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  • 10 December 2013
  • • 17:00
  • • Yuba Bharati Krirangan (Salt Lake Stadium), Kalkātā (Kolkata), West Bengal

Live Commentary

  • Dempo were content to get out with a point while United have failed to get past Kattimani who was a rock in front of goal.
  • 90' + 3'
    Souvik swings it in towards the far post but Hasan's free header is nowhere near goal. Thats poor.
  • 90' + 2'
    Another corner as Eric Brown's shot is deflected out. Can they pull off a shocker at the last?
  • 90'
    United SC's surge for the goal seems to have slowed down as they too seem to have realized that nothing is going right in front of goal.
  • 88'
    Oooooooooooh! Excellent effort by Eric Brown who has switched to the right flank. His left footed piledriver just goes over! Unlucky
  • 87'
    Eric Brown swings in a corner at the near post. Poor header by Ranti who heads it well over.
  • 87'
    However much United try they are failing to break through the Dempo citadel. Vineeth's shot is blocked for a corner.
  • 86'
    SubstitutionAlwyn George Holicharan Narzary
  • 85'
    CHANCE! Long ball by Bello well chested by Ranti who plays it on for Vineeth down the right but his shot is saved easily by Kattimani who has been a rock.
  • 83'
    Alwyn George tries to go for it but well cleared by the veteran Deepak Mondal
  • 81'
    CHANCE! Alwyn should have done better there. Baldeep loses out as Dempo counter but poor shot at the end.
  • 80'
    SubstitutionTapan Maity B. Singh Jr
  • 80'
    Dempo look content to settle for a draw while United SC push on for the equaliser
  • 78'
    CHANCE! Dhanachandra could have been the hero there as he gets clear of Prabir Das but shoots straight to Kattimani
  • 77'
    SubstitutionC. Miranda Gabriel Fernandes
  • 74'
    Eric Brown again! Dribbles well but fails to find Ranti in the box. Story of the match.
  • 73'
    Eric Brown with a long ball towards Vineeth who shoots but straight to Kattimani
  • 70'
    Jeje almost gets at the end of that long ball! What was Hasan thinking there. Abhijit Das comes out and gathers though!
  • 69'
    SubstitutionLalkamal Bhowmick Snehasish Chakraborty
  • 68'
    Dempo on the counter. They had men there but Bello is again unbeatable. Jeje tries to play Alwyn in but the Nigerian is upto the task.
  • 67'
    Vineeth again goes romping down the right but Prabir Das stays strong.
  • 64'
    CHANCE! Ranti. He seizes the ball from a casual Selwyn Fernandes going one on one but sends the ball across the goal without finding the target.
  • 62'
    Now Vineeth almost finds Ranti but Kattimani comes out at the right time.
  • 61'
    United SC building up pressure as Deepak Mondal tries to go for it. But blocked. CK Vineeth has brought fresh energy to the team.
  • 60'
    Brown tries another ball from the left as Lalkamal had played him through but Dempo defense stay strong.
  • 59'
    SubstitutionDebabrata Roy Godwin Franco
  • 58'
    Yellow Card Prabir Das
  • 58'
    Neat bit of possession by United SC who try to carve out the Dempo defense. First with CK Vineeth down the left and then Deepak Mondal who tries to put it in.
  • 56'
    CHANCE! What was Peter Carvalho thinking there? But Eric Brown fails to take the chance
  • 54'
    CHANCE! Souvik shoots over as CK Vineeth plays it back as he was rushing in the box.
  • 53'
    Clifford Miranda with a great ball to Alwyn but Hasan comes back to take the ball as he was about to pull the trigger
  • 52'
    Yet another miss pass by Lal
  • 50'
    Eric Brown and Ranti keep on peppering crosses into the box but somehow Debabrata and Narayan Das stand strong.
  • 49'
    Eric Brown tries to swing a ball in from the left but straight to kattimani.
  • 48'
    Souvik tries to take a shot but deflected for a corner.
  • 46'
    SubstitutionMohammed Rafique C.K. Vineeth
  • 46'
    Can CK Vineeth add pace and guile to the match? He is in the match.
  • And we have reached the break in what was a half where both teams lacked ideas particularly highlighted by quite a few miss passes being played by either teams.
