Coverage of the Ligue 1 clash between Lorient and Nice.
Next Game: Dijon vs. Nice - Saturday, March 4 at 7pm in Ligue 1
Bastia punished over Mario Balotelli 'racist abuse'Ligue 1 side Bastia are punished after its fans are found to have racially abused Nice striker Mario Balotelli.
Tony Chapron: 'Mario Balotelli sent off for insulting me in English'Referee Tony Chapron reveals that Mario Balotelli was sent off in Nice's 1-0 win at Lorient due to the striker insulting the official in English.
Feb 19, 11:17
Report: Sunderland interested in Nice midfielder Wylan CyprienSunderland are reportedly tracking Nice and France Under-21 midfielder Wylan Cyprien with a view to a summer bid.
Feb 13, 18:47
Southampton sign Hassen Mouez on loanSouthampton confirm the signing of goalkeeper Hassen Mouez on loan from Nice until the end of the season.
Jan 31, 14:08
Report: Southampton close to signing Nice goalkeeper Mouez HassenSouthampton are close to completing the signing of 21-year-old Nice goalkeeper Mouez Hassen, according to reports.
Jan 30, 21:42
Mario Balotelli racial abuser gets stadium banA Bastia supporter receives a stadium ban after admitting to hurling racial abuse at Mario Balotelli.
Jan 25, 20:24
Italy boss Giampiero Ventura to hold talks with Mario BalotelliItaly head coach Giampiero Ventura is planning talks with Mario Balotelli, potentially paving the way for a return to the squad for World Cup qualifying.
Jan 24, 17:13
Nice join race to sign Dimitri Payet from West Ham United?Nice are ready to rival Ligue 1 rivals Marseille for the signing of West Ham United playmaker Dimitri Payet, who they reportedly want to take on loan.
Jan 22, 10:18
Arsenal considering bid for Porto defender Ricardo Pereira?Arsenal are reportedly considering a bid for Porto defender Ricardo Pereira, who is currently on loan at Nice.
Jan 5, 15:59
Jean-Pierre Rivere: 'Nice cannot afford Memphis Depay'Nice president Jean-Pierre Rivere concedes that his club 'cannot afford' to sign Manchester United attacker Memphis Depay.
Jan 4, 17:45
Report: Everton pondering Mario Balotelli moveEverton reportedly express an interest in signing Mario Balotelli, who is said to be keen on a return to the Premier League.
Dec 29, 21:00
Mino Raiola: 'Mario Balotelli could return to Premier League'Mario Balotelli has "had talks with English clubs" over a return to the Premier League, according to the Nice forward's agent Mino Raiola.
Dec 22, 16:39
Mario Balotelli: 'I'd play for Arsenal'Mario Balotelli says that he could see himself playing for Arsenal one day, but would "never" return to Liverpool.
Dec 8, 15:28
Europa League roundup: Schalke 04, Shakhtar, Zenit maintain perfect recordsThree teams remain on track to end the group-stage campaign with a 100% record following another night of drama in the Europa League.
Nov 24, 21:51
Mario Balotelli: 'Brendan Rodgers relationship at Liverpool was a disaster'Nice striker Mario Balotelli says that his relationship with former Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers was a "disaster".
Nov 16, 12:29
Mario Balotelli tells Mamadou Sakho to leave LiverpoolFormer Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli urges out-of-favour defender Mamadou Sakho to leave Anfield and join him at Nice in January.
Nov 6, 21:57
Mario Balotelli: 'I only spoke to Jurgen Klopp once at Liverpool'Former Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli claims that he spoke to Jurgen Klopp "once" and says that neither the Reds nor AC Milan were "ideal environments" for him.
Oct 3, 22:26
Liverpool flop Mario Balotelli to earn recall to Italy squad?A report claims that Mario Balotelli will be included in Italy's squad for their upcoming World Cup qualifiers after a fine start to life in Ligue 1 with Nice.
Sep 25, 17:00
Mario Balotelli: 'Joining Liverpool was worst mistake of my life'Mario Balotelli describes joining Liverpool as the "worst mistake" of his life.
Sep 12, 10:02
Mario Balotelli scores on Nice debutMario Balotelli takes just seven minutes to open his goalscoring account for new club Nice, netting from the penalty spot against Marseille.
Sep 11, 20:26