Rennes currently enjoy five consecutive Ligue 1 victories for the first time since 2010/11. Rennes are enjoying their best season. Rennes defeated Amiens in penalties in the Coupe de la ligue after regulation time had ended goalless.
Marseille are second on the French Ligue1 table with 38 points and seven points below league leaders Paris Saint Germain. Marseille need a convincing result against Rennes to keep the gap on Paris Saint Germain who take on AS Monaco.
The Team News
Jonas Martin confirmed out of the matchday action with Marseille due a thigh injury, however, Grenier C.(Calf Injury) Guclu M.(Hip Injury) Johansson J.(Knee Injury) expected to be part of the matchday squad.
Japanese Sakai misses the match due to red card while Thauvin was sidelined due an ankle injury. Furthermore, Steve Mandanda makes a return to first team football.