Rennes prolonged their unbeaten begin to the Ligue 1 season regardless of drawing 1-1 at backside aspect Dijon on Friday, giving Paris Saint-Germain the prospect to maneuver high.
Martin Terrier put Rennes forward within the first half with a neat end, however Guinea-Bissau worldwide Mame Balde barged by the visiting defence to equalise on 54 minutes.
Eduardo Camavinga, who final week grew to become France’s youngest goalscorer since 1914, got here on for the final half-hour in opposition to a group who had picked up a solitary level from six matches.
Flavien Tait dragged a shot into the bottom that clipped the crossbar because it looped over as Rennes have been held for the second sport in a row.
They moved a degree away from Lille on the summit however may very well be overtaken by PSG on objective distinction afterward Friday if the reigning champions win at Nimes.
Neymar will sit out the journey to the south of France, sizzling on the heels of his starring function on worldwide obligation for Brazil.
The world’s most costly participant scored a hat-trick for his nation in a 4-2 win in Peru in 2022 World Cup qualifying.
That match in Lima didn’t end till the early hours of Wednesday, European time, and the fast turnaround means he’ll play no half for his membership this weekend.