Though FC Pune City were clear favourites to win the game, a lacklustre performance cost them 3 points.
The loss also ruined the day for skipper Gianluigi Buffon, who was playing his 500th match for the Italian champions.
David Silva had to be substituted in the eighth minute after twisting his left knee.
The local media has stepped up pressure on Bale, criticising the Welshman for not helping out more in defence.
QPR’s Rio Ferdinand has been suspended after he was found guilty of misconduct by the Football Association.
Newcastle’s 18-year-old winger Rolando Aarons struck in the sixth minute to hand the visitors an unlikely lead.
Varane converted two corners as a second-string Real Madrid began the defence of their King’s Cup with a win.
Delhi Dynamos and NorthEast United played out a goalless draw in an eventful evening where chances went begging.
Mario Balotelli, Dejan Lovren Lovren score in 2-1 comeback win over Swansea; Blues see off Shrewsbury.
Meyiwa was shot and killed in an apparent house robbery in Vosloorus township near Johannesburg on Sunday.
South Africa has a high rate of violent crime, an issue that was raised during recent trial of Oscar Pistorius.
With the weekend fixtures complete, indianexpress.com takes a look at the major talking points from the weekend.
Van Persie’s equaliser in injury time gives United a well earned draw against leaders Chelsea at Old Trafford.
Van Persie’s strike came late into the stoppage time which was nothing but a miracle for United.
It was an evening of World Cuppers as Trezeguet’s 81st minute strike was preceded by Greece’s Katsouranis’ volley.