Kerala have moved into the top 4! While Goa remain marooned on the bottom!
Vineeth was the hero of the day today! What a fantastic fairy tale start the Malayalee has had to the ISL!
By the bye, it will be fascinating to see if Goa's players and their coach receive retrospective punishment for all those nasty bits. We'll get you the latest as soon as something breaks - Make sure to stay tuned to Sportskeeda.com!
That was an insane match - arguably the match of the ISL season!!!! There were fireworks all over the place - two goals, brilliant football (mostly from the men in Yellow) and some crazy fouls.
WHAT AN INSANE FINISH - The match had a brilliantly dramatic ending, with the returning CK Vineeth scoring a LAAAAST minute winner! But things turned ugly when a bunch of furious Goa players hounded the referee in the end - and security forces had to come on to the field to protect the referee!!!!! Zico looked like he had lost it, and it appears that something has snapped inside the Brazilian. For once though, it's hard to blame the referee. He had far less contentious decisions today - both red cards were legitimate - and in the end, Kerala were palpably the better side.
It was brilliant covering this match with you guys, thank you for reading - and for the mails!
Anirudh Menon signing out!
What mad scenes at the finish! The 65,000 in Kaloor are screaming their lungs out, Goa's players are still trying to get to the ref, and the security staff are all around him! WOAH!!! That really is uncalled for!
GOA ARE GOING BERSERK AS THEY HOUND THE REFEREE!! SECURITY STAFF ARE ON TO PROTECT THE REFEREE! ZICO IS FURIOUS AND IS SARCASTICALLY APPLAUDING EVERYTHING!! THIS IS A SHAMBLES
The ball pinballs around the box after Josu sweeps the ball in, Raju Gaikwad swings his clearance up in the air - CK VINEETH is on hand and he smacks it home! What a finish to the game!!!
96' Belfort wins a corner! Romeo was accidentally smacked in the stomach by an accidental Belfort knee!!
95' Mehtab Hossain plays his first overhit pass of the match - and the ball goes out of play - what a time for it!
94' OH BELFORT!!! HE SHOOTS LOW AND HARD, AND IS SAVED WELL BY KATTIMANI!! Kerala are barging their way to goal, but nothing is working just yet!
93' The corner is wasted, and Goa have the ball in the middle of the park. THey are wasting as much time as humanly possible. Zico picks a fight with the fourth ref! and Raju gets a YELLOW for time-wasting. This is utterly farcical.
92' Belfort tries to work his around the wall by flying down the flanks and he wins a corner.
91' The ball continues to pinball inside the box, and Vineeth tries to power it in, but he is stopped by a wall of white.
90' Josu lobs into the box, Belfort controls and turns on a dime before shooting high and wide!
NINE MINUTES ADDED ON! WOW!
88' Jhingan tries to bomb forward, Raju Gaikwad goes in hard and stops him in his tracks with a great tackle. He is on the ground and looks injured. Goa are crumbling around Zico's ears, here
87' OH RAFI! He's played in on the far post, and he smacks it straight at Dumas!!
86' German takes the freekick but Kattimani saves it easily. Kerala are camped in the Goa third now, understandably!
85' SUBSTITUTION - Mandarrao OFF, Debrata ON... Zico is trying to shore up his defence as much as possible now!
83' Yellow for Vineeth for excessively complaining about Goa's time-wasting tactics! This is turning farcical!
81' I have no idea why Richarlyson is complaining. That was a horrible foul!! And he continues to remain on the ground!
80' Kerala break, Goa intercept and break right back.. Kerala get the ball back and they break right back!!! RICHARLYSON GETS SENT OFF FOR A STUPID SLIDING FOUL ON VINEETH. HE WAS GOING TO THROW THE BALL AT THE REF. OH MY!! OH MY!! GOA ARE DOWN TO NINE!
79' Josu takes the freekick, but it curls straight into the hands of Kattimani!
78' SUBSTITUTION - CK Vineeth ON, Rafique OFF... The BFC hero makes his first appearance of the ISL Season
76' German turns Sanjay Balmuchu and the Goan concedes a freekick in a dangerous position. That didn't look like a foul!! Goa are FURIOUS!
74' Kerala are playing some nice football, but Kadio ruins the latest move by passing it straight at Dumas
72' Hossain plays in a wonderful ball that Belfort jumps high to head down, but Dumas pounces on the loose ball and hacks it clear. Josu is right back with the ball, and swings in a typically superb cross into the middle - Rafi heads it over.
71' Goa play some neat football in the middle of the park and Tavora runs at a frantically backtracking Chaudhary, but his end product disappoints as the cross slams into the side netting.
70' OH HO HO HO! RAFIQUE IS PLAYED IN BY A SUPERB GERMAN BALL... HIS FIRST TOUCH IS GOOD, BUT HE CANT GET HIS DINK OFF THE GROUND AND KATTIMANI SAVES IT!!
68' OH RAFI!!! He does well to time his run and meet a superb Rafique cross. Unmarked and five yards away from the goal, he heads it handsomely wide!
67' Belfort channels his inner Denilson, and after four stepovers tries to play in German. Dumas stands strong in the middle, and the move dies down.
66' Tavora tries to power his way through the middle, but a superb Cedric Hengbart tackle stops him in his tracks
65' German plays a neat one-two with Belfort (that included a nutmeg) but Belfort's cross into the center is exceptionally poor.
63' The game has noticeably slowed down and Kerala's passing patterns are not working out as well as they were. Goa are playing like they are fighting for their coaches job here!
62' SUBSTITUTION - An injured Michael Chopra OFF (he looks exhausted), Antoine German ON
61' Subham predicts that Kerala will win it, but the match is more evenly matched than the first half and ten-man Goa are playing supremely well. SUBSTITUTION for Goa - Robin Singh OFF, Tavora ON
59' Chopra plays a neat nutmeg and tries to play in Belfort, but a poor touch from the Haitian means the move breaks down.
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