Ligue 1: Brest recovers a 0-1 deficit to defeat Lorient 2-1

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LORIENT. Brest succeeded in turn the table against Lorient to win 2-1.

LORIENT. Brest was able to turn the table against Lorient to win 2-1. It was Lorient to strike first with an early goal of A. Grbic at the 5′. Then it was a penalty in the 58′ minute to make things even for 1-1. Eventually, S. Mounie gave the win to Brest in the 80′ minute with a goal. Brest was vastly superior ball possession (61%) was among the key factors of its victory.​

J. Hergault received a red card (28′)​. This red card was one of the reason why Lorient lost the match.

The match was held at the Stade Yves Allainmat – Le Moustoir Stadium in Lorient on Sunday and this began at 2:00 pm local time. The referee was Romain Lissorgue who was helped by Stephan Luzi and Mohamed Benkemouche. The 4th official was William Toulliou. The weather was clear. The temperature was cold around 13.9 degrees Celsius or 56.98 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 71%.​

Match Statistics

Brest was in firm control of the ball 61% while Lorient was struggling with a 39% ball possession.

Brest was more aggressive with 61 dangerous attacks and 19 shots of which 6 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Brest won the match.​

Lorient shot 10 times, 4 on target, 6 off target. On the opposite side, Brest shot 19 times, 6 on target, 13 off target.


Lorient received 1 yellow card (Igor Silva). On the other side, Brest received 1 yellow card (F. Honorat).

(Lorient) was sent out after receiving a red card in the (28′).

After this encounter, Lorient will stay with 15 points to stay in the 13th place. On the other side, Brest will have 9 points to stay in the 18th place.

Match Events

  • 5'

    A. Grbic

    T. Moffi

  • 28'

    J. Hergault

  • 38'

    T. Le Bris

    T. Monconduit

  • 44'

    F. Honorat

  • 46'

    L. Agoume

    H. Magnetti

  • 58'

    R. Faivre (Penalty)

  • 65'

    I. Cardona

    J. Le Douaron

  • 65'

    R. del Castillo

    F. Honorat

  • 74'

    Igor Silva

    A. Grbic

  • 75'

    J. Faussurier

    J. Uronen

  • 77'

    Igor Silva

  • 80'

    S. Mounie

    R. Pierre-Gabriel

  • 82'

    D. Ouattara

    T. Le Bris

  • 82'

    S. Soumano

    L. Petrot

Next match

In the upcoming Ligue 1 match, Lorient will play away against Angers SCO on the 21st of November with a 2-2 head to head.

Brest will host Lens on the 21st of November with a 1-1 head to head stats.

Lorient: Formation and Lineups

Lorient started with a 3-5-2 line-up (3-5-2).

The manager Christophe Pélissier chose to play with the following team: Paul Nardi (6.4), Houboulang Mendes (6.1), Leo Petrot (6.0), Jérémy Morel (7.6), Jérôme Hergault (6.6), Laurent Abergel (7.0), Enzo Le Fée (7.1), Thomas Monconduit (6.5), Vincent Le Goff (6.8), Adrian Grbić (7.1) and Terem Moffi (7.0).

Lorient could not rely on the presence of Igor Silva (injured).


Lorient made 4 changes: T. Monconduit for T. Le Bris (38′), A. Grbic for Igor Silva (74′), T. Le Bris for D. Ouattara (82′) and L. Petrot for S. Soumano (82′).

Top player: Jérémy Morel

Probably the most impressive player in Lorient was Jérémy Morel.

His rating is (7.6) with 45 passes (77% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 6 duels out of 7.

Brest: Formation and Lineups

Brest started with a conservative line-up (4-4-2).

On the other side, Michel Der Zakarian played with: Marco Bizot (6.5), Ronaël Pierre-Gabriel (7.7), Jean-Kevin Duverne (6.6), Lilian Brassier (7.3), Jere Uronen (7.4), Romain Faivre (7.3), Hugo Magnetti (6.5), Haris Belkebla (7.0), Franck Honorat (6.8), Jérémy Le Douaron (6.7) and Steve Mounié (7.6).


Brest made 4 changes: H. Magnetti for L. Agoume (46′), J. Le Douaron for I. Cardona (65′), F. Honorat for R. del Castillo (65′) and J. Uronen for J. Faussurier (75′).

Top player: Ronaël Pierre-Gabriel

The player who no doubt impressed Brest the most was Ronaël Pierre-Gabriel even if he didn’t score any goal.

His rating is (7.7) with 58 passes (84% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 5 duels out of 7. He performed 2 crosses.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Ligue 1



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