ISL-SEASON 4-MATCH-82-FC PUNE CITY VS FC GOA
Match 82 of Indian Super League 4, held on Feb 25 ,saw the FC Goa play against FC Pune City.
FC Goa was on a rampage against Pune City as they defeated them by 4-0 at Shree Shiv Chhatrapati sports complex in Pune. Goals from Corominas, Lanzarote, and Boumous gave Goa a comfortable win for Goa and this is also their first clean sheet in this season. Goa had 53% possession than Pune’s 47%.
Goa went into the break with a 1 goal advantage
FC Goa won the toss and chose their side. In the 8th minute, Lanzarote tried to curl the ball inside after he received the ball near the box, but Vishal saved it with ease as the shot lacked power. In the 11th minute, Marcelo floated the ball inside from a free kick which found the head of Panwar, but his header hit the upright in the end.
In the 19th minute, Lanzarote tried to curl the ball into the near post, but the shot went wide of the target. Goa was awarded a penalty after Adil Khan brought down Boumous inside the box. Lanzarote stepped in and slotted the ball into the back of the net by sending the keeper in the wrong way to give his team a 1-0 lead.
In the 41st minute, Carlos squared the ball to Marcelo inside the box and the latter fired a low shot towards the goal, but Naveen made a superb save by diving low to his left. In the added time Lanzarote squared the ball to Corominas in the box who tried to place the ball past the keeper, but Vishal made a good save in the end. Finally, Pune went into the break with a 1-0 lead.
Goa kept a inch closer to the playoffs with this win.
As the second half started in the 46th minute Hugo squared the ball to Lanzarote from the byline who fired a shot towards the target, but Vishal made a superb save with his outstretched arm. In the next minute, Hugo tried his luck from inside the box towards the target, but his shot ended up rattling over the crossbar.
In the 48th minute, Goa doubled their lead Hugo after receiving the ball on the right curled the ball towards the goal where Vishal got a hand to it but it was not enough to parry it away. In the 58th minute, Goa scored their 3rd goal after Hugo played a lovely ball which put Corominas through on goal who then slotted it home to give his team a 3-0 lead.
In the 65th minute, Goa was awarded a penalty after the referee found that Mandar’s cross was handled by Sarthak inside the box. Corominas stepped for the spot kick and smashed it past the keeper with some venom to give his team an unassailable lead 4-0. In the 80th minute, Marcelo was giving the marching orders after picking up his second yellow card of the game. Finally, Goa won the game by 4-0.
FINAL MATCH SCORE
|SWIFT LIMITLESS PLAYER OF THE MATCH||NAVEEN KUMAR
|WINNING PASS OF THE MATCH||FERRAN COROMINAS|
|EMERGING PLAYER||MOHAMED ALI|
|FITTEST PLAYER||HUGO BOUMOUS|
|HERO OF THE MATCH||FERRAN COROMINAS|
ISL on Social Media
Here are some of the popular social media posts on the clash between FC Goa and FC Pune City.
FC Goa tweet after the game
FT | #PUNGOA 0⃣-4⃣
— FC Goa (@FCGoaOfficial) February 25, 2018
ISL tweet after the match
— Indian Super League (@IndSuperLeague) February 25, 2018
FC Pune City tweet after the game
— FC Pune City (@FCPuneCity) February 25, 2018