Dynamo Kiev-Rennes: 3-1
Like Girondins de Bordeaux, Stade Rennais will need a miracle to advance to the sixteenth final of the Europa League. Dominated by a large width by Dynamo Kiev in Ukraine (3-1) on the RMC Sport, Sabri Lamouchi's troops rarely bring danger to the surface of opponents. A big opportunity is missed by Ismaïla Sarr (54) while the score is still 1-0 in favor of Ukraine can allow Rennes to reverse the steam. But the attacker's point point failed to cross the opponent's goal line and Dynamo Kiev doubled the bet less than 15 minutes later through Mykolenko (2-0, 68). ) Shapalenko then allowed his club to fly off the scoreboard before Siebatcheu reduced the final gap (92).
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For OM, there will be more calculations to be done the next day. The finalists who came out of the competition went to Italy, in the field of Lazio (2-1), and were eliminated. Rudi Garcia has made changes to build a team that is stuck in a negative spiral. But here, various replacements will not be enough to erase the disease suffered by OM, especially in the defense sector. In terms of animated offensive, Dimitri Payet's entry did not provide enough energy, more than Thauvin's goal really gave his colleagues (60) hope, could not accelerate in his resurgence after Parolo (45) and Correa (55) for Lazio. Defeated for the fourth time in a row, in all competitions, OM now has Ligue 1 as the only horizon.
Bordeaux-Zenith St. Petersburg: 1-1
Hung by Zénith Saint-Petersburg (1-1), Girondins is very close to the exit. Dominating three times to start, Bordeaux have taken the match with the far right to Atlantic Matmut and thought of finally holding their first success in the competition. Ricardo's efforts were rewarded by getting a converted penalty by François Kamano in the first round (32). But the second half coincided with the beginning of their problems. Jimmy Briand's favorite to start this meeting, Andres Cornelius left his colleague at rest due to injury. And Russia finally equalized 20 minutes from the end of regulation time by Zabolotny (72). Cannot be resisted in commitment and state of mind, Girondins push with all their strength without ever finding their shortcomings.