The referee checks his watch and blows his whistle to signal the end of this match.
The referee shows the yellow card to Pierre-Yves Polomat (St Etienne).
Goal! Carlos Vinicius (Monaco) fires home from very close range after latching on to a pass from Gelson Martins. The score is 2:3.
5 min. of stoppage-time to be played.
Wahbi Khazri (St Etienne) slides a pass forward, but one of the defenders cuts it out.
Djibril Sidibe (Monaco) slides a pass forward, but one of the defenders cuts it out.
Today's referee Benoit Millot rightly decides to book Adrien Silva (Monaco) for his harsh tackle.
Remy Cabella produces a beautiful lofted cross into the box, where Arnaud Nordin (St Etienne) rises high to head the ball into the bottom left corner and beyond the goalkeeper. He makes it 1:3.
It will be a substitution. Moussa Sylla (Monaco) is ready to enter the pitch as Rony Lopes walks off.
Jean-Louis Gasset prepares a substitution. Valentin Vada is replaced by Youssef Ait Bennasser (St Etienne).
A substitution has been made. Naldo goes off and Carlos Vinicius (Monaco) comes on.
Goal! Remy Cabella (St Etienne) was in the right place at the right time to get to the rebound inside the box and gleefully rifles the ball into the top left corner. It's 1:2.
Robert Beric (St Etienne) is first to the rebound but his shot is blocked. Wow, what an escape there for the opposition.
Remy Cabella (St Etienne) tries to latch onto a through ball, but it's too long. The ball goes out of play and Monaco will have a goal kick.
Falcao (Monaco) lashes the free kick from the edge of the box but it flies high over the bar, somewhere into the stands.
The game is interrupted now, Adrien Silva (Monaco) picks up a knock and the physio has to come on.
It's an own goal! A pitiful moment for Fode Ballo Toure (Monaco), who tries to clear a cross into the six-yard box but instead sends the ball behind his own keeper. The score is 1:1.
St Etienne quickly take a corner kick with a short pass.
Aleksandr Golovin (Monaco) gives away a foul for a clumsy challenge. Referee Benoit Millot saw the whole situation.
Substitution. Robert Beric (St Etienne) in, Timothee Kolodziejczak out.
A cross arrives in the goalmouth from the resulting corner kick. Kamil Glik (Monaco) outjumps the defence, but his promising header bounces away off the bar!
Now Monaco have a corner.
The ball goes out of play. Monaco are awarded a corner kick. Falcao (Monaco) is picked out by one of his teammates with a great cross, but his poor control allows the defence to clear and avert the threat.
The game is interrupted because of a yellow card that is shown to Valentin Vada (St Etienne).
Wahbi Khazri (St Etienne) launches an inaccurate corner kick into the penalty area.
Wahbi Khazri (St Etienne) takes the corner, but it's intercepted by the defender.
Arnaud Nordin (St Etienne) is unable to control an accurate defence-splitting pass properly and one of the defending players reacts well to rob him of the ball. The ball is out of play. St Etienne win a corner kick.
Jean-Louis Gasset has decided to make a substitution during the half-time break. Arnaud Nordin (St Etienne) comes on the pitch for Romain Hamouma.
The second half has just started.
The end of the first half.
Leonardo Jardim is forced to make a change. Danijel Subasic is unable to continue due to injury, Seydou Sy (Monaco) comes on.
Danijel Subasic (Monaco) is clearly asking for some medical attention with his painful gestures. The extent of his injury is yet to be discovered.
Wahbi Khazri (St Etienne) tries to latch onto a through ball, but it's too long. The ball is off of the pitch and it's a goal kick for Monaco.
We will have 5 min. of added time.
Romain Hamouma (St Etienne) sees a yellow card from Benoit Millot after he sent one of the opposing players to the ground.
The ball is cleared after Remy Cabella (St Etienne) attempted to dribble past an opposing player. The ball goes out of play and Monaco will have a goal kick.
Wahbi Khazri (St Etienne) races towards goal but the defender gets back well to make a challenge.
Mathieu Debuchy (St Etienne) fouls his opponent and receives a yellow card from the referee, but he is clearly not happy with the decision.
Benoit Millot shows the yellow card to Aleksandr Golovin (Monaco) for a heavy challenge.
Wahbi Khazri (St Etienne) commits an ugly challenge. The referee sees it and immediately blows his whistle. Monaco are awarded the free kick.
Benoit Millot shows a yellow card to Wahbi Khazri (St Etienne), who isn't surprised as the tackle was really hard and late.
Stephane Ruffier pulls off a decent save! Falcao (Monaco) attempts to head home after a precise cross into the box. He aims his header towards the middle of the net, but the effort is kept out.
Fode Ballo Toure (Monaco) clips an inviting cross into the box, but there's no one in a position to get on the end of it.
Valentin Vada (St Etienne) holds his opponent to prevent him from getting the ball and the referee blows his whistle for a foul. A free kick has been awarded to Monaco.
A yellow card for a tackle by Fode Ballo Toure (Monaco). Benoit Millot doesn't hesitate at all to make this decision.
The resulting set piece from St Etienne is comfortably intercepted by one of the defending players.
Wonderful movement by Monaco. The players are holding possession, mostly exchanging one-touch passes. They control the pace of the game now.
Wahbi Khazri (St Etienne) takes the corner but fails to find any of his teammates. The ball is easily cleared out of danger.
Another attempt to send the ball beyond the defence by Wahbi Khazri (St Etienne) is thwarted and cleared to safety. St Etienne force a corner. Their opponents will face another attacking threat.
St Etienne have a chance to score from a corner kick, but the ball is cleared by a defender.
He should have scored! Falcao (Monaco) latches onto a pull back in the box right in front of goal, but his shot low towards the middle of the goal is pretty weak and Stephane Ruffier makes an easy save.
Jemerson plays a neat ball into the path of Gelson Martins (Monaco), who makes room for a shot and sends in a low drive which bounces in off the left post! 1:0.
A cross from a mid-range free kick, taken by Monaco, is intercepted by one of the defenders.
Falcao (Monaco) tries to get on the end of a cross in a crowded box, but under pressure his header from near the penalty spot slips well wide of the right post.
One of the players from Monaco times his run too early and the referee blows his whistle for offside.
St Etienne are showing great team chemistry. They are passing it around beautifully. Excellent team work.
Benoit Millot has a clear sight and sees a foul from Pierre-Yves Polomat (St Etienne). Monaco have been awarded a free kick.
Mathieu Debuchy (St Etienne) requires medical treatment, so the referee stops play and signals for the physio to come onto the pitch.
Rony Lopes (Monaco) takes the corner but it's cleared.
Rony Lopes (Monaco) sends the ball into the box from the side of the pitch, but his cross is blocked. The linesman makes the right call and Monaco will have a corner.
The first half has just begun.
The match has reached half-time.
The players are on the pitch and St Etienne will have the kick-off.
Benoit Millot will officiate today.
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