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

Live Commentary

  • FULL TIME: Dempo SC 0-2 Pailan Arrows
  • 90' + 4'
    It looks likt the Arrows will hold their two-goal lead. Any bets?
  • 90'
    Six minutes added time
  • 85'
    Goal Alwyn George
    GOOOAALLL!!! Doungel cuts around the left flank and sends in a delightful cross to Alwyn, who nodded in clinical header to make it 2-0!
  • 83'
    CLOSE!!!! A Dempo corner cleared out from the penalty area and falls for Godwin, but the midfielder's shot takes a slight deflection which was enough to see the ball miss the right top corner
  • 80'
    Dempo have finally managed to work the ball between themselves, but could this be a bit too late?
  • 74'
    SAVE!!!! Two Dempo substitutes combining together as Joy Ferrao sets up John Menyongar on his left, whose shot is punched out by Sayan Roy diving to his right
  • 72'
    SubstitutionJaoquim Abranches Joy Ferrao
  • 70'
    SubstitutionHolicharan Narzary Tirthankar Sarkar
  • 69'
    The pressure is on Dempo, who are winless in the last six matches, losing in the last four encounters
  • 67'
    SubstitutionM. Singh Pronay Halder
  • 66'
    Miranda is back up
  • 65'
    Miranda injured? He lies on the ground showing signs of pain
  • 63'
    SubstitutionAnthony Pereira John Menyongar
  • 63'
    Dempo are moving the ball a bit more than the first half, but they do need a goal for the least of their showing
  • 61'
    CLOSE!!! A long lob by Abranches was chested down by Miranda and flicked over onrushing Arrows keeper, but there wasn't enough force behind the touch as Sayan dived backwards to make the save
  • 60'
    SubstitutionShaiju Mon Prabir Das
  • 57'
    Alwyn George is doing well falling back to help the midfield as well as the defense
  • 55'
    An all the more difficult sitation for Dempo now, with 10 men
  • 54'
    Yellow/Red Creson Antao
  • 52'
    SAVE!!! Miranda and Sakibo combining well outside the Arrows penalty area...unable to create enough space for himself...passes to Anthony on his right, who shoots...blocked by Sayan
  • 51'
    The Dempo players are noticeably trying to make up for the inferior ball possession of the first half
  • 50'
    CLOSE!!! The cross was a bit too high for Narzary in the area
  • 49'
    Arrows continue to keep the pressure with a throw-in
  • 48'
    Two back-to-back corners for Dempo to deal with
  • 46'
    Second half underway
  • HALF-TIME: Dempo SC 0-1 Pailan Arrows
  • 45'
    Two minutes added time
  • 45'
    Two minutes added time
  • 44'
    SubstitutionClimax Lawrence Godwin Franco
  • 43'
    Guess what... Armando Colaco is already looking to make his first change
  • 41'
    Doungel forces another save from Kattimani
  • 39'
    Long hopeful balls has been the script for the home side in this half so far, looking for Sakibo on every occasion
  • 37'
    Shaiju Mon has been working around the right flank very effectively...passes back to Alwyn, but the latter wasn't able to do more than cut the Dempo keeper as Antao was in the right place to effect the clearance
  • 35'
    Yellow Card Creson Antao
  • 34'
    Narayan Das!!!! A nicely taken free-kick with his left foot, but Kattimani has his left corner covered
  • 32'
    Sakibo shoots....straight to Arrows keeper Sayan Roy
  • 30'
    SAVE!!! Doungel moves in quickly on the left side of the Dempo area and shoots...Kattimani thwarts it away
  • 28'
    Dempo's midfield isn't looking their usual today as Climax and Carvalho struggle to stitch even a few passes together in the center of the pitch
  • 26'
    CLOSE!!! By Dempo this time...a rare real chance as Anthony Pereira's cross from the right flew just wide of the near post after Joaquim Abranches' glancing header
  • 23'
    Peter Carvalho's shot blocked after being set up by Sakibo
  • 22'
    Quite a bit of work for Dempo center backs Rowilson and Antao
  • 20'
    Shouvik Ghosh is taking care of the aerial duels, while Dempo's Anthony Pereira has his last shit blocked
  • 18'
    The runs of Narzary, Doungel and Alwyn are worth a watch in this contest
  • 17'
    The Dempo contingent is evidently on the back foot here so far
  • 15'
    If you're watching the match of the TV, don't miss the catch the lightening pace of the Pailan Arrows players
  • 12'
    HORRIBLE MISS!!! A Miranda cross from the right was put back across the face of the goal by Anthony from the far side, but Sakibo sent his header above the bar while facing the goalmouth
  • 8'
    The Arrows' player Seiminlen Doungel is proving to be a very tricky customer for the Goans to deal with today
  • 5'
    Early pressure from the visitors
  • 2'
    Goal Holicharan Narzary
    GOOOAALLL!!!! Narzary suddenly sneaks into the Dempo area and blissfully taps the ball past Kattimani... 1-0 for the away side!
  • 2'
    CLOSE!!! Narzary's header comes off the post after Dempo keeper Kattimani wasn't able to get a good enough touch to avert Kotal's cross from the right
  • 1'
  • Almost set for kick-off...the only hick-up seems to be the electricity today, which seems to be in a mood to play a game of hide and seek maybe
  • Pailan Arrows subs vs Dempo: Vishal, Rajinder, Sarkar, Chinkhei, Ravi (gk), Prabir, Halder
  • Dempo subs vs Pailan Arrows: Subashish (gk), Marcus, Godwin, Menyongar, Romeo, Joy, Shallum
  • Pailan Arrows XI vs Dempo: Shouvik (c), Milan, Alwyn, Narzary, Kotal, Devrani, Shaiju, Sayan (gk), Ganesh, Narayan, Doungel
  • Dempo XI vs Pailan Arrows: Selwyn, Antao, Carvalho, Climax, Koko, Anthony, Miranda (c), Abranches, Borges, Rowilson, Kattimani (gk)
  • The kick-off is at 18:30 IST
  • Oh, hey! The line-ups are here
  • Both Dempo and Pailan Arrows have two points from their last five games.
  • Dempo have the third best scoring record in the league with 39 goals behind Prayag United and Churchill Brothers who have 46 goals each.
  • Dempo SC have won four of the fives times they faced Pailan Arrows in the I-League
  • The reigning I-League champions have been a shadow of their dominant selves and will now face a Pailan side who are looking for a strong finish to the season...
  • Can Armando's men put an end to their dismal run?
  • I'm Anselm Noronha, your host for the evening. You may catchup with me on twitter on my handle @apnoronha
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