Jamshedpur have 22 points from 12 matches with their second consecutive win in the ISL. Jamshedpur have won six matches and played four draws.
Jamshedpur FC beat Goa FC. (Pic Credit ISL Twitter)
Jamshedpur FC (Jamshedpur FC) Indian Super League played on Friday (Indian Super League) FC Goa in the match of (FC Goa) By defeating them 1-0, their hopes of going to the semi-finals have been dealt a blow. Nigerian striker Daniel Cheema Chukwu scored the match winning goal for Jamshedpur. With this win, coach Owen Coyle has moved from third to second in the points table. With the second consecutive win, Jamshedpur has 22 points in 12 matches. Jamshedpur have won six matches and played four draws. At the same time, after their sixth loss, FC Goa remains in ninth place with 14 points from 14 matches. Coach Derrick Pereira’s team has three wins and five draws.
The lone goal of the league match played at the GMC Athletic Stadium in Bambolin came in the 49th minute when a powerful right footer from striker Daniel Cheema Chukwu took Jamshedpur 1-0 ahead. Defender Laldinliana Renthlei chipped the ball from the right flank and put it inside the pass box, which was hit by the Nigerian striker from behind the offside trap from his run, and Goa goalkeeper Naveen Kumar tried to stop but the ball. Touching her fingers, she reached inside the goalpost.
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Three yellow cards in the first half
In the goalless first half, high-pressing football was played between the two teams, due to which both sides were repeatedly fouled to win the ball and referee Aditya Purkayastha had to show the yellow card thrice. Although during this time one or two good attacks were made from the Goa side, but Jamshedpur was far behind in this matter. Goa dominated the game before half time, which did not allow Jamshedpur to get into the rhythm.
Jamshedpur was saved by the crossbar and goalkeeper TP Rehenesh in the 28th minute. When Ivan Gonzalez’s header hit the crossbar and Edu Bedia’s left footer shot on the rebound, Rehenesh did not allow it to go inside the goalpost. The first half ended 0-0 as Goa could not capitalize on this golden opportunity.
Such is the condition of the marksheet
This was Jamshedpur’s second win this season. The last time in the first leg of the season when these two teams met each other, Jamshedpur was victorious 3-1. Hyderabad FC is ahead of Jamshedpur with 23 points from 13 matches. Kerala Blasters is in third place. This team has scored 20 points in 11 matches. Mumbai are at the fourth position with 18 points from 12 matches.
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