Rennes 1-0 Paris Saint Germain: conquers 1-0 with a goal scored by H. Traoré

RENNES. Rennes beats Paris Saint Germain 1-0 after H. Traoré scored just 1 goal (65').

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RENNES. Rennes defeats Paris Saint Germain 1-0 after H. Traoré scored just 1 goal (65′). Paris Saint Germain was vastly superior in terms of ball possession (65%).​

The match was played at the Roazhon Park stadium in Rennes on Sunday and it started at 8:45 pm local time. The referee was Benoît Bastien assisted by Hicham Zakrani and Aurélien Berthomieu. The 4th official was Marc Bollengier. The weather was rainy. The temperature was quite cold around 6.9 degrees Celsius or 44.44 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 93%.​

Match Statistics

Paris Saint Germain was in firm control of the ball 65% while Rennes was struggling with a 35% ball possession.

Paris Saint Germain was more aggressive with 56 dangerous attacks and 9 shots of which 2 were on target. Nonetheless, Rennes succeeded in find the solution to win this encounter.​

Rennes shot 10 times, 6 on target, 4 off target. On the other side, Paris Saint Germain shot 9 times, 2 on target, 7 off target.


No yellow cards were issued to Rennes. Regarding the opposition, No yellow cards were issued to Paris Saint Germain.

After this match, Rennes will have 34 points like Monaco to move up in the 5th place. Talking about the opposition, Paris Saint Germain will stay with 47 points to stay in the 1st place.

Match Events

  • 55'

    Kylian Mbappé

    H. Ekitike

  • 56'

    Achraf Hakimi

    Nordi Mukiele

  • 65'

    Hamari Traoré

  • 68'

    J. Doku

    D. Doué

  • 72'

    Carlos Soler

    W. Zaïre-Emery

  • 72'

    Fabián Ruiz


  • 76'

    Lorenz Assignon 

    A. Kalimuendo

  • 76'

    Birger Meling

    A. Truffert

  • 83'

    Renato Sanches 

    Danilo Pereira

  • 89'

    Flavien Tait

    Lovro Majer

  • 89'

    Kamaldeen Sulemana

    A. Gouiri

Next match

In the upcoming Ligue 1 match, Rennes will play away against Lorient on the 27th of January with a 14-6 head to head statistic in favor of Rennes (7 draws).

Paris Saint Germain will host Reims on the 29th of January with a 10-3 head to head stats in favor of Paris Saint Germain (3 draws).

Rennes: Formation and Lineups

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

The manager Bruno Génésio chose to play with the following team: Steve Mandanda (6.6), Christopher Wooh (7.0), Joe Rodon (7.1), Arthur Theate (7.5), Hamari Traore (7.4), Lovro Majer (7.6), Lesley Ugochukwu (7.0), Adrien Truffert (7.6), Désiré Doué (6.5), Arnaud Kalimuendo (6.5) and Amine Gouiri (6.5).


Rennes made 5 changes: D. Doué for J. Doku (68′), A. Kalimuendo for Lorenz Assignon  (76′), A. Truffert for Birger Meling (76′), Lovro Majer for Flavien Tait (89′) and A. Gouiri for Kamaldeen Sulemana (89′).

Top player: Adrien Truffert

Probably the most impressive player in Rennes was Adrien Truffert even if he didn’t score the decisive goal.

His rating is (7.6) with 40 passes (87% accurate) and 3 key passes. He was won 5 duels out of 7. He performed 1 cross.

Paris Saint Germain: Formation and Lineups

Paris Saint Germain started with a 3-4-2-1 line-up (3-4-2-1).

Talking about the opposition, Christophe Galtier played with: Gianluigi Donnarumma (7.8), Sergio Ramos (6.9), Marquinhos (6.7), Danilo Pereira (7.0), Nordi Mukiele (6.8), Warren Zaïre-Emery (6.2), Vitinha (6.5), Juan Bernat (6.9), Lionel Messi (7.1), Neymar (6.4) and Hugo Ekitiké (6.2).


Paris Saint Germain made 5 changes: H. Ekitike for Kylian Mbappé (55′), Nordi Mukiele for Achraf Hakimi (56′), W. Zaïre-Emery for Carlos Soler (72′), Vitinha for Fabián Ruiz (72′) and Danilo Pereira for Renato Sanches  (83′).

Best player: Gianluigi Donnarumma

The player that probably impressed the most for Paris Saint Germain was the goalkeeper: Gianluigi Donnarumma. His rating is 7.80. He performed 5 saves.

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