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  • 28 April 2014
  • • 17:30
  • • Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium (Fatorda Stadium), Margao, Goa
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  • What a fitting end to a great season for Bengaluru. A victory in the last few minutes of the game and they would be wanting to just go on stage and lift the trophy now. Hope you enjoyed the game, this is Arjun taking your leave.The Victory parade and presentation will follow. Good night.
  • 90' + 4'
    FULL TIME: Sporting Clube de Goa 1-2 Bengaluru FC
  • 90' + 2'
    Goal Beikhokhei Beingaichho
    GOAL!! Beingaichho scores and the crowd have gone wild. Bengaluru break with Keenan ont he left hand side, he crosses it in beautifully to find Bengaichho who heads it in to score.
  • 90' + 2'
    SHOT!! Kalu Ogba shoots a magnificent shot which is well saved by Soram.
  • 90'
    Four added minutes. The trophy is being brought down to the stadium. Will that inspire Bengaluru to go for the winner?
  • 88'
    CHANCE!! Talk of the skipper and he appears. Chhetri plays a wondeful ball into the path of Beingaichoo, but the Mizoram lad shoots it off target. That should have at least hit the target.
  • 85'
    The crowd are relentlessly cheering the champions on. Another five minutes to go in the game. Chhetri is no where to be seen at the moment. Quiet game for the skipper.
  • 82'
    WHAT A CHANCE!! Boima is put through magnificently inside Bengaluru's penalty area, instead of taking a shot he moves ahead only for Osano to come and clear it off for a corner. The corner results to nothing.
  • 81'
    SHOT!! Barreto with long shot which skies off the bar. Sporting are the ones who are having the bulk of the ball right now and attacking with real purpose.
  • 79'
    Substitution Cajetan Fernandes Mackroy Peixote
  • 78'
    Beevan makes his presence felt with a great cross to find Barreto at the left flank, but Barreto's ambitious cross is poor.
  • 76'
    A couple of substitutions have slowed down the game. Bengaluru are trying hard to get the winner. Can they break this resolute Oranje defence?
  • 75'
    Substitution C.K. Vineeth Beikhokhei Beingaichho
  • 74'
    Substitution Velito Cruz Beevan D'Mello
  • 71'
    Substitution S.Siam Hanghal Malemngamba Meetei
  • 71'
    The ineffective Siam Hanghal has been taken off with Meitei making way for him.
  • 68'
    SHOT!!! Velito with a tremendous shot goal wards which brushes across the net. That was close and powerfully taken from the promising youngster.
  • 64'
    Sporting keeping the ball and dictating play at the moment, but nothing really happening, they haven't created any clear cut chances throughout the game.
  • 63'
    Substitution Mauvin Borges Stephen Barretto
  • 59'
    Goal Robin Singh
    GOAL!!! We have a goal in our match too. Robin Singh places the ball nicely to level the score here in Goa. It was John Johnson's headed ball that found the striker completely unmarked.
  • 56'
    In the other game Churchill are leading Salgaocar with a 2-1 scoreline. Churchill have to win to avoid relegation. Balwant Singh just scored to send the Red Lizards camp into ruptures.
  • 53'
    Keegan again finds himself with plenty of space on the left hand side, this time he tries to cross it with his weaker foot and completely misfires the cross which is heading for the stars by the looks of it.
  • 50'
    Rino Anto got a knock early on and he has been replaced by Vishal Kumar.
  • 49'
    Substitution Rino Anto R.Vishal Kumar
  • 47'
    Keegan Pereira is put through on the left flank, he cuts inside and passes it to Chhetri who's first touch is disappointing as Bengaluru squander possession of the ball.
  • 46'
    Second half is underway.
  • Bengaluru will be slightly disappointed going into the break. They have created brighter chances and have also looked to attack the men in Oranje constantly, but take nothing away from Sporting who have defended well and taken the lead with a great strike from Boima. This match is poised for a photo finish by the looks of it. Don't go anywhere.
  • 45' + 2'
    HALF TIME: Sporting Clube de Goa 1-0 Bengaluru FC
  • 45' + 1'
    As the half comes to a close. Sporting are easily passing the ball around with minimum effort. Good football from the Goan team at the moment.
  • 45'
    2 minutes of added time.
  • 41'
    Goal Boima Karpeh
    GOAL!!!! Boima fires in a thunderous shot from outside the box which Soram has no chance to save. This goal came from no where.
  • 40'
    Yellow Card Boima Karpeh
  • 39'
    SHOT!! Royston gets into a wonderful position inside Bengaluru's penalty area, turns and crosses it to Boima. The Liberian-Australian chests the ball well but his shot is way above goal. Poor shot.
