The foul by Casimir Ninga (Caen) was seen by Clement Turpin who didn't hesitate to blow the whistle.
Aleksander Djiku (Caen) gets to the rebound just outside the box, but his attempt is blocked by one of the defending players.
The fourth official shows 5 min. of added time.
That's unlucky! Faycal Fajr (Caen) side steps a tackle after receiving a pass, advances then hits a booming shot from mid-range which only rises at the last second to fly just over the bar.
Caen take the corner, but their hopes of scoring a goal end with a nice clearance by the defence.
A lofted cross from Yoel Armougom (Caen) is unsuccessful as the opponent's defence quickly clears the ball out of the penalty area. The ball is out of play. Caen will have a chance to score from a corner.
Jaroslav Plasil (Bordeaux) is having a lively performance. He is causing problems and wanting the ball at every opportunity.
Here is a change. Francois Kamano is going off and Paulo Sousa gives the last tactical orders to Toma Basic (Bordeaux).
This yellow card was deserved. The tackle by Casimir Ninga (Caen) was quite harsh and Clement Turpin didn't hesitate to show him a yellow card.
Otavio (Bordeaux) takes his opponent down and receives a yellow card from the referee.
The referee signals that it is time for a substitution and Yoel Armougom (Caen) is coming onto the pitch as Emmanuel Imorou cannot continue after picking up an injury.
5:3 – the corner kicks stats.
Casimir Ninga (Caen) latches on to a fine cross from the resulting corner kick and attempts to finish from the edge of the box. His shot, however, misses the target narrowly wide of the right post.
Faycal Fajr (Caen) goes over to take a corner kick after one of the defenders makes a good clearance.
Faycal Fajr (Caen) reacts well to latch onto a rebound inside the box, but his shot is well blocked. Caen force a corner. They send men into the box.
Caen have a chance to score from a corner kick, but the ball is cleared by a defender.
Paulo Sousa has decided to make a change. Samuel Kalu (Bordeaux) replaces Younousse Sankhare.
A precise cross aimed towards the penalty spot was met by Enzo Crivelli (Caen). He outjumped the defence and produced a decent header which went a whisker wide of the right post.
The referee stops play so that a substitution can be made and Claudio Beauvue (Caen) comes onto the pitch for Malik Tchokounte.
Total attempts – 6:10.
Jaroslav Plasil (Bordeaux) swings in a dangerous cross from the resulting corner kick, but none of his teammates manage to outjump the defence.
The defence had a hard time blocking out the strike from Jimmy Briand (Bordeaux). He didn't hesitate and finished from outside the box right after he had received a pass from his teammate. The referee blows his whistle, Bordeaux are awarded a corner kick.
The resulting set piece, sent into the penalty area by Faycal Fajr (Caen), was easily dealt with by one of the defenders.
It seemed like Faycal Fajr (Caen) was going to take a quick free kick, but instead he is going to send the ball inside the penalty box for his teammates.
Francois Kamano (Bordeaux) receives a pass then lets rip from long range towards the middle of the goal, but Brice Samba watches it all the way and makes an easy save.
We are about to witness a subsitution. Saif-Eddine Khaoui (Caen) for Herman Moussaki.
The resulting set piece from Caen is comfortably intercepted by one of the defending players.
Casimir Ninga (Caen) is offside and the linesman raises his flag.
Jimmy Briand (Bordeaux) makes a yard for himself on the edge of the box and produces a poor effort that sails miles wide of the right post.
Herman Moussaki (Caen) dinks a cross into the box in an attempt to find one of his teammates, but the defence manages to clear.
Everything is set for the start of the second half.
The match has reached half-time.
A dangerous looking corner kick from Jaroslav Plasil (Bordeaux) is cleared to safety by the defence.
3 additional min. will be played.
Paulo Sousa is forced to make an unplanned substitution as Pablo (Bordeaux) suffers an injury and Igor Lewczuk comes on.
Looks like Pablo (Bordeaux) is struggling after picking up a knock. Hopefully he can run it off.
The free kick into the penalty area from Faycal Fajr (Caen) is cleared.
Caen didn't take advantage of the corner and score as the opposition's defence was alert and averted the threat.
Enzo Crivelli (Caen) runs with the ball towards the keeper and pulls the trigger from close range, but Gaetan Poussin anticipates his intention and makes an amazing save to stop the shot going into the bottom left corner. Caen win a corner.
A player from Bordeaux commits an attacking foul. The referee blows his whistle.
Jaroslav Plasil (Bordeaux) is about to take a corner kick.
Clement Turpin blows his whistle as Jimmy Briand (Bordeaux) used excessive force in the tackle during an attack.
Faycal Fajr (Caen) whips in the corner, but one of the defending players gets a head on it and intercepts.
Jessy Deminguet (Caen) beats an opponent and drives towards the edge of the penalty area. He steadies himself and hits a tremendous shot that flashes just over the bar.
Younousse Sankhare (Bordeaux) finds himself in a promising position after receiving a precise pass. He pulls the trigger but only hits one of the opposition, who gets in the way of his effort.
Jaroslav Plasil (Bordeaux) must feel embarrassed now. He received a killer pass, but his shot from the six-yard box was a disaster. He miskicked and made it very easy for Brice Samba to get hold of the ball.
Frederic Guilbert (Caen) swings a cross into the box, but it's far too close to Gaetan Poussin, who smothers the ball.
Younousse Sankhare (Bordeaux) gets on the end of a cross and scores with a fine header that goes inside the right post!
What a chance that is! Enzo Crivelli (Caen) finds himself unmarked in a promising position after receiving a cross on the edge of the box and his attempt sails a whisker wide of the left post.
Casimir Ninga (Caen) looks to break free, but an opposing player clears the ball away.
The Bordeaux players are displaying brilliant short passes and great ball movement. They are waiting to open the opposition's defence and hit them swiftly on the break.
Emmanuel Imorou (Caen) sends a promising through ball, but the defence is alert and cuts out the pass.
A player from Caen commits a rough challenge. Clement Turpin blows for a foul and keeps the game under control.
Faycal Fajr (Caen) takes a mid-range free kick and tries to find one of his teammates with a cross, but the keeper climbs high and gets to it first, collecting the ball with ease.
Caen have been awarded a free kick from long distance, it won't be a direct shot.
Youssouf Sabaly (Bordeaux) was too fierce in his attempt to get the ball from his opponent and Clement Turpin blows for a foul.
A pass by Faycal Fajr (Caen) ends up in no man's land, and the attacking effort comes to an end.
Another attempt to send the ball beyond the defence by Jessy Deminguet (Caen) is thwarted and cleared to safety.
Jules Kounde (Bordeaux) plays a through ball which would have led to a great opportunity, if it hadn't been stopped by the defence.
The first half of this match is about to start.
The players are out at last! Caen will take the kick-off.
Clement Turpin was nominated as the referee for this game.
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