Rennes & AC Ajaccio meet on Match-day 3
With a League position of sixteenth, Ajaccio will be one places higher than struggling Rennes, when they visit the Roazhon Park.
Rennes face his opponents with equal points, both teams will doubtless be keen to make progress
Rennes’s next opponents will smell blood if they begin the next match with all guns blazing. Whilst it’s understandable that they may want to do this, after their recent 1-1 draw at AS Mónaco and previous loss to FC Lorient, The Rennais must get a positive result and keep defensively solid.
Also, with one draws in one game, Manager Bruno Genesio has plenty to ponder, going into the next fixture, not least of which is how to get the wins he needs. Their position is seventeenth in the League and they have one point, that is, 0W, 1L and 1D having drawn one game and lost one game.
Playing at home, Rennes have lost one game.
Victory for Rennes would take their points tally to 4 so far this season.
Rennes’s squad will likely be depleted of three of their key players when they start on Sunday, due to injury or illness.
AC Ajaccio face their opponents, equal on points, it will likely be a thrilling encounter
Olivier Pantaloni’s men were held to a disappointing draw against RC Lens in their last fixture, he will be keen to improve on that in this game.
Also, Ajaccio seem unable to get over the line on a consistent basis, with one draws in one game. They currently stand sixteenth in the League, with one point for a total of 0 wins, 1 losses and 1 draws having drawn one game and lost one game.
Playing away from home, Ajaccio have lost one game.
Winning this fixture will see AC Ajaccio on 4 points.
Ajaccio are likely to be missing one of their key players when they start Sunday’s game, due to injury and illness.
Rennes v AC Ajaccio – Head-to-Heads.
Regarding their historical duels Rennes and Ajaccio have faced each other 14 times in the past, with the balance of wins sitting in Rennes’s favour (7 – 4). In addition, Ajaccio have repeatedly tasted defeat at the hands of Rennes in seven out of the last 13 fixtures with them. The last time they played each other in this competition was February 2014 and the score line ended up with a 3-1 win for The Rennais.