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I-League Round 25: Winning hattrick of East Bengal, beat Pune FC 3-1 at home.

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12.04.2014: EAST BENGAL ( 3-1 ) PUNE FC ( YBK - FT.. )
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KEB : Abhra, Abhishek, Arnab, Raju, Robert, Lobo, Khabra, Dika, Abranches, Chidi, Sueoka.
PFC : Arminder, Calum, Gurjinder, Prakash, S.Ramu, Ranjan, Borges, Arata, Douhou, Riga, Gabriel.... REF : Khamba Singh.
FT Winning hattrick of East Bengal, beat Pune FC 3-1 at home and reach to 37 points after 21 matches. :: || I-LEG (I) TABLE
90+2': Riga's attack but Tulunga alert to cleared the situation well for Throw in.
90': 4 minute added times.
87': Few minutes left to end of the match.
87': Still EAST BENGAL IS LEADING 3-1 .
86': Riga's effort but ball came to chidi and finaly for Pune's trhow in.
82': Prakash Thorat's shot went wide.
80' PLAYER CHANGE - EAST BENGAL : Lobo out and Lenn in.
80': SCORE LINE : EAST BENGAL 3-1 Pune FC
78' PLAYER CHANGE - PUNE FC : Douhou out and Mumtaj in.
75': Good attack of Pune, Riga to Anthony and his left footer just went wide.
73': Attack of Pune by Riga and Arnab cleared.
70': SCORE LINE : EAST BENGAL 3-1 Pune FC
69': GOALLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL 3-1 to East Bengal and Dika scored another from a brilliant left footer off pass of Lobo.
67' PLAYER CHANGE - East Bengal : Abranches out and Tulunga in.
66': East Bengal now playing long ball and defendig the several attacks of Pune FC.
65': Another attack of Pune, Riga's long shot from top of the box missed the target.
64': What a good save of Abhra from Arata in advance, it was danger to East Bengal if Arata got the chance to shot.
63' PLAYER CHANGE - PUNE : Gabriel out and Anthony in.
61': Pune FC is now attacking more and more.
60': SCORE LINE : EAST BENGAL 2-1 Pune FC
58': GOALLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL 2-1 to Pune, Mirjan brilliant scored from Riga's pass from right.
56': Chance missed, Abranches corner went to Chidi and Chidi's header went to Arnab and Arnab's header saved by Arminder.
55': corner to East Bengal from Seuoka's right sided attack.
55': Still EAST BENGAL IS LEADING 2-0 . Chidi and Dika scored.
54': Arnab cleared an attack of Pune from right.
52': Calum's corner kick cleared.
51': Pune won corner from Gabriel's right sided attack.
50': SCORE LINE : EAST BENGAL 2-0 Pune FC
48': Attack of Pune Through Riga and his shot well saved by Abhra.
47': Good attack and counter attack match is going on.
46': Starts of 2nd Half match.
PLAYER CHANGE - PUNE : Borges out and Mirjan in.
HT : EAST BNGAL is LEADING 2-0.
45+1': Brilliant save of Abhra again from a close shot of Arata.
45': 2 minute added time.
43': SCORE LINE : EAST BENGAL 2-0 Pune FC
43': GOAAAALLLLLLLLLLLLLLL 2-0 for East Bengal, Dika scored from a brilliant pass of Seuoka.
42': Corner kick of Pune no effect.
41': WEll effort of Gabriel from top of the box as Abhra saved it and Pune won corner.
40': Still EAST BENGAL 1-0 PUNE FC.
40': Overlap of Abhishek from right but his poor cross went out
40': Borges of Pune attacked from left but throw in for East Bengal.
38': Khabra's long shot went wide.
35': SCORE LINE : EAST BENGAL 1-0 Pune FC
35': Pune attacked but Brilliant save of Abhra.
34': Raju's long throw in cleared.
33': Another attempt of Chidi- Dika dup but Chidi's pass was too fast.
32': Again Chance missed by East Bengal, Khabra shot from 6 yeards off chidi pass went out.
31': Chance missed by Seuoka, Chidi passed him in open area but Arminder resqued the team from another goal came in advance.
30': SCORE LINE : EAST BENGAL 1-0 Pune FC
29': Again Arata got a long ball in KEB box but he fouled Arnab.
28': Chance came to Pune bur Arata missed from close, his shot went wide.
25': SCORE LINE : EAST BENGAL 1-0 Pune FC
24': Chidi's cross from left for indide of Pune box cleared.
23': Abhishek well defended Gurjinder Kumar from left wing. Foul to Gurjiner, Arnab's Free kick.
21': Another attack of East Bengal but Abranches cross from right wing missed the target and too long.
21': Another attack of East Bengal but Dika's high shot went wide.
20': SCORE LINE : EAST BENGAL 1-0 Pune FC
18': GOALLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL Chidi Scored goal as Dika crossed a Ball from right and Chidi got it in far end of left of Pune box and made no mistake to score.
19': Corss of Robert went to Chidi but Arminder was advance to collect the ball.
19': Chidi moved with a ball but he is guarded by two defenders of Pune.
18': Poor corss of Robert cleared from left.
17': Slow pace in the match.
16': Right sided attack of Pune dismissed by Roberts.
12': East Bengal attacked, Robert's cross from left for Chidi in Pune box dismissed by Ramu.
10': SCORE LINE : No score EAST BENGAL 0-0 Pune FC
9': Throw in for Pune in their half from Abhishek's right sided attack.
7': Khabra's effort from left of the Pune box but shot went for Pune's goalkick.
5': SCORE LINE : No score EAST BENGAL 0-0 Pune FC
4': Throw in for Pune now in their half.
3': Left sided attack of Pune through Riga bot poor cross.
2': Prakash Thorat- Pune FC player have the experience to Play first time in AFC Cup.
1': Attak of East Bengal went to Arminder.
1': East Bengal in Yellow Jersey while Pune in Red Jersey.
1': Match kick-offed.
0': Match is going to kick off.
0': Match will start soon, Players are ready to kick of the game.


