LRN v LEN Match Preview and Fantasy Prediction | French Cup

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Lorient v Lens Preview with Fantasy Predictions
Lorient v Lens players in action during their French Cup match.

In this article, we will give you the best fantasy combinations, probable lineups, team news, key stats and grand league tips for the French Cup match between Lorient v Lens

Match details

Lorient v Lens

French Cup

Stade du Moustoir- Yves Allainmat, Lorient, France

10th February, 01:30 a.m.

Preview

The French Cup action continues in France tonight, as Lorient are all set to host RC Lens.

If we talk about the Ligue 1 table, both teams are currently in the top half of the table, with RC Lens sitting third, level on points with Olympique Marseille, who defeated the French League table toppers yesterday. A Coupe de France win tonight will boost their confidence in their hunt for the French League title. They reached this stage of the competition for the second straight time. They lost 4-2 to Monaco last season and would be looking to turn things in their favour this time around.

The Merlucciidaes, on the other hand, are currently seventh in Ligue 1, but their last two results have gone against them. Nonetheless, the Brittany-based club would be looking to knock off RC Lens at home, having gained confidence after a 6-0 thrashing of amateur side Chataigneraie in their previous French Cup match.

Match Prediction: Lorient 1-1 Lens

Unavailable: Laurent Abergel, Julien Laporte, Yvon Mvogo, Theo Le Bris, Terem Moffi, Wuilker Farinez, Jimmy Cabot,Adam Buksa, Steven Fortes, Alexis Claude-Maurice, Wesley Said, Massadio Haidara, Kevin Danso

Key Stats

Goals:

Lorient: Terem Moffi (12), Dango Outtara (6), Enzo Le Fe (4)

Lens: Lois Openda (9), Florian Sotoca (6), Wesley Said (5)

Assists:

Lorient: Dango Outtara, Enzo Le Fe (5), Julien Poncau (4), Gedeon Kalulu (3)

Lens: Florian Sotoca (6), Seko Fofana, David Pereira da Costa (3), P.Frankowski, Alexis Claude-Maurice, Facundo Medina, Jonathan Gradit (2)

Tackles & Interceptions:

Lorient: Enzo Le Fe (65), Vincent Le Goff (47), Dango Outtara, Gedeo Kalulu (45)

Lens: Przemyslaw Frankowski (57), Massadio Haidara (41), Salis Abdul Samed (38)

Chances Created:

Lorient: Enzo Le Fe (50), Dango Outtara (23), Julien Ponceau (22)

Lens: Florian Sotoca (44), Przemyslaw Frankowski (41), David Costa (24)

Probable XI:

Lorient: Mannone; Igor Silva, Meite, Talbi, Yongwa; Makengo, Enzo Le Fe; Faivre, Ponceau, Cathline; Dieng

Lens: Leca; Gradit, J.Onana, Medina; Frankowski, Abdul Samed, Poreba, Boura; Thomasson, Labeau-Lascary, Fulgini

Captaincy Picks:

1. Enzo Le Fe

2. I Boura

3. P Frankowski

Grand League Picks:

1. Labeau-Lascary

2. Cathline

3. Fulgini

Best Fantasy Combination 1 (Head to Head):

GK: V Mannone

Def: J Gradit, F Medina, M Talbi I Boura (vc)

Mid: A Thomasson, P Frankowski, J Ponceau, E Le-Fe (c), S Abdul-Samed

Fwd: B Dieng

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