United SC

Churchill Brothers

Eric Brown 49', 71'


Churchill Brothers 0-2 United SC

19th April’14, GOA : Erick Brown scored a brace as United SC beat Churchill Brothers 2-0 in their 23rd round I-league match on Saturday to take a big step toward avoiding relegation. While Churchill Brothers SC acquired 22 points from same number of matches, United SC amassed 26 points playing as many matches.

United SC XI : Abhijit(GK), Dhanachandra, Bello(C), Lalkamal, Brown, Anupam, MD. Rafique, Sukhen, Asif K, Souvik, Waheed.
Churchill Brothers XI : Thapa(Gk), Balmuchu, Denzil, Ravanan, Shabana, Balwant, Saran, Jaison, Lenny(C), Raju Yumnam, Wolfe.

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Eric helps give United SC 2-0 win over relegation-threatened Churchill Brothers

90'+4': Peep...peep...peep.... match end.... United SC 2-0 Churchill Bro.

90'+3': A cross from Saran finds Balwant who heads it just wide.

90'+2': United are holding on to their two goal advantage at the moment.

90': Added time 4 minute.

90': A cross from Saran finds Abhijit's hands as the keeper goes down after a small collision with Balwant. He is still down.

89': United SC now try to attack more , score 2-0 for USC

87': United attack with Eric Brown again but the midfielder fails to dribble past Ravanan, Churchill get the ball back in possession.

85': United looking to build up on the counter-attack. Asif with a few good runs down the right wing as well.

81': Player change for Churchill : Jaison Vales out Ashley Fernandes in

78': United has played a number of passes in the midfield, score 2-0 for USC.

73': Another United counter attack from the left flank finds Eric with a long ball who is millimeters offside. Close!!

71': Eric brown doubles United's lead with a brisk counter attack goal. A long ball fell to Raju who failed to clear it properly, instead he headed the ball towards Eric Brown who sprinted away to nicely curl it into the top half of the goal.

71': GOALLLLL.... Eric Brown scored his second goal in this match for United SC

69': Wolfe gets a shot which hits the post and comes back.

67': So far so good for United defence as they have nullified Balwant's and Wolfe's threat superbly.

65': Player change for United SC : Mohammed Rafique out Baldeep Singh in.

63': SHOT!! Jaison gets a shot but ball clearance by United defenders.

62': Churchill try to create some chances to equalize, score still 1-0 for USC.

60': Churchill win a free-kick about 35 yards from USC goal and Jaison sends it well clear of the target.

57': Rafique tries to curl one into the top corner from the edge of the box but his effort is off target.Superb effort by him.

54': SAVE!! Denzil gets in a great cross from the right to find Balwant who's diving header is well saved by Abhijit.

Eric brown scores a great header which puts United Sports Club ahead. Sukhen Dey was the one who put in a curling cross to find Eric perfectly on the far end of goal.

49': GOALLLLL.... Eric Brown scored for United

48': Attack by United and this time missed by Eric...

46': Second Half started... score 0-0

The teams are coming out.

Peep... now it's HALF-TIME. Churchill Brothers 0-0 United Sports Club.

45'+2': SHOT!! Eric Brown tries from long range but finds Thapa who collects it quite easily.

45'+1': With the first half coming to a close we have seen nothing that has troubled either keepers at the moment.

45': 2 minutes added time, score 0-0

40': United win a free-kick, Raju tackle gives United Sports Club a free kick on the right flank just outside the penalty box. Eric Browns curls a dangerous ball in but the majestic Thapa gets a firm hold of it rushing towards the ball.

37': Abdelhamid Shabana for Churchill Brothers. Score 0-0

35': ANOTHER SHOT!! Shabana shoots from just outside the box which goes just wide. United Sports Club are defending very deep keeping Churchill to only long shots at the moment.

34': ANOTHER SHOT!! Balwant shots brilliantly with a left footed strike which is parred away by Abhijit, the rebound fell to Jaison who ambitiously tries a curler but its way wide of goal.

33': Again SHOT!! Wolfe gets a powerful shot in from just outside the box. The shot is hit straight into the center of goal which is easily collected by Abhijit.

32': CLOSE!! Positive play from Churchill. Wolfe who take a brilliant first touch forward to put in a dangerous cross which finds nobody in the end.

30': Score 0-0

29': Dhanachandra cuts in from the leftt flank brilliantly but his wild attempt is well off target.

27': Saran Singh this time darts through the right flank, finds Balwant with a low cross who's pass is not good enough as United get back into possession.

25': SHOT!! Eric Brown dribbles and turns, then gets into a good position to shoot, but his long heave is wayward as the ball skies over Thapa.

23': Wolfe runs through the right side of box, fires in a low cross which finds Balwant, he squares it up for Saran who hurries a shot which is easily blocked the the men in purple.

20': Nothing really happening yet, United Sports Club are slowly getting hold of the ball. They having good spells of possession so far but still score 0-0 .

18': SHOT!! Lenny fires away from 30 yards which is held quite easlity by the keeper again.

16': This time Souvik plays in Waheed whose shot is fumbled.

14': SHOT!! First shot on target for the Red Machines as Balwant heads in a Saran Singh cross, but his header easily collected by Abhijit.

13': Churchill's build up play was good with Saran and Lenny exchanging passes, still score 0-0

11': United SC come close again from the corner but Churchill keeper Thapa was up to the task again.

7': Shouvik, plays a brilliant diagonal ball to Sukhen, who ran down the right flank but his delivery fails to reach an onrushing Rafique. The ball goes out for a goalkick.

5': SHOT!! Waheed with the first shot on goal which sails over the bar.

4': First corner of the game falls to United Sports Club. Eric Brown takes it as Churchill get the ball back.

2': Shabana gets into the referee's book early on in the game.

1': Eric is put through with a ball over the top of the defense. Good start by United.

Ok we are all set. A few minutes from Kick-Off now.

United Sports Club have been relying on the brilliance of Eric Brown for a while but today they need to be more clinical in front of goal.

The match is going to kick-off at 4.30 P.M. Yes, it's live at Ten Action also.

Good evening everybody. Welcome to the LIVE commentary of the match between Churchill Brothers and United Sports Club.

Kick-off start at 4.30 p.m.

I-league 2013-14 Table

No Team Points Win Draw Loss
1 Bengaluru FC 41 12 5 5
2 Salgaocar FC 38 11 5 7
3 East Bengal 37 10 7 5
4 Sporting Clube de Goa 34 9 7 7
5 Shilong Lajong 32 8 8 6
6 Dempo SC 32 8 8 6
7 Pune FC 31 8 7 7
8 Mumbai FC 28 5 13 5
9 United SC 26 5 11 7
10 Mohun bagan 25 5 10 8
11 Rangdajied United FC 24 6 6 11
12 Churchill Brothers SC 22 5 7 11
13 Mohammedan Sp 21 5 6 12
N.B : Table updated as on April 19, 2014 post Churchill Bros vs United SC

United SC : Eric Brown 49', 71'

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