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  • 7 December 2013
  • • 18:00
  • • Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex, Pune, Mahārāṣṭra

Live Commentary

  • 90' + 6'
    Good Bye and see you next time Folks!
  • 90' + 4'
    SubstitutionP. Pradeep Rohit Mirza
  • 90' + 4'
    And that's that Folks! Mumbai pull off another win. Pune's first home loss of the season, Mumbai's second away win of the season.
  • 90' + 2'
    A superb cross by Calum Angus is retrieved first time by Douhou, but the Ivorian like so many times this night is shoved off the ball to concede a Mumbai Goal Kick.
  • 90' + 1'
    Angus to take the free kick as the Briton lines this one up. His piledriver hits the wall and peters away to the right as Mumbai gain a throw in
  • 90'
    Four minutes added on.
  • 89'
    A great conclusion awaits us! Pune granted a freekick on the 20 yard line
  • 87'
    Ouch! Mustapha Riga will want to tear the ground to bits after a beautiful Kadam cross from the right falss to the hitman, who's first touch is a neat one, but hiss follow up shot is blocked by the Mumbai defender as Mumbai's Nidhin Lal gathers again.
  • 86'
    Yellow Card Nicholas Rodrigues
  • 85'
    The ball is played long in an attempt to find Mustapha Riga or Haokip, but it only ends finding the keeper Lal.
  • 83'
    SubstitutionArata Izumi Shanmugam Venkatesh
  • 82'
    SubstitutionJames Meyer Anthony D'Souza
  • 81'
    SubstitutionHaroon Fakhruddin Manuel D'Souza
  • 80'
    Pune FC throwing caution into the wind as they are going all out to get a draw with ten minutes to go. Pradeep meanwhile gallops down the right to help his side garner a corner.
  • 78'
    DOUHOU!!!!!!!! Again the Pune man is found unmarked in the box. However, his touch lets him down as Nidhin Lal gratefully gathers.
  • 78'
    Rafi finds himself in space but unfortunately only fires over from close quarters as Douhou does the same at the opposite end.
  • 75'
    A shot from the right is well saved by Nidhin Lal.
  • 74'
    Amiri down with cramps and is stretched off as Pune players and the crowd complain of time wasting.
  • 74'
    Meyer on the left receives a splendid ball from Calum Angus. But the is taken off him by Mumbais defender
  • 71'
    That was a lovely move to set Douhou up on the right here as Calum Angus is thrust into attack.
  • 71'
    Douhou free on the right but shoots straight at Lal who saves comfortably. This match is boiling up folks!
  • 70'
    SubstitutionMumtaz Akhtar Thongkhosiem Haokip
  • 70'
    Ouch!!!! Mustapha Riga does full justice to a beautiful cross from the right as the Dutchamn finds himself with a free header to score, but Nidhin Lal somehow stretches and saves conceding only a corner
  • 68'
    Mustapha Riga receives the ball from Nikhil Kadam on the right but the Dutchman concedes a freekick for a foul on Amiri.
  • 66'
    Mumtaz Akhtar with a useless over the top ball. Nobody to chase for Pune.
  • 64'
    Ouch a crunching tackle by Amiri leaves Arata on the floor. No card for the Afghan.
  • 62'
    Nikhil Kadam beautifully threads in a cross to Mustapha Riga from the right and the Dutchman has the time to turn and shoot but his shot is covered well by the Mumbai defenders. Corner for PFC amounts to nothing as they concede another one.
  • 61'
    Douhou charges throught he Mumbai defense and tries to set up Mustapha Riga with a cross from the rights as it goes just a tad bit too far.
  • 60'
    Goal Yusif Yakubu
    Goal Goal GOAL! What a goal from Yusif Yakubu the Ghanaian! Nicholas Rodrigues chips the ball into the far right side of the box as Yusif Yakubu splits away from his covering defender and shoots the ball into the bottom right corner of the PFC net. 2-1 Mumbai.
  • 55'
    Amiri at the heart of it again! The little Afghan captures a Pune clearance and runs straight at the defense unleashing a snapper from the 20 yard mark. Amrinder gets hand to it and Anas clears it away for a corner.
  • 52'
    Beautiful cross-field ball by the Ashutosh Mehta, as Mohammed Rafi, tries to cushion it for Yakubu, but Amrinder collects safely.
  • 50'
    Gurjinder trying to score from a distance tonight, his third attempt at doing so, but again it woefully wide.
  • 47'
    Fanai Lalrempuia set up for a cross, but hits it out of play.
  • 46'
    Yakubu rexieves the ball and has plenty of time to carry it forward, but opts to shoots from 45 yards away seeing Amrinder out of position but the shot is well wide.
  • 45'
    Arata gets mixed up between a cross and a shot and his final attempt is well wide,
  • 45'
    The second half is underway folks!
  • 45' + 2'
    HT. folks PFC 1- 1 MFC. Very very intriguing second half ahead of us as Mumbai players converge on the referee to contest the waving away of the penalty appeal.
  • 45' + 1'
    The ball played in from the right finds Mustapha in the box, unmarked and in acres of space but the Dutchman makes a complete hash of it by miskicking it.
  • 45'
    Two minutes added on as Mustapha Riga misses a sitter.
  • 44'
    Amiri having a go at the lineman, as he was shoved down by Gurjinder in the box after a great run on the wing. The Afghan feels he was impeded from behind and thus should have the spot kick but referee waves away the question.
