Rennes complied, beat Lorient at home (0-2) and attacked second place in Ligue 1, yes, 12 points behind the incontestable leader PSG.
Bruno Genesio’s Rennes, who have been undefeated for nine consecutive games, took advantage of Nice’s defeat against Metz on Saturday (0-1) to displace them from second place and take them two points ahead.
Lorient, in crisis, could not avoid their fourth defeat in a row in a match, played at the Stade Du Moustoir. solved in the final stretch. In the 75th minute, Gaetan Laborde put the visitors ahead with his ninth league goal, one from top scorer Jonathan David (Lille). At 78 ‘, Jeremy Doku sentenced a pass from Naif Aguerd.
Òscar is reunited with triumph
For its part, Òscar Garcia’s Reims took a break when they found the victory again after six days without winning and moved away from the relegation zone.
A goal in added time by the Ivorian Ghislain Konan sentenced Clermont (0-1) and allows Reims to win a place and place 14th, three points from the danger zone, precisely marked by Clermont. It is Òscar’s third win in Ligue 1.
Meanwhile, Monaco was unable to beat Strasbourg (1-1). Two penalties resolved a duel between two teams subscribed to the equalizer. The Monegasque side, which beat Real Sociedad in the Europa League on Thursday, took the lead in added time in the first half. Wissam Ben Yedder did not miss from eleven meters.
But at the start of the second half, Strasbourg returned the coin to its rival. Ludovic Ajorque converted the penalty that prevented the defeat of Strasbourg. For both it was the third tie in a row.
The Girondins continue to play with fire
Girondins are close to relegation after falling (1-2) to Brest, who recovered at the Matmut Atlantique the initial goal from Stian Gregersen to a pass from Javairo Dilrosun.
A double from Jeremy Le Douaron, at 59 ‘and 66’, provided the fourth consecutive victory for the Armenian Michel Der Zakarian team. Bordeaux marks the frontier of salvation but with the same points as Clermont, third to last and in the relegation zone.