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  • 11 December 2013
  • • 15:30
  • • Duler Stadium, Mapusa

Live Commentary

  • Gurpreet is the "most valuable player" of the evening
  • And that's it. Full time.
  • 90' + 3'
    SubstitutionDarryl Duffy Rahul Kumar
  • 90' + 3'
    Good interception as Wali defends the ball off Chidi
  • 90' + 2'
    Clifton Dias shoots wide once again...he's shot wide another attempt just before regulation time
  • 90'
    Three minutes added time
  • 89'
    Duffy slips in a pass for Marcus, but Gurpreet charges out to claim it
  • 88'
    CLOSE!!!! That was a wake up call in the second half. Marcus heads wide from a Foschini cross after some good work by Oliveira on the left
  • 87'
    Salgaocar are momentarily surviving a few scares in the box
  • 85'
    Marcus crosses in from the right, but cleared away by Naoba in the East Bengal box
  • 84'
    Chidi fouled in the area but no danger of the resultant free-kick
  • 84'
    Chidi fouled in the area but no danger of the resultant free-kick
  • 83'
    Ralte wants to find Doungel on the right, but the cross goes in the hands of Karanjit
  • 80'
    Marcus attempting a one-two with Duffy, but Gurwinder makes a vital clearance between the Salgaocar duo
  • 79'
    SubstitutionMilagres Gonsalves Marcus Mascarenhas
  • 78'
    Good interception by Salgaocar center back Caitan Costa to prevent Khabra's pass from reaching Moga
  • 75'
    Francis shoots wide. The India international has worked exceptionally hard and well in the midfield today
  • 74'
    Foschini is desperately trying to find Duffy in the box
  • 71'
    SAVE!!! Gurpreet is really having a good day in the office today as he put out a reflex save against a close range attempt by Duffy after Francis put the ball in the path of the Scot
  • 68'
    SubstitutionShylo Malswamtulunga Seminlen Doungel
  • 66'
    Clifton storms in to snatch the ball away from East Bengal defender Raju Gaikwad who was busy keeping the ball away from Duffy, and gives it to Gilbert who however shot straight to Gurpreet
  • 64'
    Not much goal-mouth action happening in the last couple of minutes, but Moga takes a tumble near the cameraman...he's okay, though
  • 61'
    Karanjit lays on the pitch to receive minor treatment
  • 59'
    Khabra's shot tipped above the post by Karanjit
  • 58'
    CHIDI...shoots wide of the right post
  • 54'
    The first half was much more energetic for sure, but both sides are still giving their best to break the deadlock here at the Duler stadium in Goa
  • 51'
    CHANCE!!!! Sueoka had only the keeper to beat but shoots wide of the far post from the right after being played in by Moga in an open space
  • 47'
    Khabra shoots wide from well outside the box
  • 46'
    Moga starts his second half with an off-side
  • 46'
    Second half resumes
  • HALF-TIME: Salgaocar FC 0-0 East Bengal
  • 45' + 1'
    SAVE!!! Karanjit with a point blank save to deny Moga after the East Bengal striker was played in the box by Naoba's long cross
  • 45'
    Two minutes added time
  • 43'
    WHAT A MISS!!! Duffy spots Clifton in the box, but the latter with no option to get a clear shot at goal squared it to his left for Milagres who however tapped the ball in the lap of Gurwinder Singh in front of the East Bengal goal
  • 41'
    CLOSE!!! Gilbert slips in the ball to Clifton inside the East Bengal box, but the Salgaocar youngster's shot came off the East Bengal defense as Gaikwad scrambled it clear
  • 37'
    SAVE!!! Gurpreet with an outstretched left arm to deny Duffy's shot on goal from outside the box
  • 36'
    Ralte makes a run down the center, has the option of Moga on the right but tries to find Chidi on the left as Nicolau effects a clearance
  • 35'
    Nicolau retracts from running on the right wing to meet a pass put in by Duffy
