Kapil Hoble and Yogesh Kadam scores each for Dempo Sports Club to overcome another hurdle in the Goa Professional League 2017-18, match played at Duler Football Stadium in Mapusa, today.
The high-intensity match kicked off in favor of Salgaocar FC, referee Tejas Nagvenkar whistled and within 2 minutes Salgaocar could have taken the lead by player Ribhav Sardessai shot goes over the crossbar. The ball was rolling and it was in the 12 minute, Beevan Dmello of Dempo SC missed seater from 6 yards, directs the ball in the hand of goalkeeper Abhijit Das from Nickson Castanhas´ free-kick from the right. Not even minute later Latesh Mandrekar´s diving effort goes waste as he couldn´t connect off Mario Mascarenhas´
Inches away from goal post! Brian Mascarenhas long range powerful strike just went inches wide in the 28th minutes,
Dempo SC celebrated as Beevan scored header assisted by Mario´s cross from the left but asst. referee 1 Sainath Haldankar raised his flag for offside, Goal was denied.
First Goal! Just three minutes before the lemon break Beevan Dmello easy dribbled Lenny Pereira on the goal line and crosses over the goalkeeper Abhijit to Kapil Hoble, scores calmly to give the lead for Golden Eagles.
Halftime score 1–0 in favor of Dempo Sports Club.
Second half kicked-off with slow pace from both sides, but Golden Eagles were first to originate in scoring their second goal and this time, again its Beevan´s excellent header fisted by rival keeper hits the crossbar and lands on the goal line and comes out, it was Yogesh´s cross from left, which could have doubled the lead in the 60th minute.
From the previous goal scoring moment, Dempo dominated from there and 3 minutes later Nestor Dias was close to scoring but this time also under bar custodian saved Salgaocar´s, off the cross from Velito Cruz. A couple of minutes later Yogesh´s brilliant run dribbles past Rosario Mendes but failed to pass the ball to unmarked Beevan, goes into the hands of the keeper.
Second Goal! To cover up his previous mistake, Yogesh Scores to double the lead; substitute Joaquim Abranches release ball to skipper Beevan Dmello and latter with his head up and seeing Yogesh unmarked curls from the left flank and Yogesh with his golden touch scores 2–0.
Green Brigades almost came dot closer in scoring as a Nigerian striker Yinka Joel Sunday Ayeni´s open header which needed firm direction, which he did, but Golden Eagles´ last man Agnelo Gomes came with superb save, a cross came from Brian Mascarenhas, in the 78th minute.
Although there was no much play after this, the home side was quite calm and all over the ball.
88: Yellow Card - Dempo SC
75: GOAL!! Yogesh Kadam scores for Dempo SC
61: Yellow Card - Dempo SC
45: Second half kicked off
Half-time: Dempo SC 1-0 Salgaocar SC
42: Yellow Card - Salgaocar
42: GOAL!! Kapil Hoble scores for Dempo SC
21: Yellow Card - Salgaocar
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