Here’s a quick run down of how Rennes are doing in recent matches
|14/02/19||Europa||Rennes||3 – 3||Real Betis|
|17/02/19||League||Reims||2 – 0||Rennes|
|21/02/19||Europa||Real Betis||1 – 3||Rennes|
|24/02/19||League||Rennes||1 – 1||Olympique Mars…|
|27/02/19||Cup||Rennes||2 – 0||Orléans|
So two wins, two draws, and just one defeat (in the League) to Reims in the last five.
In terms of the league Rennes are this season very much a mid-table club…
Rennes have as we can see here a very mid-table set of results this season – 10 wins, 7 draws and 9 defeats with a 35-34 goal tally.
If we compare this with Arsenal’s record in the Premier League we can see a far superior situatioin both in terms of results (17 wins, 6 draws and 6 defeats) and the goals with a 61-39 goal tally.
These figures make Arsenal’s progress look fairly certain, but there is one thing that might cause us worry, and that is the regular issue we’ve been talking about for the past couple of seasons – the away form.
Arsenal’s results away from home of course include the defeat to BATE in the last round – and Rennes is certainly a club that has more to offer than BATE. In the league the away form, as we have noted so often before, gives cause for concern.
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This away record puts Arsenal on a par with the overall record of Rennes – which makes it look like Arsenal’s best tactic away from home will be to go for a draw – ideally a scoring draw so that Arsenal get a valuable away goal. Such a result should then be enough to see Arsenal through to the next round, with a solid win back at the Arsenal Stadium (as it is actually called on Europa League nights).
Of course no guarantee that it will be a score draw but that is how it looks to me.
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