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Played
September 27, 2012 6:30 PM IST
Kanchenjunga Stadium, Siliguri
 
 
 
FULL TIME: Churchill Brothers SC 0-1 East Bengal... Trevor Morgan's side march into the final of the Federation Cup for the 16th time!
 
120′ +1
Seconds tiking away and there goes the long whistle after a long wait...
 
120′
One minute added time
 
119′
Dyiing moments now...
 
118′
East Bengal captain Mehtab Hussain earns a throw in as the Kolkatan outfit look to seal the match...
 
117′
Thyangam Singh tries a long ranger...straight to Abhijit Mondal
 
116′
Substitution Tomba Singh Amandeep Singh
 
116′
Corner cleared
 
115′
More confusion in the Churchill box as East Bengal earn another corner
 
114′
CHANCE!! Efforts to double the lead as Orji finds Chidi on the right, week shot on goal...into the hands of Nandy
 
113′
RED CARD! Churchill Brothers are even more vulnerable now as they play with only 10 men
 
113′
Red Card Isrial Gurung
 
111′
Goal Lalrindika Ralte
GOOALLL!!!! Finally something off a set-piece as Mehtab Hussain's free-kick was headed towards goal-mouth by Edeh Chidi. Lalrindika Ralte was at the right place to volley the ball at the back of the net
 
109′
Penn Orji combining well with Sanju Pradhan and the latter shoots on the volley but wide
 
107′
East Bengal however march back into the attack but a aimless cross by Naoba Singh puts an end to the move...
 
106′
Sahni fouls in the Churchill box to give away possession
 
106′
Chidi searching for support and earns a corner instead
 
106′
Second half of extra time underway now...
 
105′ +3
End of the first half of extra time...0-0!
 
105′ +2
Chidi one-on-one with Nandy now as the Churchill custodian gets the better of the situation
 
105′ +1
A hopeful ball ahead by Beto, but nobody other than East Bengal keeper Abhijit Mondal to receive the ball
 
105′
Lenny Rodrigues out on a stretcher after a collision with Mehtab Hussain
 
104′
We're nearing the end of the first half of extra time and still no goals here!
 
103′
Sahni sets up Sanju Pradhan who shoots wide
 
102′
It turns out to be a throw in for East Bengal as the play resumes
 
100′
Beto charges into Gurwinder Singh in a Churchill attack and goes down while the players await referee Santosh Kumar's decision...
 
98′
A lot of tired legs on the pitch by now, but the fans and everyone else are waiting to see some goals too!
 
96′
East Bengal have been dominating the extra time...Sanju Pradhan to Chidi who is off-side
 
95′
Chidi on the right now, trying from a difficult angle and shoots wide
 
94′
Shani's header in the keepers hands this time
 
93′
CHANCE! Baljit Sahni moving forward on the right, finds Edeh Chidi in the box who cuts the ball behind but Penn Orji overuns the pass...
 
91′
Substitution Harmanjot Khabra Lalrindika Ralte
 
91′
The first half of extra time kicks off here... 0-0!
 
90′ +2
And that's the end of regulation time as we head on to extra time
 
90′ +1
Yellow Card Lenny Rodrigues
 
90′
Two minutes added time
 
89′
Both the teams definitely have a lot of work to be done in their training sessions with regard to the numerous set-pieces wasted
 
88′
Denzil Franco's corner out for a throw in by Dey
 
87′
The Goan side continously trying their luck in attack as Beto earns a corner off the feet of Okpara
 
84′
Churchill back in the attack after the East Bengal goal kick.. Tomba's corner dealt well with again
 
81′
Toba Singh's corner cleared
 
80′
A clinical move into the box by Bikramjit Singh who was released by Israel Gurung, but cleared away by Dey for a corner
 
79′
Substitution Manandeep Singh Baljit Sahni
 
79′
Trevor Morgan decides to replace Manandeep with Sahni
 
78′
There seems to be a heated confrontration between the two team for something that might have happened between Manandeep and Bilal after the East Bengal striker's shot on goal...
 
