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Full Time Here goes the full-time whistle. All square between these two giants. Entertain game
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90+2′ You have to wonder whether Materazzi’s decision to bring on Jerry ost his team the three points.
90+1′ Into three minutes off added time.
90′ Into the final minute of the 90 Sahni off and Hangal on for Chennai.
89′ Rane gets the ball on the edge of the box in the left flank and tries to bend the ball into the top right corner. The idea was good but the execution was poor as he failed to keep the shot on target.
88′ ATK have the momentum and it looks like they want to win it.
86′ GOOOALLLLL HUME SCORED FOR #ATK.
Iain Hume makes no mistake as he delivers with his penalty! Jerry Lalrinzuala committed a foul in the box after bringing Sameehg Doutie down. The referee immediately pointed at the spot and Hume stepped up to convert the penalty. The keeper dived to the right side but failed to get enough behind the ball to make the save.
85′ Jerry with the foul on Doutie. Absolutely needless. Penalty to ATK.
84′ Cross finds Dudu in the box. He tries to get a foot to it and it goes over. What a chance.
83′ Long ball picks out Postiga after some good work by Hume. But, the Portuguese isv offside.
81′ Into the final 10. ATK’s game to chase.
79′ Robert goes off and Prabir Das comes on for Kolkata.
78′ Doutie finds Postiga in the box and the keeper comes out bravely to deny the forward.
77′ Borja’s ball to Hume whose shot is weak and easily gathered by Kerr.
76′ ATK pushing for the equaliser with Jeje goes down with a bit of cramp. Back underway aain.
74′ Mendy’s defensive header falls straight to Hume on the left he shoots across goal but just wide.
73′ What a moment for India U19 international Jerry Lalrinzuala as he make his ISL Debut by replacing Mohanraj and become youngest India to play in ISL.
70′ GOOOOAALLLL!!! MULDER SCORED FOR CHENNAI
Hans Mulder gets lucky as his shot deflects off Arroyo to find the back of the net! Both goals have been lucky for the visitors. This time Mulder took the shot from outside the box and it looked the keeper had a straightforward save to make. However, Arroyo went to make the block with his head but instead changed the course of the ball to the other side and the keeper was wrong footed. Chennaiyin FC go in front for the first time in the game!
68′ Dudu on Succi as Chennai looks to shuffle things now.
66′ GOOOALLL!!! JAYESH RANE SCORED FOR #CHE, ASSISTED BY JEJE .
Jayesh Rane finds the back of the net for the visitors! Jeje Lalpekhlua played a brilliant through ball for the Indian forward who took a touch before firing towards goal. He was slightly lucky as the shot was mistimed and bounced before going over the keeper who was beaten by the miss-kick. Nevertless, Rane won;t mind that as he helps his team get back into the game.
64′ Now Tiri goes in the referee’s book. The tackles are flying in.
63′ Meanwhile Postiga spots the keeper off his line and tries one from distance. The keeper has it covered.
62′ jayesh Rane goes in the book after leaving his foot in on the ATK man.
60′ Riise’s foul on Hume who goes into the book as well.
59′ GOOOOALLLL!!! DOUTIE SCORED FOR ATK.
Sameehg Doutie finally breaks the deadlock! Atletico de Kolkata manage to take the lead with a superb effort by the South African. Hélder Postiga played a good cross field pass to find his teammate who took the ball down effortlessly with his first touch. He made his way into the box before calmly slotting the ball past the on rushing keeper and giving his team the lead.
57′ Corner for ATK. Lara with another corner from the right. Its partially cleared. Comes to Postiga who volleys over.
55′ Doutie’s inviting Cross and Mendy with another heroic challenge.
55′ Succi goes in the book for lashing out in the box.
54′ ATK give away another cheap free-kick from the same position as the last one. But, its comfortably headed away.
52′ Iain Hume plays a good ball to Sameehg Doutie who tries to use his body to shove his marker away. However, the midfielder loses his own balance in the process and goes down to the ground.
51′ Baljit with a woeful cross from the right after some good buildup play.
49′ Riise’s dangerous free-kick punched by Debjit. ATK counter and Lara’s shot is straight at Kerr.
48′Foul by Tiri on Jeje free-kick Chennai and they build with a short one. Cross comes in from the right. Debjit gathers.
47′‘ Mendy’s mistake pounced on btt Postiga who finds Lara. But, Riise cuts it out for a corner. Lara delivers the set-piece straight into the keeper’s lap.
46′ The second half is underway and looks like neither sides have made any changes.
Welcome back. We are minutes away from the restart. This game needs a goal. But, it was always going to be tight.
Half time No added time. The while has gone.
