: FC Goa
scored four past FC Pune
City who could manage only two goals in response at the Fatorda Stadium with Spaniard Ferran Corominas scoring a brace in the first half and then receiving a straight red cad near the end of the second half.
All six goals were scored in the scintillating first half. There was no time for any breather as the game got going from the fifth minute itself when Coro put Goa
forward. Jahouh put in a wonderful long ball over the top and Coro controlled it, wriggled beyond the defender challenging him, made space for himself and, from the right of the box, slipped the ball beyond Vishal Kaith to the far post.
were quick to reply and had a goal for themselves within three minute ewhen Marcelinho chipped goalkeeper Nawaz, who was slightly off his line, from the edge of the box on the left to the far post.
The visitors couldn't hold on to the equaliser for long as Boumous put Goa
ahead once again in the 12th minute. He drove to the box, passed the ball to Coro on the right and received it back as a cross inside the box from where he headed it home.
Another goal came for Goa in the 20th minute off Jackichand when Coro was freed on the right wing with a long ball. He drove inside the box and, upon seeing Kaith coming out, laid the ball off unshelfishly for Jackichand who had the easiest task of passing the ball onto the empty net.
pulled another goal back in the 23rd minute when Alfaro received the ball inside the box on the left and absolutely smashed it into the fr side-netting to make it 3-2.
More action was to come in the first half as Coro scored his second in the 35th minute. Jackichand did wonderfully to cut-back the ball from the lefft byline. Coro is the fastest to react in the resulting scramble inside the box, poking home his second goal of the evening.
There were many more close chances that were either saved or came off bar and the scoreline could have been even crazier.
In the 54th minute, Pune got a penalty kick when Chinglensana held back Alfaro inside the box. Alfaro took the resulting penalty to the left but Nawaz guessed it correctly to make the block.
The rest of the second half was much less action-packed but it did see one player each of both the teams shown straight red cards.
First, Pune's Diego was show na direct red in the 86th minute and four minutes later, Corominas received his marching orders for a dangerous two-footed challenge.
The win takes Goa to top of the table with 10 points after winning three of their four matches and drawing another while Pune continue to sit at the bottom of the table with a solitary point from four games.