77′
Manandeep Singh shoots a stiff grounder in the hands of Sandip Nandy
 
76′
Another through ball to Chidi sent in by Orji, but cleared out for a corner...
 
75′
Sanju Pradhan to Chidi...the Nigerian striker makes a swift turn but shoots into the Churchill defense...
 
73′
Beto's third successive free-kick for his side...cleared by Okpara
 
72′
Akram Moghrabi now earns a free-kick for Churchill Brothers
 
70′
The match is going into much of a drag as of now with not many chances created at either ends
 
70′
Substitution Ishfaq Ahmed Sanju Pradhan
 
69′
Churchill Brothers slowing the game down a bit, trying to reclaim their hold in the game
 
68′
Mehtab Hussain takes it... over the line for a goal kick
 
67′
East Bengal on another attack... Soumik Dey earns a flag kick
 
66′
Mehtab and Gurwinder combine well in attack, but the latter not able to latch on the ball quite well...
 
65′
Churchill's attack quickly averted...Edeh Chidi trying a solo run on the other end...
 
64′
A corner for East Bengal as Bilal clears the ball from Chidi. while Bineesh Balan is carried out on a stretcher...
 
64′
Substitution Bineesh Balan Isrial Gurung
 
63′
And it seems as though everytime Beto goes to the ground, it's a free-kick to Churchill Brothers while the East Bengal players look baffled
 
62′
Bikramjit Singh's shot coming off an East Bengal defender
 
62′
Yet another set-piece, this time taken by Mehtab, wasted
 
61′
Still no goals as we cross the hour mark
 
60′
Churchill back in posession but quickly snatched away by East Bengal's Khabra who finds Orji in a tight spot as the Nigerian shoots wide
 
59′
Beto from a 30-yard free-kick position, but hits the East Bengal wall..
 
58′
CHANCE!!! Soumik Dey does well to overlap his position on the left and sends in a left footer towards Manandeep Singh, but the India international despite being in a good position directs his header straight to Sandip Nandy
 
57′
Tomba Singh picks a yellow now
 
57′
Yellow Card Tomba Singh
 
56′
And to add, Naoba Singh's following free-kick goes harmlessly above the Churchill goal..
 
55′
Today's evening has been marred with the lack of quality in the set-pieces as East Bengal squander a corner kick...
 
54′
Akram with the first move since he's come on the field...Gurwinder Singh up to the task
 
53′
Substitution H. Antchouet Akram Moghrabi
 
52′
Khabra releases Orji in the Churchill area...but shot straight towards Sandip Nandy
 
51′
Another East Bengal move as Ishfaq finds Chidi in the box, but the Nigerian is unable to control the ball as it's cleared...
 
50′
Naoba Singh tries to relay the ball, but well intercepted bu the Churchill defense..
 
49′
Foul on Chidi and another free-kick for East Bengal...
 
48′
Okpara moves ahead in attack, finds his team-mate Naoba Singh who in-turn passes to Edeh Chidi...week outstretched shot
 
46′
Second half underway....
 
45′ +2
That's the end of the first half.. 0-0
 
45′ +1
Not a single set-piece been able to trouble either side enough...
 
45′
Yellow Card Saumik Dey
 
45′
Soumik Dey needlessly picking a yellow card for challenging the decision of the referee...
 
45′
The ball sent ahead by Thyangam and another free-kick for Churchill...
 
44′
Free-kick to Churchill as Khabra fouls Thyangam Singh...
 
43′
Denzil Franco trying to make a move on the right...passed in towards Tomba Singh who finds Henry, but the Gabonese striker's effort to minus the ball back in the box finds an East Bengal shirt who clears effectively
 
42′
The possession between both the sides have been more or less the same in the first half...
 
41′
Bilal takes the free-kick...above the crossbar yet again...
 
40′
Yellow Card Mehtab Hossain
 
40′
Mehtab Hussain now gets booked for his third challenge on Beto after the East Bengal player was recently warned by the referee...
 
39′
Exactly the same situation between East Bengal's Penn Orji and Sandip Nandy who is alert in his area...
 
38′
A lovely through pass there by Ravanan towards Henry...Abhijit Mondal does well to come off his line to claim the ball...
 
