Monaco – Lorient : Preview & Prediction
Monaco, who does not see the end of the tunnel in Ligue 1, will try to give themselves a breath of fresh air in this League Cup with the reception of Lorient, resident of Ligue 2. A qualification for 1/4 Final will be good morale morale of Thierry Henry who does not seem to find the solution for the moment. Indeed, the “Red and White” were swept to Lyon (3-0) this Sunday night, five days after a defeat against Borussia Dortmund (0-2) to Louis II in the Champions League. With 4 defeats on his last 5 outings and a 19th place in Ligue 1,Monaco need the win against Lorient and record a first success on the Rock after 11 unsuccessful attempts! FC Lorient, host of the ASM, is not at the best too since the Breton club is still chasing a victory since 9 November. The current 4th in Ligue 2 remains 3 draws in the league against Lens (2-2), Auxerre (0-0) and against Niort (1-1). Outside, the Merlus failed in Saint-Malo (1-0) in the Coupe de France and Troyes (2-0) in the league and then took 1 point to Auxerre (0-0) during their last 3 trips . Winner in pain at Valenciennes (1-0), Ajaccio (1-0) and Toulouse (1-0) in previous rounds, the adventure Lorientaise in this League Cup could end on the Rock.
Monaco is the unfortunate finalist of the 2018 edition.
A first home win since May 12, 2018, all competitions?
Lorient is in the tough with a series of 5 games without a win (3 draws and 2 losses).
Lorient has signed 3 short wins in Valenciennes, Ajaccio and Toulouse in previous rounds.
On January 22, 2017, AS Monaco won Lorient at Louis II on the score of 4 goals to 0.
Monaco, in a context of crisis, has no choice but to defeat Lorient, a hierarchically inferior team, to reach the quarters in this competition.
Monaco – Lorient : Betting Tips
Monaco – Win Odds: 1.75
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70