INDIAN FOOTBALL : I-LEAGUE 2014-15 REPORT
I-LEAGUE 2014-15 : Shillong Lajong lost Sporting Goa 1-2 at home.
20.05.2015: MUMBAI FC -- 2-1
MFC : Paresh Sivalkar 3', Joshimar 14'
KEB : Ranti Martins 41'
MFC : Kunal, Paresh, Justine, Chika, Ashutosh, Taisuke, Steven, Climax, Joshimar, Rafi, Jayesh.
KEB : Abhijit, Abhishek, Gurwinder, Arnab, Soumik, Lobo, Tulunga, Sukhwinder, Khabra, Ranti, Dudu.
REF : Vishnu Chauhan
FT : East Bengal lost to Mumbai FC 1-2 after Pune FC at Barasat with same margin.
90': 5 minutes added time, MFC is leading 2-1, Paresh and Joshimar scored while Ranti reduced the margin. Ranti's strike for East Bengal was their 600th goal in NFL/I League second only to Churchill Brothers who have scored 23 goals more
87': RED CARD : BERTOS of EAST BENGAL.
86': Dudu head missed by a whisker from a Bertos head
85': Khabra shot wide from a Ranty pass
82': Chance to MFC as Rafi missed, Bad defending by East Bengal.
78': Dudu shots over the bar chance wasted.
71': STILL MUMBAI FC IS LEADING 2-1 while MOHUN BAGAN is leading 2-0.
71': Abhijit saved a shot from Ausotosh of MFC.
67': Mumbai FC are on counter attack, cleared by gurwinder timely.
62': Abhijit saved a powerful shot from Rafi.
61': What a misss by Ranty heads wide from a Tuluga centre
60': Mumbai FC leading by 2-1.
54': CHANGE- MFC : Shilton in Climax out.
52': East Bengal creating pressure, as Deepak centre cleared by Rane before Ranty could reach.
50': Dudu's header wentwide from right sided cross of Deepak.
47': Good combine move by East Bengal cleared by Chika.
20.05.2015: MUMBAI FC -- 2-1-- EAST BENGAL (FT.)
46': CHANGE- KEB : Deepak Mondol in and Abhishek out.
46': Starts of 2nd half match.
HT : MUMBAI FC IS LEADING 2-1.
45': 2 minutes added time.
41': GOALLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL Ranti Martins scored from Bertos pass to reduced the margin by 2-1 for East Bengal. 17th goal of Ranti.
40': MUMBAI FC 2-0 EAST BENGAL while MOHUN BAGAN 1-0 ROYAL
39': Lobo shot wide from a Tulunga pass.
37': khabra shot just missed the target from a Bertos pass.
35': khabra shots wide from a Dudu pass.
32': Dudu fails to covert a Bertos centre chance wasted
30': MUMBAI FC 2-0 EAST BENGAL.
29': CHANGE - KEB : Bertos in Sukwinder out.
25': Frustrating performance from East Bengal so far. Lost 1-2 to Pune at Barasat Stadium in last game.
24':MFC attacked,Taisuke's header from a Rane centre hit the bar, chance wasted.
23': An Attaack of East Bengal,Dudu's shots wide from the danger zone.
20': NO SCORE IN MOHUN BAGAN VS ROYAL MATCH AT BARASAT.. LIVE UPDATE
20': MUMBAI FC 2-0 EAST BENGAL.
14': GOALLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL 2-0 to Mumbai FC. josimar beat Abhijit, followong a lob from Chika.East bengal defenders had no answer against the combined attack of Mumbai FC.
12': josimsr tackeled by Arnab, danger avoided.
11': Kunal fisted a centre from Dudu, Ranty was following dangerously but ball finally cleared.
10': SCORE LINE 1-0 from Mumbai FC
8': What a miss by Josimar, his lob missed by a whisker as Abhijit was not in his position.
7': Dudu shot wide from top of the box.
6': Josimar shot from top of the box blocked by Arnab.
3': Mumbai FC is leading 1-0 now.
2': GOALLLLLLLLLLLLLLL : Mumbai FC scored. Brillant shot of Paresh Sivalkar beat Abhijit
1': Free kick for Mumbai FC in 18 yeards box.
1': Match starts at Cooperage.
0': Rast Bengal scored 26 while Mumbai FC scored 18 goals so far.
0': East Bengal will play at Cooperage after 6 years.
0': The match will start at 7.00 PM at Cooperage.
PREVIEW : EAST BENGAL TO MEET MUMBAI FC AT THE HISTORIC COOPERAGE :: FIXTURE - 119th IFA SHIELD 2015
After a defeat against Pune FC at Barasat, East Bengal are now ready to face the challenge of Mumbai FC at the newly renovated Cooperage Stadium at Mumbai on Wednesday evening.
The dream of winning the I League tittle are over for East Bengal as they are far behind in the League table from the leaders Bangaluru FC and Mohun Bagan. The main aim of the Red and Gold is to finish second with a hope to qualify for the AFC Cup in the coming edition.
EAST BENGAL - SCORE 26 : Ranti-16, Dudu - 7, Avinash Ruidas, Tulunga, Khabra (1 Each).
MUMBAI FC - SCORE 18 : Joshimar - 7, Md.Rafi - 2, Jayesh Rane, Milagres, Justine, Rahul, Vasum, Taisuke (1 Each).
YELLOW CARD (MAXIMUM - EAST BENGAL) : Robert and Mehtab (4 Each)
YELLOW CARD (MAXIMUM - MUMBAI FC) : Allan, Ashutosh, Chika Wali (3 each)
East Bengal currently placed at the forth position in the I League table with 26 points 17 matches will be playing at the Cooperage after a gap of six years.
East Bengal Dutch coach Eelco Schattorie said that the two teams are in different positions. Mumbai is fighting relegation and for us (East Bengal) we have a chance to go higher. That will heavily influence and motivate the players and Mumbai will be fully charged up to fight for a win,” Schattorie said.
Mumbai FC, the unpredictable team in Indian football will definitely took the home advantage are at the seventh position in the League table with 18 points from 18 matches. The first leg encounter at Kolkata ended in a 1-1 draw as Dudu Omegbemi equalized after Joshimer Di Silva Martins scored from a penalty in the first session.
The home side will start without midfielders Vashum Reisangmi and defender Collin Abranches, both sustaining injuries in the last game. Goalkeeper Kunal Sawant will retain his position under the bar as Nidhinlal A.C. is still nursing an injury.
The Nigerian star Ranti Martins are leading scorer in the competition with 16 goals in his kitty are eager to increase his tally while Mumbai FC and East Bengal are in a target to place them in a comfortable position in the league table.
It will be quite a challenge for Mumbai FC as their rivals East Bengal have nothing much to lose and a win for the visitors will only improve their position in the table.