Lyon will go up against Rennes on Sunday for a Ligue 1 meeting. Ranked as number 5 Rennes have scraped together 19 points from 12 matches. With 19 points, Lyon earned themselves a place as number 6 in the Ligue 1 following 12 encounters. Lyon sit below expectations in the table, while Rennes are faring even better than hoped for. The former will have to up their game on Sunday to achieve a result here. Rennes enter their next Ligue 1 match averaging a decent 1.6 goals per game in their last 10 matches.
They scored a moderate total of 16 goals, while also conceding 9 goals. That amounts to an average of 0.9 per game, in which they kept their opponents from scoring 5 times. Ahead of their upcoming Ligue 1 match, Lyon have an ample average of 1.9 goals per game in their last 10 matches. They scored a tolerable 19 goals, while also conceding 13 goals. That amounts to an average of 1.3 per game, in which they kept their opponents from scoring 2 times.
Stats and facts for Rennes and Lyon.
- Rennes unbeaten the last 6 matches in a row;
- Rennes has won the last 3 matches in a row at home;
- Rennes has won in the last 4 of 5 matches at home;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Rennes's last 3 of 5 matches.
- Lyon did not win the last 3 matches in a row when playing away;
- Lyon scored in the last 44 of 46 matches;
- Lyon conceded in the last 16 of 18 matches;
- Both teams scored in Lyon's last 8 of 10 matches.
Current form — Rennes v. Lyon
Rennes looking formidable
Rennes look to have found a rich vein of form right now with yet another win last week. Rennes look in good shape before their upcoming match, as they seek to remain unbeaten. In their last 3 matches they first beat Strasbourg by 1-0, before drawing 2-2 with Troyes. They were back as winners last time out, when they took out Mura 1-0.
Lyon continue to collect points.
Lyon look to build on their current momentum with another positive result. Lyon look back on their last 3 matches with 6 points to show from their efforts. Against Nice they were left emptyhanded in a 3-2 defeat, but they avenged themselves by beating Lens in a 2-1 win. They followed that up with a 3-0 win against Sparta Prag in their most recent outing.
Rennes v. Lyon — fixture history
The last time the pair played each other, Lyon came away as winners back in March 2021 in a match in the Ligue 1. Rennes enter the match against Lyon with a 3-3-4 record in their previous 10 encounters in the Ligue 1. This amounts to a 30% winning ratio for Rennes, with Lyon victorious in 40% of the last 10 encounters. Over 2.5 goals only came out as a winning bet 3 times in the past 10 matches between Rennes and Lyon. Both teams found the back of the net 4 times in those 10 matches.
Current table in the Ligue 1
The current Ligue 1 table shows these two sides on the same number of points so far this season. As such, both have an opportunity to gain some ground on their upcoming opponent in this round 13 clash. There is every reason to keep a close watch on Rennes clashing with Lyon over three points this coming Sunday.
Primary goal getter
It is difficult to look past Karl Toko Ekambi, when searching for a goalscorer bet. He seems unstoppable and hit the target 6 times in the last 6 matches for Lyon. His season total reads 4 goals right now.
With 3 goals in the last 6 matches for Rennes, Gaetan Laborde is the player to look out for, as he will be gunning for more goals this coming Sunday.