Rowlin Borges scored for NEUFC in the first half after which Adil Khan drew it level in the 69th min. However, a red card in the dying minutes of the game put an end to NEUFC’s hope of securing an equalizer.
ISL 2018-19, NorthEast United vs Pune City: Highlights
Full Time: NEU 1-1 PUN
NEUFC will be disappointed with that result as they desperately needed 3 points. Meanwhile, Pune have done wonderfully to fight back from the dead and go away with a point.
4 mins added on
Four minutes of time added on. Can Pune make something from the numerical advantage? Meanwhile, a flurry of yellows as Sahil Panwar (Pune City) and Rowling Borges (NEUFC) go in the book.NEU 1-1 PUN
It's going from bad to worse for NEUFC. Jose Leudo sees a red for using his elbow. Martin Diaz with a shot at the post only to miss it my centimeters. NEU 1-1 PUN
Pune score against the run of play! Adil Khan with a fantastic volley from outside the box. Just when we were thinking that the game could be slipping out of Pune's hands, they have hit back. NEUFC are shell shocked! NEU 1-1 PUN
NorthEast United dominating
It has been the hosts who have dominated this half! Can they score another and kill the game off? Around 24 minutes to go. NEU 1-0 PUN
Double change for Pune as Matt Mills comes on for Jonathan Vila. Marko Stankovic is replaced by Rohit Kumar. NEU 1-0 PUN
Pune's Martin Diaz enters the referee's book. But moments later Adil Khan is shown a yellow, his fourth of the season. NEU 1-0 PUN
Spectacular start to the second half as Rowllin Borges slots it in to give NEUFC the lead. This is the fourth goal of the season for Borges. NEU 1-0 PUN
2 minutes of added time comes to an end and no change in the scoreline. NEU 0-0 PUN
GOAL- Ball is in the net. But OFFSIDE! Iain Hume is denied. NEU 0-0 PUN
First of the game and it goes to a NorthEast United FC. Gurwinder Singh puts in a rash challenge on Ashique Kuruniyan. The ref blows the whistle and also shows him the card.
SHOT ON GOAL
Pune once again with the attack and Jonathan Vila unleashed a shot from the edge of the box. No harm done as Pawan Kumar lets it go. Pune. Interesting first 15 mins but nothing to chose between the two teams. NEU 0-0 PUN
We have a foul six mins into the match and Ogbeche goes for the counter-attack but his run down the middle is stopped by Adil Khan in the centre of the pitch. Poor one NEU 0-0 PUN
National anthems and pre-match rituals are done. NorthEast United get things underway- Pune City will attack from left to right. Let's play! NEU 0-0 PUN
NorthEast United Playing XI:
Pawan Kumar (GK), Reagan Singh, Mato Grgic, Gurwinder Singh, Keegan Pereira, Jose Leudo, Rowllin Borges, Federico Gallego, Panagiotis Triadis, Lalthathanga Khawlhring (Puitea), Bartholomew Ogbeche (C)
Pune City Playing XI:
Kamaljit Singh (GK/C), Jonathan Vila, Martin Diaz, Sahil Panwar, Sarthak Golui, Adil Khan, Marko Stankovic, Ashique Kuruniyan, Diego Carlos, Robin Singh, Iain Hume
Hello and welcome
Hello and welcome to our coverage of NorthEast United vs Pune City from the Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium of Guwahati in Match No. 81 of the Indian Super League. NEUFC will be looking to keep their position at the top of the table intact while Pune play for pride. Stay tuned for all live updates.