Indian Super Cup 2018, Semifinal: East Bengal vs FC Goa, Live Match Updates

By Sportskeeda Desk | Last ModifiedApr 16, 2018 18:05 IST

East Bengal 1-0 FC Goa; Full Time (78’ Dudu)


18:05 (IST)16 APR 2018

Full Time

The enthralling fixture finally comes to an end and it's I-League heavyweights East Bengal who emerge the winner. 

With the win, the Red and Gold brigade have qualified for the finals of the inaugural edition of the Super Cup and will take on the winner of MB and BFC in the summit clash. 

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90'+7'- Substitution 

Al Amna out and Jobby Justin in as the referee blows the final whistle. FULL TIME
KEB 1 - 0 FCG

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90'+3' Chance!! 

EB on the run and Kromah is still on side and he manages the ball and the shot is too feeble to trouble Kattimani.

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90'+2' Chance!!

Mandar makes an attempt but cannot contain the ball and a goal kick to EB as the defenders breathe easy.

17:53 (IST)16 APR 2018

90'- 6 minutes have been added on. 

Can the Gaurs find the equalizer and keep themselves alive in this match?

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84' Substitution Liston out and  Anthony in for FCGoa.

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80' Substitution for EB. Kromah ( in and Dudu out. 

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78' Gooalll!!

Dudu scores with a tap-in as he beats his marker and then Kattimani from the ball received off Katsumi’s inch perfect delivery from the edge of the box.

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77' Mandar tries to curl the ball from the edge of the penalty box but couldn't generate enough whip as Ubaid grabs it comfortably.

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74' Substitution 

EB with their first change. (Ralte goes out for Gabriel Fernandes.

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73’ The ref blows the whistle as the players head for a water break!

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72' Chance!

Manvir Singh is fouled just outside the penalty box by Eduardo and a freekick from  dangerous area. Bedia's kick just graces the bar and goes for a goal kick. 

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69' Goa earn their first corner of the match in the final quarter. 

Almost come close to scoring as Edu Bedia's header sails past the far post. 

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66' Yellow card

Samad Mallik recieves the yellow after a poor tackle on Mandar.

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64' A in swinging freekick by Al Amna for Katsumi or Dudu and Kattamani tips it over the bar for a corner.

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63' Chance!!

Goa on the attack and Mandar with the ball and has a glance at the goal and takes a shot, but it is feeble and does not trouble the goalkeeper. 

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60' We reach the one hour mark as the scores are still tied at 0-0. 

The Red and Yellow have had 5 shots at the goal while Goa could manage only 1. 

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56' Chance

Dudu again!! This time Al Amna with a grounded through ball that finds the Nigerian one on one with the keeper but he squanders the chance!

Al Amna raises his hand in disappointment. 

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54' Chance!!

Cavin Lobo with a subtle cross to Dudu at the first post but he misses it completely. 

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50' Chance!!!

Goa trying to maintain possession but EB win the ball back and pose threat on the counter attack. A one two in front of the Goa penalty area but the defenders do well to avert the danger. !

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46' Second half kicks off with EB playing from right to left and Goa playing from left to right. 

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It has been an intriguing encounter so far as both the teams looks eager to find the back of the net. 

Albeit sporadic chances, the teams have upped the ante and with the game evenly poised, the second half will prove to be extremely decisive. 

16:53 (IST)16 APR 2018

45+4’ And the first half comes to an end as the ref blows the whistle.

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45+2’ Chance!!

Goa creates the first proper chance of the match and had Ubaid beaten but the cross  was cleared last moment by the EB defenders as Coro's rebound hits the outside of the post.

16:49 (IST)16 APR 2018

45'+1' 4mins of added time at the end of the first half. Both teams prying hard to find the decisive first goal. 

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45' Goa trying to maintain possession in the midfield in the last few mins of the first half

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40' FCGoa trying to build an attack and Md.Ali is fouled by Lobo for a freekick.

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37' Yellow Card

This time it’s for Eduardo Bedia!

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36’ Yellow card!

Cavin Lobo receives the firstyellow of the match.

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33' Coro fouled by Aucho and a freekick and the long shot just flies away over the crossbar. 

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32' And we are back from the breather. FCGoa with an aerial attempt as Eduardo tries to head one home but the ball is comfortably gathered by the EB defenders. 

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28’ The players head for a short water break in this scorchingheat. 

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24' Foul

Gurwinder with a mistimed tackle on
Eduardo as FCGoa  win a free kick!

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19' Chance!!! 

Ali lets the ball pass from under his feet for a throw in in favour of EB who continue to attack through Katsumi and Al Amna misses the tap with only the goalkeeper to beat.

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15' F.C Goa trying hard to maintain possession but loses the ball to EB in the midfield and Eduardo commits a foul which seemed unnecessary.

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11’ Mandar takes the first prospective attempt for FC Goa but the shot is too weak!

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8’ EB wins their first corner. Can they convert it from here?

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5’ Cavin Lobo with an ambitious attempt from the distance but the ball sails way over the bar.

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3’ F.C. Goa trying to build the attack from the back as they dominate possession currently.

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1’ EB with an early surge but no end result!

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And we are underway.

15:54 (IST)16 APR 2018

The players are out on the pitch as the game will be underway shortly. 

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Here are the playing XI

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Kolkata giants East Bengal are all set to face off against ISL semifinalists FC Goa at in the Hero Super Cup semifinal match at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhuaneswar, today.

There has been a lot of turbulence around the East Bengal dressing room recently, with former manager and current director Subhash Bhowmik and head coach Khalid Jamil running the show from the dugout.

However, the Red and Golds have managed to maintain their results in the tournament, defeating Mumbai City FC 2-1 in the Round of 16 stage, while they also beat Aizawl FC 1-0 in the quarterfinals.

FC Goa, on the other hand, have had very few hiccupsthis season. They have been near perfect so far in the Super Cup, having defeated two-time ISL champions ATK 3-1 in the Round of 16 stage, while they triumphed over Jamshedpur FC 5-1 in the quarters.

However, three of their key players are set to miss out on this match, after they were sent off following a bust-up with three other Jamshedpur FC players in the tunnel during half time.

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