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Pune City vs Chennaiyin Live Score and Commentary

Pune City
FT
1 - 1
Chennaiyin
A. Zurdo 82'
28' J. Lalpekhlua
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FT: FC Pune City 1-1 Chennaiyin FC

A very competitive match, as FC Pune City's winless run against Chennaiyin FC continues. Jeje gave the Super Machans the lead with a stunning lob over Edel in the 28th minute, as Chennai went into the break with lead. Pune were much better in the second half, and got their just reward from Anibal's superb free-kick in the 82nd minute, but they were lucky to be 11 men, as Ravanan should have been sent off earlier for a stamp.

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90+2' Almost! Succi plays in a tempting cross from the right, but it evades everyone. Moments later, the Chennai forward can profit from a cross himself, but he scuffs his shot from inside the box.

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90' 3 minutes of added time

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89' ALMOST! Anibal's swerving strike is at the other end this time, and Kerr can only palm away the dipping shot, but his defenders bail him out and the ball is cleared.

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88' Lucca is fouled in the same position Anibal scored from. Deja vu?

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88' Davide Succi comes on to replace Dudu - excellent game from the Chennaiyin forward.

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87' Sanju Pradhan goes off to warm applause to be replaced by Francisco Fernandez

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85' Narayan Das is down with a bit of cramp, but has gotten back up again. Chants of 'PUNE, PUNE' ring out in the Balewadi stadium.

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84' The crowd in the Balewadi are absolutely roaring now! Sanju charges up the right wing, but Jerry does well to prevent his cross.

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82' WHAT A GOAL! Anibal channels his inner David Luiz/Cristiano Ronaldo to curl a dipping shot into the near post with Kerr almost saving the free-kick. FC Pune City 1-1 Chennaiyin FC

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82' GOAL ANIBAL!

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82' Lucca asks for a yellow card to be shown to Khabra who fouled him, but the referee, correctly, only awards a free-kick.

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81' Khabra goes into the book for a clumsy tackle on Eduardo - in Pune's half! Needless, that.

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80' Oberman's spell on the pitch is short-lived, as Anibal replaces the injured Argentine for Pune

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79' WHAT A WASTE! Jeje sends a lovely through ball to Dudu on the right side of the box, and instead of shooting across goal, he checks back and cuts inside on his left foot and Ravanan blocks the shot.

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77' WOAH ! Traore gets a yellow card for diving after Riise looks to have clipped him from behind. Replays show it was undeserved - the Pune forward just tripped over himself.

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75' 15 minutes to go - if Pune lose this, it will be their worst start ever to an ISL season!

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74' CONTROVERSY! Ravanan with a horrible, deliberate stamp on Dudu, but the referee misses it and the Pune defender goes scot-free. He should have been sent off and then some!

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73' Habas cheers his team on with a few typical arm-waving gestures. Will Pune respond?

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72' Harmanjot Khabra comes on to replace Siam Hangal for Chennaiyin

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71' CHANCE! Narayan Das sends in a great looping cross from the left field into the box, and Kerr palms the ball to Lucca on the edge of the box, but he is crowded out.

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70' Chennaiyin have receded deep into their half as Pune exert pressure in hopes of an equaliser, but are unable to pierce through the Super Machan's defensive block.

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66' Pune make their first change - Tato is replaced by Argentine attacker Oberman

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64' Jayesh Rane finally does something... He sends in a low cross into the corridor of uncertainty, and Edel gets to the cross moments before Jeje. Mulder is livid though, he was absolutely free on the edge of the box.

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62' Jerry with an impressive outmuscling of Sissoko (yes, really!) gets Chennai hearts purring, but the 18-yr-old is caught by the Liverpool man after he charges up the field. Chennai don't do much from the resulting free-kick, though.

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60' My word... Jayesh Rane underline his performance tonight with a cross that went way out of play with two Chennai shirts waiting in the box.

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59' SHOT! Traore collects a ball from the left, and sets it up for a volley. His left footed strike from the edge of the box goes well over.

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58' Rahul Bheke slides in to deny Jayesh Rane on the right wing. The Pune fullback has made his Chennaiyin opponent look anonymous throughout the game. 