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EAST BENGAL VS PUNE FC ROUND 25 : MATCH PREVIEW

11.04.2014: In order to climb up the I league ladder East Bengal will going to face Pune FC in one of the most important encounter at Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Kriangan on Saturday afternoon. East Bengal are still being one of the contenders of the league needs a win to be in the run. At present the Red and Gold are placed at the third position in the league table with 34 points from 20 matches as compared with Pune FC who are placed at the sixth position with 31 points in their kitty.

East Bengal had won their last two matches against Mohamedan Sporting and Sporting Clube are confident enough to cross the hurdle of the Red Lizards. But what Armando Colco is facing is a list of injury of his players. The two foreigners, Uga Opra and James Moga are out of the squad for their injuries. Even, Eddeh Cheedi who is the most dependable man in the upfront is not fully fit. Mehtab Hossain the live wire in the East Bengal midfeild are yet to be match fit.

So, it will be a really tough job for the Goan coach to finalize his strategies. While addressing to the media at Kolkata Armando said "We just want to keep winning and see where it takes us in the table. We have had good performances in the last two games but must be at our best once again".

Pune FC are reckoned as one of the toughest and challenging team in India in the recent past. They were within the top three teams in the league but now Pune FC had dropped down to the sixth position. The Red Lizards have struggled in 2014 with just one win in 16 matches in all competitions. Mike Snoei's side had an away AFC Cup fixture in midweek and thus have had to endure a lot of travelling.

Pune FC are still having a change to strengthen their position in the league table . If they can win all the remaining matches then their chances of advancing to the second position are on the card. It can be summarized that a win is the prime target for both the teams to strengthen their position in the league table.

The AIFF has finalized the panel of referees for Saturday's match. The panel includes Khamba Singh, Kajes Naqrvenkar, Mago Singh and Sainath Haldakar, while the match commissioner is T Bhaskar.

.Head to Head in I League
Total Matches - 8
East Bengal Won - 4
Pune FC Won - 2
Drawn - 2
East Bengal Goals - 9
Pune FC Goals - 6