Ligue 1 – Match-day 5: Rennes v Reims

Rennes vs. Reims

Rennes at home against Reims – Sunday – 3:00pm GMT – The Roazhon Park.

Sunday’s clash at the Roazhon Park- sees seventeenth placed Reims, travel to eighth-placed Rennes in the Ligue 1.

Rennes have so far accrued five points in this season of the Ligue 1

This match sees Rennes looking for a return to form, following a defeat in their last match against Angers SCO.

With an unfortunate Rennes that has not managed to win in their last League so far, Bruno Genesio’s men form is worryingly poor. The Rennais should solve their trend if they don’t want to occupy the lasts places in the League Table. They currently sit in eighth place, with a total of five points having won one game, drawn two fixtures, and lost one game.

Playing at home, Rennes have won one game and drawn one game.

A win in this fixture would take Rennes’s points to 8 in the League.

Rennes may have to resort to second choice players, given the number of first choice players that are now unavailable through injury, illness or suspension.

Reims’ Ligue 1 season, has so far seen them gain three points, going into this game

Reims have dropped five points in their last two games – a 0-2 defeat at Paris Saint-Germain and 1-1 draw at FC Metz.

With three draws in four fixtures, Manager Oscar Garcia has plenty to ponder, going into the next fixture, not least of which is how to get the wins he needs. They currently stand seventeenth in the League, with three points drawn three meetings and lost one game.

Playing away from home, Reims have drawn two games.

Victory for Reims would take their points tally to 6 so far this season.

Reims’s ever growing list of players missing due to injury or illness to be a concern for Oscar Garcia, ahead of this Sunday’s fixture against their opponents.

Rennes v Reims – Head-to-Head.

The recent form between these two sides has seen Reims with a greater number of wins. In the last 17 meetings, they have enjoyed nine victories, to Rennes’s four wins. Also, Reims have been hugely successful away to Rennes of late, winning 15 fixtures times in the last nine. The last time they played each other in this competition was April 2021 and the score line ended up with a 2-2 draw. With both sides conceding goals in their most recent game together, the probability of both sides scoring on Sunday is 48.54%.

Rennes’s win probability is 58.82 percent in this game.