The linesman raises his flag for offside before Kylian Mbappe (Paris SG) heads on.
Pablo Sarabia (Paris SG) puts a cross into the box from the corner but there is no panic from the opposition and they easily clear.
A cross is whipped into the box by Marco Verratti (Paris SG) and Juan Bernat controls it well. He lines up the ball, but one of the defenders produces a timely intervention. The referee and one of his assistants signal for a corner kick to Paris SG.
Colin Dagba (Paris SG) attempts to send over a cross in order to find one of his teammates, but an opposition defender averts the danger by intercepting the effort.
Eduardo Camavinga (Rennes) makes room to connect with a cross, but his strike from the penalty spot isn't accurate at all and the ball goes well over the bar.
Paris SG hold the ball and display nice passing from player to player.
There will be a minimum of 4 min. of added time.
Edinson Cavani (Paris SG) launches into a thunderous tackle on his opponent and the referee blows his whistle for a foul.
Kylian Mbappe (Paris SG) clips a neat ball into the box in the direction of Edinson Cavani, but he can't get on the end of the pass.
Edinson Cavani (Paris SG) was probably a bit loose with his words to Antony Gautier, who decides to show him a yellow.
Antony Gautier shows a yellow card to Theoson Siebatcheu (Rennes) for a tough tackle.
Paris SG didn't take advantage of the corner and score as the opposition's defence was alert and averted the threat.
Kylian Mbappe (Paris SG) latches on to a brilliant through ball in a promising position, but one of the defenders is alert to the danger and dispossess him. Now Paris SG have a corner.
Paris SG have a chance to score from a corner kick, but the ball is cleared by a defender.
Kylian Mbappe (Paris SG) shakes off the attention of a defender and from mid-range lets fly towards the roof of the net, but Romain Salin is well positioned to make a comfortable save. Paris SG have a corner.
Juan Bernat (Paris SG) 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 Rennes.
Julien Stephan has decided to introduce fresh legs, with Sacha Boey (Rennes) replacing Faitout Maouassa.
An accurate pass to the edge of the box is well taken by Pablo Sarabia (Paris SG), whose instinctive shot towards goal flashes inches over the top.
A substitution has been made. Julian Draxler goes off and Leandro Paredes (Paris SG) comes on.
Julien Stephan prepares a substitution. Benjamin Bourigeaud is replaced by James Lea Siliki (Rennes).
Pablo Sarabia (Paris SG) receives a precise pass on the edge of the box and releases a promising effort. Unfortunately for him, his strike flies painfully close to the right post.
It is time for a substitution. Theoson Siebatcheu (Rennes) is on for Romain del Castillo.
Kylian Mbappe (Paris SG) fails to pick a body out in the box with an over-hit cross to the back post.
Colin Dagba (Paris SG) shows too much aggression while trying to break free from his opponent and the referee blows his whistle for a foul.
What a chance that is! Kylian Mbappe (Paris SG) 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 right post.
Hamari Traore (Rennes) is offside and the linesman raises his flag.
Juan Bernat (Paris SG) has tested the patience of referee Antony Gautier and goes into the book for a previous late challenge.
Kylian Mbappe (Paris SG) fails to beat the offside trap and the linesman puts his flag up.
Here is a change. Thomas Meunier is going off and Thomas Tuchel gives the last tactical orders to Colin Dagba (Paris SG).
The referee signals a substitution. Pablo Sarabia is brought on as a substitute for Angel Di Maria (Paris SG).
The corner kick falls to Jeremy Gelin (Rennes), who does his best to finish. The snap shot, however, only marks the left post!
Benjamin Bourigeaud (Rennes) looks like he will be the one to try and deliver a quality ball into the penalty box from the corner kick.
Hamari Traore (Rennes) sends a cross into the box. However, the opponent's defence eliminates the danger by clearing the ball out. The linesman points to the corner flag, Rennes are going to take it.
The foul by Marco Verratti (Paris SG) is worthy of a card and a yellow is duly shown by Antony Gautier.
The corner from Angel Di Maria (Paris SG) is cleared away by the defence.
Angel Di Maria (Paris SG) launches an inaccurate corner kick into the penalty area.
Angel Di Maria (Paris SG) produces a dangerous low pass into the penalty area, but the defence manage to cut it out. Paris SG get a corner.
M'Baye Niang (Rennes) receives a precise low pass inside the box, controls the ball and releases it towards the left post. Unfortunately for him, Alphonse Areola makes a great save to stop his effort.
Antony Gautier shows a yellow card to Thomas Meunier (Paris SG), who isn't surprised as the tackle was really hard and late.
Angel Di Maria (Paris SG) swings in a promising cross from the free kick, but one of the defenders does a perfect job to avert the danger.
Hamari Traore (Rennes) trips an opponent with a slide tackle. Antony Gautier stops the game and he could give him a card, but eventually decides on just a warning. Free kick. Paris SG will probably just try to cross the ball in from here.
Kylian Mbappe (Paris SG) sends a cross into the box, but the opposition's defence clears the ball to safety.
