Lorient benefits from the scuttling of Rennes
Dominant but weighed down by lapses in concentration, Stade Rennais conceded its third consecutive defeat in all competitions by losing to Lorient 2-1 on Sunday for the 9th day of Ligue 1.
Beaten at Villarreal in the Europa League then at home against Paris Saint-Germain, Bruno Genesio’s men are starting this return from the international break in the worst possible way, a few days before a trip to the Greeks Panathinaikos in C3.
Having moved from 16th to 12th place in the championship, the Lorientais are offered a welcome breath of fresh air before a perilous trip to Reims and the reception of Lens.
Falling behind the Nice leader with eight points behind, Stade Rennais will have many regrets from this Breton derby, where its death in the trap of opportunistic Merlus despite great domination.
Lille, in the heart
Lille is at home with a small margin ahead of Brest (1-0), this time in the afternoon, and is approaching the end of the class in the match. This narrow victory allows Losc to gain two places (fourth, fifteen points) and to move into the European places, ahead of Brest, which has the same number of points.
For the people of Finistère, the embellishment of the start of the season, which comes with the surprise equipment, as a whole in the end. After just two matches – 0-0 in Nice and 1-1 at home against Toulouse – the opposite occurs as thick clouds gather on the horizon: Brest will host Paris Saint-Germain then travel to Monaco during the next two days.
Montpellier in the major, Nantes in the direction of the event
According to the table, the situation of the Montpellier match (14th), beaten in Nantes (2-0) just before possible sanctions decided on Wednesday by the disciplinary committee of the Professional (Site notre blog d’information) League after the firecracker throwing during the reception in Clermont, on October 8, the final arrival of the party is available.
The Canaries have the wind in their sails (7th) and their coach Pierre Aristouy, once threatened, can breathe.
Finally, Toulouse (10th) and Reims (6th) were neutralized at the stadium (1-1).