Rennes 0-1 Lorient: Visitors steal the show at the Roazhon Park

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Rennes lost their first match in the new Ligue 1 season against FC Lorient. Today’s result, Rennes and Lorient currently occupy 18th and 7th spots in the league, with 0 points and 3 points respectively after 1 match.

Following a goalless first half, Lorient continued to pile on the pressure in the second and were rewarded, when Arthur Theate found the net at the 65 minute mark. When the final wisthle blew, the result was 1-0 to Lorient.

Substitutions for Rennes included Sehrou Guirassy, Kamal-Deen Sulemana, Desire Doue and Jeremy Doku for Lovro Majer, Benjamin Bourigeaud, Flavien Tait and Gaetan Laborde, repectively. Lorient brought on Theo Le Bris, Ibrahima Kone and Stephane Diarra, to replace Bonke Innocent, Terem Moffi and Armand Lauriente.

There were bookings for Adrien Truffert, Arthur Theate and Hamari Traore from Rennes. For Lorient, Vincent Le Goff saw yellow.

In the second round of action in the Ligue 1 Rennes will play against AS Mónaco away and Lorient will play against Lyon at home.

Technical card:
Rennes:Steve Mandanda, Hamari Traore, Arthur Theate, Joe Rodon, Adrien Truffert, Lovro Majer (Sehrou Guirassy, min.68), Baptiste Santamaria, Flavien Tait (Desire Doue, min.73), Martin Terrier, Benjamin Bourigeaud (Kamal-Deen Sulemana, min.73) and Gaetan Laborde (Jeremy Doku, min.73)
FC Lorient:Yvon Mvogo, Gedeon Kalulu, Julien Laporte, Montassar Talbi, Vincent Le Goff, Laurent Abergel, Enzo Le Fee, Bonke Innocent (Theo Le Bris, min.67), Dango Ouattara, Terem Moffi (Ibrahima Kone, min.84) and Armand Lauriente (Stephane Diarra, min.90)
Stadium:the Roazhon Park
Goals:Arthur Theate (0-1, min. 65)