– The reunion: Lyon and Genesio –
Shock in Brittany: tied on points at the gates of the podium, Rennes and Lyon compete for the poster for the 13th day, Sunday evening (9:00 p.m.).
An evening rich in reunions: those of Bruno Genesio, Rennes coach, with his former club (2015-19), is one of the attractions of the meeting, in addition to the presence in the Lyon ranks of Damien Da Silva, ex-captain of the Bretons.
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The two teams are in great shape: they both won in European cups on Thursday, OL even validating their ticket for the knockout stages of the Europa League.
In L1, Rennes is even undefeated for six matches, carried by its striker Gaëtan Laborde, author of seven goals this season. “The series continues, it shows that we have character“, A statement Genesio Thursday after the narrow success against Mura in the Europa League Conference (1-0).
– The player: Georginio Wijnaldum –
Paris SG midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum has not been spared from criticism since his thunderous arrival in the summer transfer window.
But the former Liverpool player responded … with two goals in the Champions League in Leipzig (2-2), seizing an opportunity in the absence of Marco Verratti, injured, after several weeks spent mainly on the bench.
Traveling to Bordeaux on Saturday (9:00 p.m.), the leader hopes to add an 11th victory to his L1 season, and is counting on the Dutchman to embellish his style of play, not very exciting so far this season despite an almost faultless in the Championship.
– The number: 9 –
Nine goals conceded, only, in twelve Ligue 1 matches: OGC Nice is the best defense in the Championship, in the wake of its captain Dante.
Dauphin of Paris SG, the Gym receives Montpellier on Sunday (5:00 p.m.), the opportunity to rub its iron defense against the Hérault attack, the 5th in L1.
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“Being second is a performance. But the match that arrives against Montpellier will be decisive. We will have to play it without tension, have a clear idea of what we want to do“Said coach Christophe Galtier after the victory in Angers (2-1).There are turning points in seasons. We will prepare seriously to negotiate this turning point as best we can. Because by winning against Montpellier, that would create a real good dynamic“.