Moussa Dembélé during Monaco – OL (Photo by Valery HACHE / AFP)
With the defeat conceded in Lorient, OL find themselves with their backs to the wall against Monaco on Sunday (8:45 p.m.). In the Principality, the Lyonnais will be looking for a victory against a club that is also in the process of breaking in.
HAS Lorientthe OL wanted to continue its good momentum and get back on the Ligue 1 podium. The club did not know this ranking last season and will still have to wait. By biting the dust in Brittany, the Lyonnais suffered their first defeat of the season and above all were overtaken by their old demons. The accounting-perfect start to the season fell apart along with theOL left boulevards to the Hakes. In the space of 90 minutes, the Lyon club went from playing for the podium to an obligation of result on Sunday at monaco. Still fourth in Ligue 1 just three points off the top of the league, OL still find themselves expected in what looks like a justice of the peace before the break.
112th meeting between Monaco and OL
By losing at Lorient, Peter Bosz’s men have blown their joker and they must now catch up in the Principality on Sunday (8:45 p.m.). On the Rock, OL will cross swords for the 112th time withAS Monaco, a record among elite clubs. Above all, he will have to deal with a team that is also in the running-in phase. Tenth in Ligue 1, Philippe’s men Clement had started the season with two victories but the machine has since stalled. The Monegasques remain on two defeats and two draws, including one against PSG. ASM are an injured beast and it’s never good, especially for a team like OL, which is not very comfortable outside their bases.