sporting lost 1-3 to East Bengal

EAST BENGAL STARTS WITH AWAY WIN

10.01. SPORTING GOA - ( 1-3 ) -- EAST BENGAL (FT)
SCG : Odafa Okoli 28'
KEB : Ranti Martins 66', 80', Bikash Jairu 78'
MOM : Ranti Martins (KEB)

SCG : Arindam, Cejetan, Pratesh, Ravanan, Joseph, Matthew, Mauvin, Loveday,Borges, Nicholas, Odafa.

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KEB : Rehenesh, Samad, Arnab, Bello, Robert, Sehnaj, Tulunga, Khabra, Bikash, Do Dong, Ranti
REF : R Venkatesh
HERO OF THE MATCH: RANTI MARTINS (EAST BENGAL)
90+3': FINAL SCORE : SPORTING GOA 1-3 EAST BENGAL
90+3': Match ended. East Bengal won the opening encounter defeating Sporting Clube De Goa by a margin of 3-1
90': 3 minutes added time
88': REPLACEMENT FOR EAST BENGAL, Deepak in, Shenaj out
86': Odafa's shot hit the post from top of the 18 yards , Raheneesh beat completely
83': The replacements clicked for EAST BENGAL , are dominating over their oppornant completely .
82': SPORTING GOA 1-3 EAST BENGAL
80': RANTY MARTINS scored after receiving an Ariel pass from Rafiq, beat Arindam and places at the far corner
80': GOOOOOOAALLLLL ....East Bengal scored
78': SPORTING GOA 1-2 EAST BENGAL
78': BIKASH JAIRU's left footed shot following a pass from Ranty beat Arindam
78": GOOOOOOAALLLLL ..... East Bengal scored
76': Odafa's powerful shot saved by Rahaneesh, after beating Bello
75': YELLOW CARD to Amna of Sporting, for play acting inside the East Bengal's 18 yards , trying to earn a penalty
72': YELLOW CARD to Gonjalves of Sporting, he tackels roughly to Shenaj
71': A chance missed by East Bengal, Sabeeth failed to push in open goal following a pass from Ranty
70': SPORTING GOA 1-1 EAST BENGAL
66': RANTi MARTINS header beat Arindam, following a cross pass from Dong
66': GOOOOOOAALLLLL ......East Bengal equalized
64': REPLACEMENT FOR SPORTING, Nicholas in , Joseph out
62': REPLACEMENT FOR EAST BENGAL , Sabeeth in , Khabra out
62': REPLACEMENT FOR EAST BENGAL ,Tulunga out, Rafiq in
61'; Arindam failed to collect a cross pass from Jairu, no East Bengal strikers are following
60': SPORTING GOA 1-0 EAST BENGAL
58': Dong's curling corner collected by Arindam easily.
54': Odafa's shoots wide after beating Bello in sheer speed
53': Shenaj's free kick cleared by Loveday with a host of East Bengal's footballers waiting
51': Khabra's header missed the target following a free kick from Roberts
49': A pass from Khabra to Ranty from the right, but a timely tackle by Ravanan saved Sporting
47': A good tackle by Robert , he denies Amna to enter inside the 18 yards
46': Second session starts , Sporting kicks off
HT: SPORTING GOA 1-0 EAST BENGAL

45': 1 minute added time
44': A wasted pass from Tulunga, Arimdam collected the ball easily
42': Odafa was almost in a clear position, but timely tackled by Samad
40': SPORTING GOA 1-0 EAST BENGAL
37': An aimless football by East Bengal , Sporting looked much more creative., had some positive chances
34': Jairu's cross pass cleared by Ravanan before Dong could create any danger
31': Dong's flick just missed the target following a pass from Samad from the right
28': ODAFA scored beating Arnab and Raheneesh , places at the far corner of the net after receiving a pass from Pratesh
28': GOOOOOOAALLLLL ......Sporting scores.
27': Amna shoots wide from a close range following a pass from Odafa
25': SPORTING GOA 0-0 EAST BENGAL
23': East Bengal now playing a number of passes between themselves,unable to disturb the Sporting defense
20': A good run down the left flank by Roberts, but fails to shoots with Arindam just infront of him
18': A good move by East Bengal, but Shenaj shoots wide following a pass from Dong
15': Loveday tackles Dong cleanly, he was looking dangerous inside the 18 yards
13': it is an evenly poised match , either of the team had any chances
11': Nicholas free kick from outside the penalty box cleared by Arnab, Amna was rushing in
10': SPORTING GOA 0-0 EAST BENGAL
8': Jairu unable to reach a pass from Ranty ball cleared by Loveday out of the danger zone
5': Rowlin blocked by Arnab inside the 18 yards ball cleared out of the danger zone
3': Khabra's forward pass cleared by Ravanan before Ranty could reach
1': Amna's header from inside the 6 yards collected by Raheneesh, early chance for Sporting
0': Match started,East Benagl kicks off



I LEAGUE : EAST BENGAL ARE READY TO FACE THE CHALLENGE OF SPORTING

HEAD TO HEAD
Total Matches - 22
East Bengal Won - 9
Sporting Won - 4
Drawn - 9
East Bengal Scored - 32
Sporting Goa Scored - 25

PREVIEW : East Bengal will going to face the strong challenge of Sporting Clube in their opening match of the current edition of I League. Sporting Clube always being a strong hurdle of Red and Gold in home as well as in away. East Bengalare the winners of the CFL, whereas Sporting Clube were honoured as the champions of Goa Premier league.

East Bengal after winning the CFL for the sixth time consecutively, finished as runners up in the Sheik Kamal Gold cup at Bangladesh. The Red and Gold will now have to cross the hurdle of the top Indian football teams in the coming months and prove themselves as an unit. At Goa, on Sunday evening it is expected to be a battle of two Nigerian stars who proved their class in Indian football. Ranty Martins who scored more than two hundred goals (202) will lead the Red and Gold in the upfront as Sporting Clube rely on the individual brilliance of Odafa Okolie, who are eager to prove his class and ability of scoring.

East Bengal's coach Biswajit Bhattacharjee before leaving for Goa said in Kolkata that his prime target is to earn full points from two away matches before he faces the arch rival Mohun Bagan on the 23rd of January. The match will kick off at 4.30 pm IST at Jawharlal Nehru Stadium, Fatorda

Last Two matches in I League - 2015-16

18.01.15 Sporting Goa 1-1 East Bengal
SCG : Ogba Kalu
KEB : Ranty Martins

21.03.15 East Bengal 2-2 Sporting Goa
KEB : Ranty Martins-2
SCG : Anthony Wolfe-2