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  • 28 November 2012
  • • 19:00
  • • Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium (Fatorda Stadium), Margao, Goa

Live Commentary

  • FULL TIME: Dempo SC 3-0 Mohun Bagan
  • 90' + 5'
    Man of the match: Godwin Franco of Dempo
  • 90' + 2'
    I've been told by Dempo's new media manager Abhijit Patil that Mohun Bagan have not beaten Armando Colaco's side in the I-League, neither home nor away, since the year 2009
  • 90'
    Yellow Card Aibor Khongjee
  • 90'
    Three minutes added time
  • 89'
    SubstitutionJ. Raja Manish Bhargav
  • 87'
    Ricketts forces a save from the Mohun Bagan keeper for a Dempo corner... not real threat coming off it though
  • 84'
    Meanwhile Odafa is working hard in the Dempo box, who does well to earn a corner, from which Nirmal Chettri heads wide
  • 78'
    Abranches crosses from left to right, Romeo keeps the ball in play, but the Bagan defense got to it first
  • 76'
    Debabrata shoots wide
  • 74'
    SubstitutionC S Sabeeth Rakesh Masih
  • 74'
    Odafa only finds the Dempo defenders
  • 70'
    Goal Godwin Franco
  • 68'
    Some artistic moves by Ricketts as he sets up Sueoka in front... but the Japanese misses the target by a whisker
  • 65'
    You can already see some good footwork on the ball by Rohan Ricketts, as the Dempo coach Armando Colaco also admits that he is "class" on the ball
  • 61'
    SubstitutionC. Miranda Rohan Ricketts
  • 61'
    Ricketts creates an immediate impact as he forces a save from Mohun Bagan keeper Shilton Paul after being set-up by Sueoka
  • 58'
    Rohan Ricketts is getting decked up to play a role
  • 56'
    Franco shoots wide from a pass by Abranches on the left
  • 54'
    SENT OFF!!!! Saha picks his second yellow of the evening for a tackle on Franco, deemed dangerous by Karnataka-based referee B. Balasubramaniam
  • 53'
    Yellow/Red Biswajit Saha
  • 52'
    Odafa forces a save off substtute Dempo keeper Laxmikant Kattimani... no danger from the resultant corner
  • 50'
    Mohun Bagan are slowly but surely making a few advances with some ball possession
  • 48'
    Dempo have almost immediately started pressurising the Mohun Bagan defense, not giving them a chance of finding their footing in the match
  • 46'
    SubstitutionLalrin Fela Snehasish Chakrabarty
  • 46'
    SubstitutionSubhasish Roy Chowdhury Laxmikant Kattimani
  • 46'
    Second half underway....
  • HALF-TIME: Dempo SC 2-0 Mohun Bagan
  • 45' + 2'
    Yellow Card Godwin Franco
  • 45'
    Penalty Goal Ryuji Sueoka
  • 45'
    Two minutes added time
  • 44'
    Yellow Card Nirmal Chettri
  • 44'
    Penalty to Dempo! Sueoka and Romeo played twice between themselves before the former pushed the ball forward toward Peter Carvalho who was tripped by Nirmal Chettri
  • 40'
    Goal Joaquim Abranches
  • 38'
    Jewel Raja crosses from the right.. nobody to meet it across the Dempo goalmouth
  • 35'
    Odafa...he makes the Dempo defense look like kids as the Mohun Bagan captain turns and toils in the rival box.. somehow manages to slip a pass to Fela, who taps goalwards, but scrappily saved by Roychowdhury before the ball is cleared out
  • 34'
    The pace of the game seems to have slowed down a bit as the two teams look more careful not to concede before the half-time break
  • 32'
    Play resumes...
  • 31'
    The players get some water to drink and on their heads as Roychowdhury is treated on the pitch
  • 30'
    Nice cross by Devadas, and a good catch by Dempo keeper Roychowdhury
  • 29'
    Yellow Card Biswajit Saha
  • 28'
