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Indian Super Cup 2018 Semifinal: Mohun Bagan vs Bengaluru FC, Live Match Updates

Mohun Bagan 2-4 Bengaluru FC; Full Time
Updated: 17 April 2018 18:07 IST - Published: 17 April 2018 15:50 IST
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Full Time: MB 2- 4 BFC

I-League heavyweights Mohun Bagan started out strong and drew first blood late in the first half to take the lead, courtesy Dipanda Dicka's goal. 

However, despite going 1-0 down in the first half and losing Nishu Kumar with a red card in the second, Albert Roca's men showed great character to turn around the fixture and win it comprehensively. Miku made all the difference in the scoreline after scoring a hat-trick to guide BFC over the rope.  

With the win Benagulu have now booked their finals berth and will take on East Bengal in the summit clash on April 20.

Hero of the Match: Nicolas Fedor 
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90+5' Bengaluru with the final attack of the match as the ref blows the whistle for full time. 
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90+2' Goooaaall!! 
Mohun Bagan on the attack and a ball for Dicka into the box who hits it straight to Gurpreet but the shot somehow creeps into the net.
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90'+2' Substitution for bengaluru. 
Nicolas Ladislao (7) out and (30) Malsawmzuala in 


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90' 5 minutes gave been added on.
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90' Goooooaaaallll!!

This time the skipper gets on the scoresheet. Suni Chhetri with a shot right out of the top drawer as he curls past Shilton Paul at the far post from the edge of the penalty box! 
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89' Gooaall!!
And it's all over for the I-League heavyweight as Miku completes his hat trick with a calm finish from the spot kick. 
MB 1-3 BFC
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87' Penalty!

The final nail in the coffin for the Green and Maroon army as BFC win a penalty following Rana Gharami's poor tackle on UDanta Singh.
Miku behind deadball.  
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85' Arijit tries a spectacular from the right flank but Gurpreet is on his mark. 

MB need to find the sting in their attack if they fancy a comeback in this match. 
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84' Substitution
Final change for Mohun Bagan.
Moghrabi goes out to make way for Rana Gharami. 
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82' Substitution!
Boithang goes out for Lenny Rodrigues. 
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80' Nikhil Kadam whips one deep into the box and finds Kinowaki. The Japanese try to volley it but can't generate enough power as Gurpreet collects it comfortably.  
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78' Gurpreet's long kick goes out of play for a throw in to MB. Dicka on the attack as he squeeze in a shot but it sails way over the crossbar. 
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77' Bengaluru currently look happy to be playing the ball around. Throw in to MB.
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76' We reach the final quarter of the game. MB growing restless in their pursuit for their equalizer, especially with Bengaluru exposing very little in their defence. 
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73' Long ball from from Green and Maroon midfield for Akram Moghrabi but the ball is too hard as it goes for a goal kick. Cooling break for the second half
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71' What a save!!
Gurpreet makes  a match-winner save in a one on one situation off Akram Moghrabi's attempt 
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69' Two simultaneous substitutions for MB
SK Faiaz goes out to make way for Beikokhei.
Cameron Watson out, Raynier Fernandes in. 


Yellow Card for Boithang Haokip 
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66' MB pressing with urgency after receiving a shocking setback. conceding two consecutive goals in under 3 minutes!
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65' Gooooaaall!!

It's goal number 2 for Miku. 
The Venezuelan is brought down at the edge of the box and BFC take quick free kick. Toni plays it to Miku in space as he makes a similar finish into the far post to put the Blues in the front for the first time in the match.
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63' Chancee!!

Kinowaki with a through to Dick but he hits straight to Gurpreet!
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62' Gooooaaall!!
It's all back to square one as BFC level terms. Udanta with a clever flick inside to box to find Miku who makes a splendid finish into the bottom of the net. 
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59' Despite being a man down, it's Bengaluru with most of the attack right now, as Miku is brought down in the penalty box. The referee however deems it to be a goal-kick. 
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57' Big chance for Bengaluru. 

MB, give the ball away cheaply and it's Sunil on the ball now. He gers into the box and lines up for his shot. But the shot is straight at the defender. Sunil takes the ricochet and tries to loop the ball over the keeper but the keeper collects easily. 
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53' Shilton Paul goes down to the ground with cramps and need attention!
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52' Free kick against Kinowaki. Miku with the header but the aerial ball is defended well by Mohun Bagan.
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49' Red Card!!
Nikhil Kadam finds himself in a one on one position at the halfway mark as he races towards goal but is unfairly brought down by Nishu Kumar from behind. Ref pulls out the red card as he was the last defender!

Spot on decision from the ref!
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46' Halftime sub for Bengaluru FC.
Harmanjot Khabra goes out to make for Dovale. 
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46' BFC with an early surge in the second half but the danger is averted as Shilton Paul saves Miku's attempt!
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Half Time

Bengaluru started out strong but MB grew with the game, eventually taking the lead late in the first half, courtesy Dipanda Dicka's calm finish. With only a goal to negate, Albert Roca's men is expected to come all guns blazing in the second half as they aim to overturn the scoreline and book their finals berth. 

Can MB hold on to their lead or will BFC script a comeback?

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45+4' MB with the final attack of the half as the ref blows the whistle for half time.
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45+3'  Yellow card
Harmanjot Khabra receives the second yellow of the game for his tackle from behind on Nikhil Kadam. 
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45+1' That was close!

Moghrabi blasts one into the bottom corner of the net from a layoff from Faiaz but the linesman had his flag up!
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45' 4 minutes have been added on!
Can BFC find the equalizer and level terms?
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44' Akram goes down to the ground. Free kick to the Green and Maroon army!
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41' Goooaaaaaalllll!!!!
MB scores right on the brink of half time. Dipanda Dicka breaks the stalemate with a calm finish into the net off Akram Moghrabi's assist. 

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38' Sunil gets a yellow card for a pull-back on Akram.
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37' Udanta darts down the right and waits patiently for Khabra's overlap. Khabra swerves it in and Sunil meets it with his head. But the goalie can collect easily.  
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34' Boithang on the ball for bengalurufc but the long ball is wayward. Throw in to MB. 
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31' A long ball into the Bengaluru box but Nishu does well or otherwise it could have opened the cracks in the defence. 


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28' And we are back from the break as MB surge ahead but the danger is averted by the BFC defense. 
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27' Water Break
The ref blows the whistle for a cooling break as the players head to the sidelines. It's extremely hot today in Bhubaneswar with the temperature reading 46 degrees. 
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25' A lot of exchange in possession in the middle but the teams are yet to find the decisive first goal.
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22' Nikhil Kadam takes a flat attempt on goal, not enough to trouble Gurpreet who collects it comfortably. 
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21' Moghrabi brought down illegally by Subhasish as MB earn a spot kick from a dangerous area?
Can they convert it?
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20' Boithang makes a nice move but the cross was not upto the mark but still finds Chhetri and he draws the ball back for Nishu Kumar but well defended by Yuta
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16' Chance!!

Sunil Chhetri with a perfectly waited pass to Udanta into the box who takes a sly turn to lose his markers but the shot just misses the net.  
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13' That's outrageous!

Kadam fouled in the middle of the pitch as the ref stops play. Kinowaki spots Gurpreet is ahead of his mark and makes an ambitious attempt from the half field, but the shot lands on the roof of the net.

Scores till tied at 0-0
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8' Chance for Bengaluru!!

Alber Roca's men on the other end with a chance to go up. Miku makes a move and passes it on to Chhetri and he passes it on to Boithang whose shot finds the side netting.
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