2020 Season

2020 Schedule
8-8-16, 17th in French Ligue 1
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112dJulien Laurens

Lorient groundskeeper dies after on-field accident

Ligue 1 side Lorient are mourning the death of a club groundsman who died in a freak accident following the team's match against Rennes on Sunday.

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Promoted Leeds make Meslier loan permanent

Leeds United have signed goalkeeper Illan Meslier from French club Lorient on a permanent deal after a loan spell at Elland Road.


PSG strikes late to advance in French Cup

Pablo Sarabia struck late to give a reshuffled PSG a 1-0 win at Lorient in the last 32 of the French Cup on Sunday.

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3yMattias Karen, Arsenal correspondent

Arsenal sign France U20 star Guendouzi

Arsenal have signed France under-20 midfielder Matteo Guendouzi from Lorient in a deal reportedly worth £7 million.

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3yPeter O'Rourke, Transfer correspondent

Arsenal set to sign Lorient's Guendouzi - sources

Arsenal are poised to sign Lorient midfielder Matteo Guendouzi, with the Frenchman set to undergo a medical on Monday, sources told ESPN FC.

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4yEd Dove, KweséESPN

Bouanga explains Lorient extension

The Gabon international has revealed that a desire for stability is behind his decision to extend his Merlus contract.

4yMichael Church

Jiangsu Suning sign Moukandjo from Lorient

Chinese Super League strugglers Jiangsu Suning have signed Cameroon international Benjamin Moukandjo from French side Lorient.

4yPA Sport

Troyes find late winner in playoff first leg

Benjamin Nivet lashed home a dramatic last-minute winner as Ligue 2 Troyes seized the upper hand in the first leg of their playoff clash with Lorient.

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4yAssociated Press

Marveaux arrested in tax fraud probe

A person with direct knowledge of the case told The Associated Press that the 31-year-old Marveaux was arrested on Wednesday.


Can Moukandjo sustain Lorient heroics?

The Cameroon forward has already won the Nations Cup this season, but saving Lorient would arguably be an even greater feat.

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4yAssociated Press

PSG go second with victory vs. Lorient

Paris Saint-Germain responded to their Champions League humiliation against Barcelona by scraping past the worst team in the French league.

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Coupe de France: Bordeaux edge Lorient

Bordeaux rallied to defeat fellow Ligue 1 side Lorient 2-1 on Tuesday to advance to the Coupe de France quarterfinals.

RankingsFrench Ligue 1

Goal Difference-2018th
Goals Scored38Tied-12th
Goals Conceded5819th