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Nov 22, 2015 at 4pm UK at ​Route de Lorient
Rennes
2-2
Bordeaux
Dembele (31'), Grosicki (75')
Sio (87')
FT(HT: 1-1)
Crivelli (41'), Contento (77')
Khazri (23'), Crivelli (90')
Pallois (95')

Result: Late Cedric Carrasso penalty save earns Bordeaux draw

A late penalty save from Cedric Carrasso helps seal a 2-2 draw for Bordeaux at Rennes in Ligue 1.

Giovanni Sio missed a late penalty as Bordeaux earned a 2-2 draw against Rennes in their Ligue 1 clash at Roazhon Park this evening.

Rennes' French midfielder Benjamin Andre (R) vies with Bordeaux's French forward Henri Saivet during the French L1 football match Rennes against Bordeaux on November 22, 2015 at the route de Lorient stadium in Rennes, western France. © Getty Images

Paul-Georges Ntep had the first chance for the home team as he was allowed to cut in and shoot, but Cedric Carrasso had to tip the ball over after it deflected dangerously off Nicolas Pallois.

Rennes then took the lead just after the half-hour mark, as some slick passing play put Ntep through down the left and the winger unselfishly crossed the ball to debutant Ousmane Dembele to slot it home for his first Ligue 1 goal.

The away side looked to reply quickly as they broke through Wahbi Khazri, but Benoit Costil stood tall and denied the Bordeaux winger one on one.

Costil was required again moments later as Clement Chantome was played through but the Rennes goalkeeper was quick to close down any chance.

Les Girondins did pull level just before half time after Costil denied Khazri again, only for the ball to fall to the feet of Enzo Crivelli, who could not miss from a few yards out.

Rennes' French forward Ousmane Dembele (top) celebrates after scoring during the French L1 football match Rennes against Bordeaux on November 22, 2015 at the route de Lorient stadium in Rennes, western France.© Getty Images

In the second half, substitute Kamil Grosicki put Rennes back in front after a good run from Abdoulaye Doucoure picked out the Polish international and the winger took the shot first time to curl the ball beyond the reach of Carrasso.

However, Bordeaux equalised again after Rennes failed to clear and the ball landed at the feet of Khazri, who cut it back to Diego Contento to calmly take on a defender before blasting the ball home.

Sio was denied a late winner after being played through by Grosicki and despite the forward finishing the move, the play was called back correctly for offside.

In added time, Les Rouges et Noirs were awarded a penalty after Chantome handled the ball in the box, but Sio's effort was saved low by Carrasso.

In the furore, Pallois was sent off for his reaction on the Bordeaux bench and in the dying moments, Fallou Diagne pulled a hopeful flick just wide.

The draw moves Rennes up to eighth while Bordeaux remain 12th in the Ligue 1 table.

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Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Paris Saint-GermainPSG99003262627
2Lille96121771019
3Marseille95132116516
4Montpellier HSCMontpellier9441127516
5Saint-EtienneSt Etienne94321112-115
6Lyon94231412214
7Bordeaux94231311214
8Toulouse93421012-213
9StrasbourgStrasbourg93331613312
10Angers93241112-111
11Rennes93241214-211
12Nice9324713-611
13AmiensAmiens93151113-210
14Nimes92431316-310
15Caen92431013-310
16Dijon9315913-410
17Reims924349-510
18MonacoMonaco9135913-46
19NantesNantes9135816-86
20GuingampGuingamp9126618-125

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