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  • 19 January 2013
  • • 14:00
  • • Yuba Bharati Krirangan (Salt Lake Stadium), Kalkātā (Kolkata), West Bengal

Live Commentary

  • the referee blows for full time Churchill Brothers deserved winners
  • 90' + 5'
    Corner for the hosts they cannot make anything of it though
  • 90' + 3'
    Things getting a bit fractious as Mehtab Hossain rather naive leaves his arm flail at the back of Beto he made the most of it though
  • 90' + 2'
    Yellow Card Arnab Mondal
  • 90' + 1'
    the game meandering to a slow conclusion now
  • 89'
    SubstitutionSteven Dias Satish Singh
  • 88'
    Yellow Card Saumik Dey
  • 88'
    Saumik Dey goes into the book for a tackle on Dias
  • 85'
    Edeh with a curling free-kick easy catch for Nandy
  • 82'
    Goal Akram Moghrabi
    Akram Moghrabi has put this game to bed make it 3-0 agter headed in from yards out after a beautiful skimming free-kick from the right
  • 82'
    Akram Moghrabi has put this game to bed make it 3-0 agter headed in from yards out after a beautiful skimming free-kick from the right
  • 81'
    Naoba with a free-kick tame header comes in easy catch for Nandy can't even call that a chance
  • 79'
    SubstitutionH. Antchouet Akram Moghrabi
  • 79'
    A shot out of anger from Chidi Edeh goes hopelessly wide just about sums up the day for Morgan's men
  • 76'
    This has been a game of few chances and the visitors have taken their opportunities that' been the difference
  • 74'
    East Bengal somehow get the ball in the box but the blue shirts are the first to every lose ball today
  • 72'
    the sting has really gone out of the atmosphere the home fans looking justifiably downcast
  • 70'
    Beto back on the pitch as Churchill enjoy a spell of good posession
  • 69'
    SubstitutionRobert Lalthlamuana Saumik Dey
  • 68'
    somehow East Bengal work the ball into the box good work from Edeh and Singh but the Churchill back line hold firm
  • 66'
    Beto goes down holding his left knee and his teammates rush to being treated on the sidelines
  • 64'
    Churchill seem happy to protect this lead the hosts must make all the running
  • 61'
    Manandeep with a great cross from the left Najarin in the way again concedes a corner no damage done
  • 60'
    East Bengal really struggling to get going going
  • 59'
    SubstitutionBikramjit Singh Sanjay Balmuchu
  • 57'
    Yellow Card Robert Lalthlamuana
  • 57'
    Beto has been a marked man today another tackle comes in leaving him in a heap
  • 55'
    Sandip Nandy nearly puts his team in a soup with a really poor throw out but his defenders rescue him
  • 54'
    SubstitutionRobin Singh Manandeep Singh
  • 53'
    The Red and Gold really missing that cutting edge in the final third the visitors have the bit between their teeth in this game
  • 51'
    Naoba Singh Singh with a great cross from the right but the men in the box fail to attack it and it goes harmlessly wide
  • 48'
    Najarin has been a real rock at the back for the Goans has made some really crucial interceptions to nip any East Bengal attacks in the bud
  • 46'
    Yellow Card Bikramjit Singh
  • 46'
    East Bengal get us underway in the second half
  • and the referee blows for half-time t
  • 45' + 2'
    SubstitutionLalrindika Ralte Thockchom Singh
  • 45' + 2'
    Goal H. Antchouet
    a great ball played in from the right and and Antchouet with the simplest of finishes to make it two
  • 43'
    Finally a good move for the hosts Orji does well to find Lobo who crosses fromthe left and Churchill just get it clear after a mealy in sues in the box
  • 42'
    Yellow Card Y. Raju
  • 42'
    Yumnum final gets booked he wis walking a tight rope
  • 41'
    I Can't quite remember a chance of any note for East Bengal
  • 38'
    after Beto sets up Dias on the right his shot comes off the side-netting
  • 37'
    that was the goal the game so badly needed
  • 34'
    Goal H. Antchouet
    and Churchill take the lead through Antchouet East Bengal fail to clear the lines from Dias' free-kick and after Mondal miraculously saved from Najarin's initial effort Antchouet puts it in
  • 31'
    Mehtab Hossain goes in on Beto foul given
  • 29'
    Antchouet cutting a rather lonely figure up top as Churchill are sitting back and trying to play on the counter
  • 26'
    Cavin lobo sets up Orji who takes on the volley it goes wide that one would have been spectacular
  • 25'
    late challenge on on Rodrigues could have been a card
  • 23'
    Edeh and Robin Singh with some nice build-up play but Singh's shot is blocked by Najarin
  • 21'
    Yellow Card U. Okpara
  • 20'
    Okpara booked for a foul on Dias ref shows a yellow no Damage done from the resulting free-kick
  • 18'
    Chidi Edeh tries to feed in Cavin Lobo Najarin puts it out for a corner no damage done
  • 16'
    Steven Dias' corner and the Goans are livid they think that should have been a penalty for handball the ref says nothing doing
  • 15'
    the referee is really allowing this game to flow but the final ball has been lacking from both sides so far
  • 13'
    Ralte's shot just rebound of the wall and when the ball is played back in the offside flag goes up
  • 12'
    Handball against Yumnam free-kick given in a promising position
  • 10'
    its a bit of a scrappy game at the moment very competitive and feisty as you would expect
  • 7'
    Antchouet's header after ball is crossed in from the left by Yumnam but the effort was weak
  • 5'
    Lenny Rodrigues with the first attempt on the volley way wide that was surely a bit too optimistic from that distance
  • 3'
    both teams just trying o feel each other out at the moment there's a great atmosphere in the stadium
  • 1'
    and its Churchill Brothers who get us underway
  • East Bengal lineup Abhijit Mondal, Harmanjot Khabra, Uga Okpara, Arnab Mondal, Robert Lalthlamuana, Cavin Lobo, Mehtab Hussain, Penn Orji, Lalrindika Ralte, Chidi Edeh and Robin Singh
  • Churchill Brothers: Bilal Najjarine, Roberto Silva, Ravanan Dharmaraj, Sandip Nandy, Bikramjit Singh, Raju Yumnam, Lenny Rodrigues, Steven Dias, Thangjam Singh, Tomba Singh, Henri Antchouet
  • Needless to say to this a pivotal game for both teams so let’s see who comes out on top in this crunch contest....
  • Here is how the table looks for these two sides going into this game the Goans are top with 34 points from 14 games. Meanwhile the hosts are on 33 points but they have played two games more.
  • Welcome to’s LIVE Commentary on this top of the table clash in Round 17 of the Indian I-League. Today’s game is between 2nd placed East Bengal and league leaders Churchill Brothers SC