Both sides have already booked their place in the knockout stages with 10 points each from four games, while the hosts occupy top spot in Group B, having scored one more goal.
Fenerbahce will host Rennes in a UEFA Europa League fixture at Sukru Saracoglu on Thursday. Both sides have already booked their place in the knockout stages with 10 points each from four games, while the hosts occupy top spot in Group B, having scored one more goal. Fenerbahce are heading into the match on the back of a narrow 1-0 win over Istanbul Basaksehir in a Turkish top flight match on Saturday. The visitors, meanwhile, secured a 2-1 win against Angers in a Ligue 1 game a day later.
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Fenerbahce are in stunning form, having won their last five games across all competitions. The Yellow Canaries are sitting at the summit of the Turkish top flight standings, having collected 23 points from 11 games. Their latest victory, against Istanbul Basaksehir, was their seventh of the 2022-23 Ligue 1 campaign. Diego Rossi’s lone goal in the 84th-minute separated the two sides in Kadikoy. Meanwhile the Legend’s latest Europa League match at AEK Larnaca ended in a 2-1 win courtesy of goals from Joao Pedro and Michy Batshuayi.
Rennes, on the other hand, secured a narrow 1-0 win over Dynamo Kyiv in their last European outing on October 13. Christopher Wooh’s 48th-minute strike separated the two sides in Krakow. After that, Bruno Genesio’s side recorded back-to-back league-wins against Lyon (3-2) and Angers. Against Angers, Amine Gouiri’s opener and Lovro Majer’s injury time winner helped the Red and Blacks secure their seventh league-win of the campaign, taking their tally to 24 points, eight adrift of leaders Paris Saint-Germain.
Fenerbahce probable starting lineup: Bayindir, Szalai, Henrique, Aziz, Kadioglu, Alioski, Lincoln, Yusek, Crespo, Rossi, Valencia
Rennes probable starting lineup: Mandanda, Meling, Theate, Wooh, Assignon, Ugochukwu, Majer, Bourigeaud, Tait, Terrier, Gouiri
|Istanbul Basaksehir||1-0 (W)|
|AEK Larnaca||1-2 (W)|
|Fatih Karagumruk||5-4 (W)|
|AEK Larnaca||2-0 (W)|
|Dynamo Kyiv||0-1 (W)|
|Dynamo Kyiv||2-1 (W)|
|Last match results|
|Rennes 2-2 Fenerbahce|
The UEFA Europa League match between Fenerbahce and Rennes will take place at Sukru Saracoglu on Thursday at 10:15 pm IST.
|Fenerbahce vs Rennes||Key details|
|Kickoff time in Turkey||7:45 pm|
|Kickoff time in France||6:45 pm|
The live telecast of the UEFA Europa League matches in India are available on the Sony Sports network. Fans will also be able to watch the live streaming on Sony Sports app. Besides, those in Turkey can catch the live action via Exxen and S Sport +; and RMC Sport network in France.