This Ligue 1 match is the quintessential story of two sides headed in extremely different instructions.
AS Monaco, Lens and Stade Rennes are the lone squads in the French prime flight that have not suffered a defeat in their earlier six matches, heading into this weekend.
Bordeaux, on the flip side, is skidding on a 5-video game shedding streak, the longest in Ligue 1.
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Rennes (15-10-9) is in seventh put with 54 details, a person driving Marseilles and two trailing Lens, which is in the ultimate location for future season’s European tournaments. The Lens position is for a Europa League playoff berth. Lyon, with 67 points, is in fourth in Ligue 1, which secures a Europa location.
So in this one particular, Rennes is the staff that not only is on a steamroll but has anything to participate in for, with the money benefits of participating upcoming period in either the Champions or Europa leagues.
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Bordeaux (10-18-6), nonetheless, is in 16th in Ligue 1, two places crystal clear of a relegation playoff place. It has 36 factors, Lorient possesses 35 and, in that relegation playoff place, is Nantes, tied at 31 points with Nimes.
Bye, Bye Bordeaux
Bordeaux is slip-sliding towards that hazard zone, on a slope that is starting to be steeper by the match. It is 1-12-1 more than its earlier 14 online games, and has been outscored 32-11 in that extend.
Worse, for Bordeaux, is its modern track record from Rennes, which has a 4-1-1 edge, with a 7-2 ambitions edge, in the earlier six conferences among these two teams.
But, even worse, Bordeaux has been losing at both of those halftime and full time in its previous 4 game titles. If any group seems to have supplied up on the time, it’s Bordeaux.
Rennes Is Rolling
Stade Rennes, by distinction, is in stellar form. It is 5–1 in its past six matches, outscoring all those opponents 15-4.
Over the course of the complete season, however, Rennes has been attacking impressively. It averages 21.5 shot-making steps for each recreation, 3rd-ideal in France (guiding Lyon’s 25.71 and Paris Saint-Germain’s 24.12), and 23rd very best in the Major 5 of Europe.
Rennes, on the campaign, is No. 2 in France in possession (at 57%) and No. 3, powering Lyon and PSG, in shots per game, at 13.6. Its passing precision of 85.6% is next in Ligue 1.
All of which will be way also a great deal for Bordeaux. In individual, central defender Gerzino Nyasmi and midfielder Jéremy Doku are in excellent form and will give Bordeaux lots of head aches come Sunday.
Plus, 36-12 months-aged French keeper Romain Salin (.93 common aims against) is a single of 15 keepers in the Significant Five (England, Italy, Germany, Spain and France) who has permitted much less than a objective for every match this period.
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