  • 36'
    SHOT!! Velito finds himself just outside the box, he stops and takes a shot, but the shot has no real power as Soram collects the ball easily to give back Bengaluru possession of the ball.
  • 32'
    CHANCE!! Curtis Osano plays a long ball from his penalty area to Robin Singh. The Indian striker goes ahead of Sporting's two center backs quite easily, has plenty of space to run ahead and shot, but he takes the shot way too early and messes up a glorious chance to put Bengaluru ahead.
  • 30'
    Wonderful play form Bengaluru here. Vinneth is put through magnificently, he sprints through and fires in a powerful cross with 3 Bengaluru players heading towards the ball but Keenan Almeida rescues the home team with a timely interception.
  • 28'
    A through ball from Johnson tries to find Keegan on the left flank, but the lifts the flag for offside. That was so close.
  • 25'
    In the other game Duffy has scored which means he is tied with Chhetri on 14 goals. Who will take the top scorer's prize? It's end to end stuff today.
  • 22'
    WHAT A CHANCE!! Hanghal cross finds Chhetri on the left, he darts ahead in fires in a shot with his left but it was saved, the rebound fell to Robin but the Sporting defence is alert enough to clear the ball for a corner. The corner comes to nothing.
  • 21'
    Yellow Card Chinta Chanrashekhar Rao
  • 18'
    SO CLOSE!! Robin Singh gets a wonderful through ball on his left foot. He puts in a dangerous cross in from the outside of his foot which hits Keenan Almeida and almost goes into the goal. Ravi Kumar is alert and rightfully clears the ball.
  • 17'
    A cross from Vinneeth from the right flank looks to find Chhetri but the ball is too far away.
  • 13'
    The Bengaluru crowd are making tremendous noise here. Songs are being sung, Vuvuzelas are being made heard and the atmosphere is absolutely electric. Sporting fans are no where to be seen. The away team is the home team at the moment. Goan clubs have had very minimal crowds for the whole season.
  • 10'
    Keegan Pereira puts in a tremendous cross in from the left flank, but the Sporting defence has no problems is dealing with it.
  • 8'
    A cross from Cajetan comes curling into the box and finds the head of Kalu again, however his header is is not balanced and the balls goes way above the bar.
  • 7'
    SHOT!! First shot of the match comes from the legs of Kalu Ogba. The Nigerian takes a ambitious shot which is easily dealt with by Soram.
  • 6'
    John John son is not playing in his usual center back position today, he is in an defensive midfielder's position with Gurtej Singh at center back.
  • 3'
    A long ball from Hanghal looks to find the Vineeth, but Sporting deal with it and the champions have their first corner of the game. The resulting corner comes to nothing.
  • 1'
    KICKOFF. Bengaluru start the procedings.
  • The teams are out. Sporting give the champions a great gesture with a tunnel reception. What do you think will be the final outcome of this game. Tell us your predictions and tweet to us @Goal_India.
  • Bengaluru FC team owner Parth Jindal is here and he has head directly into the stands to sing with the fans. This is brilliant. 
  • Bengaluru on the other hand will be looking to end their fairytale season on a high. Sunil Chhetri will be the man to watch out for as he his targeting to finish the season as the top scorer of the league. He leads the charts with 14 goals and only Darryl Duffy can go above him as Salgaocar are also playing today.
  • Sporting Clube de Goa have nothing to loose and they are definitely going to give the champions a run for their money today. A win will cement a top four finish and Oscar Bruzon is more than happy with that. Velito, the youngster who has been impressive in the absence of senior players will be the man to watch today for the Flaming Oranje.
  • The BFC faithful are here and already creating immense noise in the stadium. Chants of "BFC BFC" and "When the blues goes marching on" are being sung. A huge banner also lies below them which says "There is only one Sunil Chhetri". These are what you call fans of teh beautiful game.
  • Bengaluru XI: Soran(GK), Osano, Gurtej, Johnson, Robin, Chhetri(C), Anto, Caldeira, Hanghal, Keegan, C.K.Vineeth.
  • Sporting XI: Ravi(GK), Keenan, Kalu, Mauvin, Rojen(C), Chinta, Cajetan, Velito, Royston, Boima, Joyner.
  • Good Evening everybody. So here we are in the final day of the season. Welcome to the LIVE commentary of the match between Sporting Clube de Goa and Bengaluru FC. I am Arjun Namboothiri who is going to be with you throughout the game. Some serious fireworks are expected here in Goa.