Algeria's Ramy Bensebaini on target as Rennes return to winning ways

The 23-year-old defender doubled his side’s lead as they thrashed the Girondins at the Roazhon Park

Algeria’s Ramy Bensebaini got on the scoresheet as Rennes returned to winning ways with a 2-0 victory over Bordeaux in Sunday’s Ligue 1 encounter.

Sabri Lamouchi’s charges entered the duel on the back of a stalemate against Marseille but two first-half headers within the space of four minutes saw them claim a victory.

In the 12th minute, Benjamin Andre’s scored off a Clement Grenier corner before the Algeria international made it two with another header in the 16th minute, benefitting from a cross from Benjamin Bourigeaud.

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The goal was Bensebaini’s first goal of the season. His side are now fifth in the French top-flight log with seven points from four games.

Rennes trade tackles with Nice in their next league outing at the Allianz Riviera on September 14.  

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