the Canaries win the derby and keep their rivals away from the podium

Four days after winning the Coupe de France, Nantes won the derby against Rennes (2-1) on Wednesday, strongly upsetting the plans of Bruno Genesio’s men.

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Posted on 11/05/2022 20:11

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The crazy week of the Canaries continues. Four days after winning the Coupe de France against Nice, the Yellows and Greens overthrew Rennes (2-1) in the Western derby, Wednesday May 11, at the end of the 36th day of Ligue 1. A victory after having yet suffered the opener and while Antoine Kombouare’s players have nothing left to play in the league. But the Kanak had warned: he did not want to present the trophy to the supporters and party against Rennes, he wanted to win.

A victory snatched thanks to a volley from the left foot of Nicolas Pallois on a cross from Ludovic Blas. Imperial in defense on Saturday at the Stade de France, the rough central defender made the powder speak to surprise Alfred Gomis, back in the Rennes cages.

A defeat that hurt Bruno Genesio’s players in their fight for qualification in the Champions League. Now fifth and overtaken by Marseille, Monaco and Nice in the race for Europe, Rennes has a lot to worry about. The Reds and Blacks will host the Olympians in three days for a crucial match two games before the end of the season. In front, Marseille is now six points and Monaco seems unstoppable with its eight wins in a row. The Bretons must also be wary of Strasbourg, sixth by two points, which could deprive them of any European competition next year.