. – AIR INDIA V CHURCHILL BROTHERS SC Balewadi Complex, Pune 2nd February, 2012 – 6:00 PM IST *** . TEAM NEWS: Air India : Pawan Kumar , Collin Abranches , Lamine Tamba , Emmanuel Annoske , Bijoy Basfore , Manandeep , KaliAlaudeen (C) , Pratik Chaudhari , Sandeep Sanga , Sandesh Gadkari , Rahul Bheke Churchill Brothers : Arindam Bhattacharya , Antun Kovacic , Naveen Sudhakaran , Beto (C) , Mohammed Rafi , Denzil Franco , Steven Dias , Lenny Rodriguez , Raju Yumnam , Jerry , Zirsangha , Bineesh Balan 0′ : Kick-Off – ‘Home’ team Air India playing from left to right in thier traditional All Reds whereas the Churchill Bros are in All Whites 3′ : Binesh Balan is playing the sole striker upfront for the Goan team supported by Mohamammed Rafi and Jerry Zirsangha. 7′ : Santosh Kashyap’s Air India has adopted the typical 4-4-2 formation with local lad Sandesh Gadkari as the goal poacher […]
– – PAILAN ARROWS V SALGAOCAR SC Yuva Bharati Krirangan, Kolkata 2nd February, 2012 – 2:00 PM IST *** – TEAM NEWS: Pailan Arrows: Ravi Kumar, Rajiv, Souvik, Bikramjit, Prothomesh, Gurtej Jr. Bijendra, Lalrozama, Jiban, Sabeeth, Prabir. Salgoacar: Karanjit, Metei, Francis, Nicolou, Dinesh, Tomba, Isfaq, Lamare, Biswajit, Chidi, Sueoka. 5′ : No goals in first five minutes. 14′ : Good chance for Arrows but Karanjit makes a good save off Sabeeth. 22′ : Yellow card to Bijendra. 25′ : Arrows 0-0 Salgaocar. 35′ : Yellow card for Meetei. 40′ : Still no goals. Pretty balanced match till now. 45+1′ : Third yellow card of first half, Tomba gets carded. HT: Arrows 0-0 Salgaocar. 46′ : Second half kicks off. 60′ : Still no goals, both teams have made a number of changes in last few minutes. 70′ : poor free-kick from Sueoka, doesn’t disturb the scorers. 80′ : Salgaocar completely dominating Arrows now but not able to find a goal. […]
– – HAL BANGALORE V SHILLONG LAJONG FC Bangalore Stadium, Bangalore 1st February, 2012 – 3:00 PM IST *** TEAM NEWS: HAL SC: Promod P (GK), Ramesh, Charles, James, Bijoy, Goutam, Vinod, Hamza, Meetei, Rohit, Deepak. Shillong Lajong FC: Lalthummawia (GK), Pasah, Zomingliana, Lallawamzuala, Eugeneson, Ramlamluaha, Tuboi, Boithang, Mathew, Zenith, John. 1′: Here’s the kick-off. HAL players are wearing their traditional all Green jerseys, while Lajong players are sporting all-Reds. 15′: After quarter of an hour’s play, the score-line remains 0-0. Lajong players are enjoying majority of ball possession, but HAL is doing well defensively. 30′: Still no goals in Bangalore. HAL got a very good opportunity to go ahead, but Hamza failed to find the target from close range. 40′: GOOOOOAAAAAALLLLLLL!!! The visiting side grabs the lead here. Eugeneson Lyngdoh is the scorer for Shillong Lajong FC. 45′: Here goes the half time whistle. The visiting team will be satisfied with their performance in first 45 minutes while HAL think-tank need to re-think […]
– – MUMBAI FC v DEMPO SC Balewadi Complex, Pune 1st February, 2012 – 3:30 PM IST *** – TEAM NEWS: Mumbai FC : Sanjiban Ghosh , Kingsley Chioma , Dhanachandran Singh , Nicholas Rodrigues , Abhishek Yadav , Cavin Lobo , Ebi Sukore , Malaswm Kima , Haroon Fakhruddin , Keegan Pereira , Ajamaludeen Dempo SC : Subhashish Roy Chowdhary , Debabrata Roy , Climax Lawrence , Ranti Martins , Koko , Denzil , Anthony Pereira , Clifford Miranda , Sameer Naik , Jaquim Abranches , Rowilson Rodrigues , Mahesh Gawli So Welcome to the live updates as Mumbai Football Club take on league leaders Dempo SC here at Balewadi Pune. Dempo can stamp authority on the league table if they collect all three points at stake here which will mean a lead by six points at the top clear of the chasing pack led by Kingfisher East Bengal. 0′ : Kick Off – Mumbai in their traditional yellow-blue […]
