Rennes v Lyon: Preview, team news
Stade Rennes takes on Olympique Lyon in Ligue 1 today with the hosts looking to maintain their 14 game unbeaten run at home with their visitors looking to maintain a grip on the champions league positions.
Rennes have conceded first in just two of their 14 home league games this season
Julien Stephan side have also recorded a clean sheet in half of their 14 top-flight home matches this season – the division’s joint-third best ratio.
Rennes haven’t suffered a home loss since early December (1-4 to Strasbourg)
Rennes have won the last two encounters against their opponents by 2-0 margins away from home.
Furthermore, the home side have kept a clean sheet in six of their seven L1 home victories this term.
Lyon are on fine form away from home having lost just three of their last 20 top-flight fixtures (W11, D6, L3)
Genesio’s side have kept just two clean sheets across their last 16 L1 away games.
Lyon ’s are unbeaten after scoring first in the six L1 away games that they grabbed the match opener (W3, D3).
They’ve also netted an average of 1.50 goals per L1 away outing this term, the division’s third-highest average.
Lyon have failed to score in only four of their previous 30 L1 away games.
head to head Matches played: 49
Rennes wins: 12
Lyon wins: 21
Rennes: Hamari Traore, Ramy Bensebaini, Benjamin Bourigeaud all suspended
Lyon: Kenny Tete, Maxwell Cornet, Ferland Mendy
Rennes vs Lyon Match Info
Match date: 29th March 2019
Kick-Off: 7.45pm GMT
Stadium: Roazhon Park, Rennes.