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  • 29 September 2013
  • • 16:00
  • • Bangalore Football Stadium, Bangalore

Live Commentary

  • FULL TIME: Bengaluru FC 3-0 Rangdajied United FC
  • 90' + 3'
    Robin curls it straight to RUFC keeper Mistry
  • 90' + 2'
    Robin wins his side a free-kick
  • 90'
    Four minutes added time
  • 89'
    Chhetri takes it and Johnson heades wide!
  • 89'
    BFC sub Robin Singh forces a corner for his side
  • 88'
    Beingaichho with a wild attempt, although not too far away from the target
  • 87'
    SubstitutionAmbilstar Sunn Sandesh Gadkari
  • 87'
    An attacking player coming in place of a defender, but do Rangdajied United have enough time for a come-back?
  • 85'
    THE BFC players are pretty happy playing the ball amongst themselves now, slowing down the momentum of the opponents in the process
  • 83'
    SubstitutionV. Kumar Niroshan Mani
  • 83'
    Laldingngheta loses the ball in a mis-pass and gets it back...sends a cross from the left, cleared away by Osano in the heart of the BFC defense
  • 80'
    You have to give it to the man of the ground, though - John Johnson scored the first goal and has been a rock in the defense for Bengaluru FC
  • 79'
    Good gesture by the home crowd, appreciating the efforts of Iwasaki as the Rangdajied player limps off the field of play
  • 78'
    SubstitutionYohei Iwasaki Bansharai Sunn
  • 77'
    Eugeneson Lyngdoh, who is part-owner of his family's club, sends his free-kick straight in the hands of BFC keeper Pawan Kumar
  • 77'
    The Rangdajied players are looking to seize some opportunity now as they earn a free-kick in a good position
  • 74'
    The Rangdajied players appear to be loosing their steam on the pitch
  • 73'
    SubstitutionSean Rooney Robin Singh
  • 73'
    Rooney is now substituted. Robin Singh replaces the Australian who gets a deserved applause from the crowd
  • 71'
    SubstitutionS.Siam Hanghal Rino Anto
  • 70'
    Yellow Card Restom Khriam
  • 70'
    It's going to be very difficult for Rangdajied to score two now, but not impossible. Can they do it?
  • 69'
    Beingaichho attempts to catch Mistry off his line, but the Rangdajied keeper read it well to make the catch
  • 67'
    Goal Sunil Chhetri
    GOAALLL!!!! 3-0. Chhetri tricks his way into an on-side position behind the last line of the Rangdajied defense to send in a clever pass by Rooney past Mistry.
  • 67'
    Siam Hangal and Rooney find themselves in a meelee outside the Rangdajied area, which is eventually cleared by the away side
  • 66'
    It's Rooney on the counter, intercepted by Poibiang Poshna
  • 65'
    Figueira tries to find the run of Iwasaki, but Beingaichho falls down to help his team defend
  • 64'
    Back-to-back corners for Rangdajied, who do well under pressure to deal with the set-pieces
  • 63'
    Rangdajied's Laldingngheta making a speedy run in the center....and a solid block put in by John Johnson
  • 61'
    Rooney finds Chhetri on the left, who sends in a cross towards Beingaichho but cleared away by the away team's defense
  • 58'
    That goal could pretty much calm the spectators as the home team now have a two-goal advantage in the match
  • 57'
    SubstitutionT Lalnunpuia Laldingn Gheta
  • 57'
    Goal Sean Rooney
    GOAALL!!!! Beingaichho cuts past Khriam on the right and finds Rooney in the blockhole as the Australian gets the better of Rangdajied defender Ambilstar Sun while nodding in his second goal, although the first was ruled out
  • 55'
    Pratik Chowdhury is trying to push ahead in attack for RUFC but the former ONGC player has been cut out by the BFC defense
  • 53'
    The first save that Pawan had to effect so far and good signs for a possible come-back in this match
  • 52'
    SAVE!!! Edmar Figuiera picks a loose ball in the Bengaluru box and tries to squeeze the ball at the near post, but Pawan Kumar gets down in time to make the save
  • 50'
