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Bengaluru FC 1-0 Aizawl FC, As It Happened, Federation Cup 2017

Bengaluru FC 1-0 Aizawl FC, Full-time
Updated: 14 May 2017 18:05 IST - Published: 14 May 2017 17:47 IST
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That's all from us here as Albert Roca takes Bengaluru into another final. The Blues scored from an early Cameron Watson penalty but couldn't add to their lead thereafter. Aizawl somehow managed to earn a very late penalty but Lalram Chullova was denied by Amrinder in what was the last piece of action in the game. That's all from us here. Stay tuned for Kolkata derby action coming up next.
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Full-time: Bengaluru 1-0 Aizawl
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90+8' Bengaluru survive a late, late scare as Amrinder keeps out Chullova's penalty. The referee has blown the full-time whistle as Bengaluru progress to the final.
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90+8' SAVED BY AMRINDER
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Late drama here as Jhingan concedes a penlaty.
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90+7' PENALTY FOR AIZAWL!
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90+4' Amrinder is now down after seemingly pulling something. The Bengaluru goalkeeper is back on and proceedings continue. 
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90+3' Danmawia crosses into a dangerous area but Khabra clears the ball out for a corner. The I-League champions are cranking up the pressure here. 
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90+2' Amrinder is booked for time wasting here as Lenny is struggling and will be taken off the pitch. Can Bengaluru hang on to their​ lead in the last few minutes?
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90+1' 7 minutes added.
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90' Chance for Aizawl!

Lalmuankima tricks his way into the Bengaluru box but his shot is saved well down his right by Amrinder. That's the closest Aizawl have come to a goal today.
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88' Aizawl have decided to go for the kill by sacrificing their defensive midfielder Alfred. 
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88' Substitution for Aizawl

Alfred OFF Jonathan ON
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86' Glen cuts inside from the right but his shot is just dragged wide. Albino would've had no chance with that one had it been on target. Aizawl hang on. 
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86' Substitution for Bengaluru

Alwyn OFF Sawmtea ON
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85' Danmawia goes into the referee's book for a tired challenge on Jhingan, who has motored forward with good energy today. 
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83' Tired legs are evident here from Aizawl as they lack the cutting edge in attack. They need every ounce of their energy in the game's dying minutes. 7 minutes of regulation time remaining.  
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82' Bengaluru are trying to play keep ball deep inside Aizawl's half but the I-League champions are having none of it as they pull forward in another attack. 
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81' Substitution for Aizawl

Rane OFF Lalmuankima ON
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Foul count: Bengaluru 12-10 Aizawl
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78' Udanta nearly breaks clear from a Watson long ball but Albino deals with the danger well. With Bengaluru's counter-attacking designs, these 12 minutes are perfect for someone like Udanta, who relies on his raw pace. 
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76' Substitution for Bengaluru

Lyngdoh OFF Udanta ON
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74' Chance for Bengaluru!

Counter attack from the Blues here as Khabra finds Glen, who twists and turns but fails to get his shot away as Zotea deals with the Trinidadian World Cupper well. Aizawl have left themselves vulnerable at the back as they go all out for an equaliser. 
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74' Chance for Bengaluru!

Watson's corner is met by Johnson but the English defender heads the ball over the bar. 
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71' Teams have headed to the technical area for a water break. It's been a professional display from Roca's Bengaluru so far, keeping Aizawl at a fair distance from their goal.