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Eddy Tora 15 Oct 2020
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  • Dijon host Rennes at Stade Gaston-Gérard on Friday
  • Dijon are bottom of Ligue 1 after losing 5 of their last 6 matches
  • The Owls have failed to score in 3 of their last 4 matches
  • Rennes sit top of Ligue 1 after winning 4 of their last 5 matches
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Dijon host Rennes in Ligue 1 on Friday (Getty Images)

Dijon and Rennes are fighting at different ends of the table as they meet at Stade Gaston-Gérard on Friday. These clubs are going in opposite directions with Rennes ready to maintain their position at the top of Ligue 1.

Dijon Form


Dijon were three points above the relegation zone when the 2019/20 Ligue 1 season was suspended. The break did them no good, yet to win after a horror start to the new campaign and stuck at the foot of the table.

The Owls started with a 1-0 home defeat against Angers where they had one shot on target. They lost 4-1 at Lyon, 2-0 against Brest and 1-0 at Strasbourg.

Stéphane Jobard’s side managed a 2-2 draw against Montpellier. Éric Ebimbe and Bruno Ecuele Manga were on target before conceding a 90th minute penalty. 

Dijon’s last match was a 3-0 loss in Bordeaux. They had 5-17 shots including 0.24-1.50 expected goals. Dijon have now managed under 0.49 expected goals in four of their last five Ligue 1 matches. 

Dijon Team News


Centre-back Senou Coulibaly is close to a return alongside midfielder Romain Amalfitano.

Forward and captain Julio Tavares was recently sold to Saudi club Faisaly and his goals have been missed.

Rennes Form


Rennes had have a great start to the Ligue 1 season, currently top of the table after six matches. They drew 1-1 at Lille on opening day before four straight wins.

Julien Stéphan’s side won 2-1 against Montpellier, 4-2 in Nimes, 2-1 against Monaco and 3-0 at Saint-Etienne. Rennes last match was a 2-2 draw against Reims.

Les Rennais went behind early at Roazhon Park before goals to Raphinha and Damien Da Silva gave them a 2-1 half-time lead. They had 74% possession, 19-9 shots and 2.09-1.05 expected goals, Steven Nzonzi hitting the woodwork in the final minutes.

Rennes Team News


Rennes are missing injured Faitout Maouassa so Inter Milan loanee Dalbert should start at left-back. Central defender Damien Da Silva is suspended here with Daniele Rugani a chance to start.

Midfielder Steven Nzonzi is suspended and James Léa Siliki is injured. 17-year-old midfielder Eduardo Camavinga is in sensational form and recently scored a goal for the French national side.

Wingers Raphinha (Leeds) and Armand Laurienté (Lorient) were sold alongside goalkeeper Edouard Mendy to Chelsea. They spent well with Jérémy Doku, Martin Terrier, Serhou Guirassy and Alfred Gomis their replacements.

Martin Terrier could come into the starting side for Raphinha. Belgian teenage winger Jérémy Doku is also in line after his €26m move from Anderlecht.

Dijon vs Rennes Head to Head


Dijon and Rennes are tied 4-4 in the head to head with two draws in 10 matches. 

Dijon won 2-1 at home last season and have won their last four home matches against Rennes in Ligue 1.

Dijon vs Rennes Odds


Rennes are 1.80 favourites with Dijon priced at 4.90 at Unibet. A draw is available at 3.75 at bet365

Dijon vs Rennes Match Up


Dijon are really struggling to score this season, just three goals scored in six Ligue 1 matches. Rennes have no such problems, 14 goals scored with nine different players finding the net.

Dijon vs Rennes Stats


  • Dijon have lost 5 of their last 6 matches (Ligue 1).
  • Dijon have failed to score in 3 of their last 4 matches (Ligue 1).
  • Dijon have registered under 0.49 expected goals in 4 of their last 5 matches (Ligue 1).
  • Dijon have won their last 4 home matches against Rennes (Ligue 1).
  • Rennes have won 7 of their last 9 matches (Ligue 1).
  • Rennes have seen over 2.5 goals in their last 5 matches (Ligue 1).

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Where is Dijon vs Rennes being played?

Dijon vs Rennes is being played at Stade Gaston-Gérard in Dijon, France.

When is Dijon vs Rennes being played?

Dijon vs Rennes is being played at 18:00 BST on Friday 16 Ocober 2020.

What competition are Dijon vs Rennes playing in?

Dijon vs Rennes are playing in Ligue 1.

Verdict

Rennes and Dijon are at opposite ends of the Ligue 1 table. The visitors can win again to stay top of the league in France.

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