I-League 2011-12 : Round-19 – Dempo SC v Pune FC – LIVE!




JLN Stadium, Fatorda, Goa

5th February, 2012 – 3:30 PM IST


Dempo: Creston, Gawli, Subhashis, Samir Naik, Debabrata, Climax, Miranda, Anthony Perreira, Densil Theobald, Ranty, Sakibu
Pune FC: Tabia, Costa, Gurjinder, Venkatesh, Baldeep, Arata, Keita, Douhou, Karma, Anas, Amrinder

1′: And we are off.

7′: First chance for Dempo, Ranty shoots straight at Amrinder.

12′:Not much action till now..both teams have made a cautious start.

22′: Surprise, surprise !! It’s the away team who takes the lead. Arata heads in a superb cross from Baldeep. 1-0 to Pune FC.

25′: Pune FC still leading by a solitary goal. Dempo is pushing hard to come back to level terms.

30′: Golden chance missed by Keita to make it 2-0 !! He was one on one with the ‘keeper but managed to shoot wide.

33′: Goal-line clearance !! Miranda chipped over Amrinder but Anas makes a last ditch clearance off the goal line.

34′: Pune FC has clearly been the better team so far, now they earn a corner.

37′: Super one handed save from young Amrinder to deny Ranty Martins.

40′: PFC playing the classic counter attacking game. They are putting men behind the ball in defence and trying to hit Dempo on the counter through Arata and Dohou.

41′: Clifford tries to cross towards Ranty, expertly blocked by Gurjinder.

43′: Two minutes to half time, Red Lizards still up 1-0.

44′: Dempo looking to mix it up with Anthony and Clifford changing flanks.

45′: Two minutes of injury time added.

45+1′: Last piece of action in first half as Koko forces a save off Amrinder.

HT: Dempo 0-1 Pune FC:: The Red Lizards have dished out an enterprising performance in first half and deservedly lead 1-0.

46′: Second half starts.

48′: First corner of second half to PFC, nothing happens.

50′: Koko’s effort hits Arata and goes out for a corner.

51′: Theobald shoots over.

52′: Corner for Dempo, the home team has come out of the blocks quickly in second period.

53′: PFC defence clears Miranda’s flag kick. Dempo attack again.

55′: Anas reacts just in time to clear a cross from Miranda.

56′: PFC hit Dempo on the counter, Arata tries to reach Keita with a cross but Gawli is first to reach it.

57′: Abranches replaces Koko Sakibu.

59′: This is a very crucial period of the match.

60′: Dohou lies injured on the ground.

60′: Ranty shoots over..

61′: Golden chance missed by Abranches. He had a free header after an inch perfect cross from Naik.

63′: Carvalho replaces Anthony.

65′: Pune FC has barely managed to touch the ball in second half but Dempo is yet to score that crucial equalizer.

66′: Yellow card for Debabrata.

67′: Clifford’s effort tipped over the bar by Amrinder.

68′: Lester replaces Dohou. His pace can be lethal on counter-attacks.

70′: Anas clears after a desperate goal-mouth scramble.

71′: Young Amrinder has been exceptional so far. Looks like PFC have an abundance of quality in the goalkeeping department

73′: Carvalho shoots over after a nice assist from Climax.

75′: Shivalkar replaces Venkatesh.

76′: Ranty flagged offside.

77′: Superb effort from Lester but Subhashis makes the save.

79′: Karma replaced by Srikanth for PFC.

80′: I-League top scorer Ranty replaced by Joy Ferrao.

80′: Dempo desperately looking for a goal here.

83′: Shivalkar comes close to make it 2-0, his shot goes wide.

84′: Debabrata shoots wide..

85′: Naik’s cross straight to Amrinder.

89′:Five minutes of injury time added.

90′:Going down to the wire, this one.

90+1′: Ferrao misses another easy chance, story of the game for Dempo.

90+3′: Two minutes left to go..Red Lizards hanging desperately for the win..

FT: Dempo 0-1 Pune FC :: Another famous win for the Red Lizards but Dempo only have themselves to blame for missing several chances. The league is still wide open, ladies and gentlemen !!