The Senegalese ahead bought his third Ligue 1 objective of the season, albeit, the Maroons crumbled at house to the Crimson and Blacks
Pape Yade discovered the web as Metz bowed 3-1 at house to Rennes in Saturday’s French elite division outing.
With the Maroons trailing by three objectives at Stade Saint-Symphorien, the Senegalese striker was launched within the second-half, albeit, his effort couldn’t forestall his workforce from shedding their 10th recreation of the 2020-21 Ligue 1 marketing campaign.
After taking part in a 2-2 draw at Lens of their final outing, Frederic Antonetti’s males welcomed the Reds and Blacks with the ambition of sealing all factors at stake, however they ended up on the shedding aspect.
18 minutes into the sport, Rennes took the lead by Belgium worldwide of Ghanaian background Jeremy Doku. Receiving a go from Martin Terrier, the 18-year-old slotted the ball previous a stranded goalkeeper Marc-Aurele Caillard.
That objective was an eye-opener for the hosts as they swung into motion by dominating ball possession, nonetheless, their greatest undoing was lacking clear reduce possibilities.
As they continued to push for the equaliser, it was Rennes who doubled their benefit within the 38th minute. Following Vincent Pajot’s reckless problem on Hamari Traore within the objective space, referee Willy Delajod had no possibility than to award a penalty to the guests, whereas Terrier made no errors changing the following kick regardless of Caillard guessing the suitable path.
In dire want of victory to spice up their European desires, Rennes got here out stronger within the second-half. Their quest to file a comeback win bought a giant enhance as Doku was given the marching orders within the 51st minute for a harmful deal with on Thomas Delaine.
Regardless of their numerical drawback, it was the hosts who continued to dictate the tempo and so they bought their third objective within the 88th minute by Sehrou Guirassy. The French ahead of Guinean descent obtained a go from Eduardo Camavinga, beat two markers earlier than firing previous the goalkeeper.
Refusing to go down with no struggle, Yade, who changed Lamine Gueye within the 73rd minute, fired Matthieu Udol’s go previous Senegal’s Alfred Gomis.
With this outcome, Rennes climbed to seventh within the French elite division after accruing 44 factors from 30 video games, whereas Metz dropped to eighth with 42 factors with 42 factors from the identical variety of matches.