ISL: Delhi Dynamos and FC Pune City Finish 0-0; Alessandro Del Piero Dazzles on Debut

While visitors FC Pune City, who had players such as David Trezeguet and Kostas Katsouranis, lacked sting and imagination, Alessandro Del Piero-inspired Delhi Dynamos were guilty of lacking finishing touches.

updated: October 14, 2014 22:20 IST
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Del Piero (R) in action during the ISL game vs Pune.


New Delhi: Delhi Dynamos were better but wasteful as they paid the price for their profligacy even as Alessandro del Piero's presence failed to break the deadlock in their barren draw against FC Pune City in the Indian Super League here on Tuesday. (Highlights)

'King Alex' did not start, much to the disappointment of the 30000-odd turnout at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, but the Italian and Juventus legend was introduced in the 37th minute amid the loudest cheers from a fairly packed Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium. (Also read: Dhoni no match for Del Piero)

The Dynamos missed chances galore till the final whistle. In the 90th minute, Brazilian Gustavo Dos Santos, coming on as a late substitute, unleashed a left-footer only to see the ball hitting the upright after the goalkeeper was beaten. (ISL Standings)

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