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Astana vs Rennes Europa League – Group K | Live Match Streaming

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Astana vs Rennes

Astana vs Rennes-Preview

 

  • Rennes will make the 5,000 kilometre trip to Kazakhstan to face FC Astana in Europa League (EL) Group K, in what will be the longest journey in the club’s history.
  • Astana come into this match sitting atop the Kazakh Premier League (KPL) with a seven-point lead, and on an impressive run of 14 league games unbeaten (W11, D3).
  • The hosts won their previous EL home fixture against APOEL in the qualifiers. However the last time they recorded two consecutive home wins in this competition was back in July 2014.
  • In contrast, since Rennes’ home victory against Jablonec on EL matchday one, the French club have failed to win any of their following Ligue 1 (L1) fixtures (D1, L2).
  • Sabri Lamouchi’s men have also had difficulties on the road, and are yet to win a L1 away game this campaign (D1, L3).
  • Players to watch:

Astana striker Aleksey Shchetkin is the KPL top scorer with ten goals, while Hatem Ben Arfa’s penalty against Jablonec secured all three points for Rennes in their EL opener.

  • Stat attack:

This will be Astana’s first game against a French side, and Rennes’ first against a Kazakh side.

  • Astana have scored at least one goal in each of their last seven home fixtures in this tournament.
  • Rennes have not been involved in a single draw across their last 12 EL away games. Overall their record in those games is: W3, L9.

 

 

 
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