Lorient 1-2 Nice
Character, momentum, Atal, Laborde, opponent : 1 win, 5 key stats
Sunday's win at Lorient (1-2) kicked up five big stats for the Red-and-Blacks.
Nice have picked up eight points after conceding the opening goal in Ligue 1 this season, no team has done better.
Nice have tallied eight points from their last four league games (2 wins, 2 draws). That's as many as in their first nine outings of 2022/23.
ATAL: 5 IN A ROW
Since his arrival at Nice in 2018/19, Youcef Atal has scored in each of his Ligue 1 seasons, the only defender to do so along with Marquinhos. The Algeria international has now scored 11 times in 87 league games and has played 99 competitive matches with Nice.
GAËTAN & THE BENCH
Gaëtan Laborde has scored two of his four league goals this season after coming off the bench (1 with Rennes, 1 with Nice), that's as many as in his first 57 substitute appearances.
THE LITTLE EXTRA
Lorient lost their first game since 31 August when they were beaten 5-2 at Lens. They had not lost in the top flight after going 1-0 up since 7 November 2021 vs. Brest (1-2).
Source : Opta