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As it happened: Delhi Dynamos FC vs FC Goa, ISL Match 56

Photo credit: ISL.

Photo credit: ISL.

Romeo scored back-to-back goals and Joffre Mateu scored one in the 90th as FC Goa came from behind to beat the hosts in the last league match of Indian Super League season 2.

90' GOAL!!! Joffre scores on the stroke of 90 minutes to complete a superb comeback!

81': Adil Nabi wins a header inside the box but fails to keep the shot on target. The ball kissed the side netting but from the outside. That was a really good chance and he should have done better. Meanwhile, C S Sabeeth replaces Dudu.

70': Romeo strikes again! The Guars have made a remarkable comeback! The winger made a good run into the box as a low cross came into the middle from the left. He had an easy tap-in and made no mistake to slot home the equaliser.

68': GOAL!!! Romeo Fernandes pulls one back for The Gaurs! The winger has made the difference after coming into the match. He got the ball on the right and cut in to make space for a shot. The youngster went for power and blasted it into the back of the net. Sanjiban Ghosh got a hand to it but it was not enough to the keep the ball out. Game on!

60': Vinicius gets into a one-on-one situation with the keeper after Nabi puts him through. He tries to place it past the keeper towards the far post but Elinton Andrade gets down well to make a good save.

55': Substitution - Romeo Fernandes comes on to replace Debabrata Roy.

53': FC Goa had been given a wonderful opportunity to get a goal but John Arne Riise made great block on the line to deny Reinaldo. The keeper had made a tame clearance and the ball fell to the Brazilian who tried to curl it into the empty net. Riise got into a good position to make a goal-saving block. The Norweigian has been solid at the back throughout the season.

51: Joffre plays a very smart pass to Dudu who takes a first time shot for the goal from inside the box. He blasted it straight at the keeper but from this distance should have been able to beat Sanjiban Ghosh. The keeper positioned himself well to block the angle and make the save.

49': Vinicius finally gets one on target. This attempt was further from the ones he had in the first half. Though he got the accuracy alright, there was no venom in the shot to trouble the keeper.

46': The second half has kicked off and both teams have not made any changes during the interval. Delhi Dynamos FC have started off just like they did 45 minutes ago, possession football is the mantra for them tonight.

Half-Time: Delhi Dynamos lead 2-0 against FC Goa.

40': GOAL!!! Adil Nabi has doubled the lead for Delhi Dynamos. Richard Gadze plays a pass through the defense and set his teammate up for a wonderful scoring opportunity. The striker made no mistake as he slotted the ball past Elinton Andrade to find the back of the net. The Lions are roaring to the top of the table!

35': Florent Malouda takes a shot at goal with his right foot but he fails to keep it on target.

34': Robin Singh goes for the goal from a tight angle but Goa custodian Elinton makes a fine save with his feet.

31': GOAL!!! Delhi Dynamos have finally taken the lead! Serginho Greene heads home his first goal of the season! Robin Singh did well to get down the right and win a free-kick off Lucio. Florent Malouda sends in a peach of a delivery from the right with his free kick and it is perfect for Serginho Greene who is unmarked, to glance it past the keeper.

27': Big chance as Vinicius goes for the goal from inside the box but fails to hit the target.

22': Gadze gets past Pronay Halder on the left flank and makes his way into the box. He has the option of crossing with his left foot but decides to cut in instead. However, this gave time for Pronay Halder to track back and make an important tackle.

19': Debabrata Roy sends a good ball into the middle from the right. Reinaldo gets on the end of it as he is left unmarked but he guides his header straight at the keeper. Either side of the post and it would have gone in. Anyways, it wouldn't have stood as he was in an offside position.

17': Lack of tempo! It looks like it is a practice match at the moment as both teams are taking their time on the ball. This game needs a bit of magic to spark things up.

15': Vinicius has a go at the goal but he fails to hit the target with his left-footed effort.

14': Both Pronay Halder and Robin Singh pick up yellow cards for a needless tussle.

11': Adil Nabi sets his sight on the goal from quite a distance. He drags his shot wide off target when he could have easily passed it to a teammate. Nevertheless, good aggressive intent shown from the West Brom youngster.

10': It has been a slow start to the match as both the teams try to unlock the rival defences.

8': Richard Gadze is put through on the left flank and there's lots of space in front of him to run at. However, he doesn't time his run well enough and gets flagged offside.

5': John Arne Riise does well to come across Dudu as the striker was in a good position in front of the goal. He used his experience to wait for a nudge and earn his team a free kick. That was a smart move by the defender.

5': Richard Gadze fizzes the ball into Robin Singh but the pass was too strong for the Delhi Dynamos forward.

2': Off-side! Jonatan Lucca shows wonderful vision as he passes the ball into space for Dudu to chase. He was through on goal but the linesman raised his flag as he was offside.

1': Kick-off and we go...! Delhi Dynamos FC have set the ball rolling. They started slowly by keeping the ball and passing it around at the back.

Team changes: Both teams have made multiple changes for this one. Sanjiban Ghosh, Souvik, Anwar Ali, Robert, Vinicius, Richard Gadze and Robin Singh have all been given a start for Delhi. Goa have included Dudu, Bikramjit, Denson and Elinton Andrade for tonight.

6:57 pm: The Indian National Anthem was rendered in AR Rahman's beautiful voice and we are now moments away from the kick-off.

6:55 pm: Players are making their way out on the ground. Last time it was 2-0 in Goa's favour. Can Delhi take revenge tonight?

Here are the Starting XIs:

FC Goa: Elinton Andrade (GK), Pronay Halder, Lucio (C), Denson, Debabrata Roy, Jonatan Lucca, Joffre, Bikramjit, Mandar Dessai, Dudu, Reinaldo.

Delhi Dynamos: Sanjiban Ghosh (GK), Souvik, Anwar Ali, John Arne Riise (C), Robert, Vinicius, Serginho Greene, Florent Malouda, Richard Gadze, Adil Nabi, Robin Singh.

6:45 pm: A victory in tonight's game can help both FC Goa and Delhi Dynamos finish on top of league table.

The match starts in 30 minutes. Stay tuned for all live updates.

6:25pm: Hello and welcome to the live updates of the last league match of Indian Super League season 2 played between Delhi Dynamos FC and FC Goa.

Revenge and a top-place finish will be on Delhi Dynamos' mind when they square-off against FC Goa in their final league game of the Indian Super League season 2 on Sunday.

It will also be a battle between the 'Master' and his 'Student' when these two sides meet here at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium.

The last time Zico's army had faced Roberto Carlos' brigade, FC Goa had come up with a one sided 2-0 victory over the Dynamos.

first published:December 06, 2015, 18:32 IST