The referee blows his whistle for the final time to end this match.
M'Baye Niang (Rennes) slaloms his way past challenges, but an opposing player does well to get the ball away.
3 additional min. will be played.
Romain del Castillo (Rennes) decides to speed play up with a short corner kick.
Mehdi Zeffane (Rennes) slides a pass forward, but one of the defenders cuts it out. Rennes force a corner. Their opponents will face another attacking threat.
Romain del Castillo (Rennes) goes on a solo run, but he fails to create a chance as an opposition player blocks him. The ball is off of the pitch and it's a goal kick for Lyon.
Nabil Fekir (Lyon) receives a short pass and produces a low effort from mid-range towards the middle of the goal, but the goalkeeper is alert and makes a routine save.
Lyon take a short corner instead of sending the ball into the penalty area.
Substitution. Romain del Castillo (Rennes) in, Benjamin Bourigeaud out.
Lyon didn't take advantage of the corner and score as the opposition's defence was alert and averted the threat.
Lucas Tousart (Lyon) receives an accurate pass and finds some space for a shot. The keeper is prepared and denies his long-range effort towards the left post. Brilliant save! Lyon win a corner.
The ball is cleared after Houssem Aouar (Lyon) attempted to dribble past an opposing player. It's a throw-in for Lyon.
Bruno Genesio has decided to substitute Jeremy Morel and he is replaced by Moussa Dembele (Lyon).
Here is a change. Ramy Bensebaini is going off and Julien Stephan gives the last tactical orders to Mehdi Zeffane (Rennes).
Nabil Fekir (Lyon) meets a pass on the edge of the penalty area and shoots towards the middle of the goal. He didn't put enough power into the effort, though, and Abdoulaye Diallo pulls off an easy save.
The resulting corner from Nabil Fekir (Lyon) only finds one of the defenders, who heads it out of danger.
Close! Clement Grenier (Rennes) takes the resultant free kick from 29 metres out and his shot goes just wide of the left post.
Houssem Aouar (Lyon) gives away a foul for a fierce tackle on an opponent.
Marcelo (Lyon) was trying to get to the ball but clattered into the legs of the opponent as well. Johan Hamel blows his whistle for an infringement. Rennes are awarded the free kick.
Julien Stephan decides to make a substitution. Theoson Siebatcheu will be replaced by M'Baye Niang (Rennes).
Johan Hamel shows the yellow card to Marcelo (Lyon) for a heavy challenge.
Golden opportunity! Bertrand Traore (Lyon) lost his marker inside the box, only to shoot just wide of the left post after receiving a good pass.
Anthony Lopes displays his ability to read the game and clears the danger after Theoson Siebatcheu (Rennes) threatened to latch onto a through ball from just outside the box.
Lyon have a chance to score from a corner kick, but the ball is cleared by a defender.
Bertrand Traore (Lyon) runs onto a loose pass inside the box and releases a tremendous shot towards the right side of the goal. However, Abdoulaye Diallo anticipates the shot and makes a brilliant save. Lyon force their opponents to concede a corner.
Houssem Aouar (Lyon) swings a cross into the box, but it's far too close to Abdoulaye Diallo, who smothers the ball.
Jeremy Morel (Lyon) is obviously not following the Golden Rule: „Treat others as you want to be treated.“ He makes a bad challenge and leaves Johan Hamel with no other option than to blow for a foul. A free kick has been awarded to Rennes.
Long passes, short passes and one-two passes. Rennes are showcasing great team work by keeping possession and producing pin-point passes from player to player. The opposition's players are finding it very difficult to intercept at the moment.
A dangerous looking corner kick from Nabil Fekir (Lyon) is cleared to safety by the defence.
Bruno Genesio makes a switch. Lucas Tousart is coming on in place of Pape Diop (Lyon) at the start of the second period.
The half-time break is over and the second half is about to start.
The referee blows his whistle to end the first half and the players are now heading to their respective dressing rooms.
What a chance that is! Bertrand Traore (Lyon) wastes a huge opportunity as he receives a beautiful pass inside the box but is somehow only able to prod the ball onto the right post!
There will be a minimum of 2 min. of added time.
Goal! Ismaila Sarr puts the ball on a plate for Theoson Siebatcheu (Rennes), who scores with a simple close-range finish. It's 0:2.
Goal! Hatem Ben Arfa (Rennes) weaves his way past opponents, and he unleashes a magnificent effort from the edge of the box into the bottom right corner. Anthony Lopes had no chance of reaching it. The score is 0:1.
Abdoulaye Diallo was forced into action to thwart Memphis Depay (Lyon). He found himself some space after latching on to a pass and unleashed a shot to the bottom right corner but couldn't beat the keeper.
Good chance! Ismaila Sarr (Rennes) nicely turned his man inside the box but placed his effort just wide of the right post. He should have scored!
Rennes are showing great team chemistry. They are passing it around beautifully. Excellent team work.
Benjamin Bourigeaud (Rennes) launches the ball from the resulting corner, but one of the defenders is first to the ball and deals with the threat.
Ramy Bensebaini (Rennes) races towards goal but the defender gets back well to make a challenge. The ball goes out of play and Rennes have been awarded a corner kick.
The game is interrupted. Ferland Mendy (Lyon) has violated the rules in the battle for the ball. No protests or gestures are being made as he is quite aware of what he did.
Benjamin Bourigeaud (Rennes) sends a cross into the box, but Anthony Lopes comes off his line to gather the ball.
Pape Diop (Lyon) makes a slide tackle, but referee Johan Hamel blows for a foul. Rennes will take a free kick near the side line.
Bruno Genesio is forced to make an unplanned substitution as Tanguy Ndombele suffers an injury and Pape Diop (Lyon) comes on.
Nabil Fekir (Lyon) wastes a big opportunity! He controls the ball after a nice low pass and shoots from a promising distance. His poor effort goes miles wide of the left post.
Memphis Depay (Lyon) stands over the free kick and opts to take it himself, sending the ball towards the bottom right corner only for Abdoulaye Diallo to dive and make a save.
Benjamin Andre (Rennes) jumps into a tackle and Johan Hamel blows his whistle for a foul. Lyon win a free kick. It's a promising situation for a direct shot.
Benjamin Bourigeaud (Rennes) takes a neat pass, dummies a defender and slams the ball well wide of the left post from the edge of the box.
Ferland Mendy (Lyon) sends a rebound goalwards, low to the middle of the target, but the goalkeeper is there to stop it.
Wonderful movement by Lyon. The players are holding possession, mostly exchanging one-touch passes. They control the pace of the game now.
Tanguy Ndombele (Lyon) is moving okay again after that injury scare.
Tanguy Ndombele (Lyon) requires medical treatment, so the referee stops play and signals for the physio to come onto the pitch.
Here comes the ref’s decision after the VAR review. It’s not penalty as the referee indicates there was no infringement.
Referee Johan Hamel gets a signal in his ear and goes over to the VAR monitor to check whether it’s a penalty!
Edson Mexer (Rennes) brings his opponent down. Johan Hamel has a clear sight of it and blows his whistle for a foul. A penalty is awarded to Lyon!
Nabil Fekir (Lyon) collects a pass and finds himself in a good position to strike from the edge of the box, but his attempt is blocked.
Bertrand Traore (Lyon) sends a chip pass into the box, but Abdoulaye Diallo is quickest to intercept the ball.
Kenny Tete (Lyon) sends a cross into the box, but the opposition's defence quickly intercepts the ball.
The match has just started.
The players are out at last! Lyon will take the kick-off.
Johan Hamel will officiate today.
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