    Fela to Odafa, who muscles him way well in front of goalmouth, but shoots marginally wide
  • 27'
    Bencherifa is contantly seen standing in his area, passing on intructions to his side, as he knows how important this match is for him
  • 24'
    Abranches to Samir Naik on the right... cross... Miranda tries to get to the other end of it but enable to reach the ball in the air
  • 23'
    Strong defending by Rowilson to prevent Odafa from gaining possession
  • 21'
    Abranches running down the left flank... tries from almost the touchline... quite good for a shot on goal but of which goes wide
  • 20'
    Odafa...despairingly wide
  • 20'
    Free-kick at the edge of the Dempo box that's earned by Odafa
  • 18'
    Miranda's flag-kick punched out by Paul
  • 17'
    Wadoo chests out to concede a corner
  • 16'
    SubstitutionAnthony Pereira Romeo Fernandes
  • 15'
    Dempo are playing with 10 men at the moment as Anthony Pereira is carried out from the field for some treatment
  • 14'
    Odafa on the break...moving around the left side of Dempo area towards the center....shoots..wide!
  • 11'
    Neck-to-neck action near the Bagan box... eventually claimed by Paul the keeper
  • 10'
    Two wide shots in the same minute... first by Sabeeth Sathyan and the second by Biswajit Saha on the right and left sides respectively
  • 9'
    It's been a quick start to this match... who will score first... what are your predictions... send in your tweets @Goal_India or @apnoronha (Anselm Noronha - your host)
  • 7'
    Miranda's cross... headed into the hands of the Bagan keeper Shilton Paul by Sueoka
  • 7'
    Good cross by Franco... Aiborlang Khongjee heads to safety
  • 6'
    Miranda earns a corner... the referee wants to sort out some altercations in the box...another corner meanwhile
  • 5'
    This will definitely be a cruch match with both teams pressing hard in the opening minutes.. another free-kick for the home side
  • 4'
    Odafa shoots wide off the counter
  • 3'
    Free-kick for Dempo... Godwin Franco hits the top right corner of the woodwork!!!!!
  • 2'
    Sueoka on the break for Dempo, but not able to control the ball to his likes
  • 2'
    Odafa is off-side in the away side's first attack
  • 1'
    Dempo kick things off from left to right in blue against Mohun Bagan in their traditional green and maroon
  • Karim Bencherifa is in his second stint with Mohun Bagan after having won the Federation Cup in his first.
  • Dempo SC striker Ryuji Sueoka played for Thailand Premier League side Bangkok United between 2008 and 2009.
  • The last five meetings between the two sides have been high scoring affairs (26 goals in total) with Dempo SC winning twice, drawing twice and losing to the Mariners once.
  • Almost time... Karim Bencherifa returns to Goa as he looks for his first win as Mohun Bagan coach when the Mariners face Armando Colaco's Dempo SC...
  • Dempo SC: Subashish Royhowdhury (gk), Debabrata Roy, Peter Carvalho, Godwin Franco, Anthony Pereira, Clifford Miranda (c), Samir Naik, Joaquim Abranches, Ryuji Sueoka, Rowilson Rodrigues, Mahesh Gawli,

    Subs - Cresson Antao, Rohan Ricketts, Valeriano Rebello, Romeo Fernandes, Aniston Fernandes, Cliffton Gonsalves, Laxmikant Kattimani (gk)

    Mohun Bagan: Aiborlang Khongjee, Nirmal Chettri, Denson Devadas, Cyprian Stanley, Odafa Onyeka Okolie (c), Sabeeth Sathyan, Biswajit Saha, Lalrin Fela, Shilton Paul (gk), Jewel Raja, Meherajuddin Wadoo

    Subs - Sudipta Banerjee (gk), Lalrozama Fanai, Syed Rahim Nabi, Rakesh Masih, Snehasish Chakraborty, Manish Bhargav, Rajiv Ghosh