Bordeaux 1 – Rennes 1- Points shared at the Matmut Atlantique Stadiums after draw

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Bordeaux were held to 1-1 draw by Rennes down on Sunday at the Matmut Atlantique Stadiums. Bordeaux arrived with the intention of increasing their league score after a 3-3 draw against Montpellier. Rennes were looking to extend their winning run after a 6-0 victory against Clermont Foot. As things stand, Bordeaux and Rennes are 16th, (7 points) and 11th, (9 points), spots respectively, after 8 matches.

Following a goalless first half, Rennes fought back the second half, thanks to Gaetan Laborde giving The Rennais the lead at the 56 minute mark. In the end though, their celebrations were kept brief, as Edson Mexer equalised for Bordeaux just before the final whistle and seeing the game end 1-1.

For Bordeaux, Samuel Kalu, Remi Oudin, Sekou Mara, Abdel Jalil and Jimmy Briand, came on for Otavio, Javairo Dilrosun, Timothee Pembele, Stian Gregersen and Yacine Adli. Rennes brought on Baptiste Santamaria, Sehrou Guirassy, Loum Tchaouna and Lesley Ugochukwu for Kamal-Deen Sulemana, Martin Terrier, Gaetan Laborde and Jonas Martin.

There were bookings for Fransergio from Bordeaux, and Jonas Martin, Warmed Omari, Birger Meling and Baptiste Santamaria, for Rennes.

Bordeaux will play their next fixture away against AS Mónaco, while Rennes will face Paris Saint-Germain at home.

Technical card:
Bordeaux: Benoit Costil, Edson Mexer, Stian Gregersen (Abdel Jalil, min.71), Enock Kwateng, Timothee Pembele (Sekou Mara, min.68), Fransergio, Otavio (Samuel Kalu, min.67), Ricardo Mangas, Hwang Ui-Jo, Yacine Adli (Jimmy Briand, min.87) and Javairo Dilrosun (Remi Oudin, min.67)
Rennes: Alfred Gomis, Hamari Traore, Warmed Omari, Nayef Aguerd, Birger Meling, Benjamin Bourigeaud, Flavien Tait, Jonas Martin (Lesley Ugochukwu, min.83), Kamal-Deen Sulemana (Baptiste Santamaria, min.75), Martin Terrier (Sehrou Guirassy, min.76) and Gaetan Laborde (Loum Tchaouna, min.83)
Stadium: the Matmut Atlantique Stadiums
Goals: Gaetan Laborde (0-1, min. 56) and Edson Mexer (1-1, min. 88)