Both teams go into the break without getting a goal. It was an eventful first half but neither team managed to break the deadlock. Chances did come but the attackers could not find the back of the net. At the start, it looked like the visitors were the better side but ATK soon got into the game. Both teams tries their luck but the keepers were alert and played their parts well. Let’s hope the second half gives us something to cheer for!
45′ Good free-kick well defended though. Jeje down the other end with av powerful run and finds Rane, whose delighting cut back has no takers.
44′Mulder’s foul on Borja this could be interesting.
43′ Corner for ATK.Wasteful outswinger by Lara goes over everyone.
41′ Postiga’s snapshot on the turn ad that had the keeper scurrying across his goal.
39′ Lara with a curling free-kick back post tipped over by Kerr for a corner. That was close.
Atlético de Kolkata get a free kick some distance away from goal. However, that does not deter the midfielder from trying his luck. He tries the knuckle ball technique that a certain Cristiano Ronaldo is known for. The effort is brilliant but the keeper is up it and makes a good save.
38′ Abhishek Bachchan and Sourav Ganguly in the stands rooting for their respective teams.
37′ Another yellow this time for Pritam Kotal for a tug on the back of the Chennai man’s heel.
36′ Nice move by ATK foiled after a foul by Hume where as Postiga goes in the book for Showing his frustration .
35′ A long ball from the back.. Postiga’s knockdown to Doutie who’s clever cross is easily collected by the keeper.
34′ Chennaiyin with the best chances so far from Jeje and Riise
32′ Postiga with a lovely cross from the right but just as Hume goes to head it Wadoo comes in with a great challenge.
30′ Javi Lara hugs the left touchline and gets a nice cross in, but that man Mendy is there again.
28′ Jeje’s shot at the other end goes way wide. The body shape was all wrong as he lined up to shoot.
27′ Debjit’s long goal-kick gets good distance. Hume finds Postiga whose shot goes narrowly over.
26′ Kolkata with the high press. Interesting to see how long they can keep this up for in this humidity.
25′ ATK building from the back gradually. Just keeping the ball.
24′ No flow to the game stop-start affair.
23′ Two Mulder corners. One long the other short. Easily cleared by the ATK defense.
22′ Jeje’s shot from distance well saved by Debjit.
Jeje and Succi play some neat one-two before Succi tries his luck with a volley from outside the box but fails to keep it on target. Right after that, Jeje goes for the goal with a shot from distance but the keeper gets his hands to it makes a smart save.
20′ Doutie with a grounder cross that nearly breaks to Postiga but is cleared as the tackle comes in as he shoots. Mendy with the block.
19′ ATK corner from the left Riise with the header out.
18′ Riise’s shot off the crossbar the best chance of the game so far…
16′ Free-kick played into the box header down falls to Postiga who blazes over tamely.
15′ Mendy’s challenge on Postiga earns a free-kick for ATK. ANOTHER CHANCE.
14′ Mehrajuddin Wadoo having a really good start to the game.
13′ Mulder’s free-kick from the right comes to Riise backpost but his attempted cross is cleared.
12′ Scrappy game with a lot of fouls from both sides.
11′ The game slows down again as both sides try to settle in.
9′ ATK with a cross from the right easily dealt with by Mehrajuddin Wadoo
7′ Chennaiyin FC are awarded a free kick slightly outside the box and Riise fires his shot towards goal with blistering pace. There is a deflection which catches the keeper on his wrong foot. The ball thuds off the cross bar and is headed away from danger by the ATK defense. That was really very close!
5′ Chennaiyin still to get into the game.
4′ Sameehg Doutie has been imposing himself for ATK.
3′ Foul by Bernard Mendy. Free-kick ATK. Doutie takes it but nothing comes off ot.
2′ Both sides still getting a feel for the new venue.
1′Kick-off here we go.
6:56 PM The teams are coming out. Here we go.
6:50 PM We are 10 minutes away from kick-off. Stay tuned.
6:40 PM The teams are in. Let’s start with the hosts…
Atlético de Kolkata Playing XI
Debjit Majumder(GK), Arnab Mondal, Pritam Kotal, Robert Lalthlamuana, José Luis Espinosa Arroyo, Borja Fernández(C), Sameehg Doutie, Bikramjit Singh, Javier Lara Grande, Hélder Postiga, Iain Hume.
Chennaiyin FC Playing XI
Duwayne Kerr(GK), Mehrajuddin Wadoo, John Arne Riise, Bernard Mendy(C), Nallappan Mohanraj, Hans Mulder, Raphael Augusto, Baljit Sahni, Davide Succi, Jayesh Rane, Jeje Lalpekhlua.
6:39 PM We are minutes away from kick-off. Stay tuned.
6:38 PM Hello, this is Ashish Negi welcoming you to the love commenary of the game between ISL 2014 winners Atletico de Kolkata and champions Chennaiyin FC.