Rennes and Angers meet at Roazhon Park, in a match for the 8th round of Ligue 1. At this stadium, the history of direct confrontations is favorable to the home team, which registers 4 wins and 1 draw in the last 5 matches . In fact, the last time these two teams played a match at this stadium was on 07‑12‑2019, in a match for Ligue 1 that ended with the victory of Rennes by (2‑1). The goals of the match were scored by M. Niang (80 ‘and 24’), for Rennes, and R. Alioui (90 ‘), for Angers. In this game the home factor may be decisive, as Rennes presents considerable differences in their results at home and as a visitor.
After 4 wins and 3 draws, the home team is currently in 3rd position, with 15 points won. In their last match, they drew with Dijon in an away match by (1‑1), after having drawn (2‑2) at home in the previous match, in a match against Reims. This is a stronger team with the support of its fans, since in the last 30 games it has registered 5 victories, 5 draws and 5 defeats as a visitor, with 24 goals scored and 18 suffered; against 10 victories, 4 draws and 1 defeat in his stadium, with 28 goals scored and 10 suffered. In their last match, for the UEFA Champions League, they drew with Krasnodar at home by (1‑1). In their last 10 home games, Rennes has 8 wins and 2 draws.
For this competition, they did not lose any of the last 7 matches. The team allowed goals to the opponent in 6 of the last 7 matches, so they have not presented great defensive strength, but their attack has scored regularly, since they always scored at least one goal in the last 7 matches for this competition.
Rennes comes to this game after a draw at home, on a ball, at the reception at Krasnodar. The local team generally plays in a tactical system in 4-3-3, favoring a more defensive style of play, attacking through the central zone, having as a main weapon the fast exits for the attack. It should be noted that in this tactical drawing the three players responsible for launching the panic in the opponent’s defense are Terrier, Guirassy and Del Castillo. The home team’s style of play is quite aggressive, especially when it comes to regaining possession of the ball. For this game the coach must have only one absence, due to injury: Faitout Maouassa.
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The visiting team is currently in 11th position, with 10 points won, after 3 wins, 1 draw and 3 losses. In the penultimate match, they lost away to PSG by (6‑1). In the last match, they tied at home against Metz by (1‑1). This is a team little affected by the home factor, that is, it presents similar results at home and away, since in the last 30 games it has registered 7 wins, 2 draws and 6 losses as a visitor, with 17 goals scored and 20 suffered; against 6 victories, 5 draws and 4 defeats in his stadium, with 16 goals scored and 18 suffered. In the last 10 away matches for all competitions, Angers won 4, drew 1 and lost 5. The team allowed goals to the opponent in 5 of the last 7 matches, so they have not presented great defensive strength, But their Attack has scored regularly, having scored goals in 6 of the last 7 matches for this competition. In their away matches there is a tendency to have few goals, since 19 of the last 42 they played ended with Under 1.5 goals.
Angers come to this match after a home draw by 1×1 at the reception to Metz. The outside team must act in a tactical system in 4-3-3 and must adopt a more defensive posture, in order not to suffer goals and be at a disadvantage on the scoreboard. In this tactical scheme, the player responsible for launching panic at rival defenders is FrenchLois Diony. Coach Stéphane Moulin must be very happy, because he will be able to count on all the players for this match.