  • 45' + 1'
    And we have reached half time as we started it.
  • 45'
    Prabir Das on the break. Good pass played too in the box but Jeje was too late to get to that.
  • 44'
    Jewel Raja with the freekick but gone over. Dempo should have atleast tested the keeper there.
  • 43'
    Interesting! Hand ball by Bello to control that ball which bounced awakwardly as Alwyn was clean through! But only a yellow and a freekick from great range.
  • 42'
    Yellow Card Bello Rasaq
  • 41'
    Miscued cross from Prabir Das but that could have been an unintentional goal but the diminutive Abhijit Das tips it over.
  • 40'
    OH! LALKAMAL! He should have got to that. Eric Brown tries to play him down the left but the midfielder is too slow.
  • 38'
    Bello with a missed clearance but Alwyn fails to punish United SC as Prabir Das is halted by a brilliant sliding tackle by Tapan Maity
  • 35'
    Jeje tries to wriggle out for space on the edge of the box but perfect sliding tackle by Hasan to dispossess him.
  • 33'
    George tries to again go down the right but as he tries to cut in, Tapan Maity takes the ball away.
  • 31'
    Tackles flying in everywhere there as both teams go for it.
  • 28'
    CHANCE! Good freekick from the right by Clifford as Abhijit fists it out, only for Pronay Haldar to shoot over an almost empty goal
  • 27'
    Yellow Card D. Singh
  • 27'
    Good feet from Alwyn George to go clear of Bello but ultimately brought down by Dhanachandra who is booked for that.
  • 26'
    Prabir Das and Jewel Raja exchange brilliant passes down the right, But Raja's final shot has gone high and wide.
  • 23'
    Deepak going on the overlap and Ranti is clean through down the right trying to find Eric, but bad ball in the box.
  • 21'
    It seems no one can get past Bello as he times another interception perfectly as Miranda had gone clean through
  • 19'
    Eric Brown tries to find Ranti from the left but too much on it allowing Souvik to try again but this time the cross is collected by Kattimani
  • 18'
    Ooooh! Clifford was clean through there as Selwyn played a lovely lofted through ball! But OFFSIDE
  • 17'
    Again Dempo try to break down the right as Prabir is on his way through but Bello is first to the ball
  • 15'
    Prabir Das tries to overlap down the right but well covered by Lalkamal
  • 14'
    Lalkamal still hasn't quite discovered his immaculate passing range as he tries to pick out Dhanachandra's run but fails
  • 13'
    Md. Rafique picks out Souvik on the right with a good ball but his cross into the box is cleared.
  • 12'
    Miranda swings in a freekick but cleared by the USC defense.
  • 11'
    CHANCE! Eric Brown pulls out a shot from just outside the box. Tipped over by Kattimani. He had hit it on the run.
  • 10'
    Das is alert to see the danger as Miranda was almost through with yet another good through ball
  • 10'
    Alwyn tries another throughball but Jeje was clearly offside there.
  • 8'
    Jeje goes down on the break but Bello is there on time. Alwyn George was free on the other side.
  • 7'
    That was a freekick curled almost into the goal by Clifford Miranda. The inexperienced goalkeeper had almost misjudged it but recovered finally to palm it over. Abhijit Das is the third choice.
  • 5'
    Now Dempo trying to build up steam. But that through ball towards Alwyn is easily intercepted by an alert Bello Rasaq.
  • 4'
    Lovely through ball attempted by Eric Brown but thwarted by the Dempo defense.
  • 3'
    Yellow Card Peter Carvalho
  • 3'
    United SC win a freekick at the edge of the box. Ranti's shot is saved by Kattimani. It was kind of going wide only!
  • 1'
    United doing the pressing as they are desperate for a win.
  • Dempo: kattimani, debabrata, prabir das, naryan das, pronoy haldar, selwyn fernandes, peter carvalho, clifford, jewel raja, alwyn george, jeje
  • USC: Abhishek Das, dhanachandra, bello, hasan, deepak, souvik, md rafique, lalkamal, eric, tapan maity, ranti
  • In the reverse fixture earlier in the season, United SC had won away at Goa, 2-1.
  • Hello and Welcome to GOAL's LIVE commentary from Salt Lake Stadium as United SC take on Dempo SC