ISL 2018, ATK vs FC Pune City Highlights: A late goal by Gerson Vieira helped ATK secure a 1-0 victory over FC Pune City, as their wait for the first win of the season continues. Despite having an equal number of shots on target, the host dominated over the visitors right from the word go. With this win, ATK have climbed to the sixth position in the points table, while Pune remains at the bottom.
ISL 2018, ATK vs FC Pune City Highlights:
FULL TIME: ATK 1-0 PUN
The referee blows the whistle for the last time in the match as a late goal by Gerson Vieira help ATK secure a 1-0 victory over FC Pune City.
GOAL: ATK 1-0 PUN (82 MINS)
The home fans rejoice as ATK finally score the first goal of the match in some spectacular fashion. Lanzarote's backheel finds Jayesh Rane inside the D, who chips it towards the goalpost. Gerson Vieira runs and heads the ball past the goalkeeper.
ATK 0-0 PUN (75 MINS)
Lanzarote steps up for ATK for yet another FREEKICK right from the edge of the box. However, he fails to make anything out of it as the ball is headed by a defender standing in the wall for a CORNER.
CHANCE: ATK 0-0 PUN (61 MINS)
Another CHANCE wasted by FC Pune City as Robin Singh finds Nikhil Poojari inside the D, whose shot is comfortably saved by ATK goalkeeper at the near post. Both the teams have so far have not been clinical with their finishing.
The second half action is underway as the visitors get the ball rolling.
Meanwhile, in the King Power Stadium, Leicester City players and supporters pay tribute to Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha. The club owner passed away in a tragic helicopter crash after the Foxes played a 1-1 draw against West Ham United on October 7.
HALF TIME: ATK 0-0 PUN
The referee blows the whistle for HALF-TIME as both the teams go into the break with a 0-0 scoreline.
ATK 0-0 PUN (45 MINS)
A nice build-up by ATK players before Lanzarote takes another attempt at the goalpost. However, the scoreline still remains the same as his shot is inches away from the goalpost.
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ATK 0-0 (35 MINS)
We are 30 minutes into the match but both the teams are still unable to break the deadlock. ATK so far has been the superior side with decent chances, however, the strikers have failed to convert any.
YELLOW CARD: ATK 0-0 PUN (25 MINS)
YELLOW CARD! The referee shows Ashique Kuruniyan a yellow card as he accidentaly raises his arm during a tussle with Pronay Halder. This was Kuruniyan's third booking of the season.
FREEKICK: ATK 0-0 PUN (18 MINS)
OFF THE POST: Another FREEKICK for ATK from a dangerous position. Lanzarote will surely look to make the most out of it in his third attempt. The ball goes over the wall but unfortunate for ATK as it hits the goalpost.
FREEKICK: ATK 0-0 PUN (6 MINS)
FREE KICK! Youngster Komal Thatal falls just few meters outside the D and the referee blows his whistle for FREEKICK. Manuel Lanzarote steps up for the set-piece but his shot is off-target. Goal kick for FC PUNE CITY.
SAVE: ATK 0-0 PUN (2 MINS)
SAVE! ATK have the first shot at goal as Pronay Halder attempt from the edge of the box forces Pune goalkeeper Kamaljit Singh to dive to his right. The goalkeeper punches the ball out of the danger area.
The match between ATK and FC Pune City is underway with the home side starting the proceedings.
Both the teams have arrived in the pitch for the Indian National anthem. We are moments away from the KICKOFF.
ATK: Arindam Bhattacharja (GK), Andre Bikey, Ricky Lallawmawma, John Johnson, Gerson Vieira, Aiborlang Khongjee, Komal Thatal, Manuel Lanzarote (C), Pronay Halder, Balwant Singh, Everton Santos
FC Pune City: Kamaljit Singh (GK), Gurtej Singh (C), Matt Mills, Sarthak Golui, Martin Diaz, Sahil Panwar, Jonathan Vila, Alwyn George, Nikhil Poojari, Ashique Kuruniyan, Robin Singh
Hello and Welcome
Hello and welcome to the LIVE COVERAGE of Indian Super League match between ATK and FC Pune City at the Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan, Kolkata. While FC Pune City will be lead by Gurtez Singh, Andre Bikey is the new name introduced in ATK's STARTING XI.