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Antony Gautier in the middle
The international referee was born on November 19 1977 in Lille. Away from football is a lecturer at university. He has refereed OL three times this season in Ligue 1: ACA 2-1 OL, PSG 4-0 OL, Bordeaux 1-2 OL… and FC Lorient once: FCL 2-0 EAG.
He also refereed OL 2-1 OM in the Coupe de la Ligue quarter-finals.
271 matches, 986 yellow cards and 78 red cards.
120 L1 matches (445 yellow cards and 38 red cards)
13 international matches
THE TWO KITS
In the current squads, Gassama, Reale and Mvuemba have played for both teams. In the past, Bouafia, Hugues, Loko, Giuly, Marlet, Riou and Fiorese have played for both…
L1 HEAD TO HEAD
9 matches: 7 wins for OL and 2 draws at the Stade de Gerland.
BEST POSITION THIS SEASON
OL were twice L1 leaders this campaign: in Weeks 1 and 2. FC Lorient have never been better than eighth in Week 18. Between Weeks 8 and 10 they were in the relegation zone.
TOP GOAL SCORERS
Lacazette has scored 15 goals, Gomis 14… Aboubakar has 16, Aliadière 7… The Lyon attacking duo has scored 29 of the side's 55 goals (53%)… FC Lorient's forward pair have scored 23 (50%).
OL have used 3 'keepers this season (A. Lopes, Vercoutre, Gorgelin) while FC Lorient have used 4 (Audard, Chaigneau, Reynet, Lecomte).