– – SPORTING CLUB de GOA V PUNE FC JLN Stadium, Fatorda, Goa 1st February, 2012 – 3:30 PM IST *** TEAM NEWS: Sporting Clube de Goa: Ashok (GK), Mathew, Samanada, Prajyot, Park, Kalu, Rowlin, Macroy, Moga, Anthony, Piexoto. Pune FC: Amrinder (GK), Caitano Costa , Chika Wali, Baldeep, Arata , Karma, Gurjinder, Lester, Ramu , Subhash, Kieta. 1′: It’s kick-off time at Margao. An exciting battle on the cards here as two of the most attacking teams in I-League lock horns here. It may prove to be a goal-scoring thriller! 8′: GOOOOAAAAALLLLLLL! Here you go, Mandjou Keita stuns the Sporting faithful with an early goal! Pune FC go 1-0 up. 20′: Pune FC have dominated the match so far. Sporting midfield is sorely missing Adil Khan’s service, who is serving suspension for a straight red card in round-17 tie against Prayag United. 21′: GOOOOAAAAALLLLLLLL! Derrick Pereira’s Red Lizards score yet again. Mandjou Keita with a superb brace here. 25′: Sporting Goa 0-2 Pune FC 30′: GOOOOOAAAALLLLLL! Sporting pulls […]
– – CHIRAG UNITED KERALA V MOHUN BAGAN AC University Stadium, Trivandrum 31st January, 2012 – 6:30 PM IST *** TEAM NEWS: Chirag Kerala : Arindam, Issac, Jagdeep, Sherin Sam, Faizal T, S. Shaleel, James Singh, Asif K, Anil Kumar, Veeneth, David Sunday. Mohun Bagan : Sangram, Surkumar, Anwar, Kingshuk, Dhanarajan, Nabi, Masih, Jewel, Snehasish, Barreto, Odafa Kick off. 5′: No goals yet, both teams have started cautiously. 12′: First attacking move of the match…Ashim’s cross fails to reach Odafa. 14′: East Bengal’s loss earlier today has given a golden chance to Mohun Bagan to move into top-3. 15′ : Still no goals.. 20′ :Chirag has enjoyed more possession but have failed to use it. 26′ :This has been a cagey affari till now. Neither team’s midfield have started well. 29: Zeleny shoots..way off target. 30′: Half an hour gone, no goals. 31′: Good shot from Vneeth, equally good save from Sangram. 33′: Barreto passes to Odafa but the Nigerian […]
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The Spanish league saw some very interesting matches this week. with the top 3 being the main focus to see if there would be any major shocks, and fans weren’t disappointed. Real Madrid overcame a pontentially tricky situation against Granada to eventually end up winning the match 5-1. Although the Capital club won the match by a comfortable margin, Granada did a pretty good job of giving the Spanish giants a fight for their money in the first 30 minutes or so at the Santiago Bernabeu no less. Sergio Ramos must stick out for his performances in this match by easily thwarting any forays forward by the Granada forwards and also for scoring Madrid’s second goal. One can assume that Malaga didn’t go into their match high on confidence after the narrow defeat to Real Madrid in the Copa Del Rey (3-2), in which they were leading by two goals which was followed by a dramatic and amazing comeback by […]
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