Full Time: NorthEast United FC 1-0 FC Pune City
Romaric’s curling free kick made the difference in the match as NorthEast United FC who were in the do-or die situation will feel some relax after a hard fought 1-0 win against FC Pune City
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90+5′ Substitution for NorthEast
Alfaro – Out
90+4′ Pune’s Joseph with powerful strike from inside the box, but directly in the hands of keeper
90+3′ Pune are going with the long ball from the halfway line, but NorthEast defenders making no mistake
90+1′ Corner for Pune, but yet another waste
89′ Pune with yet another marching on opponents but of no use
88′ Substitution for NorthEast
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86′ Pune trying hard for an equaliser but no success
85′ Substitution for Pune Anibal- Out Traore- In
83′ Velez with a cross from right but Bete collects it
82′ The referee awarded free kick to NorthEast for handling the ball just outside the box, Romaric made no mistake to convert the same.
81′ Goalllllll for NorthEast Romaric scores with a curling free-kick.
77′ Anibal powerful shot was brilliantly blocked by Indian Spiderman Subrata
76′ Velez with a cross to Romaric, but his weak header was easily collected by Keeper Bete
74′ Substitution for Pune Lucca -Out Josep Maria Crous -In
72′ Now Pune with back to back attacks on opponents but nothing fruitful
70′ Woodwork- Lenny’s long ranger hits the post
69′ Substitution for NorthEast Seityasen -Out Holicharan -In
68′ NorthEast forwards are keeping Pune defense busy
65′ Yusa’s sparkling shot was well blocked by keeper Bete. on the rebound Romaric effort was blocked by Lenny Rodrigues
64′ Both teams cancelling each other in the final third.
61′ A hour crossed but no goals in the do-or-die match yet
60′ Gustavo with yet another shot on goal but Subrata collected it easily
59′ NorthEast forward trying to enter inside the box, but Pune’s last line is too strong
56′ The match is witnessing rain of cards as substitute Gustavo was booked for reckless tackle on Yusa
54′ Yet another Yellow card, this time for NorthEast’s Rowllin Borges, who will miss next match
52′ Arata brought down Koffi just outside the box, Referee shows Yellow to him
51′ Alfaro brought down by Gouramangi in the box, but referee thinks its a fair tackle
48′ Romaric with another attack but Eduardo clears it
47′ Yusa with with a wasteful corner
47′ NorthEast with a quick attack on Pune, defender clears it for corner
46′ Second half under way .Pune resumes from right to left
Half time : NorthEast United 0-0 FC Pune City
First part of the half saw lot of action with end-to-end affairs. But as match progressed it turned into more action in the midfield. While last minutes of the match witnessed lots of rough play from both the sides.
While referee took control of the each rough event and took necessary action with yellow cards.
45+2′ 3 yellow cards in the closing minutes of the first half.
Frustrated Sissoko tried push Pune players. Referee reacted with Yellow card.
45+1′ 2 Minutes of added time .
45′ Yellow card to Romaric and fight have erupts between both side of players.
44′ Sissoko to Gustavo, whos tried his luck from the distance. which went directly into Subrata’s gloves
42′ Lucca with another corner and another clearance from NortEast defense
38′ Yusa to Alfaro in the box, Alfaro tried to find him again but Gouramangi cleared it on time
36′ Romaric with a curling cross, Pune last line made no mistake to clear it
34′ NorthEast trying to build the pressure on opponent with ball possession.
31′ Another corner from Lucca but this time out of the box
30′ Half hour crossed, but match yet to witness any Goal.
29′ Substitution for Pune.
Momar Ndoye- Out
Gustavo Oberman- In
27′ Alfaro with another attack on Pune, but Defenders stood tall
26′ Corner to Pune, Lucca with another best one but no one to connect it
24′ Harsh tackle on Anibal, Alves lucky not to get booked
21′ Lucca with potent chance of the match but his curling shot went wide
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19′ Velez with low cross to Romaric, but his shot sailed over the crossbar
17′ Free kick to Pune, Anibal attempt was off target
15′ Anibal failed to control Narayan Das’ cross
14′ Sissoko tried to shoot on the goal, But Subrata made no mistake
13′ Narayan Das is looking exceptional on the wings for Pune.
11′ Zokora heads wide from following corner .
10′ Free kick to NorthEast just out side the danger area.Alfaro’s kick took the deflection
7′ Both teams trying to keep pressure on each other with quick attacks
5′ Free kick to Pune in the centre line , Narayan Das wasted it completely
4′ On the other ene Corner for Pune City FC but nothing comes out of it .
3′ Alfaro chest it down in the box and shot straight to bete.
2′ End to end from both the sides in the first few minutes of the game .
1′ We have kick off, NorthEast starts from right to left
6:52 pm Teams are out for National anthem .
6:46 pm NorthEast United Gaffer Nelo Vingada said that “All games are important, but today is a special one because Pune were not good at the start but now they are with 15 points, to keep our team in the race, it’s crucial to win this match.” in the pre match conference
6:39 pm Teams sheet are out
NorthEast United FC Playing XI: Subrata Paul(GK), Salam Ranjan Singh, Shouvik Ghosh, Mailson Alves, Didier Zokora(C), Koffi Christian N’dri, Katsumi Yusa, Seityasen Singh, Rowllin Borges, Nicolas Leandro Velez, Emiliano Alfaro.
FC Pune City Playing XI: Apoula Edima Edel Bete(GK), Eduardo Ferreira, Dharmaraj Ravanan, Gouramangi Singh Moirangthem, Narayan Das, Lenny Rodrigues, Mohamed Sissoko(C), Arata Izumi, Momar Ndoye, Jonatan Lucca, Anibal Zurdo Rodriguez.
6:32 pm On the other hand FC Pune City are in a good run of form after beating Delhi Dynamos in a high scoring match last week. A win here against the hosts will put them right in the mix for the playoffs.
6:29 pm “Do or Die” are the only words that will be in the minds of NorthEast United FC players .The Highlanders have failed to win in six consecutive games, placing them just above FC Goa with both teams on 11 points.
6:22 pm Welcome to Khel Now’s live text commentary of the NorthEast United Vs Pune City game.
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