Rennes vs Ajaccio Prediction & Match Preview

Rennes vs AC Ajaccio French Ligue 1 Predictions by LeagueLane

Rennes vs AC Ajaccio
French Ligue 1
Date: 21 August 2022, Sunday
Kick-off at 16:05 UK / 17:05 CET
Venue: Roazhon Park (Rennes).

Rennes and AC Ajaccio have claimed a point apiece after the opening two rounds of the new Ligue 1 campaign.

While the experts have predicted the newly-promoted side to struggle for survival in this term, not many believed that Rennes would already fail to get a win under their belts before Gameweek No 3.

Bruno Genesio’s men dropped the ball on the opening day of the season, falling 0-1 at home to the likes of Lorient.

They fixed the impression last weekend by holding Monaco to a 1-1 stalemate away at Stade Louis II.

However, head coach Genesio was certainly disappointed after the draw since his team had an extra player on the pitch for the majority of the game. Youssouf Fofana got sent off for Monaco 18 minutes into the tie.

It is also worth mentioning that Axel Disasi missed a penalty-kick for Monaco on the occasion.

It will be very interesting to see whether Rennes will find the way to rebound from such a poor start.

Their rivals AC Ajaccio do look significantly weaker than the rest of the playing field in the top flight of French football at the beginning of the season.

Last season’s Ligue 2 runners-up failed to get more than two shots on target in the last weekend’s goalless draw at home to Lens.

AC Ajaccio had previously fallen 2-1 away at Lyon on the opening day of the new Ligue 1 season.

Rennes vs Ajaccio Head-to-head

  • Rennes can rely on tradition here since they won five and drew two of the previous seven home outings against AC Ajaccio.
  • The two teams last met each other eight years ago, back when AC Ajaccio were last in the elite class.
  • Rennes have a great 15-3 goal difference in seven home clashes with AC Ajaccio.

Rennes vs Ajaccio Prediction

Rennes possess much more quality in their ranks and they will be highly motivated to rebound from a slower kick-off to the season.

We expect the hosts to confirm the favorites’ role and record a comprehensive victory at their Roazhon Park without too many problems. You can back Genesio’s men to win by two or more goals difference at the 2.25 odds.

Rennes vs Ajaccio Betting Tips

Rennes to win in -1.5 Asian Handicap @ 2.25 (5/4)
Rennes to win to nil @ 2.10 (11/10) odd.