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  • 24 January 2013
  • • 14:00
  • • Yuba Bharati Krirangan (Salt Lake Stadium), Kalkātā (Kolkata), West Bengal

Live Commentary

  • 90' + 2'
    And Tolgay puts the ball in the net, but the referee says that the match was supposed to be started by United Sikkim. Weird scenes.
  • 89'
    And Denson tries another shot from just inside the box, but as was his performance today, it goes wide.
  • 88'
    And Sabeeth was clean through as Tolgay has played him through but he shoots straight at the goalkeeper. However it was offside.
  • 87'
    And United Sikkim have a freekick but headed out of the box.
  • 85'
    And Denson finds space down the left but instead of passing or shooting he slips and the chance is wasted.
  • 84'
    And Tolgay has a chance to shoot but it is blocked again and finally MB win a corner.
  • 82'
    Salau steals the ball and tries to get a shot in but the deflection allows Matkin to shoot but Arindam holds on gratefully.
  • 81'
    OFFSIDE! As Tolgay had gone clean through
  • 78'
    Now John Matkin wasn't offside in that situation as he was clean through after Iche had headed the ball to his path, but the referee raised his flag.
  • 76'
    And Sabeeth almost takes advantage of Anwar slipping, but fails to pass the ball to Tolgay
  • 75'
    And Tolgay again tries to drive through the middle, but loses the ball.
  • 74'
    And another promising Mariners move breaks down. Denson passes it to Nabi who cuts in but before he can shoot the ball is taken away from him.
  • 72'
    SubstitutionManish Bhargav Rakesh Masih
  • 72'
    Manish Maithani intercepts the ball but straight away gives the ball away. Story of the game.
  • 70'
    Shouts for a handball inside the box as Snehasish has clearly handled the ball. The referee waves play on.
  • 69'
    SubstitutionSandesh Jhingan Sonam Bhutia
  • 68'
    Nima Tamang tries to swing in a cross for Matkin, but well guarded by Nirmal Chhetri.
  • 65'
    It all started with Tolgay breaking from the right.
  • 65'
    So, there is pinball in the box, as Monotosh again makes a hash of the clearance, and Denson's right foot shot should have been, at the back of the net, but goes wide. What a glorious CHANCE wasted!
  • 63'
    Nabi does ever so well, dribbling in from the left as Sabeeth has now gone up as striker but his cross is wasteful to say the least.
  • 61'
    It seems Mohun Bagan are fishing for a goal, without really creating any proper chance!
  • 59'
    SubstitutionJ. Raja C S Sabeeth
  • 59'
    Tolgay again as he makes a great run, but well intercepted by Jhingan, as the Australian looks indecisive today.
  • 57'
    CHANCE! Nabi slides a ball back in to Tolgay and with all the space to shoot, Tolgay fails to find the target.
  • 55'
    And Denson tries to play an one two with Tolgay, but fails to get a shot in, as the Blue shirts are really putting their bodies on the line.
  • 54'
    And John Matkin tries to get into the box but finding no way in, resorts to a shot from outside the box but has gone high!
  • 52'
    And Monotosh flapping at a regulation collection and Tolgay almost seized on the loose ball.
  • 51'
    Tolgay goes on a darting run but checks and leaves it for Manish Bhragav to cross but its blocked for a corner.
  • 50'
    Good cross from Manish Maithani as he tries to find Tolgay, but Monotosh holds on.
  • 49'
    Manish Maithani darts into the box and shoots but his shot is tipped wide by Monotosh
  • 48'
    Snapshot from Jewel but it is blocked.
  • 47'
    Free kick from range as Aibor ends up fouling but Salau's shot is wide.
  • 46'
    Yellow Card Aibor Khongjee
  • Keepers of both teams have looked shaky to say the least and it will possibly be down to individual mistakes if either team gets something out of it.
  • Insipid football has greeted Mohun Bagan's return to the Salt Lake Stadium as a almost empty Yuba Bharati Krirangan has seen listless football.
