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  • 1 December 2013
  • • 18:00
  • • Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex, Pune, Mahārāṣṭra
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  • Goodbye and thanks for tuning in folks!
  • Fanai Lalrempuia is adjudged man of the match.
  • Pune FC share the points with the fourth placed team, but theyll be comforted by the news that Salgaocar FC lost too.
  • And thats all folks from the Shiv Chhatrapati Balewadi Sports complex.
  • Calum Angus' Freekick cleared by the United SC defense
  • 90' + 3'
    Mohammed Rafique sends in a low cross in from the right. Amrinder gatthers.
  • 90' + 2'
    Asif's over the top ball had too muh on it for Eric to chase as the ball heads out for a Pune throw.
  • 90' + 1'
    Bello clears the ball whipped in Pune. Angus is now inside the opposition's box.
  • 90'
    Three minutes added on as PFC have a corner and go for a win .
  • 90'
    Arata has a crack on goal and wins a corner.
  • 89'
    Anthony whips in a cross from the right which is easily cleared.
  • 89'
    Ranti was clipped by Angus and a from a free-kick, Amrinder punches it clear..
  • 87'
    Pune FC thump in a corss, dealt with well by the United SC defense.
  • 87'
    Snoei brings on Anthony D'Souza hoping to inspire his side to find the winner.
  • 86'
    Eric Brown whips in a beauty of a free kick from a foul on Ranti, from the near side. Amrinder Punches away.
  • 84'
    Goal Asif Kottayil
  • 84'
    GOAL! Asif pulls one back for the away side. Ranti's shot is blocked by Amrinder Singh and the ball is sent across the face of goal which Asif taps home.
  • 83'
    Anthony D'Souza is sent out on the left but he is flagged offside. The crowd let out a howl of pain
  • 82'
    Pune FC concede their first goal at home this season. United SC score through the substitute K. Asif and he couldn't have asked for a simpler dolly as he taps in from less than 4 yards out.
  • 81'
    Substitution James Meyer Anthony D'Souza
  • 81'
    STAT: Pune FC haven't conceded a single goal at home this season.
  • 80'
    Shouvik gives a ball to Ranti on the line but Anas stays close to him and doesn't the Nigerian any space with the ball going out of play.
  • 79'
    Can United SC find a way back?
  • 77'
    Goal Nikhil Kadam
  • 77'
    GOAL! Nikhil Kadam finds the back of the net. Mustafa's shot was blocked by Ishan Debnath after Douhou had released the striker. Nikhil picked up the pieces and slotted the ball home.
  • 75'
    Pune have been winning a lot of free-kicks but haven't made the most of them
  • 74'
    Yellow Card Mohammed Rafique
  • 74'
    Rafique gets a yellow for bringing down Arata
  • 72'
    Substitution C.K. Vineeth Mohammed Rafique
  • 72'
    Douhou Pierre and Eric Brown have a royal tussle in the middle of the park. Eric Brown has his shirt ripped out in the process
  • 69'
    Pune FC play some some brilliant football on the edge of the box but they get just a little too touchy as United SC win back the ball. Riga is tackled and asks for a penalty.
  • 64'
    Hasan Hamid goes down injured as the players chill out.
  • 59'
    Substitution Snehashish Chakraborty Tapan Maity
  • 57'
    Close United SC go oh so tantalizingly close as Chakraborty (Snehashish's) cross is above the goalkeeper but alo marginally out of Ranti Martins' line of fire as the Nigerian tries to keep it in play but loops it over the goal onto the other side for a goal kick
  • 54'
    United SC set up a quick counter, but the attack is stifled out by Pune FC's backline.
  • 54'
    The game opening up as Pune FC attack down the right. but the low cross is taken care of by the United SC defense.
  • 53'
    Substitution Anupam Sarkar Asif Kottayil
  • 53'
    Nikhil Kadam's shot, from some great PFC build up from outside the box, goes tantalizingly wide.
  • 51'
    A great chance for PFC not taken again as the player on the right delivers a peach of a ball into the middle of the United SC goal. Riga shoots over.
  • 51'
    Ranti's low cross from the right just about taken care of by Angus, crucially before it got to Eric Brown.
  • 49'
    Eric Brown blasts one from outside the box. Falss staright to Amrinder. Wither side of the goalie and it could have been trouble for PFC.
  • 48'
    And thus landed the ball into the stands.
  • 48'
    Nikhil Kadam looks out of sorts today. An excellent, out of this world cross put in by Pierre douhou from the far right, accross the pitch falss straight to Nikhil Kadam on the far left. The left forward is in so much of space he has time to control and shoot, but opts othereise.
  • 45'
    Pune FC get the second half on.
