Ligue 1 – AS Mónaco at home to Rennes

Performance Report
AS Mónaco vs. Rennes
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Live at the Stade Louis II – Sunday – 9:00pm GMT kick-off.

Monaco at home against Rennes – Sunday – 9:00pm GMT – The Stade Louis II.

Monaco sit in third place and will be hopeful of maintaining Champion’s League qualification form, as they take on seventh placed Rennes.

AS Mónaco arrive at this match with 74 points

Monaco come to this game on the back of a victory, having beaten Reims 0-1 at the Stade Auguste Delaune.

Monaco keep finding ways to win, having secured 15 victories in their last 19 fixtures is astonishing this season, which has contributed significantly to their rise up the table. They currently sit in third place, with a total of 74 points having won 23 games, drawn five meetings, and lost eight fixtures.

Playing at home, Monaco have won 11 matches, drawn five matches, and lost two fixtures.

A win in this fixture, would take AS Mónaco’s points from 74 to 77, so far this season.

Good Attacking Performance

They have a good scoring stats of 74 goals (62 from open play and 12 penalties). This season, their stand-out attacking players have been Wissam Ben Yedder (19), Kevin Volland (16), and Sofiane Diop (7). Monaco have conceded 41 goals.

It is likely that four key players will miss Sunday’s fixture, which is something of a concern for Niko Kovac and his Monaco team.

This season’s Ligue 1 campaign, has so far seen Rennes 55 points

With one draw, which followed a defeat, Rennes’s recent form has not been great. They will be looking to return to winning ways in this next match.

Rennes keep finding ways to win, having secured five victories in their last eight games is astonishing this season. They currently sit in seventh place, with a total of 55 points having won 15 meetings, drawn 10 matches, and lost 11 games.

Rennes’ away record is remarkable and poses a significant threat to Monaco. In the 18 games they’ve played on the road this season, they have so far won seven games, drawn six fixtures, and lost five meetings.

A victory for Rennes would put them on 58 points.

Going into Sunday’s game, Bruno Genesio without one of his players, due to illness or injury.

AS Mónaco v Rennes Head-to-Heads.

Monaco and Rennes have faced each other 52 times in the past, with the balance of wins sitting in Monaco’s favour (25 – 16). Also, Rennes have repeatedly tasted defeat at the hands of Monaco in five out of the previous six fixtures with them.

For Monaco, Wissam Ben Yedder contributed with
19 goals in 36 League games this campaign, while Martin Terrier scored
nine goals in 36 League matches this season for Rennes.

Other standout players for Monaco are Kevin Volland and Sofiane Diop with 16 goals and seven goals respectively and for Rennes are Sehrou Guirassy and Benjamin Bourigeaud with nine goals and five goals respectively.

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