Monaco vs Rennes Prediction: Team to Win, Form, News and more 07/04/2024

Here is our prediction for the upcoming Ligue 1 tie between Monaco and Rennes taking place on Sunday, April 7th 2024.

 
6:45am on Sunday 7th April 2024
By
Jake Skudder

In an enthralling Ligue 1 match-up slated for the 7th of April, 2024, Monaco is set to host Rennes at the iconic Stade Louis II.

This encounter has significant European implications for both teams, with Monaco eyeing a Champions League spot and Rennes vying for Europa League qualification. Here's an in-depth analysis encompassing form, team news, key players, and a match prediction.

Current Form

Monaco's Current Form

Monaco is enjoying a strong position in Ligue 1, thanks to a series of positive outcomes that saw them remain unbeaten in March.

Positioned third, they are firmly in contention for a spot in next season's Champions League.

With five consecutive league games without a loss, Monaco is on their longest unbeaten streak of the campaign, reminiscent of their strong performances between December 2022 and February 2023.

Rennes Current Form

Conversely, Rennes has had a mixed bag of results lately, with only one win out of their four domestic matches last month.

Their form dipped with a 2-0 defeat against Strasbourg, leaving them trailing in the quest for European football next season.

Team News

Monaco Team News

Monaco's squad depth is tested with Mohamed Camara sidelined due to a knee injury and Guillermo Maripan recovering from a muscle strain.

However, Denis Zakaria returns from suspension, bolstering the midfield, while Breel Embolo edges closer to a comeback after a lengthy spell on the sidelines.

Rennes Team News

Rennes welcomes back Ludovic Blas and Adrien Truffert after suspension.

Their roster adjustments and strategies will be crucial as they aim to overturn their recent poor form, especially in away fixtures.

Key Players

Monaco's Key Players

Monaco's forward line looks promising, with Folarin Balogun becoming the first US international to score a double as a substitute in Europe's top five leagues recently.

His performance, along with that of Takumi Minamino and Maghnes Akliouche, could prove pivotal.

22 yrs - ST (C) - Monaco
75 
Defending
Creative
Passing
Attacking
Shooting
Decisive
Aerials
Physical
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1326
Played matches
22
7
3
Shots P90
3.87
Shots On target P90
1.76
Successful passing %
75%
Final third passes P90
9.77

Rennes Key Player

For Rennes, Benjamin Bourigeaud's knack for involvement in crucial plays, particularly against Monaco, could be key.

His contributions have been consistent, making him a player to watch in this clash.

30 yrs - M (CR) - Rennais
78
Defending
Creative
Passing
Attacking
Shooting
Decisive
Aerials
Physical
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1971
Played matches
25
7
4
Shots P90
1.60
Shots On target P90
0.55
Successful passing %
83%
Final third passes P90
18.37

Scoreline Prediction

Considering both teams' current form and historical performances at Stade Louis II, Monaco appears poised to end their home winless streak.

Rennes has shown resilience but struggled in away games, tipping the scales in Monaco's favour.

Prediction: Monaco 2-1 Rennes

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FAQ

What time does Monaco vs Rennes kick-off? The match is scheduled for 4.05 pm UK time on April 7, 2024.

Where is the match being played? Stade Louis II will host the encounter.

Which team has the better recent form? Monaco has been unbeaten in their last five Ligue 1 matches, making their form superior to Rennes'.

Who are the key players to watch? For Monaco, keep an eye on Folarin Balogun and Takumi Minamino. For Rennes, Benjamin Bourigeaud could be crucial.

What's at stake in this match? Both teams are fighting for European qualification, making this a high-stakes match.

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