 games (9 goals scored, 0 conceded), their best run since December 2012 (4 wins in a row).
  • Rennes have lost 10 of their last 15 away games in the top-flight (W3 D2).
  • Rennes have failed to score in five of their last six away league games.
  • Lorient’s Vincent Aboubakar has scored in his last three Ligue 1 games, the best current run alongside St Etienne’s Mevlut Erding.
  • Jonathan Pitroipa has scored three goals in three league games against Lorient, his favourite opponent in Ligue 1.