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  • 29 September 2013
  • • 16:00
  • • Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex, Pune, Mahārāṣṭra

Live Commentary

  • Hope you enjoyed the game folks! See you next time.
  • 90' + 5'
    It's 2 points saved for Mumbai but quite the opposite for Dempo SC
  • 90' + 5'
    And thats it folks! Dempo and Mumbai play out an entertaining draw.
  • 90' + 4'
    Mumbai launch another attack but the effort from Rane has been gathered by RoyChowdhury
  • 90' + 4'
    Mumbai launch another attack but the effort from Rane has been gathered by RoyChowdhury
  • 90' + 3'
    Substitution for Dempo as Clifford goes off after playing a great game today.
  • 90' + 2'
    SubstitutionC. Miranda Myron Fernandes
  • 90' + 1'
    A good curling corner but Sawnat is judged to have been fouled. Free-Kick Mumbai
  • 90' + 1'
    A good attacking ball in by Dempo's Gabriel misses Mehmet and Mumbai clear for a corner
  • 90'
    5 minutes indicated by fourth official.
  • 90'
    Essien shows his skills- or the lack of them as he shoots haywire
  • 89'
    Dempo concede a free-kick which is tossed deep onto the oncoming Larin but the GK gathers well.
  • 87'
    Miranda then promptly shows his dissatisfaction by looping a perfectly attack-able freekick high into the stands.
  • 86'
    Goal Anwar Ali
    There you go. Anwar Ali scores from the head from a Nicholas corner. 1-1 apiece.
  • 86'
    Corner for Mumbai
  • 84'
    SubstitutionAshutosh Mehta Lalrinchhana Tochhawng
  • 84'
    Freekick for Mumbai so that they can launch it in again. The ball into the box is dealt with for a corner cleared by Dempo.
  • 81'
    SubstitutionJeje Lalpekhlua Gabriel Fernandes
  • 80'
    CHANCE!! Rane clear on goal thanks to great counter attacking play by Mumbai only for Goalkeeper RoyChowdary to save.
  • 77'
    The corner is dispelled easily but the returning cross is headed by Mehmet who's ball was taken off his feet by a Mumbai defender
  • 76'
    Corner for Dempo after scrappy play releases Clifford who gains a corner for his team
  • 75'
    SubstitutionDane Periera Manuel D'Souza
  • 75'
    A freekick for Dempo after Mehmet infringes Anwar Ali.
  • 73'
    Another dangerous Pereira cross is dummied by Climax but neither Essien Okro nor Rane able to convert the free ball. Good defending by Dempo.
  • 72'
    Pereira's dangerous ball in is cleared Honda.
  • 72'
    A great ball into the box from a Mumbai freekick into the box sees the Dempo keeper misjudge the flight of the ball and comes nowhere near punching it but gets away due to a Mumbai players infringement
  • 71'
    SubstitutionRoberto Mendes Da Silva Joy Ferrao
  • 70'
    Clifford Miranda manouevers to shoot on his left from outside the D, but his dipping shot is saved by Sawant
  • 69'
    Foul by Jeje
  • 68'
    Another over the top ball sees Billy Mehmet through one on one with Sawnt rushing out to clear his lines.
  • 67'
    Sawant comes to collect the ball from a humungous mix up between defenders again
  • 65'
    A great ball to Nicholas Rodrigues but his pass to Rane wasn't controlled well allowing Denpo to clear.
  • 64'
    Amiri cradles two tackles but he's blocked wfficiently by Colosimo.
  • 62'
    End to end match now, though little done by the keepers, as Mehmet is caught off-side again.
  • 60'
    Ashutosh Mehta tries to nutmeg Roy, earns a throw in. The resulting long throw results in afghan Captain getting his head onto a header straight at the keeper.
  • 58'
    Amiri blazes over the bar after some great build-up play.
  • 54'
    Miranda foxes 2 players but ultimately plays the ball outside.
  • 53'
    Dempo looking comfortable with no Mumbai attack in sight so far,.
  • 52'
    Fluid Dempo move results in a Clifford cross headed out by Amiri. The resulting corner results in another header outside for a corner.
  • 51'
    Neat interplay by Beto and Mehmet for Dempo in the opposition half but it results in nothing
  • 50'
    What a move by Dempo! Jewel Raja passes the ball beautifully through the Mumbai defence only for Mehmet to have his shot blocked by a superb Sawant save.
  • 49'
    Yellow Card Simon Colosimo
  • 49'
    Mumbai FC looking shaky from the onset with the GK and the defender getting mixed up. Luckily the GK, Sawant clears it out for a throw.
  • 48'
    Amiri dribbles down the left and his dangerous cross is cleared by the Dempo's defense.
  • 47'
    A quick freekick for Dempo on the edge of the D but its headed over by colosimo
  • 46'
    And its under way. Dempo get us going.
  • The sun is just peeping over the clouds here, Beautiful contrast to the dull clouds looming
  • Mumbai FC back onto the pitch early
  • 45' + 3'
    Yellow Card Haroon Fakhruddin
  • 45' + 3'
    Goal Jeje Lalpekhlua
    It was a deep corner by Clifford met at the far post by Jeje Lalpekhua. That was evidently the last action for the half as the ref blows for half-time.
