ISL 2018-19, FC Pune City vs ATK Highlights: Robin Singh’s goal in the second half help FC Pune City come back from behind to settle for a 2-2 draw against ATK. For the visitors, it was a huge setback in the race for the playoff spot.
However, the match was entertaining one full of goals as John Johnson (17′) Jayesh Rane (23′), Edu Garcia (61′ Pen.) all found the net. The scoreline was a reflection of how both the teams under their English managers played the game.
ISL 2018-19, FC Pune City vs ATK: Highlights
FULL TIME: PUN 2-2 KOL
Robin Singh's goal in the second half help FC Pune City come back from behind to settle for a 2-2 draw against ATK
The home fans rejoice as Robin Singh heads an incoming corner on the top-left corner of the goalpost.
Unfortunate for Diego Carlos as the ball hits the back of his arm and referee awards a penalty to ATK. Edu Garcia steps up for the spot kick and successfully registers his name on the scoresheet.
Strong start by Pune
A strong start by Pune in the second half as they toss the ball around the ATK box. After three incoming cross, Ian Hume taps the ball to Robin Singh, who was standing unmarked, just outside the box. Singh controls the ball and strikes but his shot goes staright to ATK goalie, who deals with the ball comfortably.
The referee blows the whistle and the action resumes at the Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex Stadium.
ATK are back on level terms. Everton Santos plays a through ball towards Jayesh Rane on the left. The player was in an offside position but the linesman fails to see it. Rane stops the ball and creates space from the defender and curls it inside the top-right corner of the goalpost.
Robin Singh passes the ball towards Marko Stankovic, who takes a shot in first atttempt. John Johnson in a bid to stop the ball deflects it inside his own net. The goalkeeper is left with no chance as Pune go 1-0 up in the 17th minute.
THAT WAS CLOSE! Unfortunate for ATK as Edu Garcia's volley from outside the box goes and hits the crossbar
ATK look for early lead
We are 10 minutes into the match and Manuel Lanzarote has so far been the key man for ATK. The visitors are pressing for the ball, while Lanzarote has already delivered three lofted balls inside the box. Can ATK break the deadlock?
The referee blows the whistle and the match between FC Pune City and ATK is underway. Lets Football!
FC Pune City Playing XI:
Kamaljit Singh (GK/C), Sarthak Golui, Martin Diaz, Sahil Panwar, Marko Stankovic, Adil Khan, Iain Hume, Marcelo Pereira, Diego Carlos, Ashique Kuruniyan, Robin Singh
Subs: Vishal Kaithal, Ashutosh Mehta, Gurtej Singh, Nim Dorjee Tamang, Rohit Kumar, Nikhil Poojary, Jonathan Vila
ATK Playing XI:
Arindam Bhattacharya, Pritam Kotal, Arnab Mondal, John Johnson, Ricky Lallawmawma, Gerson Viera, Pronay Halder, Edu Garcia, Manuel Lanzarote, Jayesh Rane, Everton Santos
Subs: Debjit Majumdar, Andre Bikey, Ankit Mukherjee, Eugeneson Lyngdoh, Hitesh Sharma, Balwant Singh, Kalu Uche
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Hello and welcome to our live blog of FC Pune City vs ATK. FC Pune host two-time champions ATK at the Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex Stadium in Pune, in Match 74 of the Indian Super League. Stay tuned for live updates.