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Played
October 5, 2013 3:30 PM IST
Duler Stadium — Mapusa
Referee:‬ M. Santosh Kumar‎
 
 
 
 
Amiri adjudged as the "most valuable player"
 
 
FULL TIME: Churchill Brothers SC 0-2 Mumbai FC
 
90′ +5
One last chance for Churchill maybe...Machado takes the free-kick...corner for Churchill...punched away by Sawant
 
90′ +4
Substitution Orok Essien Orok Jayesh Rane
 
90′ +3
Mumbai FC doing their best to keep a clean sheet
 
90′ +1
SAVE!!! Machado releases Antchouet, who lobs the ball over the keeper and it would have been a goal had not Valeriano Rebello come to the rescue to clear the ball for a corner kick instead
 
90′
Substitution Ashutosh Mehta Lalrinchhana Tochhawng
 
90′
Five minutes added time
 
87′
Goal Climax Lawrence
 
87′
GOAAALL!!!! Nicholas Rodrigues crosses...Climax received the ball, turned and placed it past Thapa. Mumbai FC now lead 2-0!
 
86′
CLOSE!!! Antchouet heads a Anthony Pereira corner wide
 
86′
Meanwhile it's gone very dark at the stadium due to the weather, which explains the half-an-hour earlier kick-off timing
 
84′
The resultant corner doesn't trouble the away side
 
84′
Churchill free-kick...Machado....tipped above the post by Sawant
 
84′
Churchill are playing a desperate game now....the players look crowded all around the ball
 
82′
CLOSE!!!! Thangjam Saran Singh's cross missed everyone, but Kunal Sawant somehow managed to get hold of the ball as Antchouet tries to snatch the ball from the grasp of the Mumbai FC goalkeeper
 
81′
Churchill Brothers still fighting their way forward to find that elusive equaliser
 
79′
Thangjam sends the ball long for Al Kaddour...Anwar Ali heads the ball away
 
77′
The cameraman's assistant being forced to head the ball there :)
 
76′
Anthony Pereira crosses from the right....a bit too far for Balan at the far end of the goal
 
75′
Ashutosh releases Orok, Thapa blocks the Mumbai striker...goal-kick for Churchill
 
73′
Yellow Card Satish Singh
 
73′
Man down as Satish gets booked for dangerous play
 
71′
Sawant looked surprised and puches away a cross by Thangjam...could have been an awkward moment for the Mumbai FC keeper
 
71′
Balan lines up for a volley inside the MFC box....attempts it, but Ashutosh Mehta blocks the shot on goal
 
70′
Today's attendance is rather poor as compared to the previous matches...only 1,700 fans in the Duler Stadium which has a capacity of 3,000
 
67′
Machado takes the flag-kick and Al Kaddour misses it
 
67′
CLOSE!!! Machado sends a inch-perfect cross for Antchouet, but the latter's first touch was a let-down as Anwar Ali cleared the remains for a corner
 
65′
Hameed shoots wide
 
65′
Churchill free-kick...is this the special moment?
 
64′
Mumbai FC's Anwar Ali has certainly been a rock in the away team's defense
 
63′
Amiri....wide!
 
63′
Free-kick for Mumbai FC on the left side
 
61′
CLOSE!!! Thangjam's cross headed by Balan...the flag remains down for Antchouet....but the latter unable to the length of the pass
 
60′
Al Kaddour in the MFC box and takes a shot....comes off Ashutosh Mehta and the Churchill attack breaks down
 
57′
Substitution Balwant Singh Amad Ahmad Al Kaddour
 
56′
Balwant cuts past Anwar Ali and crosses in....headed away by Nicholas Rodrigues
 
54′
Play held due to a player on the pitch
 
53′
Meanwhile Sporting Clube de Goa have a one-goal lead against Shillong Lajong. Boima Karpeh had scored for them in the 39th minute
 
51′
We are yet to see what kind of a difference with Hugo Machado will be able to make for the trailing side
 
50′
Churchill moving in swiftly to reply with an attack of their own...Balwant's cross from the left is well-claimed by Sawant
 
49′
Substitution Bikramjit Singh Hugo Machado
 
48′
Yellow Card H. Antchouet
 
46′
Goal Orok Essien Orok
GOAL!!! Just about 30 seconds in the second half and Amiri finds Orok in the left side of the Churchill box, as the latter finds the back of the net at the far post
 
46′
Second half resumes
 
 
That was an ordinary performance by the I-League champions, who should have had the lead by the end of the first half.
 
 
HALF-TIME: Churchill Brothers SC 0-0 Mumbai FC
 
45′
One minute added time
 
44′
Mumbai FC on the attack...Valeriano's cross goes wide
 
42′
That was an unbelievable miss by Antchouet!!!
 
