Ligue 1: Nantes recovers a 0-1 deficit to prevail over Rennes 2-1

NANTES. Nantes succeeded in turn the table against Rennes to win 2-1.

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NANTES. Nantes was able to turn the table against Rennes to win 2-1. It was Rennes to strike first with a goal of F. Tait at the 32′. Then it was a goal in the 45′ minute to make things even for 1-1. Eventually, N. Pallois gave the win to Nantes in the 71′ minute with a goal. Rennes was vastly superior in terms of ball possession (70%).​

The match was played at the Stade de la Beaujoire – Louis Fonteneau stadium in Nantes on Wednesday and it started at 9:00 pm local time. The referee was Antony Gautier who was helped by Aurélien Berthomieu and Gwenaël Pasqualotti. The 4th official was Floris Aubin. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant around 16 degrees Celsius or 60.73 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 82%.​

Match Statistics

Rennes was in firm control of the ball 70% while Nantes was struggling with a 30% ball possession.

Rennes was more aggressive with 65 dangerous attacks and 17 shots of which 5 were on target. Even so, Nantes was able to find the solution to win this match.​

Nantes shot 8 times, 3 on target, 5 off target. On the opposite side, Rennes shot 17 times, 5 on target, 12 off target.

Cards

Nantes received 2 yellow cards (W. Cyprien and L. Blas). On the opposite side, Rennes received 1 yellow card (F. Tait).

After playing this match, Nantes will have 51 points like Lille to stay in the 9th place. On the opposite side, Rennes will stay with 62 points to move up in the 5th place.

Match Events

  • 32'
    32'

    F. Tait

    B. Bourigeaud

  • 45'
    45'

    K. Coulibaly

  • 67'
    67'

    W. Cyprien

  • 67'
    67'

    Q. Merlin

    W. Geubbels

  • 68'
    68'

    D. Appiah

    O. Bukari

  • 68'
    68'

    R. Kolo Muani

    W. Cyprien

  • 71'
    71'

    N. Pallois

  • 74'
    74'

    B. Meling

    A. Truffert

  • 75'
    75'

    S. Guirassy

    L. Majer

  • 75'
    75'

    J. Doku

    G. Laborde

  • 82'
    82'

    M. Tel

    B. Bourigeaud

  • 82'
    82'

    C. Ugochukwu

    J. Martin

  • 82'
    82'

    M. Coco

    K. Coulibaly

  • 86'
    86'

    L. Blas

  • 90'
    90'

    F. Tait

Next match

In the upcoming Ligue 1 match, Nantes will play away with Olympique Lyonnais on the 14th of May with a 15-3 head to head record in favor of Olympique Lyonnais (4 draws).

Rennes will host Olympique Marseille on the 14th of May with a 15-8 head to head record in favor of Olympique Marseille (10 draws).

Nantes: Formation and Lineups

Nantes started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

The manager Antoine Kombouare chose to play with the following team: Alban Lafont (7.3), Sébastien Corchia (5.9), Jean-Charles Castelletto (7.6), Nicolas Pallois (7.4), Fábio (7.4), Samuel Moutoussamy (6.4), Wylan Cyprien (6.2), Osman Bukari (7.3), Ludovic Blas (7.0), Willem Geubbels (6.4) and Kalifa Coulibaly (7.6).

Substitutes

Nantes made 4 changes: W. Geubbels for Q. Merlin (67′), O. Bukari for D. Appiah (68′), W. Cyprien for R. Kolo Muani (68′) and K. Coulibaly for M. Coco (82′).

Top player: Kalifa Coulibaly

The player who no doubt impressed Nantes the most was Kalifa Coulibaly.

His rating is (7.6) with 1 goal, 20 passes (50% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 8 duels out of 15. He performed 1 cross.

Rennes: Formation and Lineups

Rennes started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).

On the opposite side, Bruno Génésio played with: Alfred Gomis (6.3), Hamari Traore (7.5), Warmed Omari (6.8), Baptiste Santamaria (7.1), Adrien Truffert (7.0), Lovro Majer (6.1), Jonas Martin (6.8), Flavien Tait (7.5), Benjamin Bourigeaud (8.0), Gaëtan Laborde (6.7) and Martin Terrier (7.7).

Substitutes

Rennes made 5 changes: A. Truffert for B. Meling (74′), L. Majer for S. Guirassy (75′), G. Laborde for J. Doku (75′), B. Bourigeaud for M. Tel (82′) and J. Martin for C. Ugochukwu (82′).

Top player: Benjamin Bourigeaud

The player who no doubt impressed Rennes the most was Benjamin Bourigeaud.

His rating is (8.0) with 45 passes (77% accurate) and 7 key passes. He was won 3 duels out of 7. He performed 5 crosses. He hit the woodwork once times.

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