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Rennes, the season so far...

Published on the 09 April 2008 à 08:01 by R.B

Rennes, in the top half of the table, still have a chance of taking a european spot. The Bretons have a good record on the road winning on 5 of their trips away from home…

12 wins including 5 away from home : ASSE 1 - 0, Metz 2 - 0, Le Mans 1 - 0, Lens 3 - 1, PSG 2 - 0, Lorient 2 - 0, OM 3 - 1, away to Auxerre 2 - 0, away to Lorient 1 - 0, away to PSG 3 - 1, away to Lens 2 - 1 and away to Monaco 2 - 1.

8 draws including 6 away from home: Lille 2 - 2, Nice 1 - 1, away to OM 0 - 0, away to Nice 1 - 1, away to Le Mans 1 - 1, away to Sochaux 0 - 0, away to TFC 0 - 0.

12 defeats including 5 away from home : Nancy 2 - 0, Sochaux 2 - 0, OL 2 - 0, Bordeaux 2 - 0, Auxerre 2 - 1, Caen 2 - 1, Monaco 1 - 0, away to Bordeaux 3 - 0, away to Lille 3 - 1, away to St-Etienne 2 - 0, away to Strasbourg 3 - 0 and away to Valenciennes 3 - 0.

35 goals scored including 14 away from home : 30 inside and 5 outside the penalty area, 0 penalties (1 missed by Badiane), 1 free kick (Didot against Lorient), 5 headed goals, 3 after free kicks, 10 following crosses and 1 following a corner. Pagis 7, Briand 6, Thomert 5, Leroy 5, Wiltord 5, Hansson 2, Didot 2, Esteban 1, 1 o.g. (Sakho of PSG). 13 in the first and 22 in the second half (8 in the last 10 minutes of the game). 35 goals from 376 shots.

38 goals conceded including 20 away from home : 33 inside and 5 outside the penalty area, 4 penalties (Bordeaux, OL, Lille & Caen), 1 free kick (VA), 9 headed goals, 3 following free kicks, 8 following crosses, 6 following corners. 17 goals conceded in the first and 21 in the second half. 38 goals from 415 shots.

2 managers since the start of the season Pierre Dreossi 24 points from the first 18 games and Guy Lacombe 20 points from 14 games.

29 players used by the 2 managers. No player has played in 32 matches.

51 yellow cards : Mbia 7, Sorlin 5, Leroy 5, Hansson 4, Cheyrou 4, Thomert 4… 1 red card : Mensah.

Rennes have been knocked out of all Cup competitions : The y were eliminated from the UEFA Cup group stage after a qualifying round victory over Lokomotiv Sofia, from the Coupe de France in the last 32 by Lorient and from the Coupe de la Ligue in the last 16 by Valenciennes.
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