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

Live Commentary

  • FULL TIME: Churchill Brothers SC 2-1 Pune FC
  • 90' + 7'
    Disappointing flagkick taken by Kadam
  • 90' + 7'
    Kadam's cross out for a PFC corner
  • 90' + 4'
    And as it usually happens, should I say? Churchill's goalkeeper is lying on the ground receiving treatment
  • 90' + 3'
    All Churchill Brothers have to do is hold the but slender lead now
  • 90' + 1'
    Goal Boima Karpeh
    GOOAALLL!!! Pune FC have reduced the margin to a possible comeback as Moga's pass was blasted past Karpeh from the left side of the box
  • 90' + 1'
    Assist James Moga
  • 90'
    Six minutes added time
  • 87'
    Churchill still leading 2-0
  • 82'
    Pierre shoots wide as Pune FC are trying desperately to find the equaliser
  • 82'
    Moga's shot blocked by Nandy
  • 81'
    Karpeh heads wide from a Srikant Ramu cross
  • 80'
    Tomba shoots wide
  • 77'
    SubstitutionKarma Tsewang Nikhil Kadam
  • 75'
    SubstitutionBineesh Balan Steven Dias
  • 73'
    SubstitutionJeje Lalpekhlua Subhash Singh
  • 70'
    Chhetri and Arezou meanwhile had their shots blocked
  • 68'
    MOGA!!! His header goes just wide
  • 67'
    SubstitutionChika Wali Boima Karpeh
  • 66'
    Yellow Card Denzil Franco
  • 66'
    WHAT A MISS!!! Antchouet...after setting up the two goals...he deceives both PFC keeper Meloly and Gurjinder and had only Wali to beat, but couldn't
  • 63'
    Goal Sunil Chhetri
    GOOAALLL!!! Denzil Franco's cross from the right was back-healed by Antchouet towards Chhetri, who blasted from outside the box to score his first I-League goal for Churchill Brothers
  • 63'
    Assist H. Antchouet
  • 58'
    Goal Bineesh Balan
    GOOOAAALLL!!! Pune FC goalkeeper's mistimed clearance found Antchouet, who set-up Balan on the left, and the Churchill substitute found the back of the net from an acute angle
  • 58'
    Assist H. Antchouet
  • 54'
    SubstitutionSudhakaran Naveen Kumar Thangjam Singh
  • 52'
    Yellow Card Sudhakaran Naveen Kumar
  • 51'
    Lovely pass in the midfield by Pierre to Jeje, but Moga eventually wastes the move by floating a shot into the hands of Churchill keeper Nandy
  • 49'
    Lenny blasts a shot, but against Pune FC's Sukhwinder Singh
  • 47'
    Any guesses who is going to score first?
  • 46'
    SubstitutionBikramjit Singh Bineesh Balan
  • 46'
    Second half resumes
  • HALF-TIME: Churchill Brothers SC 0-0 Pune FC
  • 45'
    Two minutes added time
  • 43'
    Denzil cuts past Wali on the right and aims in a cross which was however headed awaay by PFC's Gurjinder Kumar in front of Arezou
  • 42'
    Jeje's shot on target...straight to Nandy
  • 39'
    Good defending on either sides...good showing by Ravanan and Tamaba for Churchill, and by Wali and Edathodika for Pune FC
  • 36'
    WHAT A CLEARANCE!!! Nandy, unsure of where he was - if he had crossed his area - heads out a cross at the edge of the box with Moga's challenge coming in
  • 35'
    Moga's physical tackle is proving to be a bit too much for the referee's taste, a couple of times now
  • 32'
    Yellow Card Chika Wali
  • 28'
    It's an even contest so far
  • 25'
    SAVE!!! Karma Tsewang catched Churchill keeper Sandip Nandy out of his area and fires a shot on target, but it was the timely interception of Denzil Franco that prevented the ball from entering the back of the net
  • 23'
    Edathodika's clearance is taken by Lenny's body
  • 21'
    Chhetri releases Antchouet ahead of him, but the Gabonese striker wasn't able to play back to his team-mate as Pune FC defender Chika Wali effectively averts the danger
  • 17'
    Douhou Pierre...shoots wide!
  • 15'
    Antchouet with an attempt from the edge of the box, on the left side, but wide!
  • 12'
    Tomba with a long rander from the right side...didn't miss the far post by much, but Meloly had it judged
  • 11'
    Arezou!!!! The Afghan striker wasn't able to connect to Henri Antchouet's cross from the left
  • 9'
    Meanwhile Moga is waiting opportunistically in the home side's penalty area, hopeful for an aerial delivery
  • 6'
    Churchill's right side is operating more effectively for now with Denzil, Tomba and Balal Arezou the operators on the flank
  • 4'
    The Goans are also fighting to hold the ball for longer spells in the opponent's half with Chhetri doing well to keep the ball at his feet
  • 2'
    It was all working well for Pune FC in the opening exchanges until Jeje handled the ball, showing his greediness to hold ball possession
  • 1'
    And we're underway as Churchill Brothers kick things off from left to right
  • Pune FC subs vs Churchill Brothers: Caitano, Subhas, Kadam, Akhtar, Ramu, Karpeh, Amrinder (gk)
  • Churchill Brothers subs vs Pune FC: Felix (gk), Balmuchu, Thangjam, Jaison, Steven, Satish, Balan
  • Pune FC XI vs Churchill Brothers: Tabia, Wali (c), Gurjinder, Moga, Jeje, Pierre, Tsewang, Edathodika, Sukhwinder, Meloly (gk), Paite
  • Churchill Brothers XI vs Pune FC: Naveen, Antchouet, Denzil, Ravanan (c), Tomba, Lenny, Bikramjit, Nandy (gk), Arezou, Tamba, Chhetri
  • Pune FC have won two of the last five encounters between the two sides with Churchill taking maximum points on the other three occasions.
  • Churchill Brothers along with East Bengal are the only two clubs in the I-League this year who have conceded less than 20 goals.
  • Only Prayag United have scored the same number of goals as Churchill (46) in the I-League.
  • Mariano Dias' side are on the back of a morale-boosting 3-0 win in the AFC Cup against Warriors FC. They now face a formidable Pune FC team who defeated Dempo 2-0 last week...
  • Can the Red Machine overcome the challenge of Derrick Pereira's men?
  • Hello and welcome to the I-League clash. It's Churchill Brothers vs Pune FC and I'm Anselm Noronha