• Lorient have only won three of their 15 encounters against Monaco in Ligue 1 (D4 L8).
  • Lorient have only lost one of their seven home league games against Monaco (W3 D3); the first one played (August 1998).
  • Lorient are unbeaten in their last six home games in Ligue 1 against promoted teams (W4 D2).
  • Monaco have scored in their last 10 games; the best current run in Ligue 1.
  • Monaco have picked up 48 points so far; a record for a promoted team in Ligue 1 after 22 games played.
  • Monaco have won seven of their last nine league games; no side has a better record in Ligue 1 during this period (D1 L10.
  • Lorient have only lost three of their last 23 home games in Ligue 1 (W14 D6).
  • Monaco have lost none of their last five away games in the top-flight; the best current run in the division (W4 D1).
  • Monaco have won all five of the Ligue 1 games they have played without Falcao this season (10 goals scored, 0 conceded).