Full time: NorthEast United 2-0 FC Goa
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Deserved win for NorthEast United FC. They were solid from back to front and now hit the road for three away games on the trot in buoyant mood. An evening to forget for Goa who never turned up at the races.
Tomorrow Kerala take on Atletico Kolkata in the caldron that is Kochi.. Join us then. Goodbye and Goodnight.
90+5' The party continues in Guwahati as te hosts make it two wins out of two making them only the third side in ISL history to win their opening two games.
Watch Second Goal By NEUFC here
Corner NEUFC expected goes short and they just keep the ball.
90+4' Velez with a shot on the edge of the area well blocked.
90+3' Trindade with a low shot which is scuffed and crawls into the hands of Paul.
90+1' As we go into five minutes of added time Mandar goes down in the box. No penalty.
90' Cesar to Mandar who tries to return the ball in the box but Paul COLLECTS.
89' Cesar with another chance. But shoots over on the stretch. He has made things happen since coming on.
87' Nice ball through to Cesar in the box but he foul Gouramangi and concedes a free-kick.
86' Offside against Velez as he goes through on goal and is met by Kattimani who races off his line.
85' Zico looks a bit perplexed on the sidelines. His side haven't turned up tonight.
84' Substitution for NEUFC : Hero of the day Alfaro comes off , SeityaSen Singh comes on .
83' Cesar's shot distance goes over.
81' Ball in the box. Velez unselfishly. squares to Alfaro but Raju comes in with a great block on the line.
79' Katsumi is the engine of this NEUFC side in midfield. Amazing energy.
78' Cesar comes in with a late one on Katsumi. A bit of a coming together there.
76' Substitution by FC Goa: Coelho subbed off Julio Cesar on.
Robin Gurung goes in hard against Romeo Fernandes and rightly gets a card for that tackle.
75' Another ball in the box cleared by NEUFC as Goa build up some pressure.
74' Reinaldo shoots one from distance. Good attempt. Straight at the keeper.
71' Substitution by NEUFC: Crowd Favorite Velez comes on for Romaric
70' Corner for FC Goa . Corner swung in from the left . Partially cleared. Second ball swung in. Punched out by Paul who gets a strong fist on it.
69' Substitution by FC Goa: Richarlyson off Reinaldo On
69' Trindade with a long shot that sails over.
68' Break in play as Romaric is being treated after a innocuous looking foul.
67' Corner for Goa.. Subrata punches unconvincingly and NEUFC swipe clear.
66' Local lad Narzary with the assist for the goal.
62' GOOOALLL!!!! Emiliano Alfaro Scored for NorthEast.
Emiliano Alfaro scores yet another goal to double his sides lead! It was a brilliant finish but the pass that lead to the goal was even better. Holicharan Narzary played a wonderful flick to set the striker up. Emiliano did the rest by blasting the ball through the keepers legs and finding the back of the net.
61' And it looks like Jofre saw the goal in the stands because that's where the ball ended up.
60' Yellow card Gustavo. Free-kick Goa.
59' Excellent Save from Subrata Paul to deny goal to Mandar ,after that two more great saves saves. First from Coelho and a second one as well but the flag had gone up beforehand.
58' Good cross from the Goa right well cleared.
57' Lucio with a nasty one on Romaric lucky to get away without a yellow there.
56' At the other end Reagan with a free-kick that provides more catching practice for Kattimani.
55' Trindade's swerving shot tipped wide by Subrata. He had to be alert there.
54' The crowd are trying to fire up the home side.
52' Romaric with a deep cross too close to the keeper who gathers with ease.
51' Mandar in the book for a foul on Yusa. Dangerous free-kick for the hosts.
50' Ball in the box to Coelho. His shot deflected and out for a corner. Useless one that.
48' Ball into the box looking for Jofre. Holi with an important interception.
46' NEUFC have started the half on a attacking note pressing for a seconfd.
46' Welcome back. We are back underway.
As the second half kicks off, FC Goa coach Zico has decided to make a change. Romeo Fernandes comes in place of Sanjay Balmuchu. That is an attacking change by the visitors!
Players are coming back for second half now .
Half time summary: To be honest apart from that Howler Kattimani didn't have much to do. Credit must go to Alfaro for closijng him down. He forced the error. Jofre and Lucio with the best chances for the visitors. See you in a bit.
45+2' There goes the whistle for the break.
45+1' We go into two minutes of added tie.
44' NorthEast United FC almost concede an own goal after Lucio knocks the ball into a dangerous area. Robin Gurung tried to intercept but almost struck the ball past his own keeper. Luckily the Subrata was alert and made the save.
