Ligue 1: Rennes lose 2-1 to Angers with fans attempting to beat curfew – Firstpost

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Ligue 1: Rennes lose 2-1 to Angers with fans attempting to beat curfew – Firstpost

Rennes could have moved to the top of Ligue 1 with a victory, instead, they suffered their first defeat of the season as, for the fourth time in four games, they blew a lead. This time they did not even gain a draw.

Rennes: Rennes sent 5,000 fans racing home to beat a curfew on Friday ruing another wasted lead after their team lost 2-1 at home to Angers in Ligue 1.

A spike in Covid-19 cases in the region brought the introduction of a curfew from midnight on Friday.

That gave fans barely an hour to get home after the match or risk a €135 ($160) fine.

Rennes could have moved to the top of Ligue 1 with a victory, instead, they suffered their first defeat of the season as, for the fourth time in four games, they blew a lead. This time they did not even gain a draw.

The home team started well. After 18 minutes, Paul Bernadoni, Angers record signing, failed to hold a tame volley from Flavien Tait.

Adrien Hunou pounced on the loose ball to slide it in from close range.

Angers quickly hit back. In the 27th minute, former Southampton player
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