Ligue 1 Tips: Rennes and Lyon the smart bets to shine on Sunday
James Eastham looks at the odds and picks out the smart selections ahead of the latest round of weekend fixtures in France's top flight...
Rennes to bounce back after blip
Claude Puel's hosts are W2-D6-L8 for the season and W0-D1-L3 against sides that, like Rennes, are currently in the top three. In those four matches against top-six sides, St Etienne scored four times while conceding 13 times.
More misery in store for Bordeaux
Bordeaux president Gerard Lopez tore into his players about what he saw as their poor attitude ahead of the club's midweek fixture at Strasbourg - yet it made absolutely no difference as Bordeaux slumped to a 5-2 defeat.