This Thursday, Rennes faces Cluj during the third day of Group E of the Europa League. Rennes will want to win its first success while Cluj will seek to take new points.
Rennes vs CFR Cluj Today’s Free Betting Tips
This early season is quite painful for the Stade-Rennais. 1 / 8th finalist in the last Europa League after performances scored against Astana, Betis Sevilla or Arsenal, the Bretons have more difficulty this year and find themselves in the last place in the standings in this group E after 2 games played. First, Julien Stephan’s men were held in check by Celtic during the first day at the end of a meeting quite chopped (1-1). Then they were beaten in Rome by Lazio (2-1) without having to demerit. These two games have also added to the long series of meetings without success of the Rennais which now stands at 9. In Ligue 1, the Red and Black remain on 3 defeats in four games against Nantes (1-0 ), Marseille (1-1), Reims (0-1) and Monaco last Sunday (3-2).
For his part, Cluj started in this group by making a big blow since he has won in front of the favorite of this pool, Lazio (2-1). But then, the Romanians could do nothing on the field of Celtic during the second day (2-0) while they had yet dominated in the preliminary rounds of the Champions League this summer. In his championship of Romania, the defending champion occupies the 1st place of the classification after 13 days disputed. However, he lost 2 of the last 6 games, the last before the international break against rival Viitorul (3-1). This weekend, the partners of the former OMrani Marseille have reacted by defeating one of the big names in the championship, CS U Craiova (2-0).
The staff for Rennes vs CFR Cluj
In Rennes, recruits Tait, Guclu and Martin and substitute Johansson are all in the infirmary. They were joined by the 2nd goalkeeper Salin. It is therefore young Bonnet (16) who could make his pro debut in this match unless the incumbent Mendy is operational again but he is uncertain. If the winger Raphinha, disappointing for the moment and sick in the last match, returns to the group, Clement Grenier comes out.
For Cluj, incumbent defender Peteleu and potential attacker Tucudean. In attack, former Omrani OM scored his fifth goal of the season in the last match while the former Sedan Boli holds in central defense. Nevertheless, the former Marseille uncertain as the midfielder Itu, who was injured this weekend.
The compositions for Rennes vs CFR Cluj
The probable composition of Rennes:
Mendy (or Bonet) – Traore, Da Silva, Nyamsi, Maouassa – Rapinha, Bourigeaud, Camavinga, Del Castillo – Hunou, Niang.
Absent: Johansson, Guclu, Martin, Tait, Salin (injured)
The tactical provision provided (4-4-2):
Traoré – Da Silva – Nyamsi – Maouassa
Rapinha – Bourigeaud – Camavinga – Del Castillo
Hunou – Niang
The likely composition of Cluj (4-3-3):
Arlaukis – Susic, Burca, Boli, Camora – Aurelio, Bordeianu, Djokovic – Traore, Omrani (or Daec), Pereira.
Absent: Tududean, Peteleu (injured).
Uncertain: Itu, Omrani.
The tactical provision provided for:
Susic – Burca – Boli – Camora
Aurelio – Bordeianu – Djokovic
Omrani – Traoré – Pereira
The history of confrontations Rennes vs CFR Cluj
The two teams never clashed in their history.
Key points for the match Rennes vs CFR Cluj
– Rennes can not win despite some interesting games.
– Rennes could be deprived of its 2 goalies.
– Cluj are confident after their victories against Lazio and against a direct contender for the national title last weekend.
– Rennes lacks binding on the offensive plan.
Our Free Best Betting Tips Rennes vs CFR Cluj
In lack of confidence, the Stade-Rennais could not succeed to win in this match.
Betting Tips: Both teams to score