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  • 4 April 2013
  • • 18:30
  • • Tilak Maidan Stadium, Vasco da Gama, Goa

Live Commentary

  • FULL TIME: Salgaocar FC 1-0 Prayag United SC
  • 90' + 3'
    WHAT??? HE SHOT WIDE!!! Josimar did everything right to beat the onrushing Sangram and had an open goal in front of him, but shot wide!
  • 90'
    Four minutes added time
  • 88'
    Augustin Fernandes!!!!! Heads straight against United SC keeper Sangram from a corner taken by Randeep
  • 82'
    Yellow Card Rocus Lamare
  • 81'
    SAVE!!! Milagres with a solo run...shoots...Sangram pulls off a save
  • 80'
    Meanwhile, Salgaocar coach David Booth intructing his players to mark Vineeth CK
  • 79'
    Prayag United coach Eelco Schattorie shouting out to Kayne Vincent that he's in an off-side position
  • 78'
    Lester with a shot on target...straight into the hands of Karanjit Singh
  • 77'
    Vinneth's shot comes off Salgaocar defender Augustin Fernandes
  • 72'
    Yellow Card Gouramangi Singh
  • 72'
    The game is turning out to be quite a physical battle at the moment with a couple of fresh legs on the pitch for either teams
  • 67'
    STAT: Salgaocar FC have earned as many as 11 corners so far
  • 65'
    SubstitutionAnthony D'Souza John Wilkinson
  • 63'
    Yellow Card Asif Kottayil
  • 63'
    SubstitutionC. Hernández C.K. Vineeth
  • 63'
    SubstitutionShankar Oraon Lestor Fernandes
  • 57'
    Goal Luciano Sabrosa
    GOOAAALLL!!!! The home team breaks the deadlock off a Randeep Singh free-kick from the right which was tapped in on the far end by Salgaocar skipper Luciano Sobrosa
  • 57'
    Assist Randeep Singh
  • 56'
    SubstitutionChinta Chanrashekhar Rao Sukhen Dey
  • 55'
    CHANCE!!!! Good cross from the right by Randeep, but the ball funnily bounces off Josimar and comfortably in the hands of the rival keeper Sangram
  • 53'
    Josimar tried to take a shot...blocked by the away team's defense
  • 50'
    The two teams look full of energy in the second half...looks like the late evening kick-offs do make a difference, right?
  • 47'
    Milagres' cross is averted by Dhana
  • 46'
    Second half resumes...
  • HALF-TIME: Salgaocar FC 0-0 Prayag United SC
  • 45' + 2'
    Yellow Card D. Singh
  • 45' + 1'
    Randeep Singh sees the goalkeeper off the line and attempts to hover the ball in...but doesn't connect all that well to beat Sangram, who was allowed enough time to backtrack to effect a save
  • 45'
    Two minutes added time
  • 43'
    CLOSE!!! An Anthony D'Souza cross is attempted on the volley by Milagres, but the rival keeper tips the ball above the bar
  • 42'
    We're nearing half-time and there are no recent signs of scoring an opener
  • 40'
    Gouramangi's cross from the right...few inches too high for Vincent to connect his header
  • 38'
    Oraon tries to find Vincent with a ball cross from the left...goes straight to the Salgaocar keeper Karanjit Singh instead
  • 35'
    Penalty? Dhana tries to tackle Francis who was moving inside the area with the penalty
  • 34'
    Good catch by Sangram, once again, off Randeep's corner kick
  • 31'
    GOAL, but off-side...Kayne Vincent had found the back of the net for the Kolkatan outfit
  • 29'
    Prayag United are still struggling for ball possession
  • 27'
    ANOTHER CHANCE!!! Francis Fernandes with another opportunity to score the opener, but the Salgaocar player pulled the trigger a bit too early, thus allowing for an easy save by Sangram
  • 26'
    CHANCE!!! Nicolao squares a pass to Francis, but the latter aims high and wide from just outside the box
  • 26'
    No danger from the resultant set-piece
  • 25'
    CLOSE!!! Josimar works the ball just outside the box and attemps a shot, but which comes off Gouramangi for a corner
  • 24'
    Milagres' cross is ousted by Chinta
  • 22'
    Hernandez' shot blocked on the other side
  • 21'
    Good cross in the area by Nicolao for Josimar, but United SC keeper Sangram read the same well in the air
  • 19'
    Salgaocar are pressing constantly...Milagres' cross intercepted by the visitors' back line
  • 16'
    Nicolao's cross averted by Chinta
  • 15'
    Randeep is playing the ball around quite well at the center of the park...sets up Josimar, but who is allowed no area in the penalty box by United SC defender Chinta
  • 13'
    Josimar shoots wide
  • 11'
    Prayag United are doing more of the defending at the moment
  • 9'
    Randeep's free-kick cleared away by Rafique
  • 8'
    Corner for Salgaocar conceded by Dhanachandra
  • 7'
    The visitors are not quiet so far
  • 5'
    Milagres is flagged off-side while the home team look to make the early advancement
  • 3'
    It's a relatively new surface for both the teams as the two sides guage their opponents
  • 2'
    It's the first match of the ongoing I-League season at the hometown of Salgaocar
  • 1'
    And we're underway at the Tilak Maidan in Vasco
  • Prayag United subs vs Salgaocar: Gouranga, Sukhen, Lester, Vineeth, Dipak, Arindam (gk)
  • Salgaocar subs vs Prayag United: Collin, Marcus, Vinay (gk), Rahul, Wilkinson, Brian, Rosario
  • Prayag United XI vs Salgaocar: Chinta, Dhanachandra, Lalkamal, Vincent, Rafique, Hernandez, Deepak (c), Gouramangi, Asif, Sangram (gk), Oraon
  • Salgaocar XI v Prayag United: Karanjit (gk), Fulgencio, Augustin, Anthony, Milagres, Nicolao, Sobrosa (c), Josimar, Lamare, Randeep, Francis
  • Salgaocar FC and Prayag United SC have also lost only one match each from their last five respective home and away encounters.
  • Both Salgaocar FC and Prayag United SC have won three of their last five home and away matches respectively.
  • Prayag United SC, after this match, will be playing their remaining three I-League fixtures at home.
  • Salgaocar FC, other than United Sikkim FC, have scored the least number of goals (21) till date.
  • Eelco Schatorrie's outfit have so far accumulated 35 points with 10 wins, five draws and seven defeats from 22 matches, but stand fifth on account of a poor head-to-head record against the defending champions.
  • The Green and Whites are currently occupying the 10th spot with 24 points from six wins and as many draws, but have lost 10 matches including four home defeats, from their 22 matches.
  • I'm your host, Anselm Noronha and you may follow me via Twitter @apnoronha
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