Our prediction for this Coupe de France match:
Sochaux and Rennes take on each other at Stade Auguste Bonal in the Coupe de France last 16. Sochaux occupy 4th place in the National league standings with realistic promotion hopes and their fine form in January is surely fuelling fans with optimism ahead of Tuesday’s encounter. There are no fresh injury worries in the home team ahead of the visit of Rennes.
Les Rouges et Noirs, on the other hand, are eyeing their seventh consecutive win in all competitions. Rennes have been on a goal-scoring spree recently, and considering Sochaux's strong attacking presence at home, the both teams to score betting option warrants serious consideration. As for the away team, both Jeanuel Belocian and Fabian Rieder are sidelined with injuries. You should bear in mind that both sides managed to find the net in each of their last three meetings in a competitive match.
Highlighted Team (Rennes):
Stade Rennais Football Club or simply Rennes is a French football club which was founded on March 10, 1901. The club is one of the founding members of the French Ligue 1 and they are nicknamed Les Rouges et Noirs. Roazhon Park is the club’s home ground and the venue can hold 29.778 people. Rennes have yet to win the Ligue 1 trophy, but they won Coupe de France title on two occasions (1964/1965, 1970/1971). Speaking of Coupe de la Ligue, les Rouges et Noirs made it to the final of the competition in the 2012/2013 season, but they were beaten by Saint Etienne (1-0) in the title game at Stade de France.
A number of top-class footballers played for Stade Rennais Football Club in the past and the likes of Sylvain Wiltord, Yoann Gourcuff, Yann M’Vila, Moussa Sow and Jimmy Briand are considered the club’s most notable players. Rennes footballers wear black and red jerseys when playing at home, while they wear white when playing on the travels.