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As it happened: Delhi Dynamos vs FC Goa, ISL Semifinal, 1st Leg

Image Courtesy: ISL

Image Courtesy: ISL

Indian striker Robin Singh's 42nd minute shot gave Delhi Dynamos a one-goal advantage before their second leg against Zico's FC Goa.

Full-time: History has been made! Delhi Dynamos FC have finally won a game against FC Goa! Robin Singh leads Delhi Dynamos to a 1-0 win against FC Goa in their 1st leg of the first semifinal in Delhi.

Saved! Lucio with left footed shot that was kept out by Kattimani.

Ten minutes to go. Can Delhi hold on?

Close! Mama inside the box played the ball through the legs of Pronay, who found Malouda but he shoots it wide.

68th minute: Moura gets a yellow card and it's free-kick for Delhi but it is way off target

Chance: Another chance goes begging for Delhi as Nabi shoots it wide again

50th minute: In an end to end stuff - Delhi had a glorious opportunity to double the lead thanks to an amazing run from Dos Santos who laid it off for Adil Nabi but the striker shot was weak and off target.

48th minute: Jofre's free-kick from the left comes off Reinaldo's back and falls for Sabeeth whose header goes wide.

KICKOFF! Delhi Dynamos kickstart the proceedings in second half

HALF-TIME! The hosts lead by one goal from a Robin Singh header, but Goa have 45 minutes to change the game!

Goal! Robin Singh scores in the 41st minute to give Delhi Dynamos a deserving lead.

Substitution: First change of the game. Raju Gaekwad makes way for Romeo Fernandes. The right-back is injured

30th minute: Raju Gaikwad has gone down and looks in some pain. Romeo Fernandes is getting ready on the sideline

22nd minute: Sehnaj Singh goes for goal following a good move by the Delhi but the shot goes wide.

17th minute: Play had to be stopped for couple of minutes as John Arne going down theatrically when replays showed he was hardly pushed.

Yellow Card: Robert Lalthlamuana

Close! Goa start a counter and Jofre's cross from the left saw Sabeeth head it over the bar.

7th minute: Robin plays it for Shylo on the left and his shot hits the sidenetting.

SHOT AND VERY CLOSE! Delhi almost had a perfect start thanks to a brilliant run from Dos Santos which Goa failed to clear and loose ball and Malouda unleashed a powerful effort that sailed over the bar.

FACT! Delhi Dynamos have never beaten FC Goa in four matches in the ISL.

Kick-Off! FC Goa get things underway.

6.58: It all comes down to this day! Semi-finals are here and both the teams looked focus.

6.55: The players have made their way into the ground and we are minutes away from kick-off.

FC Goa XI: Kattimani, Narayan, Arnolin, Lucio, Raju, Moura, Joffre, Lucca, Sabeeth, Reinaldo, Pronay

Delhi Dynamos XI: Doblas, Riise, Anas, Robert, Malouda, Chicao, Sehnaj, Mama, Nabi, Robin, Dos Santos

(Hello and welcome to our Live Blog of the 1st leg of semifinal 1 between Delhi Dynamos and FC Goa at Delhi's Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium. Stay tuned for all the latest updates.)

Brief Preview:

Delhi Dynamos and FC Goa will go head to head once again this season and this time it will be for a place in the finals of the second season of the Indian Premier League (IPL).

The Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here will host the first leg of the first semi-final on Friday with Zico’s side, FC Goa, holds a psychological edge over Roberto Carlos' Dynamos having beaten Delhi twice in the league stage.

Goa, who lost in the semi-finals last season on penalties finished the league phase in top spot, while Delhi saw themselves drop to fourth following the defeat to Goa in the final game of the group stage. In a thrilling encounter, Goa came back from 2-0 down to win the match 3-2. In the process they became the first ISL side to overcome a two-goal deficit to win.

Dynamos have scored the least number of goals (18) among the four semi-finalists but Carlos has built the team primarily on tactical discipline and organisation.