The FC Stade Rennes vs Olympique Marseille football match will take place on Friday, January 10, 2020, in the 20th round of Ligue 1, at the “Roazhon Park” stadium in Rennes.
Rennes finished the championship round on the podium
FC Stade Rennes ended 2019 with a victory, defeating Girondins Bordeaux at home in the 19th stage of the French championship. The only goal of the match was scored by the Senegalese striker M’Baye Niang, in the 82nd minute. Rennes played an official match in 2020, eliminating Amiens SC in the French Cup, 0-0 and 5-4 after the scoring. . “Les Rouge et Noir” failed to pass the group stage in the Europa League, where they played with Celtic Glasgow, CFR Cluj and Lazio Roma, but they have an excellent track in Ligue 1, where they are fighting for a Champions League place. The team coached by Julien Stéphan, who still has to contend with Nîmes Olympique, has finished the championship round in 3rd place, with 33p and will try to return to have an equally good course. SRFC will play in the next stage away with OGC Nice. Goal scorer is M’Baye Niang, who has scored 8 goals.
OM is 7 points behind PSG after the tour ends
Olympique Marseille also finished 2019 with a victory, defeating Nimes Olympique 3-1 at home, in the 19th stage of the French championship (Sofiane Alakouch 46 goals, Darío Benedetto 66, Dimitri Payet 82 – Anthony Briançon 90 + 2). In the first match held in 2020, “Les Phocéens” eliminated Trélissac FC in the French Cup, 0-0 and 4-2 after executing the away kicks. “Les Olympiens” can’t beat Paris Saint-Germain, but he has an excellent season and will probably finish 2nd in the French Championship and qualify for the Champions League. The team coached by the Portuguese André Villas-Boas finished the championship tour on the 2nd place, at 7p of PSG, but the champion has a less disputed match. OM will play in the next stage at home with Angers SCO. Goal scorer is Darío Benedetto, who has scored 7 goals.
FC Stade Rennes vs Olympique Marseille: Direct Results (H2H)
FC Stade Rennes vs Olympique Marseille met 105 times in Ligue 1, with the result being 30 wins for “Les Rouge et Noir”, 32 draws and 43 successes for “Les Phocéens”. The goal was favorable to the guests, 141 to 185. In the 52 matches played in Rennes, SRFC achieved 21 victories, OM 13 successes, while 18 games ended in a draw. This time the goal was favorable to the hosts, 86 to 72.
Last 5 direct results
- 09/10/2017: Olympique Marseille vs FC Stade Rennais 1-3 (Ligue 1)
- 13.01.2018: FC Stade Rennais vs Olympique Marseille 0-3 (Ligue 1)
- 08/26/2018: Olympique Marseille vs FC Stade Rennais 2-2 (Ligue 1)
- 02/24/2019: FC Stade Rennais vs Olympique Marseille 1-1 (Ligue 1)
- 09/29/2019: Olympique Marseille vs FC Stade Rennais 1-1 (Ligue 1)
FC Stade Rennes vs Olympique Marseille Picks
In the tour, on September 29, 2019, Olympique Marseille and FC Stade Rennes finished 1-1 on “Stade Vélodrome” (Duje Ćaleta-Car 52 – M’Baye Niang 19). In the 9 matches played at home, SRFC won 6, while OM managed 4 victories in 9 trips. Rennes is in 3rd place, 5p from Marseille and it would be important to win, to get closer to 2p and try to rank in 2nd position, because he would have secured a place in the Champions League groups, in time which place 3 would include the preliminaries. This is well known to Olympique Marseille, who, if they win, would break off at 8p from Rennes. It will be a balanced match, in which anything can happen.
Our Prediction: Draw