INDIAN FOOTBALL : I-LEAGUE 2014-15 REPORT

I-LEAGUE 2014-15 :East Bengal lost 2-1 to Pune FC at home match.

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East Bengal 1-2 Pune FC

17.05.2015 : EAST BENGAL ---- 1-2 ---- PUNE FC - (FT)
KEB : Abhijit, Abhishek, Arnab, Gurwinder, Roberts, Khabra, Mehtab, Lobo, Tulunga, Ranty, Dudu.
PFC : Amrinder, Srikanth, Luciano, Ralte, Munmun, Ganesh, Arata, Edgar, Sueoka, Darko, Haokip REFEEREE: P. BALASUBRAMANIUM

HAOKIP DECLARED AS THE HERO OF THE MATCH
90+4m: MATCH ENDED PUNE FC DEFEATED EAST BENGAL BY 2-1
90+1m: It was almost a same side for Pune, as Ralte's shot saved by Amarindar
90m: 4 MINS ADDED TIME
89m: Isfaq shot from a Ganesh pass missed the target by a whisker
86m: Amarindar punched off a Dudu's center as Ranty was following
85m: PUNE FC LEADING 2-1 AGAINST EAST BENGAL
83m: REPLACEMENT: MUMTAZ IN, SUEOKA OUT FOR PUNE FC
82m: Mehtab shot wide of the post from a Dudu pass
81m: East Bengal creating pressure in Pune FC 's central defense
80m: Lobo's long ranger just missed the target

East Bengal 1-2 Pune FC

77m: Bertos again, his shot defected of Pune FC defense
76m: Bertos shot saved by Amarindra
75m: REPLACEMENT : BERTOS IN , ABHISHEK OUT FOR EAST BENGAL
74m: Ranty failed to head a Abhishek cross from the right
72m: PUNE FC LEADING 2-1 AGAINST EAST BENGAL
71m: Abhishek shots wide from inside the box following a head from Dudu
67m: REPLACEMENT: ABHINASH IN ,TULUNGA OUT FOR EAS BENGAL
HAOKIP"S SHOT FROM A RAMU PASS WENT INSIDE AFTER IT DEFLECTED OF THE POST
65m: GOOOOOOOOALLLLLLL .......PUNE FC LEADING SCORED
64m: Rocha shot wide from a Sueoka pass , chance wasted
63m: REPLACEMENT: SOUMIK IN ,ROBERT OUT FOR EAST BENGAL
62m: Sueoka's free kick from outside the 18 yards went out

East Bengal 1-2 Pune FC

60m: REPLACEMENT: DARKO OUT < ROCHA IN FOR PUNE FC
59m: Ranty's center cleared by Munmun before Tulunga could reach
57m: YELLOW CARD TO DARKO ,for kicking the ball after Referee had asked to stop the game
56m: OHHHH.......Lobo's shot from almost 25 yards hit the post
54m: Ararindra collected a Robert centre before Dudu could head
53m: Haokip miss kicks a Darko pass with Abhijit was just in front of him
51m: Arnab tackels sueoka in time following a Darko pas
50m: Roberts shot sailed over the bar from a Dudu centre
48m: Isfaq shot collected by Abhijit from a Haokip Pass
47m: Sueoka's pass collected by Abhijit before Darko could reach
46m: Second Half started
45+3m: AT HALF TIME :EAST BENGAL:1-1 PUNE FC
45+3m: ISFAQ's HEAD BEAT ABHIJIT FOLLOWING A CENTRE OF SUEOKA
12+1m: GOOOOOOOOALLLLLLL ......Pune equalized
45M: 3 MIN ADDED TIME
45m: DUDU SCORED FROM A RANTY MARTINS PASS

