It was unfortunate for young goalkeeper TP Rehenesh of Northeast United to end the match on the losing side despite an incredible display of goalkeeping. Rehenesh denied the Pune strikers several times as he charged and blocked the opponents each time they came face to face.
Kerala Blasters registered their first win of the opening edition of the Indian Super League on Thursday. The Blasters beat the home team FC Pune City 2-1 in an interesting contest played at the Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex in Pune. Marquee player David Trezeguet scored for the home side while CS Sabeeth and Penn
FC Goa’s captain and defender Gregory comfortably received a Pune FC long ball and controlled it. Gregory tried to play it safe and hit a back pass for his goalkeeper but failed to get the placement right and mistimed the ball completely. Pune’s marquee star David Trezeguet was quick to get to the ball and the Frenchman efficiently placed the ball past the keeper to score Pune’s second goal.
Mumbai City FC vs Pune FC was expected to be a close run derby. Instead Mumbai were runaway winners by five goals.
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Del Piero took the onus on himself and unleashed a sizzler from 25 yards. The ball just fizzed past the outside of the post but it gave enough indication of the class of the striker and the impact Del Piero will make as he warms up to this tournament.
Zico says, ‘’It takes time for sure. But India will need to believe that it can do well and it will.’’