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Super Cup 2018: Kerala Blasters vs NEROCA FC, Live Score, Commentary & Live Match Updates

FT : KBFC 2-3 NFC
Updated: 06 April 2018 22:01 IST - Published: 06 April 2018 18:02 IST
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FULL TIME : Kerala Blasters 2-3 Neroca FC

What a huge result. From 2-0 to 2-3, Neroca FC does what many deemed impossible.

Neroca will face BFC in the Quarter finals.

That's it from us here at Sportskeeda. This is Sayak signing off. Thank You and Good Night.

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90+5' Williams skips away from his marker and shoots. Rachubka saves. Corner to Neroca.
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90+3' Substitution for Kerala Blasters : Loken Meitei replaces Arata Izumi.
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4 Minutes Added on.
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89' Substitution for Neroca : Ronald Singh replaces Felix Chidi.
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87' What a turn around. From 2-0 to 2-3 for Neroca in eight minutes. Easily one of the best comebacks in Indian Football in recent history.
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83' GOOAAAAAL! Felix Chidi scores from the spot.
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82' PENALTY! Wes Brown hands the ball and Neroca have a penalty to go ahead.
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80' GOOAAAAAAL! Aryn Williams heads into the back of the net from a brilliant cross. It is all square here in Bhubaneshwar.
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79' Ashok Singh's floating free kick finds no one.
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78' Lalruatthara penalised for a foul on Pritam Singh.
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74' Substitution for Kerala Blasters : Deependra Negi replaced Courage Pekuson.
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72' Joachim dribbles past four defenders but cannot manage to shoot and gives up possession. 
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71' GOAAAAAAL! Corner somehow ends up at Joachim's feet who fires it in with intense power. GAME ON IN BHUBANESHWAR.
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70' Joachim shoots. Rachubka saves and concedes a corner.
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66' Gouramangi booked for tripping Pekuson.
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65' Short spell of pressure from Neroca in a bid to reduce the deficit, but Blasters defense are being extremely resilient.
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62' Resultant corner falls to Subhash Singh who creates some space for himself to shoot, but is outnumbered by several yellow shirts. 
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61' Kallon heads with venom from a corner but Rachubka parries it away for another corner.
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58' Pekuson with a delightful cross to Milan Singh, who just had to tap it home with acres of space to exploit but his connection is poor and Neroca survive. Should have been 3-0 there for the Blasters.
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Substitutions for Neroca :

Saran Singh (OUT)
Pritam Singh (IN)

Govin Singh (OUT)
Ashok Singh (IN)
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55' It is that lad again. Prashanth skips past two defenders and shoots. The ball is way off target.
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52' Prashanth shoots wayward from close range.
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49' GOAAAAAAL! Brilliant move from Blasters as Pesic lays off Pekuson who crosses in and Prashant taps it home. It is 2-0 to the ISL side. 
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48' Pekuson spots Lalit out of his line, and goes for goal from 60 yards out, but the ball is wide.
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47' Neroca get a corner swung in but nobody is at the far end to cause trouble for the Blasters.
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Substitution for Blasters : Rino Anto replaces an injured Sandesh Jhingan.
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Second half kicks-off.
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HALF TIME : Kerala Blasters 1-0 Neroca FC

A cagey affair with extremely low goal poaching action comes to a close with the Blasters leading courtesy a spot kick.

Can Neroca bounce back? Stay Tuned for the second half.
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2 Minutes added on.
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41' Joachim cuts in to his right and shoots. Rachubka collects after an initial fumble.
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36' Williams shoots from distance and Rachubka collects.
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33' Neither of the teams showing any urgency. A slow game so far.
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29' Jhingan down in considerable amount of pain. Medical Assistance for him.
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28' Vineeth finds himself all alone in a good position but he hits the side netting after the Neroca keeper narrowed the angle in a one vs one situation. The game has suddenly upped it's ante.
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27' Joachim shoots wide.
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26' OFF THE POST! Blasters go into counter and Prashanth hits the post after a little shimmy. FIFA Level stuff. Could have been one of the best goals in the tournament so far.
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25' Wes Brown heads the corner away.
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24' Jhingan makes a last ditch tackle to dispossess Joachim who was clear on goal.
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21' The game has largely been a cagey affair so far.
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17' Corner headed away for safety.
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16' Brown clears away a dangerous long throw from Tondonba for a corner.
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11' Goal! Victor Pulga scores from the spot.
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10' PENALTY! Oinam's cross hits Gouramangi's arm and Blasters have a spot-kick to go ahead.
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8' Kerala trying to use the wings and create some space for themselves, but Neroca are closing them down quickly.
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6' MISS! Oinam Milan Singh with a wonderful out-swinging freekick. The ball is inches wide of the target.
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5' Govin brings down Milan. Freekick to KBFC.
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4' Nothing exciting happening here as both the teams are playing with no intensity at all.
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Pranjal Banerjee to officiate today's game.
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Kick-off. Blasters in their yellow get us underway. Neroca are in their away white colours.