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  • 23 March 2013
  • • 16:00
  • • Duler Stadium, Mapusa

Live Commentary

  • FULL TIME: Salgaocar FC 1-0 Mumbai FC
  • 90' + 1'
    What a powerful shot by Quao from around 30 yards out, but straight to Salgaocar keeper Vinay Singh
  • 90'
    Six minutes added time
  • 89'
    Yellow Card Luciano Sabrosa
  • 89'
    A needless booking welcomed by the Salgaocar captain as Sobrosa throws the ball away from the free-kick area
  • 86'
    SubstitutionNicholas Rodrigues Kamaljeet Kumar
  • 85'
    Salgaocar players are giving their opponents absolutely no space to operate in their own half..good signs for a team leading 1-0
  • 82'
    Quao is trying to move the Mumbai FC unit forward
  • 80'
    D'Souza receives a loud cheers from the Goan crowd
  • 79'
    It's been a long road back from a left ankle surgery for Anthony D'Souza
  • 78'
    SubstitutionBrian Mascarenhas Anthony D’ Souza
  • 77'
    CLOSE!!! Mumbai FC substitute Jayesh Rane released Gabriel Fernandes on the right, whose cross was marginally out of reach for Yusif Yakubu on the far side
  • 75'
    And there falls the keeper of the team who's leading...familiar sight? :)
  • 74'
    Nicholas' take comes off the Salgaocar wall
  • 73'
    SubstitutionND Opara Evans Quao
  • 73'
    ...results in another MFC free-kick
  • 72'
    MFC free-kick taken by Nicholas
  • 70'
    SubstitutionSampath Kuttymani Jayesh Rane
  • 70'
    In comes the first change of the evening
  • 69'
    The game is getting confined to the midfield..
  • 66'
    Meanwhile, Churchill Brothers weren't able to capitalise on East Bengal's draw as the Goans were also held to a 1-1 stalemate by ONGC FC
  • 63'
    David Booth's side looks more confident after taking the lead and are moving the ball quite well now
  • 60'
    Yellow Card Rocus Lamare
  • 60'
    Lamare gets booked for faking a dive in the MFC penalty area
  • 58'
    Yellow Card Milagres Gonsalves
  • 58'
    Goal Milagres Gonsalves
    GOOAAALLL!!!! Fulgencio Cardozo's cross from the left comes off Mumbai FC player Gabriel Fernandes' chest and Salgaocar striker Milagres Gonsalves was in the right place to slot home the rebound
  • 57'
    Lamare shoots wide
  • 53'
    Yakubu's curler sails wide
  • 51'
    Yakubu's free-kick comes off the Salgaocar wall, while Gabriel's follow-up shot is headed away by Augustin
  • 49'
    You know, there is one peculiar thing while watching football matches in Goa. There's always someone shouting to the referee to "show him the card"
  • 47'
    Good resistance shown by Milagres while falling back to deal with Yakubu
  • 46'
    Second half resumes
  • HALF-TIME: Salgaocar FC 0-0 Mumbai FC
  • 45' + 1'
    Flag goes up against Opara for the second time in the match
  • 45'
    Three minutes added time
  • 44'
    Salgaocar's defending has been a better display than their attacks
  • 42'
    A perfect tackle by Sobrosa to win the ball against Opara in a one-on-one situation
  • 40'
    CHANCE!!! Obatola wasn't able to control Francis' pass, against the challenge of Stephen, but did win a corner
  • 36'
    It looks like Mumbai FC are creating more openings in the last few minutes, but the moves certainly lack creativity in the final third
  • 34'
    Yellow Card Yusif Yakubu
  • 31'
    Solid defending by Sobrosa to deal with Opara on the right
  • 29'
    Yellow Card John Wilkinson
  • 29'
    Funny scenes as Karnataka referee B. Balasubramaniam is seen chasing Salgaocar's Wilkinson to flash a yellow card to the latter who refused to tie his bandage on the request of the man in charge
  • 27'
    Mumbai FC build up an attack on the left, but Malsawmkima disappointingly gives the ball away to the opponents
  • 24'
    Lamare releases Francis on the right, but Justin Stephen did well to snatch the ball from the Salgaocar striker
  • 23'
    Nicolao's cross headed to MFC keeper Barreto by Wilkinson
  • 21'
    Malsawmkima lobs a ball for Yakubu, but the flag is raised againt the Ghanian...goal doesn't stand
  • 20'
    Good defending by Nicolao to intercept a pass towards Opara
  • 18'
    CLOSE!!! A good inter-play between Salgaocar's Milagres Gonsalves and Francis Fernandes saw the latter's cross just about too high for Rocus Lamare
  • 17'
    Brian's flag-kick for Salgaocar from one end to the other..wasted
  • 16'
    Opara off-side
  • 15'
    Nicolao's cross headed on target by Milagres, but straight to Mumbai FC keeper Luis Barreto
  • 13'
    Salgaocar look to have the slight advantage in terms of ball possession
  • 12'
    Could have spelt trouble for Salgaocar... Vinay Singh suddenly found himself too close to receive a pass from Sobrosa, leaving the goalkeeper with no other safer option than to concede a throw-in
  • 10'
    Lamare shoots wide from the left side
  • 8'
    Why doesn't it surprise me that Obatola has missed
  • 7'
    How did Obatola shoot that wide?!?! The Salgaocar striker sent his left-footer wide, after being played in by Milagres in front of the Mumbai FC goal-mouth, from the edge of the box
  • 5'
    Amiri mistimed his shot wide off a pass from Gabriel
  • 4'
    No harm done again...and one can clearly hear the voice of the Salgaocar captain Luciano Sobrosa shouting directions to his team-mates
  • 3'
    Yellow Card G. Obatola
  • 3'
    Another free-kick for the visitors
  • 2'
    CORNER! Nicholas Rodrigues' free-kick is tipped above the danger from the resultant set-piece
  • 1'
    Mumbai FC start from right to left as Salgaocar clear the first attack by the away team
  • 1'
    And we're underway in Goa...
  • Meanwhile, East Bengal have been held to a 1-1 draw by Air India. A result which will bring a smile to leaders Churchill Brothers
  • Mumbai FC: Stephen, Nicholas, Yakubu (c), Chakraborty, Kuttymani, Gabriel, Barreto (gk), Amiri, Rehman, Malsawmkima, Opara

    Subs - James, Darren, Kamaljeet, Rane, Quao, Mirza, Sawant (gk)
  • Salgaocar FC: Fulgencio, Augustin, Milagres, Obatola, Nicolao, Sobrosa (c), Vinay (gk), Lamare, Francis, Wilkinson, Brian

    Subs - Collin, Dinesh, Anthony, Cajetan, Rahul, Pawan (gk), Rosario
  • The line-ups of the two sides...
  • Mumbai FC have conceded at least two goals in all their away matches in the I-League this season
  • In their home games, Salgaocar FC have not scored more than a goal in the second half.
  • Salgaocar FC have faced Mumbai FC in seven previous I-League encounters and have won five matches, with the latter claiming two wins
  • Midfielder James Singh is set to return from his suspension that would strengthen Mumbai FC
  • Salgaocar striker Milagres Gonsalves is seen warming up, and guess who - Brazilian center back Luciano Sobrosa is also set for a return to first team action
  • The Goans will be missing two key personnel in striker Josimar and goalkeeper Karanjit Singh, who will serve a match ban for picking a red card each in Salgaocar's last fixture.
  • Can Mumbai FC upset Salgaocar FC today? Find out LIVE with me, Anselm Noronha...
  • Khalid Jamil shall come face-to-face against his former coach in David Booth and shall look win the tactical battle...