preview match of Dijon vs Rennes
After at long last figuring out how to get off the imprint for the season with a hard-battled 2-2 draw against Montpellier, Dijon may have been mindfully idealistic about their odds of taking focuses off a Bordeaux side battling to discover their shooting boots.
Notwithstanding, Stephane Jobard’s men were easily put to the blade by Les Girondins, who walked to a 3-0 triumph kindness of objectives from Remi Oudin, Samuel Kalu and Toma Basic.
The Hiboux reliable will trust that the global break has allowed Jobard to rethink Dijon’s circumstance and hope to make something happen heading into the winter months, with Friday’s hosts one of just different sides in the French first class yet to enlist an alliance win this season – the other being Reims.
With just three objectives scored and 13 surrendered, Dijon’s objective contrast of – 10 is as of now the most exceedingly awful in the division, and Jobard’s players should now explore a difficult apparatus against a Rennes outfit who have serenely cleared aside most groups who have remained before them in the beginning phases of the new mission.
Rennes would have been required to leave with every one of the three focuses from their gathering with an unwell Reims in gameweek six, however the table-clinchers were shockingly compelled to agree to only one point against the strugglers.
Objectives from Damien Da Silva and Raphinha – who left for Leeds United on cutoff time day – saw Rennes head into half time with a 2-1 lead, yet Boulaye Dia’s second-half strike guaranteed that the crown jewels were shared and Rennes’ four-game series of wins reached an unexpected conclusion.
Julien Stephan will trust that the 2-2 impasse with a modest Reims is only an impermanent blip as his side hope to regroup following the global break, in spite of the fact that Lille brag similar focuses and objective distinction as Rennes and will be prepared to jump should Stephan’s side vacillate against a striving side two gameweeks in succession.
Rennes conquered Lorient easily in an agreeable conflict during the worldwide break, in spite of the fact that the Champions League competitors have lost their last two games against Dijon, including a 2-1 annihilation in this apparatus last season.
Dijon have no new injury concerns heading into their confrontation with Rennes, with Romain Amalfitano and Yassine Benzia the main non-attendants that Jobard needs to fight with.
Following Alfred Gomis’ takeoff to their end of the week rivals, Dijon burned through no time in getting two new goalkeepers in Anthony Racioppi and Saturnin Allagbe, and the last will be relied upon to begin this one.
Concerning the guests, Gomis will be unable to include in his re-visitation of Dijon inferable from a thigh issue, implying that 36-year-old Romain Salin should keep his spot in the middle of the sticks for the present.
Following Raphinha’s flight to Elland Road, Rennes procured the mark of 18-year-old Jeremy Doku in a major cash move from Anderlecht, however Romain Del Castillo is bound to highlight here, while Daniele Rugani is in line for a beginning in safeguard subsequent to showing up borrowed from Juventus.
Da Silva and Steven N’Zonzi are suspended for this experience, while Stephan should likewise manage without the harmed Martin Terrier, Nayef Aguerd, Mbaye Niang and Faitout Maouassa – the last of whom is required to remain sidelined until late December following lower leg medical procedure.
Dijon conceivable beginning setup:
Allagbe; Chafik, Manga, Panzo, Chala; Cheikh, Marie, Ndong; Ebimbe, Assale, Chouiar
Rennes conceivable beginning arrangement:
Salin; Soppy, Traore, Rugani, Dalbert; Bourigeaud, Martin, Grenier; Del Castillo, Guirassy, Tait