Lyon vs Rennes Match Preview and Prediction
Lyon had a 67% possession rate and 2 of their 14 attempts on goal were on target during that game. Malick Fofana (37′) and Maxence Caqueret (78′) scored the goals for Lyon. Only one of Bergerac Périgod’s eleven tries on goal was on target. Romain Escarpit scored for Bergerac Périgod in the 45th minute.
Prior to this, Rennes and Marseille drew 1-1 in their Coupe de France match.
Rennes had 47% of the possession in that game and made 14 shots on goal, only one of which found the net. Martin Terrier was the only Rennes player to score (53′). Marseille’s opponents had 14 shots on goal, only one of which was on target. Jordan Veretout (29′) scored Marseille’s goal. A tension-filled 9–8 penalty shootout ended with Rennes winning.
The defense of Rennes has put up a number of excellent performances, as seen by the fact that they have only given up four goals in their previous six games overall. In that identical time frame, they have scored nine goals themselves.As seen in their more recent scorelines, the Lyon rearguard has been having a great time. The four goals Lyon has scored in their last six games are evidence of their excellent restraint. But there’s no guarantee that this trend will continue.
Lyon vs Rennes: Betting Analysis
After looking at their previous head-to-head matches, which date back to March 3, 2021, it is clear that there has not been much of a difference between the two teams. Lyon has won three of those matches, while Rennes has drawn three of those matches after the first 90 minutes of play.
There were also a great number of goals scored during this time period, a total of 22 goals, which works out to an average of 3.67 goals scored per match.
In the previous league meeting between these two teams, which took place on match day 12 of the Ligue 1 competition on November 12, 2023, the final score was Rennes 0-1 Lyon.
At that point, Rennes had 42% possession of the ball and 8 shots on goal, just two of which were on target. Lyon had a total of 12 shots on goal, with five of them finding the target. 67 minutes in, Jake O’Brien scored.
Who will win the match between Lyon and Rennes?
We are getting the impression that both Rennes and Lyon are going to have a difficult time scoring goals in this matchup. It is expected that there will be very little in it, and a draw appears to be a very reasonable outcome. As a result, we anticipate a close match that will end with a score of 0-0 at the conclusion of this one.
Lyon vs Rennes: Head-to-Head
Our Prediction: Home Win or Draw