Eduardo Camavinga showcases his great technique and produces a beautiful lofted cross into the box. Romain del Castillo (Rennes) meets the cross and gets himself onto the scoresheet with a header into the bottom left corner. It's 2:1.
Rennes restart play with a quick free kick.
Thiago Silva (Paris SG) commits a foul after bringing down his opponent with a slide tackle. A free kick to Rennes.
The second half gets underway.
The referee blows his whistle to end the first half and the players are now heading to their respective dressing rooms.
The fourth official shows 1 min. of added time.
Amazing piece of skill! M'Baye Niang (Rennes) picks up a cross on the edge of the 18-yard box and hammers the ball precisely into the bottom left corner. What a finish!
Julian Draxler (Paris SG) is awarded a yellow card for his tackle. He doesn't seem to agree with the decision, but Antony Gautier ignores the protests.
Marquinhos (Paris SG) attempts to find the head of one of his teammates with a promising cross into the box, but a defender outjumps the attackers and averts the threat.
Kylian Mbappe (Paris SG) drives into the box and hits a tremendous shot that, unluckily for him, flashes just wide of the left post.
GOAL! A terrible mistake leads to a goal. The defender ends up losing possession, allowing Edinson Cavani (Paris SG) to pick up the ball before slotting it into the back of the net to make it 0:1.
Angel Di Maria (Paris SG) whips in the corner, but one of the defending players gets a head on it and intercepts.
Thomas Meunier (Paris SG) 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. Paris SG win a corner kick.
M'Baye Niang (Rennes) times his run too early and the linesman raises his flag for offside.
Thomas Meunier (Paris SG) attempts to find his teammate with a pass from outside the box, but the opposition's defence is quick to react and thwarts the attack.
Juan Bernat (Paris SG) found some space to play in a lofted pass, but he looks disappointed as none of his teammates managed to connect with it.
Marco Verratti (Paris SG) tries to find Thomas Meunier, but he puts too much power on the through ball.
Angel Di Maria (Paris SG) breaks past challenges inside the box, but puts too much pace on his pass to Juan Bernat. The ball goes out of play and Rennes will have a goal kick.
Marco Verratti (Paris SG) delivers a promising cross into the box, but it's cleared.
Julian Draxler (Paris SG) takes the corner, but it's intercepted by the defender.
A cross into the box from Angel Di Maria (Paris SG) is cleared. The ball is out of play and Paris SG manage to earn a corner.
Angel Di Maria (Paris SG) tries to find Edinson Cavani, but he puts too much power on the through ball.
M'Baye Niang (Rennes) fails to find a teammate across the pitch with a long ball. The ball has crossed the sideline. Paris SG are taking a throw-in.
The corner from Clement Grenier (Rennes) is hurriedly cleared.
M'Baye Niang (Rennes) races towards goal but the defender gets back well to make a challenge. Good work from Rennes as they win a corner.
Clement Grenier (Rennes) swings in the corner, but fails to find any of his teammates. One of the defenders reacts superbly to get it clear.
Romain del Castillo (Rennes) misses a good chance to score. An inch-perfect cross into the box finds Romain del Castillo (Rennes) who rises for a header, but sends the ball well over the bar. Rennes win a corner.
Kylian Mbappe (Paris SG) is able to continue to play.
Edinson Cavani (Paris SG) shows good awareness inside the box as he latches on to a cross from the set piece. He jumps high but his towering header lacks a little bit of accuracy and glances off the left-hand post.
The game is interrupted now, Kylian Mbappe (Paris SG) picks up a knock and the physio has to come on.
An opponent rises to his feet after being downed by Damien Da Silva (Rennes). Antony Gautier saw the sliding tackle and blows for a foul. Paris SG have been awarded a free kick.
Hamari Traore (Rennes) has the goal in his sights after a good run to the edge of the box, but his weak effort flies well wide of the right post.
Hamari Traore (Rennes) serves up a nice cross, but the defence clears the danger.
Angel Di Maria (Paris SG) takes the resulting free kick from outside the box. He sends a nice cross into the box, but his intention is well anticipated by the goalkeeper who comes out to collect the ball.
Faitout Maouassa (Rennes) was trying to get to the ball but clattered into the legs of the opponent as well. Antony Gautier blows his whistle for an infringement. Paris SG have a free kick.
Juan Bernat (Paris SG) slips through the defence and passes the ball in from the edge of the box. Kylian Mbappe picks it up but loses it to one of the defenders.
A rebound falls kindly for Julian Draxler (Paris SG), but his shot from the edge of the box flies high over bar. None too pretty!
Angel Di Maria (Paris SG) sends a beautiful cross into the penalty area, but the opposition's defence manages to clear the ball to safety.
The Paris SG players are exchanging short passes in an attempt to create a shooting opportunity.
Benjamin Bourigeaud (Rennes) rolls the ball short to a teammate from the corner instead of sending a cross into the box.
M'Baye Niang (Rennes) looks to break free, but an opposing player clears the ball away. The ball goes behind for a corner. Rennes will have an opportunity to threaten the opposition's goal.
The first half has just begun.
The players are out at last! Rennes will take the kick-off.
Antony Gautier will supervise the game today.
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