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Form Guide: Lorient vs SC Bastia (28/02/15)

Saturday: Lorient (16th) vs Bastia (11th) (19:00 GMT)

Lorient will be aiming to put an end to Bastia’s unbeaten run with a victory against them at the Stade du Moustoir this weekend. The hosts are in need of points to move themselves away from the bottom three; they are just two clear of 17th placed Evian heading into this weekend. Sylvain Ripoll’s men managed to hold league leaders Lyon to a 1-1 draw in their last outing.

Bastia, meanwhile, will be looking to extend their resurgent run with a fourth consecutive league victory.  The visitors are unbeaten in their last nine league outings, a run of form which has seen them rise from bottom-of-the-table to 11th, just one point away from a spot in the top half.

– Lorient have lost just one of their last five league games.

– They are unbeaten in their last three home league encounters.

– Bastia have conceded only six goals during their nine match unbeaten run.

– However, they have lost all six away league games this season in which they conceded the first goal.

– In the reverse fixture in Week 9, Lorient beat Bastia 2-0 at the Stade Armand Cesari.

R.B.


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