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RENNES. Rennes demolishes Olympique Lyonnais 4-1 with goals of

RENNES. Rennes demolishes Olympique Lyonnais 4-1 with goals of G. Laborde (45′), H. Traore (51′), A. Truffert (76′) and A. Truffert (83′). On the other side, Olympique Lyonnais scored with ​L. Paqueta (90′ pen).

The match was held at the Roazhon Park Stadium in Rennes on Sunday and this began at 7:45 pm local time. The referee was Benoît Bastien who had the assistance of Aurélien Berthomieu and Djemel Zitouni. The 4th official was Olivier Thual. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold around 7.4 degrees Celsius or 45.32 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 100%.​

Match Statistics

There wasn’t much of a difference in ball possession. Rennes was in possession of the ball for 49% of the time vs. Olympique Lyonnais that controlled the ball for 51% of the time.

Rennes was more aggressive with 61 dangerous attacks and 23 shots of which 10 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Rennes won the match.

Rennes shot 23 times, 10 on target, 13 off target. On the other side, Olympique Lyonnais shot 6 times, 3 on target, 3 off target.


Rennes received 2 yellow cards (B. Santamaria and W. Omari). On the opposite side, Olympique Lyonnais received 2 yellow cards (B. Guimaraes and I. Slimani).

After this match, Rennes will have 22 points to stay in the 5th place. On the opposite side, Olympique Lyonnais will stay with 19 points like Montpellier to stay in the 7th place.

Match Events

  • 25'

    B. Santamaria

  • 35'

    W. Omari

  • 40'

    B. Guimaraes

  • 45'

    G. Laborde

  • 46'

    I. Slimani

    B. Guimaraes

  • 51'

    H. Traore

  • 54'

    I. Slimani

  • 73'

    A. Truffert

    M. Terrier

  • 73'

    K. D. Sulemana

    B. Bourigeaud

  • 76'

    A. Truffert

  • 82'

    R. Cherki

    K. Toko Ekambi

  • 83'

    A. Truffert

  • 87'

    L. Assignon

    H. Traore

  • 90'

    C. Ugochukwu

    L. Majer

  • 90'

    S. Guirassy

    G. Laborde

  • 90'

    L. Paqueta (Penalty)

Next match

In the upcoming Ligue 1 match, Rennes will host Montpellier on the 20th of November with a 9-8 head to head stats in favor of Rennes (7 draws).

Olympique Lyonnais will host Olympique Marseille on the 21st of November with a 12-5 head to head record in favor of Olympique Lyonnais (14 draws).

Rennes: Formation and Lineups

Rennes started with a 4-4-1-1 line-up (4-4-1-1).

The manager Bruno Génésio chose to play with the following team: Alfred Gomis (7.4), Hamari Traore (7.7), Warmed Omari (7.3), Nayef Aguerd (7.0), Birger Meling (7.4), Benjamin Bourigeaud (7.6), Baptiste Santamaria (7.3), Flavien Tait (8.1), Martin Terrier (7.0), Lovro Majer (8.1) and Gaëtan Laborde (7.0).


Rennes made 5 changes: M. Terrier for A. Truffert (73′), B. Bourigeaud for K. D. Sulemana (73′), H. Traore for L. Assignon (87′), L. Majer for C. Ugochukwu (90′) and G. Laborde for S. Guirassy (90′).

Top player: Adrien Truffert

The player who no doubt impressed Rennes the most was Adrien Truffert.

His rating is (8.5) with 2 goals, 6 passes (100% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 1 duel out of 3.

His performance was notable also because he began the game from the bench before entering the field in the 73′.

Olympique Lyonnais: Formation and Lineups

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

On the opposite side, Peter Bosz played with: Anthony Lopes (7.3), Léo Dubois (6.4), Jérôme Boateng (6.5), Jason Denayer (6.8), Emerson Palmieri (6.7), Thiago Mendes (6.6), Bruno Guimarães (7.2), Maxence Caqueret (6.1), Karl Toko Ekambi (7.1), Lucas Paquetá (7.1) and Houssem Aouar (6.3).


Olympique Lyonnais made 2 changes: B. Guimaraes for I. Slimani (46′) and K. Toko Ekambi for R. Cherki (82′).

Best player: Anthony Lopes

The player that probably impressed the most for Olympique Lyonnais was the goalkeeper: Anthony Lopes. His rating is 7.31. He performed 6 saves.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Ligue 1



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