East Bengal 1-2 Pune FC

44m: GOOOOOOOOALLLLLLL .......East Bengal leading
40m: East Bengal 0-0 Pune FC
39m: Isfaq shot wide from a Darko pass with Abhijit to beat
38m: PLAYER REPLCEMENT: ISFAQ IN ,EDGAR OUT FOR PUNE FC
37m: Dudu shots wide from a Ranty pass, chance wasted
35m: Mehtab shot wide from a Dudu's forward pass
33m: Luciano cleared before Ranty could reach a center from Lobo from the left
30m: CHENCE MISSED BY RANTY, as Amarinda denies him
29m: Dudu tackled by Ramu in time
28m: YELLOW CARD TO MEHTAB, he blocked Haokip
25m: East Bengal 0-0 Pune FC
23m: It's a mediocre brand of football as none of the teams failed to create any impressive movement
22m: Dudu tackeled by Munmun just iside the 18 yards
21m: Haokip's shot collected by Abhijit from a counter attack
19m: Robert's corner collected by Amarindra
16m: Ranty unable to control a pass from Khabra , Luciano cleared

East Bengal 1-2 Pune FC

15m: Lobo's forward pass Tulunga unable to reach
14m: It's a midfield battle so far , neither of the team had a positive chance to score
12m: A wrong pass from Tulunga , Pune defense cleared
10m: East Bengal 0-0 Pune FC
9m: Aimless pass by Lobo straight to Amarindra
8m: Edgar's corner from the left wasted
6m: Arnab cleared a pass from Ramu, danger avoided
4m: Abhijit collected timely before Haokip could reach a pass from Edgar
3m: Lobo's center from the left cleared by Pune defense
2m: Ranty unable to control inside the box, cleared by Luciano
1m: Khabra's center cleared by Luciano
0m: Match started
THE TOURNAMENT ARE HEADING FOR A DRAMATIC FINISH
THE TOURNAMENT IS WIDE OPEN NOW, AS THE FIRST THREE TEAMS IN THE LEAGUE TABLE CAN BE THE WINNERS

In the first leg match at Pune East Bengal won by a margin of 3-2

East Bengal 1-2 Pune FC


EAST BENGAL TO FACE THE CHALLENGE OF PUNE

East Bengal to face the challenge of Pune FC in an I League encounter at the Vidyasagar Kriangan, Barasat on Sunday afternoon. East Bengal currently placed at the forth position in the league table with 26 points from 16 matches, while Pune FC just a rank below are in the fifth position with 23 points from 17 matches. Though East Bengal or Pune FC are not a contender for the tittle, but they are eager and keen to consolidate their position in the league table.

HEAD-2-HEAD

11/04/15 : Pune FC      2-3 East Bengal 
19/04/14 : Pune FC      1-2 East Bengal 
12/04/14 : East Bengal  3-1 Pune FC 
25/01/13 : Pune FC      1-2 East Bengal 
29/10/12 : East Bengal  1-0 Pune FC 
14/01/12 : Pune FC      0-0 East Bengal 
09/11/11 : East Bengal  3-1 Pune FC 
18/04/11 : Pune FC      2-1 East Bengal 
08/01/11 : East Bengal  1-0 Pune FC 
02/03/10 : East Bengal  1-2 Pune FC 
03/10/09 : Pune FC      0-0 East Bengal 

East Bengal are having a formidable performance against Pune FC as they had won the last five encounters. After an unsuccessful mission in the AFC Cup East Bengal's only aim is to climb up in the I-League table and to end the competition within top three teams. Pune FC are without their chief coach Karim Bensharifa as he has opted to quit due to some specific reasons. Pune FC will be missing services of defender and skipper Anas Edathodika who is out with a hamstring injury. Joining him on the sidelines are Prakash Thorat and Lalrempuia Fanai.

East Bengal so far has scored 26 goals in the tournament while the Nigerian goal machine Ranty Martins are the leading goal scorer in the tournament with 16 goals in his kitty. East Bengal came into back strongly at the dying minutes against Kitchee SC in Hong Kong during the midweek and ended in a 2-2 draw, after 0-3 away loss to Bengaluru FC in the I-League. Tomorrow Harmanjot Khabra, Milan Susak, Leo Bertos and Mehtab Hossain will also add to the experience in the East Bengal lineup.

The match will kick off at 4.30pm at Barasat.