OGC Nice vs Rennes: In a bid to get European football, OGC Nice will continue the quest for it when it faces Rennes on May 6, 2023, in the Ligue 1.
The 6th-placed Rennes are a very difficult team to beat and would love to get into the Champions League spot if they defeat OGC Nice.
OGC Nice vs Rennes Preview
Hicham Boudaoui scored an early goal in the second minute to win the match for OGC Nice against Troyes. It was OGC Nice’s first win in seven matches.
In previous matches, OGC Nice have been extremely poor and failed to make use of their chances.
OGC Nice had a total of 29 shots against Troyes, and that was OGC Nice’s highest shot against any team since 2006. It was a one-sided game for the OGC Nice side, who played beyond expectations.
Angers scored an early goal in the 19th minute through Nabil Bentaleb. But they couldn’t secure the lead as Rennes came back into the game with a goal from French striker Amine Gouiri.
Cédric Hountondji scored an own goal in the 35th minute to give Rennes a lead for the second time in the game. It is looking bad for Angers now, who performed that evening.
Angers Ibrahima Niane scored a nice goal to bring Angers back into the game. It was widely celebrated by the Angers spectators, who were happy for the comeback.
In the 54th minute, Gouiri created a nice chance for Doku to score the third goal of the match. The informed forward has been in exceptional form, and his goal brought Rennes back into the game.
Jérémy Doku scored the last goal for Rennes in the 84th minute. It was a nice goal by the forward, whose goal sent Angers to Ligue 2.
The last match between the two teams ended in favor of Rennes, who won at home by a score of 2-1. The match is likely to be revenge for the OGC Nice team, which is quite impressive at home.
OGC Nice vs Rennes Team News
The team has no injury worries, and the manager is likely to start the same squad that played against Troyes for Rennes.
Rennes Martin Terrier is out due to a cruciate ligament rupture. Xeka will also miss the match due to a shoulder injury. The return of the player is surely now certain.
Andrien Truffert had been ruled out of the encounter with OGC Nice.
OGC Nice vs Rennes Probable Line Up
OGC Nice Probable Line Up
Schmeichel; Mendy, Todibo, Dante, Bard; Ramsey, Boudaoui, Thuram; Pepe, Moffi, Laborde.
Rennes Probable Line Up
Mandanda; Spence; Omari; Wooh; Theate; Meling; Doue; Bourigeaud; Ugochukwu; Toko Ekabmi; Kalimuendo
OGC Nice vs Rennes Prediction
It is going to be an interesting game given the quality of both teams. OGC Nice are very strong at home, and Rennes will be very ready to cause havoc on the team.
Prediction: OGC Nice 1-1 Rennes