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57' The second half has been supremely exciting, with both sides having some great chances to score, but surprisingly the game is still 1-0 in favour to Chennaiyin.

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55' ALMOST! Lucca sends in a lovely curling strike that looks set for the top corner, but it flies narrowly wide off the post, with Kerr well beaten. 

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54' WAS THAT HANDBALL? Traore sells Riise a dummy and cuts inside on his left foot, but his strike looks to have hit Riise on the arm as he slides in to tackle. Moments later, Lucca is fouled on the edge of the box - promising position for Pune.

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53' Mo Sissoko should really practice his shooting. The former Liverpool midfielder is in acres of space in the centre of the park, and lines one up, but it flies well wide of the goal.

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50' ALMOST! Sanju Pradhan's ingenious toe poke gets him past Jerry, and his low cross into the box finds Tato, but the Spaniard dallies on the ball and is crowded out. Moments later, Lucca aims a low drive towards goal, but it was always curling wide.

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48' WHAT A MISS! The ball ricochets back to Dudu in the box after Pune hack the ball clear, and the Chennaiyin forward slams it straight at Edel, when he should really have doubled the visitors lead! What a start to the second half!

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47' ALMOST! Traore has run clear from Sanju Pradhan's excellent through ball after bullying Riise off the ball, but the linesman incorrectly pulls him up for offside. Very unlucky for Pune, that would have been their equaliser!

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46' No changes to either side at half time.

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46' PEEP PEEP PEEP! Chennaiyin get us underway in the second half!

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The second half is moments away... Stay tuned!

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88'
D. Succi
D. Omagbemi
F. Fernandes
S. Pradhan
87'
A. Zurdo
82'
81'
Raphael Augusto
M. Blasi
81'
H. Khabra
A. Zurdo
G. Oberman
80'
D. Traoré
77'
72'
H. Khabra
S. Hanghal
67'
M. Wadoo
G. Oberman
Tato
65'
35'
M. Blasi
28'
J. Lalpekhlua
assist: J. Lalrinzuala
14'
S. Hanghal
D. Ravanan
8'
Tournament ISL 2017 - Week 6
Stadium Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex
Match time Sun, 23 Oct 2016, 07:00 PM
Pune City
23
A. Edel
2
R. Bheke
25
N. Das
7
Jonatan
6
Eduardo Ferreira
18
D. Ravanan
22
M. Sissoko
15
S. Pradhan
10
Tato
4
D. Traoré
21
A. Izumi
Chennaiyin
27
D. Kerr
43
J. Lalrinzuala
26
M. Wadoo
8
M. Blasi
13
Eli Sabiá
6
J. Riise
18
S. Hanghal
4
H. Mulder
99
D. Omagbemi
10
J. Rane
12
J. Lalpekhlua
Pune City Subs
3
A. Fernandes
5
Bruno Herrero
9
A. Zurdo
11
M. Ndoye
12
F. Fernandes
13
A. Bhattacharya
16
Z. Ralte
17
Y. Raju
19
G. Singh
20
G. Oberman
24
L. Rodrigues
Chennaiyin Subs
1
K. Singh
2
Éder
3
N. Mohanraj
5
B. Mendy
7
H. Khabra
9
D. Succi
11
T. Singh
15
Abhishek Das
19
Raphael Augusto
21
U. Rai
33
B. Sahni
60% POSSESSION 40%
17 SHOTS 12
2 SHOTS ON GOAL 5
9 FOULS 23
2 CORNERS 3
1 OFFSIDES 2
2 YELLOW CARDS 4
0 RED CARDS 0
4 SAVES 1
Pos Club P W D L GD Pts
1 Mumbai City 14 6 5 3 8 23
2 Kerala Blasters 14 6 4 4 -2 22
3 Delhi Dynamos 14 5 6 3 10 21
4 Atlético de Kolkata 14 4 8 2 2 20
5 NorthEast United 14 5 3 6 0 18
6 Pune City 14 4 4 6 -3 16
7 Chennaiyin 14 3 6 5 -5 15
8 Goa 14 4 2 8 -10 14
Updated: Oct 23, 2016 20:52 PM | Published: Oct 23, 2016 16:07 PM