Uche and Alfaro scored a brace each to end 87th ISL clash in a draw
Delhi Dynamos FC and FC Pune City played out a 2 – 2 draw in Hero Indian Super League (ISL) 2017-18 at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Delhi on Friday.
Kalu Uche gave the Lions the lead twice, but a couple of Emiliano Alfaro penalties ensured that the spoils were shared on the night.
The Lions started attacking an attacking game and earned themselves penalty in the 10th-minute. Uche stepped in for the spot-kick and gave Pune custodian Vishal Kaith no chance.
Three minutes later, it were the Stallions who got themselves a penalty after the referee spotted a tussle in the box following a corner. Alfaro took the kick and sent Delhi keeper Arnab Das Sharma the wrong way, as the visitors restored parity.
Kalu Uche restored the lead for Delhi Dynamos in the 34th minute who was fitted a fine ball by Nandhakumar and Uche just needed to tap in which he does calmly.
Four minutes before the end of regulation time Alfari was brought down by Mohammad Dhot and the referee did not hesitate to point towards the spot kick.
Uruguayan striker Emiliano Alfaro stepped up to slot the ball to level the score for the second time. With the tie Delhi Dynamos finish the season at 8th place with 19 points from their 18 games while Pune City stands at second with 30 points and make the strategy for the playoff semi finals
FULL TIME: DELHI Dynamos 2-2 FC PUNE CITY
90: Four minutes of added time
86: PENALTY GOAL!! Emiliano Alfaro (FC Pune City)
84: Yellow card for Mohd Sajid Dhot
80: Substitution for Delhi Dynamos: Nandakumar Sekar OFF Setyasen Singh IN
73: Substitution for FC Pune : Panwar OFF Sarthak Golui IN
73: Substitution for Delhi Dynamos: Munmun Timothy OFF Jeroen Lumu IN
66: Substitution for Delhi Dynamos: Munmun Timothy OFF Lugun Jeroen Lumu IN
58: Substitution for FC Pune City: Marcos Tébar OFF Jonatan Lucca IN
51: Substitution for Delhi Dynamos: Kalu Uche OFF David Ngaihte IN
46: Substitution for FC Pune City: Baljit Singh Sahni OFF Rohit Kumar IN
46: Second half underway...
HALF TIME: DELHI DYNAMOS 2-1 FC PUNE CITY
39: Yellow card for Simranjit Singh
34: GOALLL!! Kalu Uche(Delhi Dynamos)
32: Yellow card for Paulo Henrique Dias Da Cruz (Delhi Dynamos)
13: PENALTY GOAL!!Emiliano Alfaro (FC Pune CITY
10: PENALTY GOAL! Kalu Uche(Delhi Dynamos)
2: Yellow card for Sahil Panwar(FC Pune City)
1: Kicks off...
FC Pune City subs: Kamaljit, Gurtej, Sarthak, Jewel, Lucca, Rohit, Ajay.