Monaco vs Rennes
France – League Cup
Date: Wednesday, 9th January 2019
Kick-off at 17.45 UK/ 18.45 CET
Venue: Stade Louis II (Monaco).
It may be hard for new fans to believe that players like Kylian Mbappe and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang played for Monaco once in their careers. The team is in serious danger of being relegated this season. They stand a pitiful 19th in the French League right now.
A few years back this schedule would have been a cakewalk for Monaco. But the revamped Rennes will be a tough challenge for this struggling former French champions.
Rennes is on a dream run right now and has even been impressive in the Europa League. They will take this opportunity to advance further in the domestic competition, and raise their chances for glory at the end of the season.
Monaco vs Rennes Head-to-head (h2h)
- Eight of the last ten h2h games had both teams on the scoresheet.
- The last six h2h matches had a combined 21 goals between them.
Monaco vs Rennes Prediction
Even club legend Thierry Henry can’t seem to get Monaco out of the disaster they have got themselves in. The team has won just five of their last 30 matches. At home, their record seems even worse. The Red and Whites could manage just one win in their last 20 attempts at home.
Rennes, The Red and Blacks, are on a roll right now. The team recorded six wins on the trot and seems in no mood to stop. They will take full advantage of the struggling Monaco side. Comparatively, the League Cup represents the better chance for either of the teams to life a trophy this season, due to the presence of teams like PSG in the Ligue 1 roster.
Rennes knows this and will play their hearts out on the pitch. The team will win the tie. Monaco’s woes at home will continue, and they will fail to find the back of the net.
Monaco vs Rennes Betting Tips
Rennes to Win @ 3.00 (2/1)
Clean Sheet: YES @ 3.50 (5/2).