Nicolas De Preville (Bordeaux) swings in the corner, but the goalkeeper does a brilliant job to intercept the effort.
The ball rebounds to Otavio (Bordeaux) and he shoots from distance, but the keeper calmly watches it drift high over the bar.
Nicolas De Preville (Bordeaux) whips in a cross from the corner, but Paul Bernardoni is well positioned and punches the ball away.
Paulo Sousa decides to make a substitution. Zaydou Youssouf will be replaced by Maxime Poundje (Bordeaux).
The ball is cleared out of defence to the edge of the box where Rachid Alioui (Nimes) hits a first-time shot back towards goal. Unfortunately for him, the ball flashes well past the left post.
Sada Thioub (Nimes) joins the action as a substitute, replacing Umut Bozok.
Teji Savanier (Nimes) takes the corner kick but the ball only finds the head of an opponent.
Gooal! Teji Savanier takes over corner duties. Renaud Ripart (Nimes) gets his head on the ball from the corner and puts it into the right side of the net. 2:1.
Teji Savanier (Nimes) will deliver the corner kick.
Nimes have a chance to score from a corner kick, but the ball is cleared by a defender. The referee points to the corner flag and Nimes will take a corner.
Theo Valls (Nimes) shakes off the attention of a defender and from mid-range lets fly towards the right side of the goal, but Benoit Costil is well positioned to make a comfortable save. Now Nimes have a corner.
Nicolas De Preville (Bordeaux) launches a powerful cross from the corner into the box, but the ball is intercepted by the defender.
Nicolas De Preville (Bordeaux) takes the corner but fails to find any of his teammates. The ball is easily cleared out of danger. The ball is out of play. Bordeaux win a corner kick.
Umut Bozok (Nimes) bursts pass a defender and attempts to score from the edge of the area, but the shot goes high over the bar.
Bernard Blaquart has decided to introduce fresh legs, with Theo Valls (Nimes) replacing Jordan Ferri.
Jimmy Briand (Bordeaux) is flagged for offside.
Francois Kamano (Bordeaux) races towards goal but the defender gets back well to make a challenge.
Everything is set for the start of the second half.
The referee blows his whistle to end the first half and the players are now heading to their respective dressing rooms.
3 min. of stoppage-time to be played.
Josh Maja is substituted due to injury. Paulo Sousa gives a chance to Jimmy Briand (Bordeaux).
Teji Savanier (Nimes) sends the ball into the penalty area from a free kick a few yards outside the box. The cross is good, but the goalkeeper shows himself in a good light as he leaps high to intercept the ball.
Josh Maja (Bordeaux) seems to be alright and is okay to carry on.
Francois Kamano (Bordeaux) commits a foul and is shown a yellow card without any hesitation from the referee.
The game is interrupted now, Josh Maja (Bordeaux) picks up a knock and the physio has to come on.
What a chance that is! Otavio (Bordeaux) wastes a huge opportunity as he receives a beautiful pass on the edge of the box and fires towards the net. Unfortunately for him, he only hits the right post!
Flag up against Zaydou Youssouf (Bordeaux). He had space to move into behind the defence, but he went too soon.
A precise low pass is received by Renaud Ripart (Nimes), who makes a yard for himself on the edge of the box, but his poorly placed shot sails well over the bar.
A cross from a mid-range free kick, taken by Nimes, is intercepted by one of the defenders.
Vukasin Jovanovic (Bordeaux) has tested the patience of referee Florent Batta and goes into the book for a previous late challenge.
Josh Maja (Bordeaux) leaps highest around the penalty spot to meet a cross from the free kick and produces a promising goal-bound header towards the left post, but Paul Bernardoni pulls off a fine save to deny him.
Toma Basic (Bordeaux) misses a great opportunity to convert the free kick from the edge of the penalty box after firing the ball high over the crossbar of the goal.
Umut Bozok (Nimes) makes an overly-aggressive challenge and Florent Batta blows his whistle for a foul. A free kick to Bordeaux.
Francois Kamano (Bordeaux) sends a cross into the box, but Paul Bernardoni comes off his line to gather the ball.
Francois Kamano (Bordeaux) is adjudged offside.
Nicolas De Preville (Bordeaux) tried his luck from a long-range free kick, but the effort came back off the right post!
Teji Savanier (Nimes) sends Benoit Costil the wrong way and fires the penalty into the middle of the goal!
Teji Savanier (Nimes) will take the responsibility and he is already preparing the ball.
Jules Kounde (Bordeaux) is booked by the referee.
The game is interrupted, a clear handball by Otavio (Bordeaux). It's a penalty! Great chance to score for Nimes!
It's in the back of the net! Youssouf Sabaly plays it into the box, and Josh Maja (Bordeaux) gets on the end of the cross to put it into the back of the net. 0:1.
Antonin Bobichon (Nimes) put a cross into the box which wasn't a bad decision, but he failed to achieve what he wanted as none of his teammates managed to meet it.
Teji Savanier (Nimes) puts a cross into the box from the free kick, but the defender gets there first.
Jules Kounde (Bordeaux) escapes without any punishment from the referee after using excessive force to foul his opponent. Nimes will take a free kick near the side line.
Youssouf Sabaly (Bordeaux) shows too much aggression while trying to break free from his opponent and the referee blows his whistle for a foul.
Nicolas De Preville (Bordeaux) whips in the resulting set piece but it's cleared.
Florian Miguel (Nimes) commits a rough challenge and Florent Batta blows his whistle for an infringement. Free kick. Bordeaux will probably just try to cross the ball in from here.
Denis Bouanga (Nimes) strikes a shot towards goal from the edge of the penalty box, but it flies just wide of the left post.
Francois Kamano (Bordeaux) crosses the ball into the box, but one of the defending players averts the threat.
Here we go, today's match is starting right now.
Florent Batta was nominated as the referee for this game.
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The players are out and the match is about to start. Nimes will have the kick-off.