Ligue 1: Rennes defeats Olympique Marseille 2-0 on Saturday

RENNES. Rennes beats Olympique Marseille with a 2-0 win with a goal from B. Bourigeaud (12') and a goal from L. Majer (35').

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RENNES. Rennes prevails over Olympique Marseille with a 2-0 win with a goal from B. Bourigeaud (12′) and a goal from L. Majer (35′). Olympique Marseille lost this match even if it was superior in terms of ball possession (60%).

The match was played at the Roazhon Park stadium in Rennes on Saturday and it started at 9:00 pm local time. The referee was Benoît Bastien with the assistance of Frédéric Haquette and Hicham Zakrani. The 4th official was Jérôme Miguelgorry. The weather was clear. The temperature was pleasant around 22 degrees Celsius or 71.64 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 53%.​

Match Statistics

Olympique Marseille was in firm control of the ball 60% while Rennes was struggling with a 40% ball possession.

Olympique Marseille was more aggressive with 36 dangerous attacks and 8 shots of which 0 were on target. Nevertheless, Rennes was able to find the solution to win this encounter.​

Rennes shot 9 times, 4 on target, 5 off target. On the other side, Olympique Marseille shot 8 times, 0 on target, 8 off target.

Cards

Rennes received 1 yellow card (F. Tait). On the other side, Olympique Marseille received 3 yellow cards (J. Sampaoli, D. Caleta-Car and P. Gueye).

After this match, Rennes will have 62 points to stay in the 5th place. On the opposite side, Olympique Marseille will stay with 68 points to stay in the 2nd place.

Match Events

  • 12'
    12'

    B. Bourigeaud

    M. Terrier

  • 27'
    27'

    F. Tait

  • 27'
    27'

    J. Sampaoli

  • 35'
    35'

    L. Majer

    M. Terrier

  • 64'
    64'

    D. Caleta-Car

  • 64'
    64'

    B. Dieng

    D. Caleta-Car

  • 71'
    71'

    P. Gueye

  • 73'
    73'

    P. Lirola

    P. Gueye

  • 76'
    76'

    L. Assignon

    B. Bourigeaud

  • 80'
    80'

    S. Guirassy

    G. Laborde

  • 80'
    80'

    J. Martin

    F. Tait

  • 81'
    81'

    B. Meling

    A. Truffert

  • 90'
    90'

    C. Ugochukwu

    M. Terrier

Next match

In the upcoming Ligue 1 match, Rennes will play away against Lille on the 21st of May with a 13-7 head to head stats in favor of Lille (13 draws).

Olympique Marseille will host Strasbourg on the 21st of May with a 7-0 head to head in favor of Olympique Marseille (5 draws).

Rennes: Formation and Lineups

Rennes adopted the aggressive line-up (4-3-3).

The manager Bruno Génésio chose to play with the following team: Alfred Gomis (6.7), Hamari Traore (6.5), Warmed Omari (7.0), Nayef Aguerd (6.9), Adrien Truffert (6.8), Lovro Majer (7.8), Baptiste Santamaria (7.1), Flavien Tait (6.5), Benjamin Bourigeaud (7.8), Gaëtan Laborde (7.0) and Martin Terrier (8.8).

Substitutes

Rennes made 5 changes: B. Bourigeaud for L. Assignon (76′), G. Laborde for S. Guirassy (80′), F. Tait for J. Martin (80′), A. Truffert for B. Meling (81′) and M. Terrier for C. Ugochukwu (90′).

Top player: Martin Terrier

The player who no doubt impressed Rennes the most was Martin Terrier even if he didn’t score any goal.

His rating is (8.8) with 26 passes (73% accurate) and 3 key passes. He was won 6 duels out of 8. He performed 3 crosses.

Olympique Marseille: Formation and Lineups

Also Olympique Marseille adopted the aggressive line-up (4-3-3).

On the other side, Jorge Luis Sampaoli Moya played with: Steve Mandanda (6.6), Valentin Rongier (6.5), William Saliba (6.4), Duje Ćaleta-Car (6.8), Luan Peres (6.3), Mattéo Guendouzi (6.2), Boubacar Kamara (6.8), Pape Gueye (6.4), Cengiz Ünder (6.5), Amine Harit (6.6) and Gerson (6.7).

Substitutes

Olympique Marseille made 2 changes: D. Caleta-Car for B. Dieng (64′) and P. Gueye for P. Lirola (73′).

Top player: Duje Ćaleta-Car

The player who no doubt impressed Olympique Marseille the most was Duje Ćaleta-Car.

His rating is (6.8) with 54 passes (83% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 2 duels out of 2.

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