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  • 21 December 2013
  • • 15:00
  • • Bangalore Football Stadium, Bangalore

Live Commentary

  • 90' + 5'
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  • 90' + 5'
    Full time sees Bengaluru hang on to top spot as the Steelers steal a last minute victory.
  • 90' + 4'
    Salgoacar continue to slide downwards as Bengaluru FC cement themselves at the top as the I-League breaks for winter.
  • 90' + 4'
    GAME OVER. WOAH. Three penalties decide the game.
  • 90' + 3'
    Yellow Card Fulganco Cardozo
  • 90' + 3'
    Goal Robin Singh
    Robin Singh doubles the lead as his penalty is plonked straight through the centre of the goal. 2-1 BFC. In all that commotion three minutes of added time wind down
  • 90'
    Yellow Card Augustin Fernandes
  • 90'
    PENALTY! Robin Singh Comically challenged by the Salgoacar defender as the referee points to the spot as a fight breaks off.
  • 88'
    Yellow Card R.Vishal Kumar
  • 88'
    How is that not a booking? Robin Singh goes full monty with his studs into Rocus Lamare's shins.
  • 87'
    Foschini with a screamer right into the top tier from a promising build-up
  • 86'
    Salgaocar concede a corner as Beingaicho steps up to take the corner but the corner is easily cleared. Bengaluru look rattled but determined.
  • 85'
    Goal Gilbert Oliveira
    Gilbert Oliviera steps up to bring Salgaocar level! Game on with six minutes remaining.
  • 83'
    Yellow Card Curtis Osano
  • 83'
    HANDBALL!!!! Vishal Kumar handles the ball in coincidentally in the same way from a Gilbert Oliviera low cross. PENALTY!!
  • 82'
    A good bit of play as Foschini for the umpteenth time is set free on the left but his cross is again disappointing. Bengaluru Goalkick.
  • 79'
    Great one two on the edge of the Bengaluru box as BFC just about clear the danger from Foschini
  • 77'
    SubstitutionJohn Johnson N.S. Manju
  • 76'
    Bengaluru waste another chance as the shot is fired far over without troubling Karanjit from the counter.
  • 75'
    A great tussle is on between the Bengaluru and Salgaocar
  • 74'
    SubstitutionClifton Dias Freiman Mauricio Peixoto
  • 73'
    SubstitutionChika Wali Augustin Fernandes
  • 71'
    Joe Johnson flattened in the centre of the park.
  • 70'
    Yellow Card Clifton Dias
  • 70'
    Foshcini lest agian loose on the left as his chip into the box is captured easily by Pawan Kumar.
  • 69'
    A good cross in from the left for Salgaocar, as it is cleared again by the BFC defense. Chhetri picks it up on the edge of the box and is badly fouled by Dias.
  • 65'
    A moment of controversy as Robin Singh seems to have been fouled as he was through on Goal. Nothing given
  • 64'
    SubstitutionSean Rooney Robin Singh
  • 63'
    SubstitutionMilagres Gonsalves Fulganco Cardozo
  • 63'
    A great segment of play for SAL as Foschini is set off on the left and his low cross is just cleared by a corner.
  • 61'
    Salgaocar going full tilt at the Bengaluru Goal.
  • 59'
    Gilbert's brilliantly taken freekick was cleared just in time by the Bengaluru defender for a corner before Foschini could capitalize. A succession of corners follow for the Greens but both of them are dealt with well by BFC, with the latter saved by Pawan Kumar.
  • 57'
    Bengalu continue attacking regardless of the fact that Clifton Dias lies on the ground injured. The attack is cooled as a Salgaocar defender clears the ball out so that attention can be given to Dias.
  • 55'
    Salgaocar!!!!! What an opportunity wasted. Worked beautifully around the box before Lamare releases the versatile Foschini on the left. His first pass ricochets back to him in the D, and his second try was met with an equally disappointing result as BFC clear it away.
  • 53'
    A great pass by the Bengaluru attack to Rino Anto on the left, who gives his team a corner. The corner is a disappointing one , cleared by the Salgaocar defense
  • 52'
    Rooney tries to take advantage of confusion between the Salgaocar defenders in going for the ball, as he tries to unleash a 30 yarder. Blocked though, as it is gathered by Karanjit.
  • 51'
    A free-Kick awarded by the ref and the set piece was taken by Foschini but it's easily gathered by Pawan Kumar
  • 47'
    Bengaluru FC attack down the right with Rooney, who earns his team a corner. The corner is taken by Thoi Singh and cleared away easily.
  • 46'
    SubstitutionKeegan Pereira R.Vishal Kumar
  • 46'
    Duffy tries to shoot from the edge of the box, blocked. Bengaluru lauch a counter, but Rooney's ball is too deep as Karanjit gathers.
  • 46'
    BFC get us under way.