41′
Penalty save Kunal Sawant
SAVE!!!! Mumbai FC goalkeeper Kunal Sawant guessed correctly and dived to his left to block Antchouet's spot-kick, while the Gabon international looked absolutely shabby as he couldn't get a good enough touch to slot in the rebound before Amiri cleared the remains
 
40′
PENALTY!!! for Churchill Brothers...as Valeriano Rebello brought down Bineesh Balan
 
37′
Anthony Pereira takes it....dealt with by MFC keeper Sawant on the second attempt
 
36′
Yellow Card Dane Periera
 
36′
Churchill free-kick on the right
 
35′
Yellow Card Bikramjit Singh
 
35′
The games turning a bit of a physical affair now...with a lot of rain too!
 
33′
A physical battle between Churchill striker Henri Antchouet and rival defender Kamaljeet Singh en route the Mumbai FC goal, as the latter gets the better of the Gabon international
 
32′
Ahmadi tries to find Orok from the right...cleared away by Ravanan
 
32′
The rain is pouring down heavily
 
30′
30 minutes and it's 0-0 here...same score-line between Shillong Lajong and Sporting Clube de Goa in today's other match
 
27′
Balwant receives the ball back from Balan and shoots....but too high!
 
26′
Ravanan deflects a MFC corner wide
 
25′
Mumbai FC are forcing their way ahead and have done well to earn a couple of set-pieces
 
23′
The game has slowed down a bit
 
21′
Satish Singh! Had a couple of options in front of him, but gave the ball away rather cheaply
 
20′
Mumbai FC are left to do most of the defending lately...took a while for the Red Machines to get going here
 
18′
Bikramjit shoots in the orbit off a Churchill corner from the right
 
17′
GOOD DEFENDING by Anwar Ali...Satish sends a long ball to Antchouet, but Ali is well alert
 
16′
Churchill Brothers are still trying hard to build a solid move in the attack with Anthony Pereira labouring on the right wing and Lenny attempting to link the players around him
 
14′
The ball is simply moving from one end to the other, until Antchouet and Balwant attempt a one-two, but Anwar Ali stands in their way
 
12′
CLOSE!!! Balwant Singh fell short of a goalmouth cross by Satish Singh in the Mumbai FC box
 
10′
Churchill are moving the ball forward a bit more comfortably now
 
8′
Lenny releases Antchouet..but MFC defender Anwar Ali gets the better of Churchill's move, makes the clearance
 
8′
It's the visitors who are seen more with the ball at their feet so far
 
6′
Nicholas Rodrigues floats in a free-kick that is punched away by Lalit Thapa before Ashutosh Mehta tries an acrobatic overhead kick that goes wide
 
4′
Ahmadi now operating on the right side...sends a teasing cross in the box, but Satish is at hand to clear the danger once again
 
3′
Ahmadi shoots wide!
 
2′
Churchill lead a quick counter move that ends up to MFC keeper Kunal Sawant
 
1′
New boy Ahmadi moves on the left and tries to find Orok in the Churchill box....Satish Singh clears away the danger
 
1′
And we're underway...
 
 
Ten minutes from kick-off
 
 
Today's referee is MB Santosh Kumar
 
 
2. Afghanistan international Sandjar Ahmadi is making his debut for Mumbai FC today, included in the starting line-up
 
 
1. Churchill Brothers have signed former Dempo right winger Anthony Pereira after the Goan - who refused to accept a pay cut - was released from Mohun Bagan
 
 
The line-ups tell us two new stories today...
 
 
MFC subs - Mirza, James, Lalrichhana, Rane, Manuel, Sanjiban (gk), Perambra
 
 
MUMBAI FC: Sawant (gk), Amiri, Anwar, Ashutosh, Nicholas, Climax, Ahmadi, Orok, Kamaljeet, Valeriano, Dane
 
 
Churchill subs - Al Kaddour, Naveen, Machado, Denzil, Jaison, Richard, Presley (gk)
 
 
CHURCHILL BROTHERS: Thapa (gk), Antchouet, Ravanan (c), Balwant, Thangjam, Anthony Pereira, Lenny Rodrigues, Adesope, Bikramjit, Satish, Balan
 
 
We've got the line-ups for today's match
 
 
Churchill Brothers have a point to show so far, while Khalid Jamil's outfit have earned two draws against two other Goan sides - Dempo SC and Sporting Clube de Goa
 
 
The defending champions are currently ninth in the standings while Mumbai FC sit three spots above the Goans ahead of kick-off
 
 
I'm Anselm Noronha, reporting from the Duler stadium in Mapusa, Goa. It's been pouring like mad a couple of minutes ago and it's suddenly turning sunny now
 
 
Hello and welcome to Goal's live text commentary of the match between Churchill Brothers and Mumbai FC
 
Results
 
Top Scorers
Player   Goals Penalties
Sunil Chhetri Sunil Chhetri
Striker
Bengaluru
14 3
Cornell Glen Cornell Glen
Striker
Shillong Lajong
14 3
Darryl Duffy Darryl Duffy
Striker
Salgaocar
13 2
Josimar Josimar
Striker
Mohd Sp
13 1
Ranti Martins Ranti Martins
Striker
Rangdajied
12 0