43' Coelho goes for one from distance it goes well wide.
42' Long ball from Jofre but calls comes out to collect from the air.
41' Rafael Coelho into the book for a needless foul on Zokora.
38' Mandar Rao Dessai makes a mesmerising run on the left flank and caps it off with a superb cut back to Joffre. The midfielder blasts a first time shot towards goal but Subrata Paul makes a brilliant save to deny a certain goal. From the rebound, Fulganco Cardozo takes aim from outside the box but comes inches close to scoring.
36' Goa concede the ball cheaply in midfield. Alfaro pounces and links up well with Yusa but his cross is over hit and the move fizzles out.
34' Swung in near post but NEUFC are alert and clear well.
Shots : NorthEast United 2-0 FC Goa
33' Corner FC Goa
32' But, its Alfaro who goes into the book for dissent
31' Goa trying to penetrate and find a good ball in the final third. But, Richarlyson fouls Alfaro.
29' Richarlyson's free-kick straight into the wall. WASTED.
28' The player appears downbeat as the crowd clap him off and he claps back.
27' Zokora coming on ,Alves cannot continue.
25' Interesting to see how the young keeper reacts to that. Should have just put his foot through it.
24' Mandar concedes a cheap foul Defensive free-kick NorthEast
23' Goa look shocked they have gather themselves fast.
20' GOOOALLLLL!!! NORTHEAST UNITED FC SCORED.
A howler by Laxmikanth Kattimani gifts NorthEast United FC a very lucky goal! Emiliano Alfaro makes no mistake with an open goal at his mercy. The striker showed his instincts by pressing the keeper for the ball and the keeper buckled under the pressure. He went to pass the ball to his teammate but the striker intercepted and smashed it into the back of the empty net.
19' Romaric with a shot from distance goes well wide.
18' Looks like Yusa has been given a free role in midfield for the hosts.
16' Goa still to force a major save out of Paul.
14' Yusa's corner goes to the back post but the whistle blows for Narzary;s handball. Deensive free-kick.
13' Corner for the hosts.
12' The hosts now starting to assert themselves.
11' Katsumi forces the first of the game from Kattamani
10' The ball continues to be played around in midfield.
9' The hosts now trying to gain some control after that fast start by Goa.
7' Three successive corners for Goa. No opening though.
5' Corner for FC Goa but nothing from it
4' Every time NEUFC come forward you can hear the volume rise.
3' Yusa's already a marked man after his exploits last game.
3' NorthEast united is playing 4-1-4-1 formation .
2' Unerstand there was some rain in the build up to the game. Its made the pitch slick.
1' Kick off in IGA Stadium . NorthEast Attacking from left to right .
6:59 pm We are almost ready the captains posing for the mandatory photo op with the match officials now.
6:55 pm The big news from the teams is that Nicolas Velez does not start for the hosts. Also watch out for Dumas the Brazilian youngster We picked him as the Player to Watch for a reason.
6:54 pm The players are walking out of the tunnel and will line up for the National Anthem. We're minutes away from the kick off now!
6:53 pm NorthEast United FC have never won against FC Goa and are the only team yet to register a win against them in the ISL history. They have lost twice, conceding 3 goals and the rest 2 matches have ended as 1-1 and both the coaches said in pre-match conferences that history can be changed tonight .
6:49 pm 11 minutes to kick-off. Stay tuned.
Highlights from first 3 matches of Hero ISL- Indian Super League Highlight Zone
6:32 pm Lines up are out , lets start with host first followed by away team.
NorthEast United FC lineup
Subrata Paul(GK), Reagan Singh, Robin Gurung, Gustavo Lazzaretti(C), Mailson Alves, Wellington Priori, Koffi Christian N'dri, Katsumi Yusa, Rowllin Borges, Holicharan Narzary, Emiliano Alfaro.
FC Goa lineup
Laxmikanth Kattimani(GK), Lucio(C), Rafael Dumas, Raju Gaikwad, Fulganco Cardozo, Sanjay Balmuchu, Trindade Goncalves, Richarlyson Felisbino, Mandar Rao Dessai, Joffre Mateu Gonzalez, Rafael Coelho Luiz.
Kick off time is 7 pm IST .
6:30 pm Hello and Welcome this is Ashish Negi welcoming you to anoter live commentary from the ISL. NorthEast United FC take on last year's finalists FC Goa.
Published: Tue Oct 04, 2016 09:04 PM IST