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  • 23 February 2014
  • • 18:00
  • • Tilak Maidan Stadium, Vasco da Gama, Goa

Live Commentary

  • And that's full time: Dempo SC 1-0 East Bengal
  • 90' + 4'
    Off-side going against Ryuji Sueoka
  • 90' + 3'
    Romeo Fernandes lets go of a shot and Gurpreet palms it away before the East Bengal defense clear the ball
  • 90' + 2'
    We're in the three minutes of added time. Can East Bengal steal a point?
  • 90' + 1'
    SubstitutionTolgay Ozbey Jeje Lalpekhlua
  • 90' + 1'
    A change to run down the clock as Jeje replaces Ozbey
  • 90'
    Dempo have now chosen to slow down the pace of the game...but a shot at goal by Prabir Das...Gurpreet saves
  • 88'
    Add to that the injury of Edeh Chidi, the extent of which is not yet known, especially with the derby match against Mohun Bagan coming up next
  • 87'
    It's looking like a very bad new year for East Bengal, starting with a desastrous campaign in the Federation Cup, not being able to pick full points against Churchill at home in the I-League and now trailing to Dempo in Goa
  • 85'
    Relentless defending being demanded by East Bengal lately
  • 84'
    Dempo, for the way that they have been playing in the second half, deserve to be in the lead
  • 82'
    SubstitutionAlwyn George Prabir Das
  • 82'
    CHANCE!!! Miranda puts it in for Beto who plays it wide for Alwyn George...shot blocked by Arnab
  • 81'
    A good cross from the right by Ozbey and Khabra puts it wide for a corner
  • 80'
    SubstitutionC. Lobo Seminlen Doungel
  • 80'
    Moga with a long range attempt...easy take for Kattimani
  • 80'
    MISS!!! ALWYN GEORGE!!! He chests down the ball inside the rival box while the flag stays down, but rolls out of his reach
  • 79'
    Ozbey lets fly...wide off a deflection
  • 78'
    Will Armando Colaco play his final card by probably bringing a striker to aid East Bengal get equal with his former club?
  • 74'
    Beto is trying to get forward through the midfield, attempts to work a move with Ozbey but the ball is dispossed
  • 70'
    Goal Tolgay Ozbey
    GOOAALLL!!!! A wonderful flick of the header by Tolgay Ozbey at the far end of the goalpost to meet Miranda's cross from the left sees Dempo pull themselves in the lead
  • 70'
    Gaikwad with a powerful long throw in but ineffective in the end as the Dempo backline manage to deal with it before Moga gets a hold of the same
  • 66'
    It's a game that can go anyside at the moment
  • 64'
    Yellow Card Jaoquim Abranches
  • 61'
    Cavin Lobo finds James Moga who sends in a cross into the box for Sueoka which is easily collected.
  • 58'
    Tolgay Ozbey finds Beto who lets fly from distance but the ball is easily collected.
  • 55'
    SubstitutionSanju Pradhan Romeo Fernandes
  • 55'
    Dempo are seeing a lot of the ball. Moga fouls Colosimo there...that was uncalled for.
  • 53'
    Clifford Miranda breaks on the right but the move is stopped as the ball goes out of play.
  • 52'
    Dempo are having it easy now given that the Red and Gold are down to ten men.
  • 50'
    James Moga has been introduced in place of the injured Chidi Edeh,
  • 48'
    Not much action in the second half as neither side has been able to gain an advantage in the tie.
  • 47'
    SubstitutionEdeh Chidi James Moga
  • 46'
    Yellow Card Haroon Fakhruddin
  • 46'
    The SECOND HALF is underway.
  • HALF-TIME: Dempo 0-0 East Bengal...The Red and Gold are down to ten-men as Gurwinder has been shown a red card. Join us for the second half action.
  • 44'
    Red Card Gurwinder Singh
  • 43'
    What has happened here!! Gurwinder Singh fouls Haroon on the edge of the line and both teams are involved in a tussle. The referee gives him a straight RED Card. That was pretty harsh.
  • 40'
    CHANCE! Clifford Miranda gets plenty of space on the left flank as he runs almost 30 yards to pass it to Ozbey, he gives the ball to Alwyn who tries to curl it into Goal but it goes just wide.
  • 37'
    SHOT! Clifford Miranda fouls a East Bengal forward just 5 yards outside the penalty box, but Joquim's free-kick was just wide.
  • 35'
    BIG CHANCE! Ozbey gets the ball on the right who plays a neat through ball to Roberto whho in turn puts a ferocious ball in to the box only for Alwyn George to miss out on a tap in.
  • 33'
    Dempo are playing long balls to Ozbey, but he is just not getting enough support going forward as they waste another decent opportunity.
  • 29'
    East Bengal certainly look the brighter team of the two with more chances created while playing a good pressing game.
