• Bordeaux have lost just one of their last nine Ligue 1 games against Lorient (W4 D4), though it was the last meeting in October 2015 (2-3).
  • The last two Ligue 1 games between Bordeaux & Lorient in Gironde finished with a 3-2 result.
  • Bordeaux have won just two of their last nine games in Ligue 1 (D4 L3), in Monaco (2-1) & Troyes (4-2) in April.
  • Bordeaux are winless in their last five home Ligue 1 games (D3 L2), their longest drought since August-November 2011 (7 games).
  • Lorient have won just two of their last 10 away games in Ligue 1 (D2 L6), in Troyes in February (1-0) & in Caen (2-1) in April.
  • Lorient have failed to score in their last two Ligue 1 games, the longest current drought alongside Angers. Lorient haven’t failed to score in three consecutive league games since April 2015.
  • Lorient have conceded 55 goals in 36 games in Ligue 1 this season, their highest tally at this stage of the competition.
  • Cheick Diabaté has scored four goals in Bordeaux’s last three Ligue 1 games against Lorient.
  • Only Zlatan Ibrahimovic has been involved in more goals (26 – 19 goals, 7 assists) than Cheick Diabaté (10 – 8 goals, 2 assists) amongst foreign players in Ligue 1 in 2016.
  • Walid Mesloub has assisted both of Lorient’s last two league goals against Bordeaux.