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Dominated in Lille, Rennes snatch a point
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Dominated in Lille, Rennes snatch a point

Rennes broke their winning streak in a row at Lille on Sunday (5) but extended their unbeaten streak (10) by obtaining a rather fortunate draw under the roof of the Stade Pierre-Mauroy in front of 35,000 spectators (1-1 ). The Lille captain, Fonte, opened the scoring, with the involuntary complicity of Mandanda, guilty of a...

Bruno Genesio (Rennes): “Lille, a team that looks a bit like us”
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Bruno Genesio (Rennes): “Lille, a team that looks a bit like us”

How to compensate for the absence of Martin Terrier (absent for a small elongation)?We have solutions, a workforce for that, with various solutions. We would have preferred him to be present because he is an important player, who scores, who scores, who is important for the balance of the team, the link he can bring...

Ismaily (Lille) will miss the next two matches
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Ismaily (Lille) will miss the next two matches

“Ismaily will miss the next two matches”, Paulo Fonseca announced Friday at a press conference. The Brazilian suffered a muscle injury to his left thigh last Sunday against Lyon (0-1). He will therefore miss the reception of Stade Rennais, this Sunday (5:05 p.m.) on the occasion of the 14th day. But also the last match...

Rennes temporarily climbs on the podium, Monaco sinks Angers
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Rennes temporarily climbs on the podium, Monaco sinks Angers

Rennes-Montpellier: 3-0 This opposition between two teams with antagonistic trajectories followed the logic of the moment. Rennes chained a fifth success in a row in Ligue 1, against Montpellier, which recorded a … fifth defeat in a row. Terrier, by heading a free kick from Lovro Majer (1-0, 15th), then Arnaud Kalimuendo, by concluding a...

Paulo Fonseca (Lille): “A great frustration” for Paulo Fonseca
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Paulo Fonseca (Lille): “A great frustration” for Paulo Fonseca

“How do you digest this first defeat of LOSC at Groupama Stadium?It causes great frustration. We have five or six clear chances to score in the first period, and we don’t. We suffered on a ball, an action from Lyon, their only opportunity to score. Why did you make three defensive changes at the break...

Laurent Blanc (OL): “Lucky not to be behind”
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Laurent Blanc (OL): “Lucky not to be behind”

“Were Olympique Lyonnais lucky to win this match (1-0) against LOSC ?I leave the choice of word to you. Let’s say we were lucky enough not to be trailing in the first half. The second was much more balanced. We created more chances. We were able to achieve one of these. And we took it....

Paulo Fonseca, Lille coach: “We had to change something”
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Paulo Fonseca, Lille coach: “We had to change something”

“The quality of your game was unanimously praised after the Sunday success against Monaco (4-3). How did you manage to convey your ambitious playing principles?The players understood it after the game in Lorient (1-2) : we had to change something in our defensive organization. We did it and the results are there (3 wins in...