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ISL 2018-19: Ogbeche scores in NorthEast United's 2-0 win over Pune City

The win sends NorthEast United to second spot with 17 points from eight games while Pune are in the eighth spot with five points from nine games

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FC PunFC Pune City vs NorthEast United FC (Photo: www.indiansuperleague.com)e City vs NorthEast United FC (Photo: www.indiansuperleague.com)
FC Pune City vs NorthEast United FC (Photo: www.indiansuperleague.com)

Full-time report: United FC secured their fifth win of the season after defeating City 2-0 at the Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex Stadium. 

NorthEast's first goal came in the 23rd minute when French forward Bartholomew scored from a corner after the cross at the near post from right was headed over to the far post where he poked the ball past everybody and into the back of the net.

But the home team, FC City, should have had at least one goal of their own, given the number of fine chances they created, especially late in the half. First, in the 38th minute, Robin Singh was at the receiving end of a perfect cross inside the box and tried to hit it on the volley but Pereira did well to block the shot out for a corner.

They again came close to scoring in the 41st minute when got a corner and Mill's header destined to find the back of the net but the defence and the goalkeeper somehow kept the ball out amid the scramble.

could have scored their opener in the 21st minute itself when a speculative ball from left found at the near post whose toed touch nearly trickled inside the left corner but Kamaljit wonderfully tipped it away.

In the second half, NorthEast carved an opportunity in the 71st minute when Mascia on the right cut the ball back for whose first-time shot was blocked by Mills. Gallego took the rebound but it's blocked too.

To add to the misery of Pune, NorthEast United were awarded a penalty in the 90th minute when Mascia went down inside the box and the referee pointed to the spot after a challenge by Balwant. Mascia himself took the spot-kick and chose to place the ball at the bottom left corner. The goalkeeper got some hand to it but the shot had enough power to end up at the back of the net.

The win sends NorthEast United to second spot with 17 points from eight games while Pune are in the eighth spot with five points from nine games

ISL 2018-19: Ogbeche scores in NorthEast Uniteds 2-0 win over Pune City

Full-time match report to follow

ISL 2018-19: Ogbeche scores in NorthEast Uniteds 2-0 win over Pune City

Full-time. NorthEast United FC beat FC Pune City 2-0

ISL 2018-19: Ogbeche scores in NorthEast Uniteds 2-0 win over Pune City

Minute 90+3 -- Pune go close from a cross but just cannot score

ISL 2018-19: Ogbeche scores in NorthEast Uniteds 2-0 win over Pune City

Minute 90+2 (GOAL!!) -- Mascia takes the spot-kick and chooses the bottom left corner. The goalkeeper gets some hand to it but the shot has enough power to end up at the back of the net. Pune 0-NorthEast 2

ISL 2018-19: Ogbeche scores in NorthEast Uniteds 2-0 win over Pune City

Minute 90 (PENALTY!!) -- Mascia goes down inside the box in the 90th minute and the referee points to the spot. Also, Sahil is shown a yellow!

ISL 2018-19: Ogbeche scores in NorthEast Uniteds 2-0 win over Pune City

Minute 85 -- Adil finds Ashique on the right who bolts through the NorthEast defence. The goalkeeper and two other defenders come and try to crowd out Ashique who puts in a loww cross inside the box but it's easily cleared

ISL 2018-19: Ogbeche scores in NorthEast Uniteds 2-0 win over Pune City

Minute 80 (SUBSTITUTION FOR PUNE) -- Marcelinho out, Poojary in

ISL 2018-19: Ogbeche scores in NorthEast Uniteds 2-0 win over Pune City

Minute 72 (SUBSTITUTION FOR NORTHEAST) -- Reagan out, Lakra in

ISL 2018-19: Ogbeche scores in NorthEast Uniteds 2-0 win over Pune City

Minute 71 -- NorthEast's Mascia does well down the right to get near the box and then cuts it back for Ogbeche whose first-time shot is blocked by Mills. Gallego takes the rebound but it's blokced too

ISL 2018-19: Ogbeche scores in NorthEast Uniteds 2-0 win over Pune City

Minute 63 -- Pune get close again as Adil receives the ball at the edge of the box with only the goalkeeper to beat but is flagged offside

ISL 2018-19: Ogbeche scores in NorthEast Uniteds 2-0 win over Pune City

Minute 61 (SUBSTITUTION FOR NORTHEAST UNITED FC) -- Redeem out, Puitea in

First Published: Tue, November 27 2018. 19:40 IST

ISL 2018-19: Ogbeche scores in NorthEast United's 2-0 win over Pune City

The win sends NorthEast United to second spot with 17 points from eight games while Pune are in the eighth spot with five points from nine games

Full-time report: United FC secured their fifth win of the season after defeating City 2-0 at the Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex Stadium. 

NorthEast's first goal came in the 23rd minute when French forward Bartholomew scored from a corner after the cross at the near post from right was headed over to the far post where he poked the ball past everybody and into the back of the net.

But the home team, FC City, should have had at least one goal of their own, given the number of fine chances they created, especially late in the half. First, in the 38th minute, Robin Singh was at the receiving end of a perfect cross inside the box and tried to hit it on the volley but Pereira did well to block the shot out for a corner.

They again came close to scoring in the 41st minute when got a corner and Mill's header destined to find the back of the net but the defence and the goalkeeper somehow kept the ball out amid the scramble.

could have scored their opener in the 21st minute itself when a speculative ball from left found at the near post whose toed touch nearly trickled inside the left corner but Kamaljit wonderfully tipped it away.

In the second half, NorthEast carved an opportunity in the 71st minute when Mascia on the right cut the ball back for whose first-time shot was blocked by Mills. Gallego took the rebound but it's blocked too.

To add to the misery of Pune, NorthEast United were awarded a penalty in the 90th minute when Mascia went down inside the box and the referee pointed to the spot after a challenge by Balwant. Mascia himself took the spot-kick and chose to place the ball at the bottom left corner. The goalkeeper got some hand to it but the shot had enough power to end up at the back of the net.

The win sends NorthEast United to second spot with 17 points from eight games while Pune are in the eighth spot with five points from nine games

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