  • 45' + 2'
    Both teams have had their chances in the half, but if you wanted free flowing football, you would be left disappointed.
  • 45'
    Corner to Mohun Bagan and they take it short. Nabi has a free header in the 6 yard box, but he heads it wide from point blank range!
  • 43'
    Nima Tamang's speculative cross or shot is tipped out for a corner by a shaky Arindam to say the least.
  • 41'
    And Tolgay almost turned the defender but he is blocked. The ball falls to Maithani but his shot is high and wide! Mohun Bagan are gradually dominating but lack clear cut chances.
  • 38'
    And Denson challenges the goalkeeper who stays on the ground.
  • 37'
    Corner for Mohun Bagan! Can they finally get the all elusive goal. Iche heads to Monotosh off Jewel Raja's delivery.
  • 36'
    CHANCE! Nirmal Chhetri's chipped ball is taken on the stride by Nabi who outjumps Anwar but his header goes wide as Monotosh has come out of his line
  • 35'
    Nabi could not keep the ball in, as Denson tries to thread a pass through the defense.
  • 33'
    Mohun Bagan are all at sea in midfield. Zenith wins the ball in midfield before his shot from afar is needlessly given as a corner by Arindam.
  • 30'
    CHANCE! What a miss by Denson! He gets a clear shot as Jewel does ever so well to pass him the ball but his shot is hopelessly wide!
  • 28'
    Mohun Bagan is all at sea, as the away team is the one who is doing all the pressing!
  • 27'
    And Monotosh comes out and flaps, the ball falls to Manish Bhargav whose shot goes way high!
  • 26'
    And Nurudeen's freekick is curiously let out for a corner by Arindam who is clearly careless.
  • 25'
    CHANCE! Nurudeen volleys from the edge of the box, Arindam can only parry and fails to hold on.
  • 24'
    Good chipped pass attempted by Jewel Raja towards Tolgay, but Tolgay is offside!
  • 23'
    And Tolgay gets the ball at the edge of the box, but is crowded out by the USFC defenders.
  • 22'
    Good tackle from Snehasish who is playing out of position at left back, to stop Nima Tamang
  • 21'
    Manish Bhargav tries a shot from an acute angle but strikes a defender and goes out for a corner.
  • 20'
    The two forwards up front lack cohesion as Tolgay and Nabi look all at sea.
  • 18'
    Tolgay tries to play an one two with Snehasish, but the pass has more weight and the USFC defenders can let it go out for a goal kick.
  • 17'
    Avishek Das with a headed chance, but straight to Arindam who is not troubled.
  • 16'
    And Nabi goes on a mazy run infield as he dribbles past a clutch of Blue shirts, but his final shot is weak and straight to Monotosh.
  • 14'
    Freekick from the half line for USFC, but cleared easily by Anyichie.
  • 13'
    Long pass by Nirmal looking for Nabi, but he is offside.
  • 10'
    Bagan trying to apply pressure now as they look to get back into the game.
  • 8'
    CHANCE! And its Tolgay who strikes it, but hits the bar.
  • 8'
    A free kick right at the edge of the box as Tolgay is brought down. Can Bagan take the chance?
  • 7'
    And Sandesh Jhingan thought he was through but offside as he headed it wide past Arindam.
  • 6'
    And another corner for the away team, with Zenith to take it but cleared by the Bagan defense.
  • 5'
    And Tolgay goes on a run down the left and earns his team a corner in the process
  • 4'
    And Mohun Bagan are trying to gain a foothold into the match after the early scare!
  • 3'
    And Anwar tries a first time shot off the corner but it goes horribly high!
  • 2'
    CHANCE! Salau with the first effort at goal. Arindam tips it on to the post and the ball goes out for a corner.
  • 1'
    And we have kicked off.
  • Hello and Welcome to's LIVE commentary as Mohun Bagan make their return to the Salt Lake Stadium after the derby debacle as they take on an injury plagued USFC