Canada Rennes, the defense has the floor
MATCHDAY: Aston Villa, Sassuolo look to go top of leagues
A look at what’s happening around European soccer on Friday: ENGLAND Aston Villa will go top of the Premier League for the first time since 2001 if it beats Leeds at home for a fifth straight win. Even a point will be enough for Villa to climb above Everton — until Sunday, at least — on goal difference, after victories over Sheffield United, Fulham, Liverpool and Leicester so far. Villa last won its first four top-flight matches in a season 90 years ago. Leeds, which is in midtable after a solid start to its first season back in the Premier League after a 16-year absence, is without defensive midfielder Kalvin Phillips for six weeks because of a shoulder injury.
knocked down this Saturday to win at home in the context of ( 2-1). Thanks to two achievements of his central defenders. After three games without a win in the league, including two draws, Stade Rennais returned to a timely victory this Saturday, raising the curtain on a 9th day of private OM-Lens L1 the day before. To do this, the Bretons had to fight in front of their Brest counterparts, who had the merit of opening the scoring. Certainly against the course of the game. Dominators as much as they had suffered three days earlier against Sevilla in the Champions League, Rennes have long stumbled on the opposing baraka, like a Terrier who saw one of his attempts to hit wood in the first period, at the end of a school action. Honorat, he was successful when his eccentric recovery in the area deceived the vigilance of Gomis (0-1, 57th).
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Rennes fall against Angers / Ligue 1 (J8)
Angers created a small sensation by winning this Friday evening against Stade Rennais, which concedes its first defeat in Ligue 1 this season (1-2). © Supplied by Football 365 Rennes Angers "We are in crisis". By wielding irony before this match against Angers, Julien Stéphan had let appear, in his own way, the small stop at Stade Rennais. It was materialized by a first setback this season in Ligue 1, this Friday, against Angers (0-1).
A decisive hinge A Brest goal which forced the locals to become realistic in their turn. With in the role of firefighters Da Silva and Aguerd, companions of central hinge well served on a set piece set by Del Castillo (1-1, 66th) and Bourigeaud (2-1, 70th), for achievements signed by the chief. With the arrival a great reward since Stade Rennais temporarily climbs up to PSG and Losc, elite.
Saint-Grégoire. The Rennes illustrator draws the ice at the Paul-Émile-Victor school .
© DR Justine Prigent, in front of the fresco she made at the Paul-Émile Victor school in Saint-Grégoire (Ille-et-Vilaine ). Justine Prigent painted a fresco in the entrance hall of the Paul-Émile-Victor school, in homage to the latter. An ice floe with animals, but also a nod to the explorer. I can't get over it yet. I heard “Wow! It’s beautiful what you are doing, madam ”… Spontaneous reactions are heartwarming,” says Justine Prigent, still quite moved.