Jeremy Stinat is looking at his watch and immediately ends this match.
Monaco force a corner. Their opponents will face another attacking threat.
Teji Savanier (Nimes) executes the set piece from the edge of the box in a brilliant manner. His terrific effort looks goal bound, but it only hits the right post!
A yellow-coloured card is received by Jemerson (Monaco).
Here is a change. Sada Thioub is going off and Bernard Blaquart gives the last tactical orders to Rachid Alioui (Nimes).
Renaud Ripart (Nimes) is having a lively performance. He is causing problems and wanting the ball at every opportunity.
3 additional min. will be played.
OFF THE BAR! Sada Thioub (Nimes) receives a lofted pass from the side and shoots from around the penalty spot, but the ball crashes against the crossbar.
Leonardo Jardim has decided to substitute Gelson Martins and he is replaced by Nacer Chadli (Monaco).
What a miss! Sada Thioub (Nimes) is left standing right in front of goal with only the keeper to beat after a clever pass, but he somehow contrives to toe poke the ball just past the right post.
Today's match ends for Antonin Bobichon who will be replaced by Theo Valls (Nimes).
Jemerson (Monaco) is furious with himself. He is quickest to the rebound near the penalty spot, but his header goes well wide of the left post!
The resulting set piece from Monaco is comfortably intercepted by one of the defending players.
Renaud Ripart (Nimes) hasn't suffered any serious injury which would see him leave the pitch. He's back in the game now.
Looks like Renaud Ripart (Nimes) is struggling after picking up a knock. Hopefully he can run it off.
Substitution. Rony Lopes will be replaced by Moussa Sylla (Monaco).
The referee signals that it is time for a substitution and Gaetan Paquiez (Nimes) is coming onto the pitch as Sofiane Alakouch cannot continue after picking up an injury.
Renaud Ripart (Nimes) races towards goal but the defender gets back well to make a challenge.
The corner is swung in and Renaud Ripart (Nimes) leaps above the defence only to send his header a whisker wide of the left post from close in.
The referee points to the corner flag and Nimes will take a corner.
The ball is cleared after Teji Savanier (Nimes) attempted to dribble past an opposing player. Nimes have been awarded a corner kick.
Monaco win a corner.
Great solo effort by Sofiane Alakouch (Nimes) as he beats two defenders before unleashing a low drive from just outside of the box towards the middle of the goal. The goalkeeper is ready and makes a decent save.
Nimes have a chance to score from a corner kick, but the ball is cleared by a defender.
Diego Benaglio pulls off a fantastic save! Renaud Ripart (Nimes) attempts to head home after a precise cross into the box. He aims his header towards the left post, but the effort is kept out.
Renaud Ripart (Nimes) dribbles into the box, but Diego Benaglio is quick enough to come off his line and stop him.
Teji Savanier (Nimes) stands over the resultant free kick from mid-range, but his shot goes just over the crossbar. It could have been a fantastic goal!
Sofiane Alakouch (Nimes) has picked up a minor injury, but it looks like he will be able to continue.
Sofiane Alakouch (Nimes) is asking for medical treatment after picking up an injury.
Tempers flare after Fode Ballo Toure (Monaco) commits a foul. He receives a yellow card for his bad challenge and surely must be relieved at not receiving a red card.
Rony Lopes (Monaco) tries to create a chance, but puts too much weight on his pass.
Falcao (Monaco) outjumps the defence to meet the resulting corner and heads the ball towards the middle of the goal. The long-range header is not powerful enough, and the keeper comfortably makes a save.
The ball goes out for a corner. Monaco can continue in their attacking effort.
Aleksandr Golovin (Monaco) delivers a fine lofted cross into the penalty area, but it's cleared by an opposing player. The linesman points to the corner flag, Monaco are going to take it.
Gelson Martins (Monaco) attempted to create a dangerous situation in front of goal by sending a cross into the box, but the defence easily dealt with the threat.
Gelson Martins (Monaco) quickly picks up the rebound and shoots under the crossbar, but the goalkeeper pulls off a stunning save to deny him.
Half-chance! Antonin Bobichon (Nimes) plays a pass into the box, but Diego Benaglio reacts well to snuff out the attack.
There will be a change on the pitch for the second half. Leonardo Jardim probably wasn't satisfied with the performance of Naldo. He is replaced by Carlos Vinicius (Monaco).
The game restarts for 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.
1 min. of stoppage-time to be played.
Denis Bouanga (Nimes) sees a yellow card from Jeremy Stinat after he sent one of the opposing players to the ground.
Diego Benaglio displays his ability to read the game and clears the danger after Denis Bouanga (Nimes) threatened to latch onto a through ball from just outside the box.
A yellow card for a tackle by Aleksandr Golovin (Monaco). Jeremy Stinat doesn't hesitate at all to make this decision.
Teji Savanier (Nimes) sends a wonderful cross from the corner kick. However, the defence works perfectly to clear the ball and avert the threat.
The Monaco players are exchanging some short passes.
Kamil Glik (Monaco) misses a big chance from point-blank range as he struck the ball low towards the middle of the goal. His promising effort following the corner kick was, to his disappointment, thwarted by Paul Bernardoni with a fabulous save.
The ball is out of play. Monaco will have a chance to score from a corner.
Aleksandr Golovin (Monaco) plays in a hopeful cross, but it doesn't find its way to any of the attacking players. The ball is off of the pitch and it's a goal kick for Nimes.
Falcao (Monaco) sends over a cross, but he can't find any teammate inside the box. Poor delivery.
Jeremy Stinat blows his whistle. Jordan Ferri (Nimes) commits a foul after dangerous play.
Monaco take the corner, but their hopes of scoring a goal end with a nice clearance by the defence.
Djibril Sidibe (Monaco) takes a shot from the edge of the box, but it's not a big threat for the goalkeeper as his effort is blocked by a defender. The ball is out of play and the linesman points at the corner flag. Corner to Monaco.
The corner from Rony Lopes (Monaco) is hurriedly cleared.
Faitout Maouassa (Nimes) looks to break free, but his touch lets him down and he loses the ball. The ball goes out of play and Monaco will have a goal kick.
Falcao (Monaco) had a good opportunity when he latched on to a cross from the wing, but his header wasn't accurate at all and the ball went well wide of the left post.
Today's referee Jeremy Stinat rightly decides to book Adrien Silva (Monaco) for his harsh tackle.
Monaco didn't take advantage of the corner and score as the opposition's defence was alert and averted the threat.
Rony Lopes (Monaco) takes the resulting corner which is well defended.
It's a goal! Renaud Ripart (Nimes) does well to meet a cross inside the box and strikes a perfect header into the roof of the net.
The ball is out of play. Nimes win a corner kick.
Sofiane Alakouch (Nimes) produces an inaccurate low pass into the box that is blocked by the one of the defenders. If this pass had slipped through, the ball would have probably ended up in the back of the net. Nimes force their opponents to concede a corner.
Jeremy Stinat has a clear sight and sees a foul from Jemerson (Monaco).
A decent effort by Falcao (Monaco) from a close-range free kick! His attempt flies narrowly over the crossbar.
The first half of this match is about to start.
The players are out and the match is about to start. Nimes will have the kick-off.
Jeremy Stinat got the nomination for today's game and will try his best to be a fair judge and not make any mistakes.
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