|Lorient:||Matthieu Dreyer, Andrew Gravillon, Julien Laporte, Jeremy Morel, Houboulang Mendes (Jonathan Delaplace, min.82), Jerome Hergault, Armand Lauriente (Yoane Wissa, min.61), Thomas Monconduit, Laurent Abergel, Quentin Boisgard (Enzo Le Fee, min.61) and Terem Moffi (Adrian Grbic, min.68)|
|Reims:||Predrag Rajkovic, Thomas Foket, Wout Faes, Yunis Abdelhamid, Ghislain Konan (Thibault De Smet, min.75), Dereck Kutesa (El Bilal Toure, min.63), Xavier Chavalerin, Valon Berisha (Nathanael Mbuku, min.63), Moreto Cassama, Mathieu Cafaro (Moussa Doumbia, min.75) and Boulaye Dia (Kaj Sierhuis, min.82)|
|Stadium:||the Stade Yves Allainmat|
|Goals:||Laurent Abergel (1-0, min. 53)|
Lorient snatched all three points from Reims in a 1-0 victory on Saturday, at the Stade Yves Allainmat. With both teams drawing in their previous fixtures, they were keen to pick up points. Lorient arrived with the intention of increasing their league score after a 1-1 draw against Rennes. Reims, on the other hand, had managed to pick up a single point in their encounter with Angers. As it stands, Lorient are currently 17th with 22 points from 24 matches, while Reims sit in 12th, with 28 points from 24.
After a goalless first half, The second half started all good for Lorient, beginning with Laurent Abergel opening the scoring, 53 minutes in, which sealed the victory for Lorient.
For Lorient, Enzo Le Fee, Yoane Wissa, Adrian Grbic and Jonathan Delaplace came on for Valon Berisha, Dereck Kutesa, Ghislain Konan, Mathieu Cafaro and Boulaye Dia, while Reims brought on Nathanael Mbuku, El Bilal Toure, Thibault De Smet, Moussa Doumbia and Kaj Sierhuis to replace Valon Berisha, Dereck Kutesa, Ghislain Konan, Mathieu Cafaro and Boulaye Dia.
The referee booked four players from Reims, Dereck Kutesa, Nathanael Mbuku, Thibault De Smet and Xavier Chavalerin.
Lorient will next travel to Monaco, while Reims will face Lens at home.