Chirag United Kerala 0-3 Pailan Arrows
Goals: CS Sabeeth (33′, 45+1′, 90+5′ PEN)
Venue: Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Kochi
45′ – Suman Dutta OFF; Usman Ashik ON(Chirag United Kerala)
61′ – Vignesh G OFF; Pradeep Mohanraj ON (Chirag United Kerala)
63′ – Ongnam Milan Singh OFF; Prabir Das ON (Pailan Arrows)
64′ – Malsmfela OFF; Ajay Singh ON (Pailan Arrows)
70′ – Bikramjit Singh OFF; Pranoi Halder ON (Pailan Arrows)
25′ – Yellow card: Malswmfela (Pailan Arrows)
33′ – Yellow card: CS Sabeeth (Pailan Arrows)
38′ – Yellow card: Sherin Sam (Chirag United Kerala)
90+4′ – Red card (2 YC) Sherin Sam (Chirag United Kerala)
And that’s it. Chirag United Kerala are RELEGATED from I-League 2011-12!
90+5′ – GOAL: Sabeeth converts from the spot and completes the hattrick!
90+4′ – George Alwyn dances past Chirag defenders, and is brought down in the box by Sherin. Referee blows for penalty and shows second yellow to Sherin
90′ – 5 minutes added on!
86′ – Pailan custodian Naveen Kumar is again down! Receiving treatment as time ticks away!
82′ – Good effort by Pradeep Mohanraj from the edge of the box, to the left of the goal.
79′ – Pailan Arrows cruising to their first league victory of the season!
74′ – Sabeeth’s effort is just wide. Almost his third there.
69′ – Usman Ashik’s cross is headed towards goal by Anil Kumar. No goal thoguh1
63′ – Free kick for Chrig infront of goal. Anil takes it, but miscues it!
61′ – Vignesh makes way for Pradeep Mohanraj!
57′ – Good tackle from Isaac to dispossess Pailan forward, but hurts himself in the process
54′ – Hopeless long ranger from Vineeth. Goes over the goal!
49′ – Vineeth making some good runs down the left. But either his crosses lack the direction or there is no one to aim in the centre.
45′ – Second half begins. Arrows on the ball!
Suman Dutta goes off as Usman Ashik replaces him at half time.
The sides return to the pitch. We are almost under way in the second.
45+1′ – GOAL! Sabeeth again! Gets a through pass from Bikramjit Singh, rounds the goal keeper and puts the ball in the back of the net. The ‘Torres’ moment that! Chirag 0-2 Pailan Arrows.
44′ – Chances coming thick and fast for Chirag, but they are
43′ – Vignesh crosses for Anil who heads it off target.
40′ -Vignesh shoots wide inside the box
38′ – Sherin fouls Fela. Free kick for Pailan.
35′ – Chriag are in deep trouble now!
33′ – GOAL: Malswmfela tries a curling shot on goal, Sharath gets to the shot but fumbles. The ball falls kindly for Sabeeth who scores against his former club! 1-0 to Pailan Arrows!
30′ – CHANCE for Arrows. George Alwyn’s header hits the crossbar from a Tirthankar Sarkar cross.
29′ – Friday’s shot blocked by Naveen Kumar
27′ – Delay in match: Pailan Arrows goalkeeper goes down dealing with an effort from Friday. Receiving treatment.
25′ – Malwamfela booked for diving inside the penalty area
23′ – Vignesh’s cross is turned over for a corner by the keeper
19′ – Arrows’ George Alwyn initiates a run, but Isaac Boakye wins the ball with a tackle.
15′ – 15 minute sup. Chirag dominating so far.
11′ – Vineeth hits it out again, this time assist from Friday
7′- Corner for Chirag. Vineeth heads it on goal, flies just wide.
6′ – Friday and Anil Kumar combining inside the penalty area. Pailan Arrows defends well.
3′ – Vineeth tests Arrows custodian with a shot inside the box.
2′ – Early corner for Chirag. Wasted by Asif.
1′ – Match kicks off.
Anil Kumar makes a comeback to the squad after finally shaking off his injury. Will he be the difference between the sides today?
Chirag United Kerala needs atleast a point here today to keep them alive in the I-League for the next season. The team are trailing behind Mumbai FC by seven points with three more matches to be played!
Chirag United Kerala:
Starting Eleven: Sharath K (Goalkeeper, Captain), Sajesh P, Gurjinder Singh, Isaac Boakye, Sherin Sam, Vignesh G, Suman Datta, Asif K, Anil Kumar PK, David Gadimoh Sunday, Vineeth Ck
Substitutes: Rehensh TP, Noushad K, Jimshad U, Pradeep Mohanraj, Usman Ashik, Shahir S, Shaijumon
Head Coach: Ananda Kumar Ghosh
Technical Director: Biswajit Bhattacharya
Manager: Prashanthan K
Physio: Deepesh Bhattacharjee
Starting Eleven: Naveen Kumar (Goalkeeper), Shauvik Ghosh, Gurtej Singh, Deepak Devrani, Avinabo Bag, Bikramjit Singh, Trithankar Singh, Ongnam Milan Singh, George Alwyn, CS Sabeeth, Malswamfela
Substitutes: Ravi Kumar, Pritam Kotal, Pranoi Halder, Ajay Singh, Lalrozama Fanai, Prabir Das
Head Coach: Sujit Chakraborty
Assistant Coach: Naranaya Menon
Manager: Pratham Basu
Physio: Kazi Juyef Islam
Referee: Saptam Kumar
Assistant Referees: Vishnu Chauhan, RC Vijay
Match Commissioner: Inayatullah Khan