Our prediction for this Ligue 1 match:
Rennes will be aiming to make amends for back-to-back defeats to Nice and Lyon when they welcome Reims to their Roazhon Park on Matchday 13. Les Rouges et Noirs suffered a shocking 1-0 loss to struggling Lyon before the international break, but it has to be noted that defender Guela Doue was sent off after just five minutes for tripping. The Ivory Coast international is banned for Sunday’s clash as well as Warmed Omari, while Bertug Yildirim has yet to recover from a groin injury.
Les Rouges et Blancs, on the other hand, aim to recover from a 3-0 loss to PSG. Reims, though, are not regarded as good travellers and we do not believe that they are capable of spoiling Rennes’ party at Roazhon Park. In their last meeting at the venue Rennes defeated Reims 3-0. As for the away team, all Ibrahim Diakite, Atangana Edoa, and Keito Nakamura are out of contention with injuries.
Highlighted Player (Flavien Tait):
Born in Longjumeau, France on February 2, 1993, Flavien Tait is a French footballer who plays for Angers as a midfielder. Tait began his youth career at Rodez and in 2010 he moved to Chateauroux. After spending first years of his senior career at Chateauroux, the 175-cm tall footballer joined Angers in 2016 and he has been playing for les Scoistes ever since.
Flavien Tait impressed in the 2017/2018 Ligue 1 campaign and it has to be noted that he scored 4 goals in 34 appearances for Angers in the process. His main position is winger, but he is often used as an attacking midfielder. Flavien Tait’s preferred foot is right and he wears No. 20 jersey at Angers.
His contract with les Scoistes should expire on June 30, 2020. It has to be noted that his market value was €4.5 million on June 4, 2018.Flavien Tait has yet to make his France debut.
Highlighted Team (Reims):
Reims are a French football club founded in 1931. Reims welcome their rivals at Stade Auguste Delaune, which can hold up to 21,684 people. Believe it or not, Reims won six Ligue 1 titles (1948/1949, 1952/1953, 1954/1955, 1957/1958, 1959/1960, 1961/1962). To make things even better for the fans, Reims participated in the European Cup final on two occasions.
In 1956 they faced Real Madrid in the title game and despite taking the lead after six minutes, the French side eventually suffered a 4-3 loss to los Blancos at Parc des Princes. Three years later Reims had a chance to get their revenge on Real Madrid, but the Spanish giants once again won the European Cup, with Mateos and Di Stefano finding the net in the 2-0 victory over Albert Batteux.
The club’s most notable footballer is Just Fontaine, who scored 13 goals for France at the 1958 FIFA World Cup finals. Reims’ home colours are red and white, with the team wearing white when playing on the road.