Astana hosts Rennes in a match from Group K of the UEFA Europa League.
We are about to examine this clash on Kazakhstanian soil in our vip soccer bets for today.
Astana started their participation in Europa League pretty good, winning a point during the visit to the Ukrainian giant Dynamo Kyiv. On two occassions Dynamo got ahead in the result, but Astana managed to equalize with goals from Marin Anicic and Roman Murtazayev. The second goal for Astana was scored in the last few seconds of the match, which allowed Roman Grigorchuk’s team to win a point from the match.
In Kazakhstan’s Premier League Astana are marching on towards another title, being leader after 27 games played. The champions have 67 points won and an advantage of 7 points ahead of the 2nd Kairat. In their last match Astana enjoyed a comfortable 3-0 win at home against Zhetysu. Marin Tomasov scored a brace for the champions, while Rangelo Janga also scored for the home team.
Rennes are leading Group K after the first round of Europa League, having won against Jablonec with 2-1 in the other game. Ismaila Sarr opened the score for Rennes, while the new signing Hatem Ben Arfa decided the game with a well executed penalty kick in the last few minutes. Michal Travnik scored for Jablonec, but it was not enough for something more in the match.
In the French Ligue 1 Rennes are currently 16th in the standings with 8 points and a record of 2 wins, 2 draws and 4 defeats. It was not the best possible start for them. Right now they are in a run of four consecutive games without a win in the Ligue 1.
That’s what we had to say about the Europa League clash between Astana and Rennes.