Kick Off-: 12th February, 2012 – 2:00 PM IST
Pailan Arrows : Naveen Kumar, Rajib, Gurtej Jr, Prothomesh, Gurtej Sr., Bikramjeet, Lalrozama, Holicharan, Jivan , George.
Dempo : Subhasish, Antao, Mahesh, Valeriano, Samir, Climax, Anthony, Clifford, Ranty, Koko, Denzil.
1′- Match Kicks off !!!
3′- Disastrous tackles flying in. Three Players have been booked inside 3 minutes. Jibon Singh catches Climax as we update.
5′– Arrows enjoying some early possession here at YBK. Just eight goals in seventeen matches for the AIFF backed side this season. Can they score today?
6′- Dempo have conjured 41 goals in their nineteen fixtures till now; as Dempo back four pass the ball among themselves.
7′- George Alwyn shoots the ball from distance, straight into Subhashish’s hands. Koko Sakibo fires in a cross from the right flank and Anthony misses a clear header. Early chance goes begging for the table toppers.
13′- First corner of the match for the visitors as Anthony swings in a left footed cross. It is dealt well by the Pailan defense.
15′- Koko Sakibo is down as Gurtej rattles his left ankle. game is halted. Certainly fiesty start to the game, an ref, Bikramjeet Singh has had his work cut off here.
17′– Clifford is caught offside as Densil sets him through on the left flank.
20′- Both teams huffing and muffing possession in the middle of the park. Pritam Kotal has looked dangerous for the arrows but hasnt got his right foot radar on target till now with wayward crosses.
28′- Anthony Pereira gets in a cross courtesy a good break, but straight into Naveen Kumar’s safe gloves. It’s Pailan Arrows 0 – 0 Dempo here.
31′- Naveen Kumar gets his body behind another attempted cross, deflected of Jibon Singh.
33′- GOOD SAVE !! Anthony fires in a good first time half volley, gloved away by cusodian Naveen. Second corner of the match for Dempo.
35′- Naveen Kumar has been sent off here as he clashed with his studds high against Koko outside the area. This will completely alter the dynamics of the game now. Free Kick for Dempo just outside the box.
Subsitution – Sayan Roy(GK) IN Pritam OUT.
38′- Free kick from ranti flies over the bar.
41′– Corner for Dempo as we move into last five minutes of normal time. Corner is whipped in Miranda. Threat cleared away by Pailan defence.
43′– Another corner to be whipped in by Clifford. Cleared by Arrows and a weak shot comes in by Rebello.
44′– Very nicely timed run by Densil as Sayan makes a good save. Danger not yet cleared as climax whipes in another cross, which is met by Ranti, but the header loops into Sayan’s gloves.
45′– Minimum of 3 minutes of added time as Alwyn directs a solid header towards Roy Choudhry.
46′– What a miss !!! Great cross in by Valu, but Koko Sakibo squanders a gloden oppurtunity to take the lead before the break. what a move by Dempo.
Half Time : 0 – 0 here at YBK as Pailan down are down to ten men. Goalkeeper naveen Kumar was sent off at 35′.
45′– Second Half kicks Off !!!
46′– Dempo do have an exciting mid fielder, the new Japanese recruit, Kato on the bench. It will be intrsting to see whether he would be thrown into the mix after some time. Pailan have their top scorer CS Sabeeth on the bench.
47′– Pailan Arrows look to come forward through Alwyn, dispossesed by Naik.
51′– What a run by Alwyn, bought down by Creson. Ref has no intrest in giving hosts a free kick.
53′- GOALLLLLLL !!! Ranti Martins scores for the visitors. A beautiful cross whipped in by Rebello from the left flank and Ranti heads the ball into the goal.
56′- Arrows 0 – 1 Dempo SC
59′- Clifford Miranda fouls Fanai. He needs to be careful as he was booked in the first minute.
63′– Dempo enjoying a good period of attacking build up play. Ranti – Koko are looking dangerous as they are try to double their money.
64′– Corner for Arrows, and Captian Jibon Singh tries his luck of a voley, but it goes well wide off the target.
Subsitution- Arrows: Holicharan OUT CS Sabeeth IN
Dempo: Koko OUT Joachim IN
70′- Another corner for Dempo as Fanai takes no chances and heads the ball out. Mirande to whip it in. Header won by Antao, but well over the top.
72′– Dempo are on their way to garner their fourteenth win of the season. Can Arrows pull a rabbit out of the hat and score?
76′– Miranda tries to deliver another cross. dealt well by Sayan Roy.
80′– Corner for Dempo. Whipped in by Clifford, but their was no one near the first post to make use of it. Crowd really trying to get behind Arrows.
Subsitution Arrows: Gurtej Sr. OUT Loukik IN
Dempo: Densil OUT Peter Carvalho IN’
83′- GOALLLL !!!! Ranti Martins wraps up the points here for the Gaons, as scores his 23rd goal of the season. It’s Arrows 0 – 2 Dempo.
86′- First appearance in I-League for Kato, the new japanese recruit for Dempo.
90′– 3 mins added here by the fourth official.
Full Time: Dempo enforce their position at the top of the table as Ranti fires in a clinical brace to take his tally to 23 goals this season. It has been 195 minutes since Arrows scored in the league. As the blue tigers prepare for the AFC challenge cup and I-League goes into Haitus, Dempo extend their lead to six points. It has finished Arrows 0 – 2 Dempo , here at YBK today.