  • 41'
    Goal Arata Izumi
    GOAL GOAL GOAL! Douhou at the double as he sets up a beautiful ball for Arata Izumi to tap in!The Pune attacking medio, stretches past three defenders before lacing a beautiful defense cutter into Arata's path and the Indian just has to jsut tap it in.
  • 39'
    Yakubu goes on a dizzying solo run after receiving the ball in his own half, but the danger is dealt with by a Pune FC defender.
  • 39'
    Pune FC being thrust forward by the crowd.
  • 37'
    Anwar Ali misplaces a pass within the opposition D and that leads to a quick counter by Izumi, but Amiri nips the attack in the bud by intercepting.
  • 35'
    Pune FC going full gallantry here as Mustapha Riga tries an overhead kick from the Australian James Meyers cross but its well held by Nidhin Lal in goal.
  • 33'
    Gurjinder takes a shot from 30- yards out but that's well taken care of by the Mumbai defense as they launch a counter on the right through Amiri, who swivels past a couple of defenders on the near side, before shooting it wide.
  • 33'
    Douhou turns the defender beautifully as Nicholas Rodrigues clears under pressure.
  • 32'
    N.P. Pradeep shoots from a lovely Mumbai build up but he was offside anyway as Amrinder collects comfortably.
  • 31'
    Nikhil Kadam is adjudged to have taken the ball out of play.
  • 28'
    Nikhil Kadam in yards of space on the left of midfield as Pune look to counter, but the left winger can't quite control the ball as it leaps out of play. Throw for Mumbai.
  • 27'
    What was Ashutosh Mehta thinking??! Giftes the ball straight to Nikhil Kadam on the edge of the box, but his cross, from ample pits of space is a poor one for Douhou.
  • 26'
    Oooffff! Yakubu was in space but he fires over.
  • 24'
    Puns FC have a corner thanks to dilligent work on the left by the PFC attacker, who crossed the ball in, but was cleared by a covering Rodrigues. The corner is headed over by Anas.
  • 21'
    Brilliant defending by the Mumbai defense as they clear certain danger for a corner.
  • 20'
    Yakubu tees up Mohammed Rafi with a brilliant chip but the attacker can't quite capitalize as the defense covers well.
  • 20'
    Yakubu tees up Mohammed Rafi with a brilliant chip but the attacker can't quite capitalize as the defense covers well.
  • 19'
    Douhou's brilliant chip from midfield too high and long for a stretching Nikhil Kadam who was free on the left.
  • 18'
    A nearly oops moment for Mumbai as they make a clumsy mistake in the box allowing Mustapha Riga to get to the ball and cross from the right. The Mumbai defense holds firm though, clearing the danger.
  • 17'
    Another Yakubu moment. Some superb individual play by the Ghanaian as he plays a beautiful set of passes up front coupled with a surging inward run. Mohd. Rafi, who is teed up by Yakubu shoots straight at Amrinder though
  • 15'
    Ouch. First real chance for Pune as James Meyer, who is released on the right fires it into the side netting
  • 14'
    Gurjinder in some space but the Pune man shoots way over.
  • 14'
    Mumbai attacking on the right as Ashutosh Mehta this time tries to set up a ball, but its a little too easy to deal with as Pune FC clear it.
  • 12'
    Goal P. Pradeep
    GOAL GOAL GOAL! N.P. Pradeep slides in a sumptous ball from the left by nicholas Rodrigues. 1-0 Mumbai.
  • 11'
    OOOOFFFF! A great run by Amiri takes him past a couple of defenders on the right before he sets up the ball to Yusif Yakubu who can't reach it as Pune FC deal with the issue.
  • 9'
    Ouch, a brilliant chances wasted! Climax receives the ball and plays a brilliant one two with Yakubu before setting up the ball to Rafi, who dilly dallies on a open goal and can subsequently only shoot into a red defensive wall.
  • 8'
    Quite a cagey start.
  • 5'
    Yusif Yakubi just off.
  • 4'
    Arata on the right slides in a beautiful through ball but Nidhin Lal capture s before the ball falls to Mustapha Riga
  • 4'
    Lovely over the top ball by Arata, though Douhou is caught offside.
  • 3'
    Pune FC with a flurry of corners.
  • 2'
    Yakubu tries to pull a few tricks as he heads at the Pune defense. They cover adequately
  • 1'
    Foul by Gurjinder Freekick Mumbai FC on the halfway line ]
  • Here we go Pune FC get us underway.
  • Mumbai FC already time wasting as they take their time to take up formation
  • Pune FC to get us underway as chants of Pune Pune carry areound the stadium
  • And here come the teams Pune FC led by Anas Edathodika and Mumbai FC by Climax Lawrence. Pune FC in their red Home kits as the Lizards are roared on by the Pune crowd. Mumbai in their white and blue away Kit
  • Pune FC on the other hand have Othallo Tabia back, though only on the substitutes bench as Mike Snoei makes a largely unchanged Starting eleven.
  • Mumbai FC, the away team have Sandesh Jhinghani in for the suspended Ahmad Hatifie as Khaild Jamil names a vastlyunchanhed squad that faced and beat East Bengal.
  • Hello Everyone and welcome to the Balewadi Sports complex where Pune FC and Mumbai FC do duel.