  • 34'
    It's a game of twists so far. Gurpreet saving a penalty and Salgaocar being spared by Moga's hand
  • 31'
    HANDBALL! NOT GOAL! Moga dances after putting the ball at the back of the net, but the referee's assistant on the sideline had his flag raised for a handball against the South Sudanese striker
  • 29'
    SAVE!!! Karanjit effects a save to block Harmanjot Singh Khabra's shot on goal after the East Bengal played a one-two with Moga
  • 29'
    Chidi shoots wide...keeping Karanjit alert at the same time
  • 25'
    Penalty save Gurpreet Singh Sandhu
    SAVE!!! Gurpreet Singh dives low to his right to keep out Matthew Foschini's powerful spot kick
  • 24'
    PENALTY!!! Gurwinder Singh with a tackle from behind on Gilbert Oliveira inside the East Bengal box which resulted in a penalty for the home side
  • 23'
    East Bengal: Gaikwad, Khabra, Naoba, Chidi, Sueoka, Moga, Gurwinder, Ralte, Malswamthluanga, Saumik, Gurpreet (gk)
  • 22'
    The flag goes up against Moga this time
  • 20'
    Moga shoots into the defending wall and his volley, too, blocked by Milagres
  • 18'
    Free-kick for East Bengal just outside the box after Chidi was fouled
  • 17'
    Salgaocar XI: Karanjit (gk), Wali, Duffy, Tsewang, Caitan, Nicolau, Foschini, Lamare, Clifton, Francis
  • 16'
    Salgaocar are the better side for now, but East Bengal are not too far behind as far as playing a pressing brand of football
  • 15'
    Salgaocar played 16 passes among themselves before Duffy's cross intended for Milagres is collected in the air by the tall East Bengal custodian
  • 13'
    Duffy in a one-on-one with Gurpreet and shoots wide, although the off-side flag was already raised against the Salgaocar striker
  • 10'
    Mis-pass by Milagres while trying to find the run of Nicolau Colaco on the right flank
  • 9'
    Milagres now shoots in the hands of the East Bengal goalkeeper Gurpreet Singh Sandhu
  • 9'
    CHANCE!!! Milagres' cross from the right was a bit too high for Francis Fernandes
  • 7'
    SubstitutionKarma Tsewang Milagres Gonsalves
  • 7'
    An early blow for Derrick Pereira as Tsewang is unable to continue
  • 5'
    There is a vociferous bunch of East Bengal supporters in the stadium today...not to forget Armando Colaco's fans from Agassiam!
  • 4' on the left
  • 3'
    Moga tries to control a cross by Sueoka and eventually lobs it in the hands of the Salgaocar FC goalkeeper Karanjit Singh
  • 2'
    Karma Tsewang lies on the ground clinching his left knee
  • 1'
    And we're underway
  • With James Moga back from an emergency trip to his home country, the striker will no doubt bolster Colaco's attacking options up front - that's until we see what the line-ups look like. Stay tuned
  • Meanwhile, East Bengal have 14 points from 9 outings (three less than Salgaocar who are on 17 points from 12 matches) and will be looking to make the best of their matches in hand to rise from eighth spot.
  • Salgaocar have struggled with their form of late. From leading the table at one stage to sinking to sixth in the standings
  • Introducing myself, I am Anselm Noronha, your host for this crunchy encounter. You may interact with me @apnoronha or with our web site's official handle @Goal_India
  • Salgaocar's last victory was a 3-2 win over Marcos Falopa's East Bengal in round 8 and hence this bout is poised for the Goan side to break their five-match winless streak and for Armando Colaco to notch his first win in Goa with his new side
  • Hello and welcome to Goal's live text commentary wherein the Red and Gold would like to overturn the first leg defeat while Derrick Pereira's men are looking to return to winning ways
  • Armando Colaco, the coach of East Bengal, visits Goa for an away fixture as Salgaocar FC host the Kolkata-based outfit in a round 14 I-League clash at the Duler stadium in Mapusa