Ligue 1 – Season Continues – Rennes v Tolouse FC on Match-day 15

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Rennes at home against Tolouse – Saturday – 9:00pm GMT – The Roazhon Park.

Rennes, currently sitting third, host twelfth placed Tolouse on Saturday.

Rennes have 28 points to their name, going into this tie

It was a 1-1 draw against Lille in Rennes’ last Ligue 1 outing, Bruno Genesio’s men will be hoping for a better result in this fixture.

Also, Rennes keep finding ways to win, having secured five victories in their last six matches is astonishing this season. With 28 points, they currently sit third in the League. The breakdown for the team’s record is 8 wins, 2 losses and 4 draws having won eight fixtures, drawn four games, and lost two meetings.

Rennes will welcome Tolouse to the Roazhon Park, safe in the knowledge that their home record this season is outstanding. This is further strengthened by their good home results, as they have won six fixtures and lost one game in the sevenmatches they’ve played so far this season.

Winning this fixture will see Rennes on 31 points.

Good atacking and defensive team

Defence begins with attack and Rennes have defended well as a team, borne out by conceding 13 goals in their previous matches. Every player has contributed to them delivering a solid defensive display this Ligue 1 season. This has been a good season so far for Rennes, in terms of goals scored (29). Their stand out attacking players have been Martin Terrier (8), Amine Gouiri (6), and Arthur Theate (2).

Bruno Genesio could be missing up to four of their players through injury or illness for the game on Saturday.

With the Ligue 1 season well into its stride, Tolouse FC have managed to gain 16 points

Tolouse come to this game on the back of an 0-2 home loss against AS Mónaco at Stadium de Toulouse.

Also, with an unfortunate Tolouse that has not managed to win in their last League so far, Philippe Montanier’s men form is worryingly poor. They should solve their trend if they don’t want to occupy the lasts places in the League Table. They currently stand twelfth in the League, with 16 points for a total of 4 wins, 6 losses and 4 draws having won four meetings, drawn four games, and lost six matches.

Tolouse’s away record is remarkable and poses a significant threat to Rennes. In the 6 games they’ve played on the road this season, they have so far won one game, drawn one game, and lost four fixtures.

A win in this fixture would take Tolouse FC’s points to 19 in the League.

Tolouse are missing two players through injury or illness. This will affect Philippe Montanier’s selection choices significantly.

Rennes v Tolouse FC – Head-to-Heads.

Regarding their historical duels Rennes and Tolouse have faced each other 43 times in the past, with the balance of wins sitting in Rennes’s favour (21 – 12). Further, Rennes are unbeaten in their last nine of the past 17 matches with Tolouse. The last time both teams met in this competition Tolouse FC secured a 0-2 away win.

Performance Report

For Rennes, Martin Terrier has nettedeight goals in 14 League matches this season, while Zakaria Aboukhlal scoredthree goals in 14 League games this Ligue 1 Season for Tolouse.

Other players of note for Rennes are Martin Terrier and Amine Gouiri with eight goals each and for Tolouse are Brecht Dejaegere and Rafael Ratao with three goals and three goals respectively.