ISL 2017, Match 31: FC Goa vs FC Pune City, Talking Points
FC Pune City kept their away form intact as they cruised past an on-song FC Goa side with a 0-2 win at the Fatorda Stadium, in Goa, on Saturday. Emiliano Alfaro and Jonatan Lucca netted the two goals, as Pune ran away with a 2-0 win against the Gaurs.
This was a record-breaking win for the ongoing season, as FC Pune City became the first side in ISL 2017 to keep a clean sheet against FC Goa.
Let's have a look at the top talking points we inferred from the same game.
Alfaro-Marcelinho Combination proves deadly
Emiliano Alfaro and Marcelinho, two of the most lethal forwards for FC Pune City, proved deadly as Marcelinho's piercing through passes troubled the Goan defence on several occasions. Alfaro got a big opportunity to put the Stallions ahead but failed to do so. Marcelinho kept troubling the Goan defence and finally got his award as a brilliant world class through ball went pierced the Gaurs' defence to reach Alfaro, who put it past a hapless Kattimani to take the lead in the 71st minute.