After his elimination against Annecy in the quarter-finals of the Coupe de France, loon will have to bounce back this sunday against Rennes. An important match in the race for the podium, given that the men of Bruno Génésiocurrently fifth, are six points behind their future opponent.
Asked by our colleagues from Foot Marketthe Rennes midfielder Baptiste Santamaria returned to this meeting. “This match will be decisive? Yes and no. There are still a lot of championship days left. We must not dwell on that. We must first concentrate on the match. It is after the match that we will see from an accounting point of view whether we have made the right operation or not.”
Despite this elimination, OM, second in the standings, are still in the running for the podium. A team feared by the Rennes player: “Whatever happens, it’s still a great team. Often, when we have just taken a slap, especially at home, we are keen to play a big game. We are going to prepare for it like a big game, because We play a big team, we will have to expect a lot of adversity. We will be ready.”
In the first leg in Marseille, the two teams left with a score of parity 1-1. After scoring against his side, Matteo Guendouzi had allowed his team to equalize after returning from the locker room.