37′
A tough battle now between Churchill's Henry and East Bengal defender Uga Okpara, while the latter's fancy footwork getting the better of the ball
 
36′
A long range effort by Mehtab Hussain, but his left footer no where close to the target
 
35′
East Bengal on the attack...Chidi is outnumbered
 
34′
Bilal's free-kick tips over the bar
 
33′
Beto yet again being the target of East Bengal player Mehtab Hussain. The Brazilian doesn't seem happy while Kerala referee Santosh Kumar warns the India international
 
32′
Bilal testing the East Bengal defense with a long ball, which however went straight to the rival keeper...
 
31′
Ishfaq Ahmed trying out some quick footwork on the left again...can't get far enough...
 
30′
That could be termed as the first real chance in the match for the half hour old deadlock to be broken...
 
29′
Meanwhile on the other side now... It looks like quite a scramble in the Churchill box and Penn Orji tries on target, but a little too feable for the off-balance shot to get past Sandip Nandy
 
28′
Tomba Singh's shot handled well by Abhijit Mondal...
 
27′
Beto taken down by Manandeep Singh and a third yellow card shown here...
 
27′
Yellow Card Manandeep Singh
 
26′
Naoba Singh's free-kick for his side. Cleared easily by Churchill who move on the counter...
 
25′
Free-kick for East Bengal in a very good position on the left...while the Churchill players do not look happy with the yellow card
 
24′
Yellow Card Thangjam Saran Singh
 
24′
Thyangam Singh tackles East Bengal's Harmanjot Singh Khabra...a straight yellow
 
23′
A few good moves stiched by the Churchill players and a through ball to Henry...good interception by Uga Okpara
 
22′
Both sides haven't been able to make the best of their set-pieces so far in the match
 
22′
Tomba Singh's free-kick goes high and wide
 
21′
Churchill on the attach again...foul on Beto
 
19′
Ishfaq Ahmed down with a slight injury at the moment...while a look in the stands shows a lot of red and yellow around...much like a home match for East Bengal...
 
18′
Chidi takes the free-kick... Sandip Nandy dives to his right to catch the ball safely...
 
17′
Good move by East Bengal... Ishfaq Ahmed trying to trickle his way towards the Churchill area and brought down to a free-kick in a good position here...
 
16′
Free-kick for East Bengal who are now trying to create a move on the right, dealt well by the Churchill defense...
 
15′
Lenny Rodrigues looks very active for Churchill Brothers in the center while Lebanese defender Bilal looks firm in defense...
 
14′
It's more of a midfield play as both sides are looking to break through the rival defenses...
 
12′
No real chances created so far in the match...
 
10′
The goalkeeper at the other end is a former India and East Bengal custodian Sandip Nandy
 
9′
Tomba Singh's free-kick doesn't worry East Bengal goalkeeper Abhijit Mondal
 
8′
Yellow Card Gurwinder Singh
 
8′
Henry Antchouet brought down quite roughly by Guwinder Singh who earns himself the first yellow card of the match...
 
7′
Chidi in the box...ball out for a goal-kick
 
6′
Free kick for Churchill in another match event, but nothing much coming of it...
 
5′
Some altercations seen in the East Bengal box as everyone look to be charging towards Beto...
 
3′
East Bengal look to be more intent in the attack at the moment...but Churchill Brothers seem as though they have a good hold on the ball
 
2′
Nothing can be said just yet and we will have to keep our eyes glued to the match to find out what happens...
 
1′
We're underway here at the Kanchenjunga Stadium in Siliguri
 
 
Churchill Brothers SC: Sandip, Denzil, Bilal, Ravanan, Thyangam, Bikramjit, Beto, Tomba, Lenny, Henry, Balan

East Bengal: Abhijit, Naoba, Gurwinder, Okpara, Soumik, Khabra, Mehtab, Penn, Ishfaq, Chidi, Manadeep
 
 
I'm Anselm Noronha and you can get in touch with me via twitter.com/@apnoronha while I take you through the match between Churchill Brothers SC and East Bengal...
 
 
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