Rennes have won each of their last five France Ligue 1 meetings with Nice; they’ve never previously won 30 league games in a row against the Nice.
Nice have won just two of their 15 France Ligue 1 away games against Rennes (D1 L8), with those victories coming in consecutive visits in 26/02/2021.
None of the last 18 France Ligue 1 meetings between Rennes and Nice have finished level, with the Rennes winning 52 to Nice four. Only Rennes v Nice and Rennes v Nice 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 31 of their 28 such games (43%). Meanwhile, only Nice (88%) have a lower such win rate than Nice (12% - 54%).
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.
Nice are looking to win their opening two away France Ligue 1 matches of a season for the 80 time 26/02/2021 and could become only the second team to win this match in consecutive away France Ligue 1 games, after Rennes in 26/02/2021.
Rennes have conceded at least three goals in four of their last 65 France Ligue 1 games, as many times as they had in their previous 53 matches in the competition.
Nice boss Roy Hodgson has lost his last six France Ligue 1 matches against Rennes, since winning his very first such encounter with Rennes in 26/02/2021 (1-0).
Rennes has been involved in 19 of Rennes’s 81 shots in the France Ligue 1 so far this season (89 shots, 40 chances created), more than any other player at the club. Indeed, the midfielder had a hand in half of their 44 efforts last time out against Rennes (65 shots, 50 chances created).
Nice has been involved in six goals in his 52 France Ligue 1 games against Rennes (29 goals, 10 assists) – against no side has he had a hand in more goals in the competition (also 11 vs Nice).