09.03.2011: Debashis Majumder, KFC | www.kolkatafootball.com HOME PAGE
With the return of Opara East Bengal also returned back to the winning track in the I-League as the Red and Gold brigade today crushed JCT with 3-0 scoreline at home. East Bengal overpowered the away side with flying colours and proved that the show was not over yet.
As East Bengal again back to the title chase the championship fight between Salgaokar, East Bengal and Churchill Brothers became more crucial at this point.
In the first half both the teams played competitive match but in the 28th minute Baljit made the difference in scoreline by putting East Bengal ahead in the match. In the second half East Bengal outnumbered the visitors by an enchanting performance from the entire team especially Baljit in the front and Opara in the back.
Man of the Match Baljit scored the second goal for his team in the 73rd minute while another Punjabi boy Ravinder scored the third goal for East Bengal in the 76th minute to confirm 3-0 win of the Kolkata Giants against JCT the side from Punjab.
This valuable 3 points would be very much crucial for East Bengal in the upcoming title chase.
LIVE PLAY BY PLAY MATCH COMMENTARY
East Bengal 3 - 0 JCT ( YBK - FT )
MOM: Baljeet( KEB)
KEB:Sandip,Soumik,Okpara,Gurwinder,Penn,Naoba(Saikat 80'), Sanju (Vashum 61'), Ravinder, Mehtab, Baljeet, Biswarup (Tolgey 60').
76: GOALLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL, Ravinder scores.
28: Sonju snatched the ball, immediately sends a long ball towards Baljit Sahni, who made a good run, made an inside dribble past the last defender and his left footed shot goes inside goal.
UEFA Champions League 2010-11 (PQF): (LIVE)
08.03.2011:: Barcelona 3 - 1 Arsenal (FT..)
ARS: Szczesny( Almunia), Sagna, Koscielny, Djourou, Clichy, Rosicky, Wilshere, Diaby, Fabregas( Bendtner), Nasri( Arshavin), Van Persie.
FT: Barca win 3 - 1 at home and progress into the quarter-finals.
70': GOOOAAAAALLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL.. Messi converted the spot kick with his left footer which past Almunia into the bottom corner of his 2nd bar. 3 - 1 for Barca. Aggregate 4-3.
65': Penalty on behalf of Barca. Pedro was brought down by Koscielny in box.
56': RED CARD: Van Persie of Arsenal for his 2nd caution. He kicked the ball away after being flagged offside. He claims he didn't hear the whistle, but he has to go. Arsenal now reduced to 10 men.
45'+ 3':GOOOAAAAALLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL..Messi..Messi scored for Barcelona.. Nice left footer in Arsenal box. Iniesta got the ball from a miss back heel of Fabregas and gave a marvellous forward pass between the two defenders of Arsenal towards upcoming unmarked Messi, who outrageously flicks the ball over Almunia with his left foot first then volleys into the empty net in his 2nd attempt.
A : East Bengal, Mohammedan SC, Southern Samity, Churchill Brothers, Shandong Lueng FC( CHINA)
B: Mohun Bagan, Chirag United, Aryan Club, Shillong Lajong FC, Pune FC
11.03.2011 :: Aryan Club Vs Shilong Lajong FC ( YBK - 15.00 pm IST)
12.03.2011 :: East Bengal Vs Southern Samity ( YBK - 15.00 pm IST)
14.03.2011 :: Mohun Bagan Vs Shilong Lajong FC ( YBK - 15.00 pm IST)
15.03.2011 :: Mohammedan S.C Vs Shandong FC (China)( YBK - 15.00 pm IST)
16.03.2011 :: Chirag Vs Pune FC ( YBK - 15.00 pm IST)
17.03.2011 :: Mohammedan SC Vs Southern Samity ( YBK - 14.30 pm IST)
17.03.2011 :: Mohun Bagan Vs Aryan ( YBK - 17.00 pm IST)
18.03.2011 :: Churchill Brothers Vs Shandong FC (China)( YBK - 14.30 pm IST)
18.03.2011 :: Chirag United Vs Shilon Lajong ( YBK - 17.00 pm IST)
20.03.2011 :: East Bengal Vs Mohammedan SC ( YBK - 14.30 pm IST)
20.03.2011 :: Churchill Brothers Vs Southern Samity ( YBK - 17.00 pm IST)
21.03.2011 :: Chirag United Vs Aryan ( YBK - 14.30 pm IST)
21.03.2011 :: Mohun Bagan Vs Pune FC ( YBK - 17.00 pm IST)
22.03.2011 :: Shandong FC Vs Southern Samity ( YBK - 15.00 pm IST)
23.03.2011 :: Aryan Vs Pune FC ( YBK - 14.30 pm IST)
23.03.2011 :: East Bengal Vs Churchill Brothers ( YBK - 17.00 pm IST)
24.03.2011 :: Mohun Bagan Vs Chirag United ( YBK - 15.00 pm IST)
25.03.2011 :: Mohammedan SC Vs Churchill Brothers ( YBK - 14.30 pm IST)
25.03.2011 :: East Bengal Vs Shandong FC ( YBK - 17.00 pm IST)
26.03.2011 :: Pune FC Vs Shillong Lajong ( YBK - 15.00 pm IST)
28.03.2011 :: Semi Final 1( YBK - ? IST)
28.03.2011 :: Semi Final 2( YBK - ? IST)
31.03.2011 :: 3rd / 4th Place( YBK - ? IST)
31.03.2011 :: Final ( YBK - ? IST)
All Matches will be played In Salt Lake Stadium, Kolkata .......Fixture can be changed by the Authority...
08.03.2011: KFC | www.kolkatafootball.com HOME PAGE
Chirag United 1 - 0 Pune FC (YBK - FT.)
CU: Shankar Oraw 22'.
CU: Somnath, Justin, Sukhen, Chika, Narugopal, Denson, Tulunga( Asif), Lalkamal, Sankar( Subhash), Junior( Choi), Joshimar.
FT: Match end. Chirag win the match 1-0. Shankar oraw the scorer for Chirag Uited today has been declared man of the match today.
81': PLAYER CHANGING for Chirag. Asif K in and Tulunga out.
66': Pune is in attackig mode. Keita's 5 yeards header went out from Asem Hassan's corner kick.
46': 2nd half started.
22': GOALLLLLLLLLLLL...Chirag scored.. Shankar Oraw scored the goal.
In an another match at Bangalore Viva Kerala beat HAL 1-0 in 18th Round match.
08.03.2011:: HAL 0 - 1 Viva Kerala (Kantirava - FT)
HAL: Pramod, Kenneth, Abeola, Goutam, Kartikh, Rohit, Meetei, Murli, Vijoykumar, Hamza, R.C.Prakash.
VIVA: Sarath, Sajesh, Charls, Bello, Chinta, Pradeep, Sherin, Karma, Shafi, Anil, Felix.