  • 45' + 3'
    There it is ladies and gentlemen. On the cusp of Half-time, Dempo SC take the lead through a corner. Assist by Clifford Miranda.
  • 45' + 2'
    Billy Mehmet earns a corner for his team.
  • 45' + 2'
    Mumbai's efforts to get a quick free kick away scuppered as the ref pulls it back.
  • 45' + 1'
    Ball flicked on by Billy Mehmet to Miranda, who shoots over the bar.
  • 45'
    Mehmet gets a warning from the ref.
  • 43'
    Beto looks fine after a good spray of reisprain and he looks like he's good to go.
  • 42'
    Beto just carried off. And play resumes after a slight pause.
  • 40'
    Beto down. Papas looks worried on the touchline. This looks serious.
  • 39'
    Heavy tackle on Jewel Raja. Free Kick for Dempo close to the Half-line.
  • 38'
    Another Mumbai FC player down and this time its Orok Essien. He gets up but he looks in pain.
  • 36'
    Good searching ball by Beto for Clifford. Mumbai's Amiri heads it back to his keeper.
  • 35'
    Nicholas Rodrigues looks lively today. He cuts in from the right but his shot is woefully wide.
  • 34'
    Both teams unable to gather steady streams of possesion thus turning into a scrap this match
  • 32'
    Dempo's Jewel Raja gathers his pace but again blazes it over the bar from 25 yards out.
  • 31'
    What a great run by Amiri. The defender gathers the ball and runs almost 40 yards in the Dempo D. He unfortunately gets a heavy touch and ends up fouling the covering Dempo defender
  • 30'
    Good ball behind Honda over the top as the Japanese national just about clears it after being chased by Essien Okro
  • 28'
    SubstitutionJohn Coutinho Jayesh Rane
  • 28'
    A good ball down the line for Mumbai FC's captain results in nothing.
  • 28'
    Coutinho goes down again grasping his ankle. This looks like a big worry for Mumbai.
  • 27'
    Mumbai's worst problems confirmed as John Coutinho gets carried off. Rane on in his place.
  • 27'
    Now, Beto fouled on the edge of the box as Miranda takes the free kick. Gathered by Sawant though
  • 25'
    A comical corner conceded by Sawant, Mumbai FC's Goalkeeper. But the corner is wasted by Dempo as the delivery sails over the bar.
  • 23'
    John Coutinho confirmed to be injured but gets up gingerly and is now on the pitch
  • 21'
    A Mumbai SC player goes down injured as the stretcher is called on. Looks serious.
  • 19'
    Honda concedes a throw in a strong area for Mumbai.
  • 18'
    It's been a tight game so far with neither team able to let loose
  • 17'
    Jeje seems to be the floodgates for Dempo as all attacks are threaded through him.
  • 16'
    Mumbai playing it long trying to get in behind Dempo's defense.
  • 14'
    A great ball by Beto just a bit too long for the chasing Jeje. In all that tussle the linesman takes a tumble.
  • 12'
    Foul by Jeje. Free Kick for Mumbai
  • 12'
    Dangerous long throw again by Sameer, cleared away cautiously
  • 11'
    The ball is blasted over by Dane Pereira
  • 9'
    Honda in good touch as he keeps heading these balls meant for the attackers behind him comfortably away
  • 9'
    Ball hoofed forward by Amiri
  • 9'
    Naik crosses after Mehmet held it up well and played wide right, his cross is defeded by Miranda. Almost a big mix-up in the box over the clearance.
  • 7'
    Another Dempo offside.
  • 6'
    A long throw by Samir gets cleared tamely to Jeje who blasts it over from 30 yards.
  • 4'
    Fantastic Build up by Mumbai, which ends with Nicholas setting up climax in the D only for it to be deflected over. The resulting corner spewed over.
  • 3'
    And we have our first offside. Billy Mehmet ruled off after finding himself through on Goal.
  • 3'
    Poor play by Dempo's Samir Naik as he plays out a good build up for his team
  • 2'
    A flurry of free Kicks ensue with the last of these going out for a Dempo Goal Kick
  • Mumbai FC choose to start while Dempo and here we go!
  • Here come the teams onto the pitch. Climax leads Mumbai FC while Miranda leads Dempo
  • We're just minutes from KO and it looks like theres a build-up of menacing rain bearing clouds over us. Could be a very wet encounter.
  • Oscar Barreras of Sporting blamed the pitch for his teams unease in setting up their style of play. Neither Mmbai nor Dempo can blame the pitch today.
  • Both teams at full strength
  • The pitch at Balewadi looks absolutely lush. Rains have done their job.
  • Mumbai and Dempo have just finished their pre-match warm-up rituals and head into to get kitted up for the big game.
  • The expected time of kick-off is 16.00 hrs IST
  • Its a match up against tbeir former  team for Mumbai FC's Valerino Rebello and Climax Lawrence, while Gabriel Fernades on the Dempo bench also hopes to gain a shimmy against his former team.
  • Mumbai FC on the other hand layed a resolute opening weekend match against a superior Sporting Goa side and escaped with a draw. They'll be looking to register their first home win this season today.
  • Dempo SC go in the more desperate team to win as they got off on the wrong foot last week.
  • Lovely overcast day here at the Balewadi Complex in Pune, where Mumbai FC face Dempo SC in week 2 of the I-League 2013/14 season
  • Good Afternoon Folks!