In an exhilarating 18th day match of Ligue 1 at Roazhon Park, Rennes emerged victorious defeating Nice 2-0. The team's consecutive win was marked by powerful goals and a dominating performance that left Nice trailing behind.
Rennes Shows Dominance
The game saw Rennes seize control from the start, overpowering a noticeably weaker Nice team. Pablo Rosario of Nice committed a hand fault within the penalty area, an error that granted Rennes a penalty. This was successfully converted into a goal by Bourigeaud at the 31st minute of the game, pushing Rennes ahead before half-time.
Continued Control and Second Goal
As the match resumed after the break, Rennes sustained their control. Kalimuendo added a second goal to Rennes' tally at the 54th minute, securing a solid advantage over Nice.
Nice Struggles to Catch Up
Nice made several attempts to stage a comeback but were unsuccessful in posing a substantial challenge to Mandanda, the goalkeeper for Rennes. A shot fired by Nice's Claude-Maurice caused a brief intensity, but it was not able to translate into a goal.
The loss marked Nice's third consecutive defeat on the road. With this victory, Rennes climbed to the 10th position in the league, amassing a total of 22 points and further distancing themselves from the relegation zone.