Conference League: Rennes take advantage of the deadly fall of Tottenham and qualify for the final

Paris: French Rennes qualified for the Converse League quarter-finals after drawing 3-3 with their host Vitesse Arnhem on Thursday in Group G of the fifth round, taking advantage of the first defeat of the English, Tottenham, under the supervision of his new coach, Antonio Conte, against Moura, the Slovenian.2 with a fatal goal within the same group. Rennes raises his score in head to the group at 11 points to book her ticket directly to the next round without going through the supplement assigned to the runners-up in the groups, 4 points ahead of Tottenham and Arnhem, compared to 3 points for the bottom of the table, Moura, who is off the charts. The last one round sees a strong confrontation between Tottenham and their host Rennes, while Vitesse Arnhem receives their host Moura, to determine the identity of the runner-up. Rennes coach Bruno Genesio, who did not taste defeat in the competition created in this season (3 wins vs 2 draws) and remains in a series of 12 games without losing in various competitions, paid his main players against Vitesse, and made only three substitutions since the match against Montpellier 2-0 in championship. The first half saw the scoring of three goals, as Rennes opened the scoring after 9 minutes from the start, thanks to a left footed by striker Gaetan Laborde after a pass from Martin Terrier in area, to return to Laborde and add the second with a right-footed shot in middle of the back door of the Norwegian Burger Melling (39). The visitors reduced the score with a right through ball from Dan Huisman from 20 meters that fooled Senegalese goalkeeper Alfred Gomis (43). In the second half, Labard scored a “hat-trick” after tricking goalkeeper Hoyen and hitting a ball that hit the post and entered in door (69). It is the brilliant Laborde’s fifth goal in Converse League competition in this season, and even managed to score 8 goals in “Ligue 1”, including a hat-trick with his former team Montpellier in four games before falling out of its ranks in August. Arnhem responded after 6 minutes with a goal to reduce the difference with Dutchman Thomas Boetnik, before reversing the odds by drawing with his young Belgian forward Ikuma Obenda in the 90th game. In the second game, Tottenham lost numerically from the 31st minute later. his midfielder Ryan Sessegnon is sent off for a second yellow card. After a mistake on Ziga Kos in the 31st minute, the club from north London starts well with the new coach Conte, who replaces the Portuguese Nuno Espirito Santo, with two wins and a draw. three games, before falling into the fourth. Tottenham failed to repeat the win in London when they crushed Moura 5-1, of which reserve striker Harry Kane scored a hat-trick, which was his side’s only goal in the second leg . Conte made eight substitutions since the match against Leeds United in championship. Conte is not a magician The former coach of Inter and Chelsea after the defeat warned that it will take time to raise the level of the team, adding: “Someone might think that a new coach has arrived and Conte has won in past and I’m a magician. But the only magic I can do is work. “He continued,” Working to develop and apply my methods and ideas about football. But we need to understand that we need time. ”Mora surprised his host by opening the scoring on 11 minutes after a Tommy Hurvat-led ball from the right stormed the team.area, bypassing Colombian defender Davinson Sanches, who slipped at the worst moment, to hit a wonderful ball in the top corner of Italian goalkeeper Barluigi Gulini’s goal. Conte made four substitutions in once in the 54th minute, and waited for top scorer Caen to equalize after a pass by Brazilian substitute Lucas Moura in thearea, that the England international hit a superb ball on Croatian goalkeeper Matko Obradovic in the far corner (72). Mora benefited from his host’s shortage of numbers to score a fatal goal in the fourth minute of added time for the second half after substitute Amadej Marouche manipulated defender Sanchez and hit a lob on goalkeeper Golini. In the third round, Roma honored their host, Zorya Luhansk, from Ukraine, by defeating him 4-0, after having also detached him, in home, of three clean goals. Roma’s Spanish quartet Carles Perez scored after a pass from Stephan El Shaarawy (15) and Nicolo Zaniolo with a right (33), before questlast transformed in a successful passer-by for English striker Tammy Abraham, who added the third at the start of the second half (46) and the fourth with the head (75). . The team from the capital missed a penalty kick from Frenchman Jordan Veretto, saved by goalkeeper Dmitro Marsapora in the 40th minute. Bodu Glimt, who beat Bulgarians CSKA Sofia 2-0, goals from Sonder, Bronstad Fett (25) and Eric Botheim (85). The identity of the direct qualification will be decided in the last sixth round, where the club from the Italian capital will visit CSKA Sofia, and Bodo Glimt against Zorya Luhansk. (AFP)

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