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  • 27 November 2013
  • • 15:00
  • • Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex, Pune, Mahārāṣṭra

Live Commentary

  • 90' + 5'
    This dogfight isn't over yet though as a point is no good for wither of these teams. Till next time then, Thank you and goodbye!
  • 90' + 4'
    And thats all folks! The referee brigns the curtains down on the proceedings as Rangdajied and Mumbai share the spoils.
  • 90' + 3'
    A moment of madness by Nidhin Lal as he misjudges the bounce of the ball and allows it to go over his head. Thankfully his defender covers him and clears the ball from certain danger.
  • 90' + 2'
    Ahmad Hatim's low piledriver from 30 yards out is well gathered by Paul.
  • 90' + 1'
    Yellow Card Subrata Paul
  • 90'
    Three minutes added on.
  • 89'
    SubstitutionDavid K C Ngaihte T Lalnunpuia
  • 89'
    SubstitutionHashmatullah Barikzai Manuel D'Souza
  • 86'
    The corner for RUFC is headed just over by Kim
  • 86'
    A great move by Rangdajied as Kim is played onside by the Mumbai defense. The Japanese born North-Korena international passes the ball to Manandepp who return the favour. Kim's subsequent shot is savd by Nidhin Lal.
  • 79'
    Mumbai FC win a corner which is cleared by Subrata only to Ahmadi who's volley narrowly misses the keeper's right post.
  • 78'
    Barikzai athletically shoots wide from a high cross from the right
  • 76'
    The ball is chested down by Yong who sets up Manandeep for a shot from the edge of the box. The shot dips at the last minute and Nidhin can only parry it into the path of Ngaihte who has the entire goal to his begging, but he shoots over.
  • 76'
  • 72'
    SubstitutionRohit Mirza Jayesh Rane
  • 70'
    SubstitutionTomba Singh Bhola Prasad
  • 70'
    A frantic couple of minutes aas Barikzai's shot just misses the target
  • 68'
    SubstitutionThoudam Singh Bansharai Sunn
  • 68'
    Nicholas Rodrigues gets in on the action as he's left unattended on the left and his low cross into the path of Barikzai is just about dealt wtih
  • 66'
    Barikzai gets the ball form Ahmadi who hits it first time from the half line and set up his Afghan compatriot. The chance though is wasted as the subsequent pass by Ashutosh Mehta is far off  from where the Afghan forward wnated it.
  • 64'
    Sanjdar Ahmadi gets a free header after a beautiful cross from Ashutosh Mehta seeks him out free at the far post. Ahmadi's header though is well wide
  • 61'
    Goal Ashutosh Mehta
    A gorgeous goal scored by Ashutosh Mehta who hits in the rebound after Hashmatullah Barikzai's initial shot was defelcted away. Mumbai on level terms now at 1-1.
  • 59'
    Rohit Mirza shoots over from a gorgeous opportunity that presented itself when Subrata was rooted to the spot.
  • 58'
    Yellow Card Yohei Iwasaki
  • 56'
    Rangdajied almost have their first crack at goal, but a low ceross from the right is gathered well by Lal before any of the Rangdajied attackers can get to it.
  • 55'
    Freekick for Rangdajied on the edge of the box as Amiri is adjudged to have fouled Manandeep
  • 48'
    Mumbai have a corner. The floated ball gives the defense a headache as pin-ball ensues before the Rangdajied defense are able to clear it away
  • 47'
    Iwasaki was afforded time on the ball but his early corss is cleared by Anwar Ali
  • 46'
    Rangdajied get us under way
  • 45' + 2'
    And there we have it folks! Th half winds down to a close as Rangdajied hold out for the solitary lead. But in all honesty, Mumbai have never threatened the bottom most side in the league. Jamil will hope to changethat in the second half 
  • 45' + 1'
    Mumbai gain a freekick which is taken by Rodrigues from near the half-line on Mumbai's right. The ball rifted in is well kept by Subrata Paul who is fouled in the process of gathering the ball.
  • 45'
    One minute of time added on by the referee
  • 44'
    Tremendous persistence showed by Ahamdi who set up a cross for Rodrigues on the left before haring after a Rangdajied player who has possesion of the ball and gaining a throw for his team. Great commitment
  • 43'
    Amiri tries to drive through and set up a mate, but the ball that is played in has far too much pace on it and goes out for a Goal Kick
  • 42'
    What a piece of control and skill by Ngaihte as he brings the ball down on his right foot and crosses it in with the left. Unfortunately the Rangdajied player, who gets his head omto it is unable to do justice to the cross as he passes it straight to Lal in goal.
  • 37'
    Another moment of unrest at the back for Mumbai as they scramble to get a loopy free kick from near the half line away. The clearance is shoddy as Joy Chandra Singh latches onto a shot from outside the D which narrowly, absolutely narrowly misses the far post. Mumbai FC players continue to appeal for a foul
  • 33'
    Rangdajied have a chance to double the lead but the cross put in is too deep from the right
  • 32'
    David Ngaihte on the right steals the ball and his diagonal shot from the right of the pitch beats the goalkeeper but rebounds off the far post  only for it to be gleefully put into the net by MAnandeep Singh. Mumbai's defense properly went ot sleep there.
  • 31'
    Goal Manandeep Singh
    And there you have it Rangdajied take the lead thanks to some outstanding play
  • 27'
    Barikzai goes through on goal but he fouls his covering defender in the process of  getting to the ball and the chance is lost
  • 22'
    Mirza spins and his pass opens up the Rangdajied defense. but the pass has too much pace on it, far too much for Barkzai to capitalize on as Subrata Paul gathers comfortably
  • 20'
    The subsequent corner is a tactically practiced one which Rodrigues lays off from the right to Ahmadi who tries his luck from 30 yards out. His low shot is on target but is defelected away for another corner.
  • 18'
    A loopy shot by Nicholas Rodrigues from the left is palmed away by Subrata Paul, as he felt it may go in. Ahmadi collects the rebound but is only able to gain a corner for his team.
  • 9'
    Kim Yong's subsequent freekick is way, way over.
  • 7'
    Nidhin Lal makes a hash of punching the ball from a Ngaihte cross and the subsequent clearances aren't satisfactory from Mumbai's defense as Iwasaki steals it and is fouled in the process by Ahmadi. Free kick for Rangdajied on the edge of the box
  • 4'
    Yellow Card Rohit Mirza
  • 4'
    Mumbai FC's Rohit Mirza has been shown a Yellow for a horrible tackle
  • 2'
    Mumbai FC have an early Freekick from thirty yards out to the right of the Rangdajied goal. Yet the set piece lands straight into Paul's hands!
  • 1'
    Here We go folks! Mumbai FC get us underway! Mumbai in their away kits and Rangdajied in their home kits
  • No line-ups as yet as we hear there are some last minute changes to the squads .
  • It's a relegation six-pointer here as both teams will fight tooth and nail to get all three points in a bid to secure safety
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