    Bengaluru goalkeeper Pawan Kumar hardly got any work to be done in the match so far
  • 48'
    Chhetri fouls an opponent player in the process
  • 48'
    Curtis Osano makes a couple of good inceptions early in the first half while trying to move the ball forward for BFC
  • 46'
    Play resumes in the second half
  • HALF-TIME: Bengaluru FC 1-0 Rangdajied United FC
  • 45'
    The visitors still shooting everything wide and wayward
  • 43'
    Osano sends a long diagonal ball towards Chhetri on the left, who tries to find Rooney and the ball eventually falling at the feet of Beingaichho whose hasty shot goes wide
  • 41'
    Restomwell Khriam trying to work the ball towards BFC's goal, but the home team has been pretty solid in defense today
  • 39'
    RUFC's Edmar and Iwasaki moving on the left wing, but some good piece of defending by goalscorer John Johnson
  • 35'
    The visitors have conceded the third goal in the I-League after being beaten 2-0 by United Sports Club in the opening game, and are yet to score a goal
  • 33'
    Goal John Johnson
    GOAAALLL!!! This one stands firm...John Johnson with a well timed header to send Beikhokhei Beingaichho's corner from the right at the back of the Rangdajied net
  • 32'
    GOAL LINE SAVE!!! Menyongar and Chhetri with an excellent build-up and a header comes in. Good save by keeper Mistry and the rebound cleared away by Ambilstar Sun just in front of the goal-line
  • 29'
    And it's T. Lalnunpuia with his header sent wide on the other side
  • 27'
    GOAL!! NOT GOAL!! Rooney found the back of the net but the goal has been called off as the Australian is flagged off-side
  • 26'
    Rooney's free-kick thwarted well by RUFC goalkeeper Shambu Mistry
  • 23'
    Rangdajied United starting eleven: Shambhu Mistry (gk), Ambilstar Sunn, Pratik Chaudhari, Poibang Pohshna, Thomas Saikhom, Yohei Iwasaki, Restom Khriam, Abocha Singh, Eugeneson Lyngdoh, Figueira, T Lalnunpuia
  • 22'
    Here's the starting line-up of Bengaluru FC: 1 Pawan Kumar (gk), 3 R.Vishal Kumar, 4 Curtis Osano, 6 John Johnson, 20 Keegan Pereira, 15 Darren Caldeira, 19 S.Siam Hanghal, 7 Sean Rooney, 10 John Menyongar, 11 Sunil Chhetri, 18 Beikhokhei Beingaichho
  • 22'
    Just a little update on the team line-ups
  • 21'
    PEREIRA!!!! A long ball from Menyongar sees the clearance fall for Chhetri who sets up Keegan Pereira, but the former Mumbai FC player's leftfooter swirls just wide of the top right corner
  • 19'
    Pratik Chowdhury tries to find Iwasaki but the cross is cleared by BFC defender John Johnson
  • 18'
    Yellow Card Pratik Chaudhari
  • 18'
    The visitors are trying to attack on the counter on every given opportunity but no clear openings for them
  • 17'
    A BFC free-kick on the left taken by Rooney which misses everyone for a Rangdajied goal-kick
  • 16'
    There have been a few attacking moves so far but none resulting in a clear cut shot on target
  • 14'
    Rangdajied on the counter now, but Yohei Iwasaki shoots wide in desperation
  • 13'
    JOHNSON!!! The Bengaluru FC player heads wide from a setpiece
  • 11'
    All eyes are on Rooney and Chhetri in the intial minutes as the home side is not taking their foot off the gas
  • 10'
    Rangdajied are holding on with a lot of defending to do lately as Ashley Westwood's men are thronging with men upfront
  • 8'
    Sunil Chhetri does a little bit of work on the left wing and crosses in...cleared by the Shillong outfit
  • 6'
    A lot of excitement in the attacking third on both sides at the moment as Sean Rooney now gets close to getting a shot on target
  • 4'
    A counter right on the other end but cut out by the home side
  • 3'
    Bengaluru free-kick...Rooney takes it but none of his team-mates able to meet the floater across the Rangdajied goalmouth
  • 2'
    The first attempt comes from the visitors but goes out for a goal-kick
  • 1'
    We're underway...Sunil Chhetri is starting today
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