Full Time: FC Pune City 2-1 Atletico De Kolkata
Full Time: FC Pune City 2-1 Atletico De Kolkata
FC Pune City win their first home game of the season after six attempts. They looked invigorated after the taking the lead. In the second half they doubled it and the game looked sealed. But Atletico made a valiant effort at a comeback lead by Iain Hume. Eventually, Pune run out 2-1 winners to take them off the foot of the table.
90+3' Pune almost break forward. They still have a throw in in the opposition half.
90+1' 4 added minutes. ATK completely on the front foot but still a goal behind.
90' Free kick cleared but only for a corner. Lara to take. Fernandes' attempt goes well over!
88' Free kick very close to the penalty area on the right side for ATK.
87' Great diving tackle from Sissoko stops the dangerous Doutie.
85' N'Doye coming on for Zurdo.
84' He is able to recover, while Lucca shows no sign of slowing down with great running.
83' Zurdo has felt his hamstring and indicated that he cannot go on.
81' Free kick in a promising position for Pune. Lucca's attempt on target but comfortable for Majumder.
79' Tackles and fouls flying in everywhere as both teams make desperate attempts at goal.
78' Traore also goes into the book for a bad challenge on Lara.
77' Meanwhile, Hume is replaced by Belencoso.
76' Ball in Pune's half a lot now, ATK on the charge.
73' Another great attempt by Postiga but maybe too close to the keeper. Saved.
72' A header from Doutie goes just wide. ATK definitely back in the game.
70' The last 20 minutes promise to be thrilling.
69' GOAL! Hume misses the penalty but scores easily from the rebound. ATK right back in this!
68' Penalty to ATK now! It's for a foul on Postiga by Sissoko.
66' Brilliant save from Bete to deny ATK. He collects the following corner too.
65' Poor clearance from Majumder almost allows Rodrigues to score from 40 yards.
63' Pune were ready to counter but the ref fails to play advantage.
62' Long ball over the top almost saw Traore run straight through on goal but Mondal covered well.
61' Tato down injured for Pune. Stop in play.
59' Pune attacking with great fervour.
57' Yellow card for Tato.
55' GOALL!! Zurdo hits it close to the keeper but his diving save is not enough to stop the goal.
54' Penalty! Pune. A cross from the right saw Zurdo head it towards goal but it was blocked illegally using a hand.
53' Pune resolute in defence so far.
48' Pune looking much more organised and confident as a unit.
46' We have kick off again
Half time. FC Pune City 1-0 Atletico De Kolkata
Pune find themselves ahead at home for the first time. Eduardo Ferreira, who scored the goal had a rollercoaster 10 minutes which eventually forced him to be taken off. Atletico need to find a new plan of attack as they're attacks have been dealt with so far by Pune.
45+1' Tato has come on for Ferreira as Pune have gone for a change in formation.
45' 3 minutes added on
45' Eduardo Ferreira will be forced to get substituted as a stretcher is brought on. He goes out to a warm applause from the home crowd.
43' Lucca's attempts get blocked twice.
43' Pune win a free kick in a dangerous position almost immediately.
42' GOALLL! And Ferreira scores! What a five minutes for him! He heads in from a corner and runs straight to Habas to celebrate.
40' Ref restarts play as Ferreira comes back on to great applause.
39' Thankfully, he's got back on his feet again.
37' Eduardo Ferreira has been knocked out cold here and the stretcher is being called for.
36' with less than 10 minutes left in the half, Pune have marginally been the better side.
35' Postiga gets on the end of a cross but he can't quite get it in his stride.
34' Lucca and Zurdo combining well so far.
30' Corner Pune. A real scrap in the box ensues from the corner but Atletico clear it and counter.
29' Jonathan Lucca goes agonisingly wide from a shot from just outside the box.
27' Foul by Postiga sees him booked.
25' Traore's run saw him get through but he's offside.
22' Postiga with a shot that gets blocked well. Corner ATK.
21' Fernandes' high clearance is collected by Hume by he can't find a teammate.
19' Atletico counter from the previous corner but can't make anything of it.
18' Pune win a corner. Good delivery but Ferreira's header gets blocked.
17' Bheke fails with a cross in the box. Meanwhile, Arnab Mondal is injured.
15' Traore gets the ball in the box but can't find space to turn and shoot.
13' Hume has been the player playing furtherest forward for Kolkata so far and he's constantly looking to run in behind Pune.
8' Lively first ten minutes to the game.
9' Bad tackle from Gourmangi sees him receive an early yellow.
8' Shot from distance from Postiga had the keeper worried as it brushes the side netting.
7' Shot on the turn from Traore goes over
6' ATK almost hit Pune on the break with a long ball by Borja Fernandez.
5' Borja gives the ball away but ATK win it back.
4' playing five at the back for this one.
3' Early cross in the box from ATK easily cleared.
2' Sissoko with the early shot that rolls wide.
1' We have kick-off
6:58 pm Atlético de Kolkata win the toss and select the side. They will run from left to right in this half.
6:55 pm The players walk out to the centre for the Indian national anthem. It's a Sunday evening and the crowd has come in a huge number to support the home team. FC Pune City would like to entertain them by playing some good football and break the deadlock at home.
6:45 pm Despite the team's poor performances so far, the crowd continue to pour in to support the Pune side. It's expected to be a near full crowd.
6:41 pm Pune have gone for a three man defence with Augustine Fernandez getting a start.
6:40 pm ATK meanwhile get Iain Hume back in the XI. He'll play just behind Halder Postiga.
6:33 pm Team sheets are out .
FC Pune City XI: Rahul Shankar Bheke, Augustine Melwyn Fernandes, Dramane Traore, Eduardo Ferreira, Jonatan Lucca, Anibal Zurdo Rodriguez, Gouramangi Singh Moirangthem, Mohamed Sissoko, Apoula Edima Edel Bete, Lenny Rodrigues, Narayan Das.
Atlético de Kolkata XI: Henrique Fonseca Sereno, Arnab Mondal, Iain Hume, Hélder Postiga, Borja Fernández, Sameehg Doutie, Pritam Kotal, Robert Lalthlamuana, Lalrindika Ralte, Debjit Majumder, Stephen Paul Pearson.
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6:23 pm Hello and welcome everyone to the 32nd league game of the Hero ISL 2016 between FC Pune City and Atletico De Kolkata.
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Published: Sun Nov 06, 2016 08:57 PM IST