Their 2nd best record behind 2016-17, the fortress and the end of the season...
After the win, onto the stats! Here are the 4 things to remember after Nice's victory over FC Lorient this Sunday (2-1)
OGC Nice have won 16 of its 32 Ligue 1 matches this season (7 draws, 9 defeats), only in 2016/17 (20 wins) did the red and black club has done better at this stage of the season since its rise in 2002/03. This is their first win in the top flight since 5 March (1-0 v Paris).
THE ALLIANZ HAS BECOME A FORTRESS AGAIN
Gym have won five of their last seven home games in Ligue 1 (one draw, one defeat), after not winning any of their previous four (one draw, three defeats).
GYM, SECOND HALF SPECIALISTS
The Aiglons have scored 69% of their goals in the second half of the season in Ligue 1 (29/42), the highest ratio in the elite. Christophe Galtier's men have even scored 13 points in the last quarter games this season in Ligue 1, with only Paris scoring more (16).
NICE HOLD ON TO THEIR ADVANTAGE
OGC Nice are unbeaten in their last 31 Ligue 1 matches in which they have opened the scoring (24 wins, 7 draws), with their last defeat in that fashion coming on 8 February 2020, against Nîmes (1-3).