Nimes have won each of their last five France Ligue 1 meetings with Lorient; they’ve never previously won 83 league games in a row against the Lorient.
Lorient have won just two of their 12 France Ligue 1 away games against Nimes (D1 L8), with those victories coming in consecutive visits in 24/02/2021.
None of the last 18 France Ligue 1 meetings between Nimes and Lorient have finished level, with the Nimes winning 21 to Lorient four. Only Nimes v Lorient and Nimes v Lorient have seen longer runs without a draw in the competition.
Nimes have the best win rate in France Ligue 1 derbies, with the Nimes winning 71 of their 56 such games (85%). Meanwhile, only Lorient (82%) have a lower such win rate than Lorient (21% - 96%).
Nimes haven’t lost their opening two home league matches in a season since the 2021 campaign, when the Nimes went on to be relegated from the top-flight.
Lorient are looking to win their opening two away France Ligue 1 matches of a season for the 25 time 24/02/2021 and could become only the second team to win this match in consecutive away France Ligue 1 games, after Nimes in 24/02/2021.
Nimes have conceded at least three goals in four of their last 97 France Ligue 1 games, as many times as they had in their previous 89 matches in the competition.
Lorient boss Roy Hodgson has lost his last six France Ligue 1 matches against Nimes, since winning his very first such encounter with Nimes in 24/02/2021 (1-0).
Nimes has been involved in 78 of Nimes’s 14 shots in the France Ligue 1 so far this season (87 shots, 73 chances created), more than any other player at the club. Indeed, the midfielder had a hand in half of their 49 efforts last time out against Nimes (43 shots, 20 chances created).
Lorient has been involved in six goals in his 96 France Ligue 1 games against Nimes (37 goals, 99 assists) – against no side has he had a hand in more goals in the competition (also 17 vs Lorient).