ISL 2018-19, Mumbai City vs Pune City highlights: Mumbai City FC claimed their first win of the season as they went on to defeat Pune 2-0 at home. Modou Sougou opened Mumbai’s account as he tapped the ball inside an empty goalpost in the 25th minute of the match. The second goal for Mumbai came in form of a penalty as Rafael Bastos blasted the second goal for the home side.
However, Mumbai were denied from scoring their thrid goal after Vishal Kaith stopped a penalty at the dying moments of the match.
ISL 2018-19, Mumbai City vs Pune City highlights
FULL TIME: MUM 2-0 PUNE
Two first half goals see Mumbai City FC claim their first win of the season.
PENALTY SAVED: MUM 2-0 PUNE (90 MINS)
Another goal scoring opportunity for Mumbai City FC as they get a penalty in the dying moments of the match. However, a brilliant diving effort by Vishal Kaith denies Mumbai from scoring their third goal. Vishal Kaith has surely been the best man for Pune City FC tonight.
SUBSTITUTION: Milan Singh comes in for Raynier
With less than 5 minutes remaining, Mumbai make their final change as Raynier makes way for Milan Singh.
MUM 2-0 PUNE (63 MINS)
A twist and then a turn in the D, as Pune skipper Emiliano Alfaro strikes from close-range but the ball hits the cross bar.
MUM 2-0 PUNE (57 MINS)
Another effort by Paulo Machado as he takes another shot after running past two defenders. The shot was not very far from the goal-post.
MUM 2-0 PUNE (53 MINS)
Mumbai skipper Paulo Machado takes a shot but it goes straight into the hands of Vishal Kaith.
SECOND HALF: Action resumes
Action resumes at the Mumbai Football Arena as both the teams are back on the pitch for the final 45 minutes.
HALF TIME: MUM 2-0 PUNE
Goals from Modou Sougou and Rafael Bastos (P) have given the home side a 2-0 lead at the end of first 45 minutes. Action will resume shortly after the break. STAY TUNED!
PENALTY: Mumbai doubles their lead (MUM 2-0 PUNE)
Modou Sougou goes down inside the D after a sliding challenge by Fanai. Rafael Bastos sends the ball inside the net from the spot as the hosts double their lead before half time.
SUBSTITUTION: MUM 1-0 PUNE (41 MINS)
An early change for Pune as Robin Singh comes in for Ashique Kuruniyan.
MUM 1-0 PUNE (38 MINS)
UPDATE: Ashique Kuruniyan is back on the pitch.
MUM 1-0 PUNE (35 MINS)
A inch-perfect sliding tackle by Lucian Goian takes down Pune's Ashique Kuruniyan. The game is stopped as both the players receive treatment. Goian is back on the pitch while Pune have been temporarily reduced to 10-men.
SAVE: MUM 1-0 PUNE (29 MINS)
Amrinder Singh denies Pune from an EQUALISER as he stops a well-struck volley by Nikhil Poojari.
GOAL: MUM 1-0 PUNE (25 MINS)
GOAL: The home fans rejoice as Mumbai take the lead in Maharashtra derby. A simple tap-in for Modou Sougou after Paulo Machado's cross hits the crossbar.
MUM 0-0 PUNE (20 MINS)
Vishal Kaith is not troubled by a cross coming into the box as he jumps over the Mumbai striker and comfortably collects it. Both the sides look for a breakthrough as we are 20 minutes into the match.
MUM 0-0 PUNE (9 MINS)
FREEKICK: Ashique Kuruniyan receives a yellow card for pulling down Arnold Issoko.
KICK OFF: MUM 0-0 PUNE (1 MIN)
The Maharashtra Derby is underway as hosts Mumbai start the proceedings at the Mumbai Football Arena. An early chance created by Pune as a cross from left is headed just wide by Emiliano Alfaro.
We are moments away from the kick-off as the players arrive on the pitch for the national anthem.
Hello and welcome!
Welcome to the LIVE coverage of the first Maharashtra derby of the Indian Super League 2018-19 season as both Mumbai and Pune would eye to secure their first win. The starting line up of both the teams have been announced. Pune has made one change as Marcelinho returns from the bench, while Mumbai has named the same starting XI which started in Kochi.