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I-League Round 26 : United SC lost 0-3 to East Bengal in Last match.

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 United SC vs East Bengal i-league 2014


KEB : Gurpreet, Abhishek, Raju, Arnab, Soumik , Tulunga, Lobo, Khabra, Dika, Chidi, Sueoka.
USC : Abhijit, Bivas, Anupam, Bello, Sukhen, Lal, Souvik, Rafiq, Brown, Biswajit, Waheed..
REF : Umesh Bora

 United SC vs East Bengal i-league 2014

FULL TIME. East Bengal beat United SC 3-0 to remain runners up of this season I League
90'+3':Players Change in EB: Safar in place of Lobo.
90'+2':Chance to Lobo, but weak shot to beat Abhijit
90':3 minutes added time
89':GOALLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL Brilliant pass to unmarked Lenn, he beat keeper and scored the goal.
86':East Bengal leading 2-0 now
84':GOALLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL Chidi scores for East Bengal, brilliant shot to beat Abhijit
84': The lights have gone off in the Salgaocar-Churchill Brothers match.
80':Score remains still same. East Bengal leading 1-0
77':Players Change in United SC: Baldeep in place of Surojit
75':Eric's left footed long ranger, just over the post. Good shot.
73':Ball cleared from corner
East Bengal Club finished second in the 7th I League. At Kolkata today 3 times winner East Bengal defeated United Sports Club by a clear margin 3-0 and ended the tally with 43 points in their kitty. This was the sixth occasion when the Red And Gold finished second in the NFL/I league apart from their three campaigns.

It was a evenly poised battle context in the first session though East Bengal had the edge over their opponents. United and East Bengal had created some opportunities in the first 45 minutes but it failed to yeild any positive results. United SC keeper Abhijit had to make a good save though to deny Chidi with Lalrindika blasting the rebound over the bar.

The dead broke by Abhiskeh Das in the 64th minute of the match when his shot from almost a five degree angle were conceded by Abhijit. The United goalkeeper collected the shot but unable to control his body balance and went inside the frame work with the ball. East Bengal continued to create pressure in the United deep defense and increased the tally when Cheddi scored in the 84th minute by an angular shot from top of the box. The tally was completed by Len the 90th minute when he pushed the ball in an almost open net following a square pass from Abranches.

United Sports Club completed the tally with26 points are placed at the 10th position in the league
72':Wahid's shot deflected and went wide. Corner to United SC
70':Eric's long ranger went wide
66':Brilliant long ranger, Abhijit clears it and ball went to unmarked Joaquim. Joaquim's shot blocked. Referee gives offside though he is not offside.
64':GOALLLLLLLLLLLLL Abhishek Das beat Bivas Sarkar and a centre, Abhijit saves it but could not control him and went to goal.
61':lenn committed a foul against Bivas, free kick to United SC
60':Players Change in EB: Joaquim in place of Tulunga
60':Brilliant chance to substitute Lenn, but failed to head to ball
58':Good chance to United SC, but a aimless pass denies it

 United SC vs East Bengal i-league 2014

56':Brilliant shot of Khabra, just went wide
55': In Goa Churching leading 2-1 against Salgaocar
53':Keeper Abhijit Das looked injured, play stopped
52':nearly a chance to East Bengal, Tulunga centre, Dika's header cleared.
50':Dika's long ranger, went wide
47':Dika's corner cleared in defence
46':East Bengal earn another corner
46':Second half resumes
46':Players Change in EB: Lenn in place of injured Sueoka
HALF TIME. Score remains goalless after the end of first half
45':Referee added 2 minutes of injury time
45':Yellow Card. Referee shown yellow card to Chidi for diving.
44': Score remains still goalless
41':Abhishek Das's centre directly in Abhijit Das's hand
39':Another brilliant long ball to unmarked Dika, but a bad miss of Dika. Fails to control the ball
38': Still in Goa the result between Salgaocar and Churching is 1-1 running.
38':Another corner to East Bengal, cleared
37':Brilliant shot of Shot, but a brilliant flying save of Abhijit and rebound ball went to Dika. Dika's shot went wide
36':Ball cleared from corner
35':Chidi wins a corner for East Bengal
34':Eric arguing with referee, no card shown
33':Good cross of Abhishek Das, but cleared in box
33':In another match Score line between Churchill Brothers and Salgaocar is 1-1 now
32':Players Change in United SC: Surojit Bose in place of Md Rafiqe
31':Waheed's long ranger, went wide
30':Saumik's centre through left flank, good save by Abhijit
29':Good forward ball, Abhijit cleared it and went to Dika, his left footed long ranger went wide
28':United SC's move, good save by Abhijit
27':Another long ranger of Dika, but good save by Abhijit
26':Forward ball to Chidi, but a bad first touch cleared the ball
24':Rafiq with a long run through right flank and a centre directly in Gurpreet's hand
22':Ball cleared from corner
21':Khabra with a long ball to Chidi in right, ball cleared and a corner to East Bengal
19':Tulunga's centre from right, Bello again cleared the ball
17':In another match Score line between Churchill Brothers and Salgaocar is 1-1 now
15':Dika with a long ranger, just missed the post. Brilliant shot.
13':Brilliant move and a nice shot of Dika, touched side net
12':Good chance to United SC. Wahid pass to Rafiq where only Gurpreet to beat. Poor shot of Rafiq, easy to Gurpreet
11':Chidi on a counter attack, poor pass, Bello cleared it
10':Dika in United SC's box, tries for a shot, cleared
9':Eric's long ranger, went wide
9':Attack of Rafiq, Raju cleared the ball
5':Both the teams looks quiet in the early minute
2':Good run of Abhishek from right flank, but a good block by Bello
1':Eric's long run and a cross, Saumik fails to clear it.Ball goes to Rafiq to the right flank. His centre cleared
0':Kick off
0': Match will be started soon. United's Deepak is injured during practice and may be replaced.

27.04.2014: PREVIEW : East Bengal will play their last match of the season when they meet against United Sports Club in an I League encounter at Yuba Bharati Krirangan tomorrow. East Bengal are placed at the second position in the league table with 40 points , needs full points to maintain their position in the I league table as Salgaokar of Goa are at 39 points with still a match left.

United Sports Club are at the 9th position of the I League table has just overcame the threat of relegation when they beat Churchill Brothers by a brace in their last match at Goa. United had terrible financial turmoil throughout the season as they had to continue without a sponcor.

But it was the footballers, whoso dedication and contribution had made them possible to cross the barrier of relegation . One should not forgot the contribution of Subrata Bhattercherjee, Technical director who helped the Purple Brigade to be in a safer zone after the departure of Elco who resigned at the middle of the I league when United were really struggling.

East Bengal drew 1-1 in their home match and are keen to register a win to maintain the second spot in the table. While interacting with the media the Red and Gold coach Armando Colaco in Kolkata said, “Unfortunately we can’t win the title anymore but I have told the players to remain focused and secure the runners-up place,” Unite are always are tough hurdle as East Bengal haven’t beaten United SC in the last five I-League meetings.

United Technical Director Subrata Bhattcherjee is optimistic regarding the match against East Bengal . After the final practice session at Kolkata he said that his team will continue to fight and will fight till the end on Monday evening.

Head to Head in I League

Total Matches - 11
United Club Won - 3
East Bengal Won - 3
Drawn - 5
United Club Goals - 10
East Bengal Goals - 11