Rennes predicted lineup vs Chelsea Preview, team news, Prediction
Chelsea who extended their unbeaten game streak to six will travel to Rennes mid-week in hoping to extend their winning run. Alley Sport is here with Rennes predicted lineup vs Chelsea.
While Rennes will be coming into this game with a 1-0 loss to Bordeaux in the Ligue 1. Former Rennes and Bordeaux man Hatem Ben Arfa gave Bordeaux the lead in thirty-seventh minute.
Chelsea won comfortably against a Newcastle side with an own goal by Federico Fernandez in the tenth minute and in the sixty-fifth minute Tammy Abraham doubled Chelsea’s lead.
Rennes predicted lineup vs Chelsea Preview
The first European encounter between Rennes and Chelsea was on matchday 3 of this season’s UEFA Champions League, with the Blues winning 3-0 at Stamford Bridge.
Rennes have hosted English teams twice previously in European competition and won both games, beating Aston Villa in July 2001 in the Intertoto Cup and Arsenal in March 2019 in the UEFA Europa League.
Chelsea nave won just two of their nine away UEFA Champions League matches in France, though won on their last visit there last season, beating Lille 2-1 in the group stage.
Rennes are yet to win in any of their three UEFA Champions League matches so far (DI L2) and are only the second French side to fail to win any of their first three games in the competition, after Montpellier (winless in first six).
Chelsea are looking to win three consecutive UEFA Champions League matches tor the first time since December 2015, while they haven’t won three in a row without conceding since November 2013.
Rennes vs Chelsea Team News
Manager Julien Stephan will be a worried figure as his side has many injury problems.
Jonas Martin, Italian centre-back Daniele Rugani and left-back Faitout Maouassa, who are all out due to injuries. Left-back Dalbert is suspended.
However the positive news is teenage sensation Edurado Camavinga will be available and with him on the team Rennes can trouble Chelsea.
On the other hand Chelsea don’t have any major injury issues. Ben Chilwell had a back problem due to which he was subbed off against Belgium last week but played the Newcastle game.
Kai Havertz is back after self-isolation after testing positive for covid-19 earlier this month but is now back and returning to fitness and he may be in the squad for this fixture.
Rennes vs Chelsea Head to Head
This is first meeting of the two teams in Europe. Chelsea won the first tie 3-0 after a brace from Timo Werner and a goal from Tammy Abraham. We have to see if the home advantage gives any benifit to Rennes to beat this fierce Chelsea side.
Rennes predicted lineup vs Chelsea
Rennes predicted lineup(4-3-3)
GK– Alfred Gomis
RB– Brandon Soppy
RCB-Damien Da Silva
LB– Adrien Truffert
CM– Edurado Camavinga
CM– Benjamin Bourigeaud
CM– Martin Terrier
RW– Romain Del Castillo
ST– Serhou Guirassy
LW– Flavien Tait
The Rennes predicted lineup suggests that Chelsea are way stronger and hence we predict that Chelsea with the form they are in will win the game by 3-1.
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