  • 45' + 2'
    HT folks as Bengaluru head into the break with a firm grip on all three points while looking to top the table before the I-League winter break takes effect.
  • 45'
    Salgoacar launch a last attack of the half, but the counter is made ineffective as the chasing Darryll Duffy lets the ball out of play after failing to control.
  • 45'
    Corner for Salgaocar, but it comes to nothing as Foschini fouls in the box. Bengaluru restart play and Keegan immediately thumps a ball wide as two minutes are added on
  • 44'
    The freekick though comes to nothing as Karanjit gathers.
  • 43'
    Stupidity by the Salgaocar defender. The greens Right Back successfully defends against Beingaicho only to back heel the ball back to the BFC winger. Beingaicho then proceeds to twist and turn before earning his side a freekick on the edge of the box after being fouled.
  • 42'
    Yellow Card Sunil Chhetri
  • 41'
    Salgaocar's corner is cleared well by BFC and they launch a quick counter but unfortunately in the breakaway, Chhetri handles the ball, which results in a freekick for the away team. Chhetri goes into the book for dissent.
  • 40'
    Claims for a penalty as Sean Rooney feels he was impeded by a Salgaocar defender as he rose up to head a chance. Nothing given
  • 40'
    Chhetri receives a ball from the horrible Salgaocar clearance which he shoots from 20 yard out to the right. It's just wide.
  • 37'
    A great through ball to Thoi Singh sees him in the clear but the hitman sees the impetuous to hitting the ball early and it is easily saved by Karanjit Singh. Should've been two to BFC
  • 36'
    Joe Johnson defends brilliantly well against the threat of a through ball down the right which sees Mathew Foshcini in the clear. Bengaluru thankful the Briton is back there to tidy up.
  • 35'
    Bengaluru look to do a little one-two on the edge of the box, however it is timely intercepted.
  • 32'
    Keegan recieves the ball after it is cleared by the Salgaocar defense, but the BFC defender hits it high and wide.
  • 32'
    A horrible Goalkick by Pawan Kumar. but somehow it breaks for Beingaicho, whose cross is tipped over by Karanjit Singh. End to end stuff here.
  • 30'
    Salgaocar looking to respond immediately, attacking down the perpetualy weak looking right of BFC
  • 29'
    Penalty Goal Sunil Chhetri
    GOAL! Chhetri scores from the spot as he blasts his attempt into the top corner. 1-0 to the home side.
  • 27'
    Keegan Pereira's cross from the left touches Colaco's hand and the referee points to the spot.
  • 25'
    Chhetri puts a ball in from the left but cleared away. He then rises up above the Salgacar defender to head wide.
  • 21'
    Bengaluru are losing the ball far too often in the middle of the park.
  • 20'
    Bengaluru get a couple of corners and Karanjit Singh punches the second one safely.
  • 16'
    Rocus Lamare's attempt from range is deflected on to a Bengaluru defender after Pawan Kumar makes a good save.
  • 12'
    A great chance for Bengaluru who unleashed a counter and the through ball cannot be capitalized on by Siam Hangal, who rues a missed opportunity to open the scoring
  • 12'
    Gilbert to take another corner which was conceded by Keegan Pereira. The corner was a little to wide and deep by Gilbert as BFC counter.
  • 10'
    Wayward pass by Keegan Pereira. Should've passed accurately to Chhetri on the left.
  • 8'
    Salgoacar get another corner. Taken by Gilbert Oliviera but the Bengaluru defense clear it away.
  • 7'
    Mathew Foschini's freekick is a good one but the goalkeeper saves. The resulting corner isn't dealt with properly allowing the Salgaocar attacker to get a shot away. It's just over and Ashley Westwood can finally breathe.
  • 3'
    Brilliant 1-2 from Chettri and Rooney send Beingaichho down the right and he makes the Salgaocar defence concede a corner.
  • 1'
    Bengaluru: BFC XI: Kumar,Osano,Johnson,Rooney,Menyongar,T.Singh,Anto, Beingaicho,Hangal, K.Pereira,Chhetri
  • 1'
    Bengaluru: BFC XI: Kumar,Osano,Johnson,Rooney,Menyongar,T.Singh,Anto, Beingaicho,Hangal, K.Pereira,Chhetri
  • Salgaocar: SAL XI:K.Singh,Wali,Duffy,Gonsalves, Costa, N. Colaco, Foschini,Lamare,Dias, Frernandes,Oliveira
  • And here we go!
  • Chhetri steps up confidently and dents the top corner of the net with a perfectly struck corner. Nothing Karanjit Singh could about that.
  • Penalty for the Home team!!
  • Chhetri appeals for Handball after shot from corner, not given as penalty but as Corner.
  • Good Afternoon Folks! bengaluru FC take on Salgaocar at home with the leaders looking to establish themselves on top spot.