Ligue 1 – Match-day 2 Sees AS Mónaco take on Rennes
Monaco at home against Rennes – Saturday – 6:00pm GMT – The Stade Louis II.
This clash sees seventeenth play seventh, as struggling Rennes visit the Stade Louis II to face Monaco.
AS Mónaco’s campaign so far has seen them accrue three points this season
Monaco suffered an away loss to RC Strasburg in their last outing, they will doubtless be keen get a positive outcome in this fixture.
Also, that’s a run of one wins for Monaco. With a seventh position in the league and 1 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, they currently have three points in the League having won one game.
AS Mónaco will have 6 points if they manage to secure a victory.
Good Attacking Performance
They have a good scoring average of two goals. This is largely down to the efforts of their stand-out attackers – Sofiane Diop (1), Krepin Diatta (1), and Vanderson. Monaco have conceded one goal.
Injury and illness have depleted Philippe Clement’s Monaco and they will likely be missing six key personnel for Saturday’s match.
With the Ligue 1 season well into its stride, Rennes have managed to gain no points
Having lost to FC Lorient in their last game, Bruno Genesio’s men must reset and try to gain a positive result in this match.
Also, Rennes will be hopeful of shaking off the poor form that has seen them lose one game this Ligue 1 season. Their position is seventeenth in the League and they have no points, that is, 0W, 1L and 0D having lost one game.
Bruno Genesio will be forced to make changes to the plans for his squad, as injury or illness has depleted him of four of his Rennes players.
AS Mónaco v Rennes – Head-to-Heads.
Regarding their historical duels Monaco and Rennes have faced each other 55 times in the past, with the balance of wins sitting in Monaco’s favour (28 – 16). Additionally, five of the past six fixtures between Monaco and Rennes have resulted in a Monaco win. Their most recent encounter in this competition Rennes delivered a 2-3 away win.