Florent Balmont (Dijon) has to be very careful for the rest of the match after receiving a yellow card from the referee for a bad tackle on an opponent.
Yellow card. Ole Selnaes (St Etienne) goes into the book for a bad tackle on his opponent.
Here comes a substitution. Assane Diousse (St Etienne) is brought on as a substitute for Wahbi Khazri.
It's in the back of the net! Ole Selnaes flights the free kick into the box, where Robert Beric (St Etienne) peels off his marker and heads it straight into the bottom left corner from the edge of the six-yard box. He makes it 3:0.
Ole Selnaes (St Etienne) will take the free kick.
Wesley Said (Dijon) takes his opponent down and receives a yellow card from the referee.
Mehdi Abeid (Dijon) volleys the ball on the edge of the box after a rebound. It's a great effort and has Stephane Ruffier scrambling, but it flies just over the bar.
It wasn't the best example of how to strike the ball. Yann M'Vila (St Etienne) unleashed a first-time shot from the edge of the box that went high over the crossbar.
Olivier Dall'Oglio decides to make a substitution. Naim Sliti will be replaced by Wesley Said (Dijon).
Substitution. Arnaud Nordin (St Etienne) has come on for Pierre-Yves Polomat.
Wahbi Khazri (St Etienne) looks like he will be the one to take the corner kick.
That was a nice football moment. Pierre-Yves Polomat (St Etienne) receives an amazing defence-splitting low pass on the edge of the box and blasts the ball towards the right post. Bobby Allain guesses his intention and dives superbly to deny him with a remarkable save! St Etienne earn a corner.
Wahbi Khazri (St Etienne) goes over to take the corner kick and it looks like he will send the ball into the penalty box.
Wahbi Khazri (St Etienne) looks to break free, but an opposing player clears the ball away. The referee and one of his assistants signal for a corner kick to St Etienne.
The referee signals that it is time for a substitution and Robert Beric (St Etienne) is coming onto the pitch as Lois Diony cannot continue after picking up an injury.
Wahbi Khazri (St Etienne) gets to the ball on the edge of the box and fires in a first-time shot without any hesitation. The strike is excellent and goes straight under the crossbar. He couldn't have done it any better. 2:0.
Olivier Dall'Oglio has decided to make a change. Florent Balmont (Dijon) replaces Oussama Haddadi.
The substitution is prepared. Chang-Hoon Kwon (Dijon) joins the action as a substitute, replacing Benjamin Jeannot.
Yann M'Vila (St Etienne) receives a yellow card for a nasty tackle.
Ole Selnaes (St Etienne) connected with a pass around the edge of the box, aimed and shot. His attempt went low towards the middle of the target, but Bobby Allain was alert and the score remained the same.
Naim Sliti (Dijon) wastes a big opportunity. He shoots from the free kick just outside the box, but his poor effort goes well over the crossbar.
Timothee Kolodziejczak (St Etienne) gets booked for the first time in this match.
Loic Perrin (St Etienne) is being forced to leave the pitch in order to receive medical treatment and his team will play with a man short for a few minutes.
What a chance for Remy Cabella (St Etienne) as he produced a stunning snap shot from the edge of the box! The goalkeeper was a bit lucky as the ball goes inches over the crossbar.
The referee blows his whistle to signal the start of the second half.
That is it for the first half after the referee blows his whistle and the players head to their respective dressing rooms.
It's been a while since that contentious challenge by Pierre-Yves Polomat (St Etienne), but referee Eric Wattellier must have received some information as he makes the VAR signal. He's going to review and it could result in a red card!
Pierre-Yves Polomat (St Etienne) receives a yellow card from the referee for a foul that he committed a little earlier.
The fourth official shows 2 min. of added time.
Goal! Kevin Monnet-Paquet (St Etienne) was in the right place at the right time to pounce on the rebound inside the box and gleefully rifles the ball home. It's 1:0.
Here comes the VAR decision. The goal is given and St Etienne players have a reason to celebrate!
Kevin Monnet-Paquet (St Etienne) scores a goal, but Eric Wattellier makes the VAR signal and is going to check whether the goal can stand.
The assistant referee raises his flag and the referee blows his whistle. Kevin Monnet-Paquet (St Etienne) puts the ball into the net, but he is flagged for offside.
Wahbi Khazri (St Etienne) takes the corner kick, but Bobby Allain reads it well and stops the effort.
Remy Cabella (St Etienne) tries to send a pass but it's blocked. St Etienne force their opponents to concede a corner.
Pierre-Yves Polomat (St Etienne) fails to beat the offside trap and the linesman puts his flag up.
The ball rebounds to William Saliba (St Etienne) around the penalty spot and he produces a header towards the goal. Unfortunately for him, one of the defenders prevents the ball from ending in the net.
Mehdi Abeid (Dijon) trips an opponent with a slide tackle. Eric Wattellier stops the game and he could give him a card, but eventually decides on just a warning.
Mehdi Abeid (Dijon) attempts an acrobatic volley on the edge of the box, but it's a wild effort and flies high over the bar.
The corner from Naim Sliti (Dijon) is cleared away by the defence.
Mickael Alphonse (Dijon) delivers a long ball, but it lacks enough power to reach his teammates and is intercepted by one of the defenders. The ball is out of play and Dijon manage to earn a corner.
The ball is cleared after Ole Selnaes (St Etienne) attempted to dribble past an opposing player.
Eric Wattellier blows his whistle as Mehdi Abeid (Dijon) used excessive force in the tackle during an attack.
Gooal! No wait, it's been ruled out for offside. Wahbi Khazri (St Etienne) disagrees, but the linesman is sure about his call.
Wahbi Khazri (St Etienne) is heading toward the corner flag to take the set piece.
Remy Cabella (St Etienne) whips a promising cross into the box, but the opposition's defence intercepts the ball. The ball goes out of play and St Etienne have been awarded a corner kick.
Jordan Marie (Dijon) is cautioned by the referee for a foul that he committed a little earlier.
Naim Sliti (Dijon) whips in a cross from the corner, but Stephane Ruffier is well positioned and punches the ball away.
Eric Wattellier blows the whistle, Wahbi Khazri (St Etienne) is penalised for a foul.
Close! Lois Diony (St Etienne) picks up the ball in space and from inside the penalty area sends a shot inches wide of the right post.
Dijon fail to score from a corner as Stephane Ruffier (St Etienne) leaps to collect the ball.
Benjamin Jeannot (Dijon) is first to the rebound but his shot is blocked. Wow, what an escape there for the opposition. The linesman makes the right call and Dijon will have a corner.
Benjamin Jeannot (Dijon) receives a pass inside the box, controls the ball and drills it towards the left post. Unfortunately for him, Stephane Ruffier makes a great save to stop his effort.
The referee signals a corner kick to St Etienne.
Remy Cabella (St Etienne) misses a good chance to score. An inch-perfect cross into the box finds Remy Cabella (St Etienne) who rises for a header, but sends the ball well over the bar. Corner kick. St Etienne will have an opportunity.
Referee Eric Wattellier sees the trip by Ole Selnaes (St Etienne) and doesn't hesitate to blow his whistle.
Pierre-Yves Polomat (St Etienne) found some space to dink a cross from the side into the box, but it needed to be more precise to threaten the opposition.
Flag goes up against Lois Diony (St Etienne) and the referee blows his whistle for offside.me>>. The referee blows his whistle for offside.
Mehdi Abeid (Dijon) commits an ugly challenge. The referee sees it and immediately blows his whistle.
The first half of this match is about to start.
St Etienne will kick-off.
Eric Wattellier will referee today's match.
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