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  • 15 December 2013
  • • 15:30
  • • Duler Stadium, Mapusa
  • Referee: A. Rowan

Live Commentary

  • Abdelhamid Shabana
  • The man of the match award goes to....
  • FULL TIME: Churchill Brothers SC 3-1 Mohammedan Sporting
  • 90' + 3'
    Balwant's shot blocked by Wadoo inside the Mohd box
  • 90'
    SubstitutionAshim Biswas Imran Khan
  • 90'
    Two minutes added time
  • 89'
    SubstitutionSatish Singh Denzil Franco
  • 88'
    Will there be another goal?
  • 86'
    SubstitutionAlesh Sawant Anthony Barbosa
  • 86'
    Goal Ashim Biswas
    GOAALL!!! A quiet goal for the visitors as Biswas taps in a cross by Mohammedan substitute Israil Gurung
  • 85'
    Churchill's game has flourished ever since Vales has come in
  • 83'
    Shabana takes it....straight to Barreto
  • 83'
    Nabi fouls Jaison for a Churchill free-kick a few yards outside the box
  • 81'
    This is going to be Churchill's second victory in this season's I-League after clinching the title last season
  • 80'
    CLOSE!!! Jaison Vales shot tipped above his post by Barreto
  • 78'
    With this win, Churchill will have 10 points from 13 matches - just one point less than Rangdajied who play today evening's 5 pm fixture
  • 76'
    Where did all that come from...all these goals by Churchill
  • 74'
    Penalty Goal Balwant Singh
    GOAALL!!! Birthday boy Balwant Singh blasts it right in the center
  • 72'
    Red Card Rakesh Masih
  • 72'
    PENALTY for Churchill as Masih falls on Shabana inside the box
  • 71'
    Goal Jaison Vales
    GOOOAALLL!!!! Shabana releases Balwant and the latter finds Jaison inside the box on the right side who makes no mistake in finding the back of the net
  • 69'
    SubstitutionIshfaq Ahmed Israil Gurung
  • 69'
    Lenny takes the flag-kick and Shabana earns another...not effective either
  • 68'
    CLOSE!!!! Shabana's shot on goal takes a deflection off Masih for a Churchill corner
  • 67'
    Balwant goes to ground and half-heartedly claims for a penalty after Wadoo wards off the Churchill striker
  • 65'
    Good defending by Wadoo as Mohd survive a few meelees in their box. Balwant not quick enough to react to the second ball
  • 62'
    Referee sorts out the issue and play resumes
  • 61'
    A bit of a scuffle between Shabana and Wadoo as the two have a face-off
  • 60'
    We've reached the hour mark and the defending champions are leading by a goal. The last time Churchill scored was in the 1-3 loss to Bengaluru FC on 6 December
  • 57'
    Churchill free-kick close to the right flag
  • 56'
    SubstitutionManish Maithani Anthony Soren
  • 53'
    CLOSE!!! Balwant couldn't get a clean touch on the ball in a one-on-one situtation with Mohd. goalie Barreto who also fumbled and caught hold of the ball on his second attempt while Vales was lurking close
  • 51'
    Goal Lenny Rodrigues
    GOAAALL!!! Chuchill's second half substitute sets up Lenny on the right and the India international blasts a right-footer past Luis Barreto from outside the box
  • 47'
    Can anybody remember when was the last time Churchill scored?
  • 46'
    SubstitutionBineesh Balan Jaison Vales
  • 46'
    Second half resumes
  • HALF-TIME: Churchill Brothers SC 0-0 Mohammedan Sporting
  • 45'
    Two minutes added time
  • 43'
    Asim Biswas shoots Mohammedan's second shot on target in the hands of Thapa from the left side
  • 41'
    Biswas is ruled off-side as the Black and Whites look to counter
  • 40'
    CLOSE!!! Sawant's shot deflects off Wadoo's head and missed the right side of the Mohammedan goal by not much
  • 38'
    Lenny's shot deflected wide for a Churchill corner that isn't threatening enough
  • 37'
    CLOSE!!! Satish's cross is laid off to Alesh by Balwant, but the Churchill U-23's shot is blocked by Collin Abranches
  • 36'
    Nothing coming off the free-kick
  • 35'
    Yellow Card Bineesh Balan
  • 35'
    Balan is the first to get his name in the referee's book for a foul on Ishfaq
  • 33'
    A wide cross by Satish Singh from the right
  • 30'
    SAVE!!! Mohammedan goalkeeper Luis Barreto blocks a shot by Balwant taken from inside the box after the latter was set up by Bineesh Balan
  • 28'
    Masih brings down Shabana at the edge of the box, but the referee A. Rowan tells the Churchill striker to get up instead
  • 27'
    Churchill are not very effective in attack so far
  • 26'
    Free-kick for Churchill as a result of Wadoo's tackle on Shabana
  • 25'
    Play resumes after the Churchill custodian received some medical attention
  • 22'
    Thapa seems to have hurt his toe
  • 21'
    Masih's flag-kick caught in the air by Thapa
  • 20'
    Penn forces a corner off a long cross in the box from the left
  • 17'
    CLOSE!!! Biswas placed Penn's cross right in the hands of Churchill goalkeeper Lalit Thapa
  • 15'
    Asim Biswas is ruled off-side after some good work in the midfield by Ishfaq and Penn
  • 14'
    CHANCE!!! Balwant has the ball on the left flank and cuts it back for Balan, but the latter took too long to line up a shot as Samson effects a clearance
  • 12'
    Wadoo shoots it in the orbit
  • 11'
    Penn is fouled by Lenny for a Mohd free-kick
  • 10'
    No threat on either goal as yet
  • 9'
    Lenny is dispossed outside the Mohammedan box by Maithani as the visitors try to build up on the counter
  • 8'
    Balwant's header goes wide
  • 5'
    Mariano Dias dropped goalkeeper Arindam Bhattacharya in favour of Lalit Thapa as Alesh Sawant and Ravanan Dharmaraj replace Anthony Pereira and Micky Fernandes as compared to the team that lost 0-1 to Shillong Lajong
  • 3'
    Masih's set-piece punched out by Thapa
  • 2'
    Churchill are defending in these early minutes of the game and concede a free-kick on the left
  • 1'
    And we're underway....
  • There's a one minute silence in respect of Nelson Mandela
  • Mohammedan Sporting XI: Wadoo, Penn, Biswas (c), Collin, Masih, Ramengmawia, Nabi, Ishfaq, Berreto (gk), Nirmal, Maithani
  • Churchill Brothers XI: Thapa (gk), Balmuchu, Ravanan (c), Shabana, Balwant, Thangjam, Alesh, Lenny, Yumnam, Satish, Balan
  • We've got the line-ups for today's clash
  • After their seventh defeat in this season's I-League, the defending champions are currently on seven points, four and six points behind Rangdajied United and Mohammedan Sporting respectively.
  • Churchill Brothers SC have three matches until the end of the year to lift themselves from the rock bottom position they find themselves in.
  • It's Churchill Brothers SC vs Mohammedan Sporting Club - The relegation contenders come head-to-head. I'm your host, Anselm Noronha.
  • Nothing less a win will do for both sides as the Red Machines host the Black and Whites at the Duler stadium in Goa in a round 15 I-League encounter