Emmanuel LANGELLIER, Media365, published on Monday 25 April 2022 at 9:46 pm
Currently in top form, could Martin Terrier claim the French squad soon?
Four days before the end of the French championship, Rennes believe more than ever in qualifying for the next Champions League. With 59 points, the Breton club occupies the 3rd place in the standings ahead of Monaco, who have the same savings, but have a lower goal difference (+20 vs +39), 2 points ahead of OGC Nice (5th, 57 pt). Stade Rennais, who remained two-game losing streak, inflamed Sunday during Matchday 34 of Ligue 1 by eliminating Lorient by a very large score (5-0).
Top scorer in Rennes history in a L1 season
Bruno Genesio’s men won this Breton derby by exploiting their offensive verve that has been ravaging the French meadows for weeks. And Martin Terrier has struck again. From the 19th minute, the former Lyonnais fooled Dreyer with the flat of his right foot and added a unit to his superb collection for the financial year 2021-22. Then he made almost nothing wrong, performing a top flight, both in dribbling and in short or long passes. He has now scored in the last 7 games. Here is Terrier with 21 league successes, a unit behind Kylian Mbappé, the best pyrotechnic in Ligue 1 (22). He became Rennes’ all-time top scorer in a league season, beating Alexander Frei (20 in 2003-04 and 2004-05).
Terrier: “It’s up to me to continue being consistent”
“I’m happy, because beyond the statistics, I think my contribution to the game is better than at the beginning of the season. I passed a course and since I have rather a quality of direction, the opportunities are connected “, reacted Martin Terrier, regular at the highest level this season.” This is what I have managed to find this season, to take a step forward in terms of consistency. Sometimes I tended to fade a bit. But it was also physical, I talked a lot with the fitness coach, I try to work on the little things that were my weaknesses. It’s also the fruit of work, “he said. 25-year-old striker Didier Deschamps might think So, Terrier on the France side soon? “Of course I think about it a little, but there are a lot of quality players in my position,” Terrier told Ouest-France on Sunday. It’s up to me to continue being regular to claim it one day. “