  • The boys from the G.G. international school will be giving us a performance now.
  • 45' + 2'
    Some chances for both teams but apart from that, both coaches will be relatively pleased.
  • 45' + 2'
    Gurjinder's great cross in is just over Riga as United SC get it away. Thats all fron the first half. Quite a tepid match indeed.
  • 45' + 1'
    Pierre Douhou tries to set up Riga from the right but the Dutchman is jousted off the ball by the United SC defender.
  • 45'
    Fourth ref indicates a minimum of 2 minutes of time added on.
  • 43'
    Sorry for the loss in connectivity folks, we seem to be having abit of connection problems here. Youll be glad to know however, that you haven't missed out on a single event,
  • 42'
    L. Dhanachandra Singh has a moment of lapse in concentration as coach Schattorie screams in agony.
  • 39'
    Arata cuts a frustrated figure as his deft let off down the right isn't capitalized by anyone.
  • 33'
    Riga Mustapha getting treatment as the players take a break.
  • 31'
    The corner taken from the left for United SC is touched on by a United SC head, and somehow it finds its way to goal where Amrinder blocks it and saves PFC's Skin. 0-0
  • 28'
    Riga Mustapha looks livid as Gurjinder refused to let him have a shot at the rebound. Miraculously, the scoreline remains 0-0.
  • 28'
    Lalarempuia sets up a golden opportunity for Pune fC as his over the top ball is met by Gurjinder Singh yet, the Pune FC front man squanders the chance as he shoots straight at Ishant and isn't able to do justice to the rebound
  • 27'
    Nikhil Kadam is left free on the left but he drags the ball out of play before crossing, which leads to a United SC goal kick.
  • 24'
    A wildshot taken by the normally reliable Ranti MArtins sets utter confusion in the Pune FC defensive ranks as the ball ricochets of a few defenders' shin before falling kindly to Eric Brown who shoots over from inside the D
  • 22'
    Arata Izumi sets Riga on the right but his cross is easily garnered by Ishant in Goal for United SC.
  • 22'
    Arata Izumi sets Riga on the right but his cross is easily garnered by Ishant in Goal for United SC.
  • 20'
    United SC in complete control now as Ranti tries to control the ball on the edge of the box. It's taken away with ease.
  • 17'
    Meyer receives an excellent ball from the middle to the right, by Douhou, by the Aussie wrong foots himself in deciding what to do, and ultimately concedes the initiative to Dhanachandra Singh.
  • 15'
    Riga Mustapha turns and dummies Sukhen Dey beautifully as the Pune FC forward gallops away on the left unchallenged. His cross though is easily cleared by Chakraborty before reaching Meyer on the right,.
  • 12'
    A series of corners turns out to be fruitless for the visitors.
  • 11'
    Sustained United SC pressure as Eric Browns low cross is turned away for a corner.
  • 10'
    Eric Brown in the gist of matters as his cross is pin point perfenct, right into the centre of the Pune FC box, yet the ball is just a little too high of Ranti as he rises to see the ball pass over his head.
  • 6'
    C.K Vineeth sent in on goal, thanks to an over the top ball by Souvik Chakrabarti. Yet his chip lands up straight to Gurjinder.
  • 3'
    Debnath nonetheless has to make a defensive save a the ball ricochets of Kadam's shins. Throw in for Pune from the clearance. Kadam down injured
  • 1'
    The Red Lizards and United SC in their respective home kits
  • And United SC get us underway!
  • Razaq Bello skipperd by Bello Rasaq
  • Razaq Bello skipperd by Bello Rasaq
  • Here come the teams, Pune FC led by Anas Edathodika
  • The United SC squad looks more geared up for this encounter after drawing with bitter Kolkata rivals East Bengal in Kolkata in the last round. Eric Brown returns as Deepak Mondal misses out. Tapan Maiti drops to the bench to welcome Sukhen Dey onto the starting eleven.
  • The line-ups are in and we can confirm the Fanai Lalrempuia makes the cut for the final team as Shrikant Ramu and O. Tabia have been left out.
  • However the visitors in United SC, the erstwhile Prayag United, haven't come here to simply sit back and draw the offensive from Pune- They're here to better they taciturn away record they've endured so far this year and attack the Pune goal, possibly fashioning out a win for themselves. 
  • And we have our first chance for Pune FC as Nikhil Kadam is sent through as Eric Brown makes up ground to tackle correctly from behind.
  • Its an important fixture as Pune FC finally have a chance to come good and spear themselves to the top of the table, three points clear of the chasing duo of Bengaluru FC and Salgaocar FC
  • A very pleasant evening to all of you folks tuning in for our live commentary of the I-League round twelve fixture here at the Shiv Chhatrapati Balewadi Sports complex today