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  • 5 October 2013
  • • 15:30
  • • Duler Stadium, Mapusa

Live Commentary

  • Amiri adjudged as the "most valuable player"
  • FULL TIME: Churchill Brothers SC 0-2 Mumbai FC
  • 90' + 5'
    One last chance for Churchill maybe...Machado takes the free-kick...corner for Churchill...punched away by Sawant
  • 90' + 4'
    SubstitutionOrok Essien Orok Jayesh Rane
  • 90' + 3'
    Mumbai FC doing their best to keep a clean sheet
  • 90' + 1'
    SAVE!!! Machado releases Antchouet, who lobs the ball over the keeper and it would have been a goal had not Valeriano Rebello come to the rescue to clear the ball for a corner kick instead
  • 90'
    SubstitutionAshutosh Mehta Lalrinchhana Tochhawng
  • 90'
    Five minutes added time
  • 87'
    Goal Climax Lawrence
  • 87'
    GOAAALL!!!! Nicholas Rodrigues crosses...Climax received the ball, turned and placed it past Thapa. Mumbai FC now lead 2-0!
  • 86'
    CLOSE!!! Antchouet heads a Anthony Pereira corner wide
  • 86'
    Meanwhile it's gone very dark at the stadium due to the weather, which explains the half-an-hour earlier kick-off timing
  • 84'
    The resultant corner doesn't trouble the away side
  • 84'
    Churchill free-kick...Machado....tipped above the post by Sawant
  • 84'
    Churchill are playing a desperate game now....the players look crowded all around the ball
  • 82'
    CLOSE!!!! Thangjam Saran Singh's cross missed everyone, but Kunal Sawant somehow managed to get hold of the ball as Antchouet tries to snatch the ball from the grasp of the Mumbai FC goalkeeper
  • 81'
    Churchill Brothers still fighting their way forward to find that elusive equaliser
  • 79'
    Thangjam sends the ball long for Al Kaddour...Anwar Ali heads the ball away
  • 77'
    The cameraman's assistant being forced to head the ball there :)
  • 76'
    Anthony Pereira crosses from the right....a bit too far for Balan at the far end of the goal
  • 75'
    Ashutosh releases Orok, Thapa blocks the Mumbai striker...goal-kick for Churchill
  • 73'
    Yellow Card Satish Singh
  • 73'
    Man down as Satish gets booked for dangerous play
  • 71'
    Sawant looked surprised and puches away a cross by Thangjam...could have been an awkward moment for the Mumbai FC keeper
  • 71'
    Balan lines up for a volley inside the MFC box....attempts it, but Ashutosh Mehta blocks the shot on goal
  • 70'
    Today's attendance is rather poor as compared to the previous matches...only 1,700 fans in the Duler Stadium which has a capacity of 3,000
  • 67'
    Machado takes the flag-kick and Al Kaddour misses it
  • 67'
    CLOSE!!! Machado sends a inch-perfect cross for Antchouet, but the latter's first touch was a let-down as Anwar Ali cleared the remains for a corner
  • 65'
    Hameed shoots wide
  • 65'
    Churchill this the special moment?
  • 64'
    Mumbai FC's Anwar Ali has certainly been a rock in the away team's defense
  • 63'
  • 63'
    Free-kick for Mumbai FC on the left side
  • 61'
    CLOSE!!! Thangjam's cross headed by Balan...the flag remains down for Antchouet....but the latter unable to the length of the pass
  • 60'
    Al Kaddour in the MFC box and takes a shot....comes off Ashutosh Mehta and the Churchill attack breaks down
  • 57'
    SubstitutionBalwant Singh Amad Ahmad Al Kaddour
  • 56'
    Balwant cuts past Anwar Ali and crosses in....headed away by Nicholas Rodrigues
  • 54'
    Play held due to a player on the pitch
  • 53'
    Meanwhile Sporting Clube de Goa have a one-goal lead against Shillong Lajong. Boima Karpeh had scored for them in the 39th minute
  • 51'
    We are yet to see what kind of a difference with Hugo Machado will be able to make for the trailing side
  • 50'
    Churchill moving in swiftly to reply with an attack of their own...Balwant's cross from the left is well-claimed by Sawant
  • 49'
    SubstitutionBikramjit Singh Hugo Machado
  • 48'
    Yellow Card H. Antchouet
  • 46'
    Goal Orok Essien Orok
    GOAL!!! Just about 30 seconds in the second half and Amiri finds Orok in the left side of the Churchill box, as the latter finds the back of the net at the far post
  • 46'
    Second half resumes
  • That was an ordinary performance by the I-League champions, who should have had the lead by the end of the first half.
  • HALF-TIME: Churchill Brothers SC 0-0 Mumbai FC
  • 45'
    One minute added time
  • 44'
    Mumbai FC on the attack...Valeriano's cross goes wide
  • 42'
    That was an unbelievable miss by Antchouet!!!
