East Bengal vs Punjab FC Highlights, EBFC 0-0 PFC, ISL 2023-24: End to end action results in a goalless draw

EBFC vs PFC: Highlights from the East Bengal vs Punjab FC, ISL 2023-24 match from the Salt Lake stadium in Kolkata.

Updated : Dec 10, 2023 19:18 IST

East Bengal FC players celebrating
East Bengal FC players celebrating | Photo Credit: The Hindu

East Bengal FC players celebrating | Photo Credit: The Hindu

Catch Sportstar’s highlights from the ISL 2023-24 group-stage match between East Bengal and Punjab FC from the Salt Lake stadium in Kolkata.

  • December 09, 2023 21:58

    Both sides played a counter-attacking style of football but were not clinical enough in front of goal. EBFC were more dominant in the dying embers of the game but Punjab FC held its ground and defended well to keep it goalless. 

  • December 09, 2023 21:55

    Souvik gives the ball away as he takes a long shot that bounces into the keeper’s gloves. 

  • December 09, 2023 21:51
    90’ - 6 minutes added time given

    The ref has awarded six minutes as stoppage time. 

  • December 09, 2023 21:50

    EBFC now controls the game as it piles the pressure on Punjab FC from all directions but Punjab is relentlessly clearing the ball away time and time again. 

  • December 09, 2023 21:46

    Cleiton Silva shoots the ball from inside the box but is is blocked by Suresh. The ball lands back into Cleiton’s feet who strikes the ball again and is yet again blocked by Suresh keeping the scores level. 

  • December 09, 2023 21:44
    83’ - EBFC also squaders a chance

    Vishnu beats a couple of defenders inside the box and had an empty goal in front of him, but slashes the ball wide missing EBFC’s biggest chance in the game. 

  • December 09, 2023 21:43
    82’ - Punjab FC misses big chance

    Talal plays a low-driven cross to Daniel from the right who strikes the ball but off-target right in front of goal. 

  • December 09, 2023 21:40
    80’ - EBFC makes a change

    Saul makes way for Siverio

  • December 09, 2023 21:38

    Punjab FC wins the ball back in East Bengal’s half and breaks into a counter but Juan Mera’s cross from the right goes out for a goal-kick. 

  • December 09, 2023 21:33

    Juan Mera finds the ball on the left flank completely unmarked and tries to find Daniel but is caught off-side. 

  • December 09, 2023 21:26

    Rakip gets the ball at the egde of the box on the right but the winger takes too much time to decide and u;timately the ball goes away for a corner. Another corner to East Bengal FC from the earlier one, but Punjab’s Daniel clears it away. 

  • December 09, 2023 21:24

    Souvik takes a shot from 30 yards or so away from goal and wide off-the target. 

  • December 09, 2023 21:23

    Juan Mera crosses the ball in but is cleared away into the feet of Ashis, but the youngster’s shot goes over the goal yet again. 

  • December 09, 2023 21:22
    Punjab FC makes changes
  • December 09, 2023 21:20
    59’ - Big chance for Punjab

    Juan Mera plays the perfect cross from the right to Krishna who heads the ball powerfully but straight towards the keeper. 

  • December 09, 2023 21:16

    Ashis gets the ball outside the box 30 yards away from goal as he takes a half vollwy but off-target again for Punjab FC. 

  • December 09, 2023 21:14

    Mera plays it back to Nikhil Prabhu who takes a long shot that goes way over the bar for a goal-kick. 

  • December 09, 2023 21:12

    Abhishek gets the perfect cross into the box as he controls it but is pushed out of bounds without registering a shot on goal. 

  • December 09, 2023 21:08

    East Bengal plays the corner into the dangerous are near near-post as Cleiton Silva head it, but over the cross-bar.

  • December 09, 2023 21:07

    Cleiton plays the ball into the box for Nandha but Suresh clears it away for Punjab!

  • December 09, 2023 21:06
    Second-half begins!

    The ref blows the whistle as we begin the second 45!

  • December 09, 2023 20:50

    The score is level in the first 45 with both sides creating plenty chances. East Bengal started off strong dominating the possession and controlling the tempo of the game but Punjab has done well to get back into the game and created some great chances and creative plays. The away side even came close to scoring as Juan Mera hits the crossbar from outside the box. 

  • December 09, 2023 20:47

    Punjab FC’s Krishna plays the ball into the box for Lhungdim but the Keeper touches it and pushes it away but only just. 

  • December 09, 2023 20:44

    Mandar plays a low-driven cross into the box but finds no one inside. 

