ISL-SEASON 5-MATCH-5-FC PUNE CITY VS DELHI DYNAMOS FC
Match 5 of Indian Super League 5, held on Oct 3 ,saw the Delhi Dynamos FC play against FC Pune City.
Pune City drew with Delhi Dynamos FC by 1-1 after a last-minute strike from Carlos at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Delhi. Both the sides had a possession of 50%.
Delhi go into the break with the lead on Courtesy of Rana’s wonder strike
FC Pune City won the toss and chose their Side. Pune City started the game on a good note by putting pressure on the hosts in the initial 15 minutes and Ashique was impressive for visitors with his skills. In the 17th minute, Delhi got their first shot on target as Narayan Das skipped a couple of defenders and smashed the ball at the near post, but Vishal was in a good position to make an excellent save. A couple of minutes later the hosts missed a glorious chance to open the scoring after Chhangte got on the byline and cuts the ball to Andrija. However, he mistimed his hit and the ball fell to Sekar on the right who then tried to curl the ball at the top corner, but his shot went over the crossbar. In the 44th minute, the hosts got the lead on courtesy of wonder strike from the debutant Rana and he became the first Indian to score a goal in this edition. He received the ball from around 35 yards and smashed it at the far post to break the deadlock. Finally, the hosts entered the break with a 1-0 lead.
Carlos last minute strike helps Pune to fetch a point from the game
As the second half started, both the teams were trying their best to score a goal, but they were not able to get their final pass correct. In the 47th minute, Delhi missed a good chance to double, their lead after Pritam passed a superb ball to Andrija who was unmarked in the box. However, his shot went for a goal kick, as he did not get a proper connection to the ball. In the 79th minute, Stankovic played an out-footed pass from outside the box, which deflected off a Delhi player and fell into the path of Vila. However, Francisco saved his shot as he dived low to his right to deny a goal for the visitors. After 6 minutes, Chhangte made an excellent run from the left by beating Pune’s defense, but he failed to beat the keeper as Kaith made a very good save in the end. Two minutes from time, Pune scored an equalizer after Carlos played a ball to Alfaro on the left who in turn squared the ball back to Carlos. He then fired a low shot across the keeper into the bottom corner. Finally, Pune drew the match by 1-1 and took a point home on courtesy of a last minute goal from Carlos.
FINAL MATCH SCORE
|SWIFT LIMITLESS PLAYER OF THE MATCH||Ashique Kuruniyan|
|WINNING PASS OF THE MATCH||Emiliano Alfaro|
|EMERGING PLAYER||Ashique Kuruniyan|
|HERO OF THE MATCH||Rana Gharami|
ISL on Social Media
Here are some of the popular social media posts on the clash between Delhi Dynamos FC and FC Pune City.
Delhi Dynamos FC tweet after the game
A wonder strike ensures Rana Gharami the the Hero of the Match Award.
— Delhi Dynamos FC (@DelhiDynamos) October 3, 2018
ISL tweet after the match
— Indian Super League (@IndSuperLeague) October 3, 2018
FC Pune City tweet after the game
— FC Pune City (@FCPuneCity) October 3, 2018