  • 27'
    SHOT ! Sueoka finds space on the left flank to easily go past one defender to attemp a shot which was saved once again by Laxmikant.
  • 24'
    CHANCE !Dempo slowly getting into possesion as Debrata Roy played a beautiful long ball in to the box which was headed by Roberto looking to find Alwyn George but Gurpreet Sandhu held the ball well.
  • 22'
    SHOT !! Another shot by Sueoka as East Bengal are taking their game to a higher level. Dempo don't look like the home side here at the moment.
  • 20'
    SHOT ! Cavin Lobo coming in from the right hand side of the pitch has a shot well saved by Laxmikant.
  • 18'
    Dempo trying to always play the long ball here knowing that both Ozbey and Roberto are good in the air bringing a lot of their physical strength into the game.
  • 16'
    SHOT ! Roberto has a shot on target darting in from the left flank but it was a very feeble effort which went straight to the keeper.
  • 14'
    East Bengal are playing with a single striker at the moment with Chidi unable to find his teammates to pass from a good position.
  • 12'
    Roberto Silva is down and receiving treatment at the moment for a bag tackle on him from behind.
  • 12'
    East Bengal slowly controlling possesion here in the past two minutes with their midfielders creating space for each other very well.
  • 9'
    It's end to end football here as both teams are going forward with ease but unable to create a clear cut opportunity.
  • 7'
    Chidi Edeh this time getting into a good position just outside the box but his shot is a very weak one.
  • 7'
    CHANCE ! Sanju Pradhan plays a long ball to Ozbey who just coudn't control the ball on the first touch. Chance wasted there.
  • 6'
    Haroon tries a shot from almost 20 yards but it falls straight into the hands of the keeper.
  • 4'
    East Bengal looking to go forward through Joaquim but it has been intercepted by the Dempo defence.
  • 2'
    Dempo play a long ball forward to Ozbey but it is out of reach for the big strong Australian.
  • 1'
    We KICK OFF as Dempo start the proceedings with a few one touch passes.
  • 1'
    We KICK OFF as Dempo start the proceeding with a long ball forward.
  • HALF TIME The scores are still level here at the Fatorda Stadium. Hoping for more goals in the second half.
  • What has happened here!! Gurwinder Singh fouls Haroon on the edge of the line and both teams are involved in a tussle. The referee gives him a straight RED Card. That was pretty harsh.
  • The teams are coming out as there are loud cheers for either sides. The game will kick-off in 5 minutes. Tweet to us at @Goal_India and give us your predictions for the game.
  • East Bengal have got a lot of travelling fans here in Goa as they look forward to cheer their team to the top half of the table with Bengaluru FC dropping two points at home today.
  • There is a 10 minute delay to the game. So the game will kick-off at 06.10 IST. Stay tuned.
  • East Bengal on the other hand played a very dull 0-0 draw against a spirited Churchill brothers team at the Salt Lake Stadium. Chidi Edeh had a good game and he will be looking to capitalize on the missed opportunities from the last game.
  • Dempo are coming from a morale boosting 2-0 victory against Rangdajied United where they dominated in the first half and went on the back foot for most part of the second half. Haroon Amiri, the Afghanistan National team captain was on one of the standout performers in the game.
  • Tolgay Ozbey will be a serious threat to the East Bengal defence and with Uga Okpara still missing in defence they will have to be on their toes today.
  • Armando Colaco who the coach of East Bengal is coming back to his home ground where he had played for Dempo and is a club legend here. The crowd's reaction will be something to watch even with a small turnaround here in Goa.
  • Both teams are level on points with 19 and Dempo are in 7th position, already played 16 games and East Bengal who are in 8th, playing only 12 games so far in their league campaign.
  • East Bengal XI: Arnab Mondal, Khabra, Chidi Edeh, Sueoka, Mehtab Hossain (C), Gurwinder Singh, Joaquim, Cavin Lobo, S. Malsawmtlunga, Saumik Dey, Gurpreet Singh Sandhu(GK)   Subs: Mondal(GK), Raju, Thokchom, James Moga, Ralte, Doungel, Subodh Kumar.
  • The Line-ups are out. Lets look at the two teams. Dempo X1: Debrata Roy, Colosmo, Roberto Silva, Sanju Pradhan, Clifford Miranda(C), Haroon, Tolgay, Laxmikant(GK), Alwyyn George, Narayan Das, Pronoy Halder. Subs: Chowdhury(GK), Lalpekhlua, Romeo, Mandar, Selwyn Fernandes, Prabir Rao, Sahil Tavora
  • A Mid-table clash awaits at the Fatorda Stadium here in Goa, where the two teams will be looking to clmb to the top half of the table.
  • Good evening everybody. Welcome to Goal's coverage of the game between Dempo SC and East Bengal FC