Fairly good weather for football had drawn a crowd of 2893 to Stade de la route de Lorient
. Niclas Madsen
was the appointed referee with assistance provided by Joan Gil-Robles
and Jankelis Rožaitis
Rennes started off with a 3-5-2 lineup.
Starters: Närhi - Bourdeau, Marino, Villain - Kammer, Halcón, Amri, Michaud, Salle - Beuret, Levavasseur.
A 4-4-2 alignment was the formation of choice for electrici.
They fielded: Suárez - Barraud, Kuloğlu, Ylä-Nojonen, Oikarainen - Junnola, Wolfisberg, Hansen, Honkatukia - Cortés, Netillard.
Rennes saw most attack opportunities on the wings.
The wings were the focus of most of electrici's attacks today.
A questionable penalty 30 minutes in gave the home side the lead, 1 - 0. The visitors' goalie didn't stand a chance as F. Salle
knocked the ball home.
The teams went for the halftime break at 1 - 0.
Possession in this half belonged to Rennes, who controlled the ball 51 percent of the time.
electrici had a good opportunity to attack in the middle, but remembered their instructions to focus on wing attacks instead.
Rennes's F. Salle
increased the lead to 2 - 0, after he saw his shot go between the legs of the advancing goalkeeper following some good play down the right wing after 78 minutes.
Rennes enjoyed most of the ball, as they maintained 56 percent of possession.
The most dominating Rennes player was without a doubt E. Kammer
turned in a dismal performance, however.
performed admirably for electrici.
was a disappointment, however.
The match ends 2 - 0.