  • 41'
    Penalty save Kunal Sawant
    SAVE!!!! Mumbai FC goalkeeper Kunal Sawant guessed correctly and dived to his left to block Antchouet's spot-kick, while the Gabon international looked absolutely shabby as he couldn't get a good enough touch to slot in the rebound before Amiri cleared the remains
  • 40'
    PENALTY!!! for Churchill Valeriano Rebello brought down Bineesh Balan
  • 37'
    Anthony Pereira takes it....dealt with by MFC keeper Sawant on the second attempt
  • 36'
    Yellow Card Dane Periera
  • 36'
    Churchill free-kick on the right
  • 35'
    Yellow Card Bikramjit Singh
  • 35'
    The games turning a bit of a physical affair now...with a lot of rain too!
  • 33'
    A physical battle between Churchill striker Henri Antchouet and rival defender Kamaljeet Singh en route the Mumbai FC goal, as the latter gets the better of the Gabon international
  • 32'
    Ahmadi tries to find Orok from the right...cleared away by Ravanan
  • 32'
    The rain is pouring down heavily
  • 30'
    30 minutes and it's 0-0 here...same score-line between Shillong Lajong and Sporting Clube de Goa in today's other match
  • 27'
    Balwant receives the ball back from Balan and shoots....but too high!
  • 26'
    Ravanan deflects a MFC corner wide
  • 25'
    Mumbai FC are forcing their way ahead and have done well to earn a couple of set-pieces
  • 23'
    The game has slowed down a bit
  • 21'
    Satish Singh! Had a couple of options in front of him, but gave the ball away rather cheaply
  • 20'
    Mumbai FC are left to do most of the defending lately...took a while for the Red Machines to get going here
  • 18'
    Bikramjit shoots in the orbit off a Churchill corner from the right
  • 17'
    GOOD DEFENDING by Anwar Ali...Satish sends a long ball to Antchouet, but Ali is well alert
  • 16'
    Churchill Brothers are still trying hard to build a solid move in the attack with Anthony Pereira labouring on the right wing and Lenny attempting to link the players around him
  • 14'
    The ball is simply moving from one end to the other, until Antchouet and Balwant attempt a one-two, but Anwar Ali stands in their way
  • 12'
    CLOSE!!! Balwant Singh fell short of a goalmouth cross by Satish Singh in the Mumbai FC box
  • 10'
    Churchill are moving the ball forward a bit more comfortably now
  • 8'
    Lenny releases Antchouet..but MFC defender Anwar Ali gets the better of Churchill's move, makes the clearance
  • 8'
    It's the visitors who are seen more with the ball at their feet so far
  • 6'
    Nicholas Rodrigues floats in a free-kick that is punched away by Lalit Thapa before Ashutosh Mehta tries an acrobatic overhead kick that goes wide
  • 4'
    Ahmadi now operating on the right side...sends a teasing cross in the box, but Satish is at hand to clear the danger once again
  • 3'
    Ahmadi shoots wide!
  • 2'
    Churchill lead a quick counter move that ends up to MFC keeper Kunal Sawant
  • 1'
    New boy Ahmadi moves on the left and tries to find Orok in the Churchill box....Satish Singh clears away the danger
  • 1'
    And we're underway...
  • Ten minutes from kick-off
  • Today's referee is MB Santosh Kumar
  • 2. Afghanistan international Sandjar Ahmadi is making his debut for Mumbai FC today, included in the starting line-up
  • 1. Churchill Brothers have signed former Dempo right winger Anthony Pereira after the Goan - who refused to accept a pay cut - was released from Mohun Bagan
  • The line-ups tell us two new stories today...
  • MFC subs - Mirza, James, Lalrichhana, Rane, Manuel, Sanjiban (gk), Perambra
  • MUMBAI FC: Sawant (gk), Amiri, Anwar, Ashutosh, Nicholas, Climax, Ahmadi, Orok, Kamaljeet, Valeriano, Dane
  • Churchill subs - Al Kaddour, Naveen, Machado, Denzil, Jaison, Richard, Presley (gk)
  • CHURCHILL BROTHERS: Thapa (gk), Antchouet, Ravanan (c), Balwant, Thangjam, Anthony Pereira, Lenny Rodrigues, Adesope, Bikramjit, Satish, Balan
  • We've got the line-ups for today's match
  • Churchill Brothers have a point to show so far, while Khalid Jamil's outfit have earned two draws against two other Goan sides - Dempo SC and Sporting Clube de Goa
  • The defending champions are currently ninth in the standings while Mumbai FC sit three spots above the Goans ahead of kick-off
  • I'm Anselm Noronha, reporting from the Duler stadium in Mapusa, Goa. It's been pouring like mad a couple of minutes ago and it's suddenly turning sunny now
  • Hello and welcome to Goal's live text commentary of the match between Churchill Brothers and Mumbai FC