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Federation Cup - April 30 2016 03:00 PM

Rajiv Gandhi Stadium

Aizawl FC

2 : 1

Bengaluru FC

Kim Song 14'
  • 2
    Bengaluru FC had a chance for an opener, dangerous corner kick by the away team.
  • 7
    David takes the first corner kick for the home team.
  • 8
    Bengaluru FC came really close to scoring the first goal of the match, Poirei to the rescue.
  • 12
    Yuta takes a long range shot after a one-two with Joel Sunday.
  • 14
    Goal Bengaluru FC
  • 26
    Bengaluru FC looked to be the better team so far.
  • 28
    Brandon takes a shot, too bad his shot went a few inches off target.
  • 30
    Captain David takes a good free kick but Amrinder pushed the ball to safety.
  • 36
    The home team worked a beautiful attack but the final touch lacks direction.
  • 38
    Goal - Aizawl FC - Alfred scored the equaliser for the home team.
  • 42
    Alfred sends a low shot, just a few inches off the post.
  • 45
    Half time score Aizawl FC 1-1 Bengaluru FC
  • 54
    Chhetri took the a shot on goal, off target.
  • 56
    Bengaluru FC's Chhuantea received the Yellow for pulling Albert to the ground.
  • 70
    Alfred beats the keeper who came rushing well off his line, but failed to score an open goal.
  • 90
    Goal Aizawl FC - Joel Sunday to the rescue. The forward really had a record of scoring on a Saturday. Go go Aizawl FC.
  • 90+6
    That's it. Aizawl FC 2-1 Bengaluru FC. The final score

Aizawl FC


Bengaluru FC

  • 2 Goal 1
  • - Possession -
  • - Shots -
  • - Shot On Target -
  • - Pass -
  • - Pass Complete -
  • - Fouls -
  • - Offsite -
  • - Corner -
  • - Yellow Card -
  • - Red Card -
Soram Poirei Anganba
Yuta Kinowaki
Emmanuel Chigozie
Albert Zohmingmawia
David Lalrinmuana
Alfred Kemah Jaryan
Yinka Joel Sunday Ayeni
Brandon Vanlalremdika

The first match of the Hero Federation Cup 2016 was played today at the Rajiv Gandhi Stadium, home team Aizawl FC played against Bengaluru FC the newly crowned Hero I-League 2015-2016 Champions and defending Champions of the Hero Federation Cup. In a clash of the Hero I-League pole position holder versus the team in the 8th position of the league, Aizawl FC stunned their visitors with the final score of 2-1.


Bengaluru FC looked dangerous from the early minutes and came really close to scoring an opener in the first minute from a corner kick, a minute later the visitors had their second chance on goal, luckily Emma Chigozie intercepted in time to clear the ball off the goal line.


Bengaluru FC continued to build on their momentum and were clearly the better team from the start, the men in blue finally found the goal in the 15th minute, Udanta lays a low pass for Lyngdoh, the best Indian midfielder sends the ball goal ward with his first touch, Kim Song Dong seemingly did a slight flick in an offside position but leaving goalkeeper no chance to react. The linesman kept his flag down, the referee points the centre mark, Goal Bengaluru FC.


The home team gave their all for an equaliser, Captain David Lalrinmuana drove a finely placed free-kick to stretch Amrinder past the half hour mark.


Alfred scored the equaliser in the 38th minute, left back Ricky sends the ball in from his line to the edge of the box, Bengaluru FC’s centre back Osano failed to control the ball with his first touch allowing Alfred to drive the ball home beyond the reach of Amrinder into the far post.


Aizawl FC had a chance to take the lead a few minutes later, Joel Sunday took a curving shot just inside the box, his effort hits the far-post, the ball ricochets to David but the Captain only managed to hit the side netting.


After the restart Aizawl FC continued to be the better team, dominating the game with possession and attacking the goal left, right and centre. Bengaluru FC defended well and looked dangerous on the counter attack with the pace of Udanta and Lyngdoh.


The game remained even-steven until the 90th minute, Liberian forward Alfred K. Jaryan missed an opportunity on the way, failing to score from an open goal in the 75th minute, the Liberian forward too had his goal denied for an offside in the 80th minute.


90 minutes - Goalllll Aizawl FC – The home team scored their match winner in the 90th minute, Msa sends the ball in from his own half, Alfred managed to beat his marker inside the box, the striker then delivers a cross ball for Joel Sunday whose deft right footer crashes into the net past the helpless Amrinder sends the crowd into a joyous frenzy.


That's it, the final score on the scoreboard reads Aizawl FC 2-1 Bengaluru FC. Here's to hoping and wishing that our men will finish the job in Bengaluru.