  • December 09, 2023 20:42
    41’ - Nikhil Prabhu gets a yellow

    Nikhil Prabhu gets a yellow as he strikes Saul on the face accidently with his arm. 

  • December 09, 2023 20:41

    Krishna gets a the ball on his weak foot (left) who takes a shot aiming towards the near post but the Keeper saves it with ease. 

  • December 09, 2023 20:40

    Abhishek takes a shot from 25 yards away from goal but the ball drifts away wide for Punjab FC. 

  • December 09, 2023 20:39
    38’ - Borja gets a yellow for diving

    The ref gives Borja a yellow for diving without contact inside the box to get away with a penalty. 

  • December 09, 2023 20:38
    36’ - Juan Mera hits the crossbar

    Juan Mera cuts in the from right and curls the ball in from the edge of the- box as the ball beats the keeper, but unfortunately hits the woodwork. 

  • December 09, 2023 20:36

    Krishna plays a great ball into the box that reaches Luka’s feet but the forwards fails to control the ball and squanders a great chance. 

  • December 09, 2023 20:33

    Borja almost finds Cleiton Silva’s run towards but is smartly intercepted by Chatazisaias. 

  • December 09, 2023 20:31

    Nitesh plays a cross towards the far post of East Bengal from the left wing but into Gill’s gloves. 

  • December 09, 2023 20:29

    Lhungdim dribbles into the box and cuts inside to take a shot but the shot is blocked right in front of goal as the ball goes out for a corner. 

  • December 09, 2023 20:26

    Mera plays it to Luca who passes it ahead to Lhungdim deep in East Bengal’s half but the cross is cleared away by the back line. 

  • December 09, 2023 20:22

    Borja plays a cutting pass into the box for Nandha from the left but a little deflection pushed the ball towards the keeper as he collects it well. 

  • December 09, 2023 20:21

    Mahesh wins a corner for East Bengal but Punjab break into a counter as Krishna Anand finds the ball near the box but his cross is blocked away for a corner. 

  • December 09, 2023 20:17

    Cleiton Silva claims to be brought down in the box during a corner but the ref thinks otherwise. No penalty given. 

  • December 09, 2023 20:16

    Mahesh plays a through ball to Nishu deep in the right flank but the winger’s pass into the box fails to find a teammate

  • December 09, 2023 20:15

    The trio of Nishu, Mahesh and Silva form a great chance from the right but in the end of it, Cleiton Silva’s shot is blocked. 

  • December 09, 2023 20:12

    Saouvik takes down Mera but is not given a card. 

  • December 09, 2023 20:11

    Cleiton and Mahesh play a quick one-two around Punjab’s box but in the end, the move amounts to nothing. 

  • December 09, 2023 20:08

    East Bengal launches a great attack from the left as Mandar plays a cutting pass into the box for Cleiton Silva, but the ball is intercepted and cleared away. 

  • December 09, 2023 20:07

    Punjab is slowly getting into the game wining the ball back howeevr, East Bengal holds its form at the back. 

  • December 09, 2023 20:04

    East Bengal kicks has dominated the game from the get go as the ball sits in Punjab’s half, but the home side is yet to make way into the scoring areas. 

  • December 09, 2023 20:01

    East Bengal kicks the game off and wins a free-kick right away. Mahes plays a ball inside the box but puts too much power, ball goes out of bounds for a goal-kick. 

  • December 09, 2023 19:56
    5 minutes to Kick-off!

    The players have arrived on the pitch. 

  • December 09, 2023 19:33
    East Bengal’s staring 11!

    East Bengal Starting 11

  • December 09, 2023 19:31
    Here’s how Punjab FC lines up!

  • December 09, 2023 17:51
    Livestream and Telecast Info

    When will the East Bengal vs Punjab FC ISL match start?

    The East Bengal vs Punjab FC ISL 2023-24 match will kick-off at 8:00 PM IST, Saturday, December 9 at the Salt Lake stadium in Kolkata. 

    Where to watch the East Bengal vs Punjab FC ISL match?

    The East Bengal vs Punjab FC ISL 2023-24 match will be live telecasted on the Sports18 1 Channel (TV). The game can also be live streamed on the JioCinema app and website (online).

    The game will be livestreamed on OneFootball for those watching from outside India.

  • December 09, 2023 17:50
    Match Preview: EBFC vs PFC

    ISL 2023-24: East Bengal looks to continue winning momentum against Punjab FC

    Having lost thrice and drawn twice in its seven appearances in the League so far, East Bengal will be looking to add another win to its previous two and bring some consistency to its performance.

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