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  • 19 March 2013
  • • 15:45
  • • Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium (Fatorda Stadium), Margao, Goa
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  • FULL TIME: Churchill Brothers SC 3-0 Air India FC
  • 90' + 3'
    Balal Arezou heads wide from a Dias cross!!!
  • 90'
    Four minutes added time
  • 88'
    SubstitutionPrakash Thorat Vijith Shetty
  • 88'
    OHH!!! Beto's header off a Dias corner comes off the post!
  • 85'
    SubstitutionBineesh Balan Jaison Vales
  • 84'
    SubstitutionHenry Ezeh Sandesh Gadkari
  • 82'
    Prakash Thorat tries from inside the Churchill box...attempts to find the far corner from the right, but the angle well-covered by Nandy
  • 79'
    Balal is trying to get into the thick of action right away as the Churchill substitute is asking for the ball consistently
  • 76'
    SubstitutionH. Antchouet Balal Arezou
  • 76'
    Churchill's Afghan striker Balal Arezou is making his I-League debut
  • 73'
    Yellow CardH. Antchouet
  • 67'
    Churchill clearly enjoying the larger share of ball possession in the second half
  • 64'
    Micky blasts it over the target with immense power
  • 63'
    Junior wins a free-kick for Air India
  • 61'
    Yellow CardRahul Bheke
  • 59'
    CHANCE!!! Lenny Rodrigues release to Antchouet saw the onrushing Sukhwinder Singh spill the ball, while Dias' delivery that was aimed for Beto was headed out safely
  • 57'
    Yellow CardLenny Rodrigues
  • 53'
    GoalH. Antchouet
    GOOOAAALL!!!! Steven Dias released Antchouet, who took advantage of the mix-up between Bheke and Air India keeper Sukhwinder Singh and placed the ball past hapless Baldeep Singh
  • 53'
    AssistSteven Dias
  • 50'
    Junior shoots wide
  • 49'
    A long throw-in by Air India's Rahul Bheke...Nandy makes the catch
  • 48'
    Beto to Balan to Chhetri....and Chhetri loses it in the midst of Churchill's attack
  • 46'
    Second half resumes
  • HALF-TIME: Churchill Brothers SC 2-0 Air India FC
  • 45'
    One minute added time
  • 43'
    Almost half-time here at the Duler stadium
  • 41'
    A mistimed shot by Micky rolls easily for Nandy
  • 39'
    CLOSE!!! Bineesh Balan's cross from the left was attempted on the volley by Steven Dias, well blocked by Air India defender Bheke however
  • 36'
    Churchill are making forward arrays lately
  • 33'
    Yellow CardAmos Omeje
  • 33'
    Antchouet is down after a challenge by Omeje
  • 31'
    Air India has had more of the chances, no doubt, but Churchill Brothers have converted 2/2!
  • 29'
    SAVE!!! Air India's Pradeep Mohanraj sent in a floater from the left side, which Junior had enough time to line-up a shot, but the Nigerian's effort was blocked by the feet of Nandy
  • 27'
    Junior's free-kick flies over the bar
  • 25'
    Henry Ezeh shoots wide
  • 23'
    GoalH. Antchouet
    GOAAALL!!! Lenny Rodrigues slipped through the ball past Air India keeper Sukhwinder Singh as Henry Antchouet beat the off-side trap on the far side to calmly tap the ball home despite a challenge from rival defender Rahul Bheke
  • 23'
    AssistLenny Rodrigues
  • 21'
    Not much to see from India captain Sunil Chhetri so far
  • 20'
    Junior tries one...straight to Nandy
  • 18'
    Omeje takes a long try...high and wide!
  • 16'
    Beto, as usual, with touches of brilliance in the opponent's half, but not allowed much space
  • 15'
    Air India's Omeje is looking quite comfortable in the center in his debut I-League match, combining well with Junior
  • 12'
    Air India are still trying to move forward with the ball
  • 9'
    Good defending by Lamine Tamba in the Churchill box to avert the danger of Junior's pass towards Henry Ezeh
  • 7'
    Penalty GoalRoberto Mendes Da Silva
    GOOAAALLL!!! Beto steps up and coverts from the 12 yards mark. 1-0 to the home side
  • 6'
    Yellow CardPradeep Mohanraj
  • 6'
    PENALTY!!! Karnataka referee Andrew Shekar points to the spot after Pradeep Mohanraj was guilty of bringing down Steven Dias in the area
  • 5'
    Micky Fernandesss!!!! A powerful shot tipped away by Churchill keeper Sandip Nandy
  • 4'
    Free-kick for Air India
  • 2'
    Defensive midfielder Omeje Amos from Nigeria is seen making his debut for Air India today
  • 1'
    Kick-off
  • A minute's silence observed for the souls of the freak bus accident that took place in the early hours of the day in which around 35 people are feared dead and leaving many injured
  • Air India are one of the two teams, besides ONGC FC, who aren't eligible for next season's I-League
  • Air India's away win rate (28.60%) this season has been poor, while Churchill Brothers' home win rate is almost equally as good (77.80%)
  • Both teams have recorded 59 goals in their respective 18 matches of this term's I-League, but Churchill Brothers have scored 42 goals as compared to Air India's 24.
  • Churchill Brothers SC enjoy a healthy head-to-head record, winning four of their last five encounters with Air India, one being a draw.
  • Air India are not yet away from the relegation zone as they sit 12th on the table with 18 points from as many matches. Losing to ONGC FC earlier this month has also not helped the Pilots
  • The Red Machines lost to Hong Kong side Kitchee SC in an away encounter of the AFC Cup and were unlucky to be held to a 2-2 draw against Indonesia's Semen Padang in the Goan side's last two encounters...
  • Can Noushad Moosah's men prevent Mariano Dias' side from reclaiming the top spot is what Tuesday's I-League tie awaits...
  • Welcome to Goal.com's LIVE commentary of the I-League clash between Churchill Brothers SC and Air India FC. I'm Anselm Noronha...