Goa, September 06, 2018: The Rajesh Wadhawan Group and Arjun Kapoor co-owned football club FC Pune City secured a draw in their second game against FC Goa by 3-3 in AWES Cup here at Tilak Maidan, Goa on Thursday.
FC Pune City dominated the proceedings as soon as the game kicked off. Soon a Diego Carlos free kick was headed on the goal by Matthew Mills but the ball rebounded but Mills followed up the ball to open the account for Stallions. At the back, FC Pune City’s goalkeeper Bilal Khan was in top form making some important saves. Carlos got into the thick of things just before half time as he doubled the visitors’ lead as half time ended 2-0 in FC Pune City’s favour.
Going into the second half, FC Goa made a stirring comeback as Hayden Fernandes opened the scoring for them. FC Goa maintained the tempo pushing back the visitors with consistent pressure. The result was an equaliser for FC Goa via Lalampuia followed by a third putting them in the lead. But FC Pune City found inspiration in Emiliano Alfaro as he scored an injury time equaliser before the full time whistle as match ended in a thrilling 3-3 draw.
FC Pune City will next face Dempo SC on 9th September.
FC Pune City (Matthew Mills, Diego Carlos, Emiliano Alfaro) 3- 3 FC Goa (Hayden Fernandes, Lalampuia 2)