Ligue 1 – Rennes to face Brest on Match-day 5
Wednesday’s clash between Rennes and Brest, sees thirteenth take on fourteenth in the League.
Rennes face his opponents with equal points, with both keen to make progress
Following two straight wins for Rennes in their most recent games, they will be keen to continue that form going into this fixture.
Also, Rennes will be hopeful of shaking off the poor form that has seen them lose one game this Ligue 1 season. With four points, they currently sit thirteenth in the League. The breakdown for the team’s record is 1 wins, 2 losses and 1 draws having won one game, drawn one game, and lost two fixtures.
Rennes have won one game and lost one game of their two League matches at home this season.
Victory for Rennes would take their points tally to 7 so far this season.
Going into Wednesday’s game, Bruno Genesio without three of his players, due to illness or injury.
Brest face their opponents, equal on points, it will likely be a thrilling encounter
Also, some statistics are more relevant than others they say, and one losses for Brest seems very relevant. They currently stand fourteenth in the League, with four points for a total of 1 wins, 2 losses and 1 draws having won one game, drawn one game, and lost two matches.
Brest will travel to Rennes with a win record on the road that is quite unremarkable, with one victory and one losses.
A victory for Brest would put them on 7 points.
Good Attacking Performance
This has been a good season so far for Brest, in terms of goals scored (6). This is largely down to the efforts of their stand-out attackers – Jeremy Le Douaron (2), Achraf Dari (1), and Haris Belkebla (1). Brest have shown a very poor defensive solidity, having conceded 12 goals in their previous games.
Brest are no strangers this season to illness and injury and Michel Der Zakarian is concerned that Wednesday’s fixture could see him without five of his key players
Rennes v Brest – Head-to-Heads.
Regarding their historical duels Rennes and Brest have faced each other 18 times in the past, with the balance of wins sitting in Rennes’s favour (9 – 3). Also, Rennes have seen victory in five of the past eight fixtures with Brest. The last time they played each other in this competition The Rennais delivered a 2-0 home win.