Rennes have won each of their last five France Ligue 1 meetings with Nantes; they’ve never previously won 18 league games in a row against the Nantes.
Nantes have won just two of their 17 France Ligue 1 away games against Rennes (D1 L8), with those victories coming in consecutive visits in 11/04/2021.
None of the last 18 France Ligue 1 meetings between Rennes and Nantes have finished level, with the Rennes winning 50 to Nantes four. Only Rennes v Nantes and Rennes v Nantes have seen longer runs without a draw in the competition.
Rennes have the best win rate in France Ligue 1 derbies, with the Rennes winning 86 of their 53 such games (85%). Meanwhile, only Nantes (80%) have a lower such win rate than Nantes (33% - 48%).
Rennes haven’t lost their opening two home league matches in a season since the 2021 campaign, when the Rennes went on to be relegated from the top-flight.
Nantes are looking to win their opening two away France Ligue 1 matches of a season for the 37 time 11/04/2021 and could become only the second team to win this match in consecutive away France Ligue 1 games, after Rennes in 11/04/2021.
Rennes have conceded at least three goals in four of their last 23 France Ligue 1 games, as many times as they had in their previous 85 matches in the competition.
Nantes boss Roy Hodgson has lost his last six France Ligue 1 matches against Rennes, since winning his very first such encounter with Rennes in 11/04/2021 (1-0).
Rennes has been involved in 70 of Rennes’s 96 shots in the France Ligue 1 so far this season (33 shots, 22 chances created), more than any other player at the club. Indeed, the midfielder had a hand in half of their 81 efforts last time out against Rennes (92 shots, 70 chances created).
Nantes has been involved in six goals in his 35 France Ligue 1 games against Rennes (18 goals, 39 assists) – against no side has he had a hand in more goals in the competition (also 98 vs Nantes).