Pune: Sachin Tendulkar owned Kerala Blasters (KER) registered their first win in Indian Super League (ISL) by beating the hosts FC Pune City (PUN) at the Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex Stadium on Thursday.
Here is how the action unfolded.
3': Foul by Tapan Maity on Pedro, the FC Pune winger is booked. First YELLOW CARD of the match.
5': One more YELLOW five minutes within kick off, this time Nirmal Chhetri downs Tapan Maity.
9': A fantastic cross by Rennedy Singh which goes straight to FC Pune City goalie Belardi. CS Sabeeth accidentally runs into the keeper bringing him down.
14': Chance missed. David Trezeguet and Kostas Katsouranis build up but latter lacks power in his shot.
15': GOAL! Trezeguet doesn't make a mistake this time. FC Pune City 1-0 Kerala Blasters.
24': Renedy tries to swing in a corner towards Sabeeth. Cirilo blocks it.
25’: SUBSTITUTION; Renedy is taken off, very surprising considering he was creating chances, Ishfaq Ahmed comes in
40': Sabeeth missed an easy one from a Hume pass.
41': Wow, like Trezeguet, he scores in the next minute assisted by Mehtab Hossain. GOAL! CS Sabeeth provides the equaliser.
43': YELLOW CARD for Sandesh Jhingan. He is booked for a cynical foul on Ashutosh
50: SUBSTITUTION; Pune FC goalkeeper Belardi goes out, Arindam Bhattacharya to don the gloves now.
Half time: FC Pune City 1-1 Kerala Blasters FC
52': Chance for Kerala- Hume brings the long ball under control and shoots, Arindam denies.
53': SUBSTITUTION; Tapan Maity makes way for Park Kwang Il.
57': Cirilo locates Goosens with a well placed long ball but the latter fails to find Trezeguet in the box.
58': Milagres almost found time to compose and shoot after a long pass from the midfield but the new goalkeeper Arindam is keeping up to Belardi’s standards.
65': GOAL! Kerala takes lead. Penn Ikechukwu Orji provides lead to Blasters.
70’: Bolado is supplied a brilliant ball by Trezeguet. He passes to Ashutosh who misses.
84': Orji misses another chance after a Hume supply. But it looks like Kerala is almost through.
Full time: FC Pune City 1-2 Kerala Blasters FC.
Franco Colomba (FC Pune City)
David James (Kerala Blasters FC)