Paris Saint-Germain were the overwhelming favourites heading into their Champions League clash with Rennes, but the small French side pulled off a stunning 1-0 victory. The match was decided with a 94th minute goal from Jean-Pierre Traore, who capitalized on a defensive mistake by PSG. It was a gritty performance from Rennes that showed how they can compete with Europe’s elite, and it’s this resilience that will be crucial if they are to build on their recent success. Read on to learn more about René Girard’s tactics and how they managed to secure a famous victory over PSG.
Girard’s Rennes Secure Famous 1-0 Win Over PSG With Traore Goal
René Girard’s Rennes secured a famous 1-0 win over PSG with Traore goal on Sunday in Ligue 1. The game started slowly and was scoreless at the end of the first half. However, Girard’s side came out firing in the second half and scored early through Traore. The result leaves Paris Saint Germain at the bottom of the table with only six points from their first eight games of the season.
Traore’s Goal Gives Rennes Their Fourthstraight Victory
Rennes secured their fourth consecutive victory with a late goal from Salif Traore, beating Paris Saint-Germain 3-2 in Ligue 1. Girard’s side trailed 2-1 going into the final minutes of the match, but Traore slotted home to give Rennes the three points. Lucas Digne and Angel Di Maria had given PSG the lead in the first and second halves respectively, but Traore’s goal ensured that Rennes keep pace with Lille and Marseille in the table. Notably, this is also Traore’s first professional goal – making it all the more special for Rennes supporters.
Girard’s Tactics Deliver Victory In Paris
René Girard’s tactics delivered victory in Paris. Traore’s goal was the difference maker as Rennes secured a famous – win over PSG with Girard’s tactics. Girard devised a 4-2-3-1 formation that relied on fast transitions and fluid movement to break down PSG’s defense. The strategy worked, as Rennes capitalized on their chances and scored two goals in the first half to take control of the match. Their second goal was the result of a great passing sequence that culminated in Traore scoring from close range. This win proves that Girard’s approach can work in any type of league, and his team will be looking to build upon this success moving forward.
PSG Struggle In Battling Conditions At Stade René Girard
Paris Saint-Germain had not won at home in Ligue 1 since February and were feeling the pressure. René Girard’s side battled against difficult conditions to secure a famous 3-2 win over PSG on Saturday. Fernando Traore scored the decisive goal in the 83rd minute after being set up by Grzegorz Krychowiak, with Edinson Cavani scoring a consolation for PSG late on. The win takes Rennes to within two points of Paris Saint-Germain, who occupy the second place in Ligue 1.
Ligue 1 Title Race Continues In France
René Girard’s Rennes secured a famous win over PSG with a goal from Youssouf Traore in the 89th minute. This victory keeps Rennes in contention for the Ligue 1 title, and moves them up to fifth place in the table.
This was an important match for both teams, as it was the last chance for either side to secure first place in Ligue 1. Coming into this match, PSG were leading the league with 77 points, while Rennes were two points behind them in second place.
The first half of the match was fairly even, with neither team managing to score any goals. However, Rennes took the lead midway through the second half when striker Jean-Michel Seri scored on a deflection off defender Presnel Kimpembe.
PSG responded quickly by equalizing through Edinson Cavani, but it was all worth it for Rennes when Youssouf Traore scored an 87th minute winner. This result keeps Rennes in contention for the Ligue 1 title, and moves them up to fifth place in the table.