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ISL: FC Goa Brush Aside Jamshedpur FC With Clinical Outing

A brace from Jorge Ortiz and Naveen Kumar’s brilliance in objective helped FC Goa script a 3-Zero win over Jamshedpur FC within the Indian Super League (ISL) on the Fatorda Stadium, on Thursday. Ortiz scored a objective every in both half (19′, 52′) whereas Ivan Gonzalez added a late third (89′) after Alexandre Lima acquired marching orders following a second reserving. Naveen received his first begin for the Gaurs beneath Juan Ferrando whereas Lenny Rodrigues returned to the aspect. Top scorer Igor Angulo was a shock exclusion as Alberto Noguera got here in, permitting Ortiz to play within the quantity 9 function. Owen Coyle made simply two adjustments with Narender Gahlot and Issac Vanmalsawma beginning forward of Joyner Lourenco and Jackichand Singh.

It was end-to-end play within the opening minutes which noticed either side style goal-scoring alternatives. Jamshedpur had an early alternative to take the lead after they have been awarded a free-kick outdoors the field. Aitor Monroy’s outswinging freekick into the field was there to be put in by Peter Hartley, however the skipper could not get the precise connection.

At the opposite finish, Goa pressured the opponents and almost broke the impasse when Brandon Fernandes performed Ortiz by way of on objective, however the latter’s shot was saved out by TP Rehenesh. However, the custodian could not cease Ortiz within the 19th minute. Noguera’s brilliance on the precise noticed him get previous his marker with fast toes and composure. The Spaniard then squared to Ortiz, who fired into the underside nook.

JFC had their greatest likelihood to stage phrases within the 25th minute. Alexandre Lima received previous James Donachie on the left and on reaching the byline, performed a cutback move for Valskis. But the Lithuanian’s strike was saved by Naveen.

Soon after the restart, Ortiz scored his second. Noguera performed Brandon by way of and the Goan squared it in direction of Ortiz. He took a first-time shot, which hit the publish however he didn’t miss on the rebound. Ortiz had the prospect to finish his hat-trick some time later however this time, Rehenesh pulled off a positive save.


While the Goa attackers have been doing their job, they have been properly backed up by their keeper Naveen, who was at his greatest to frustrate JFC strikers. Naveen denied his former teammate Jackichand Singh with a superb save to make sure a clear sheet.

Things received worse for JFC when Lima was despatched off for his second yellow after a deal with on substitute Devendra Murgaonkar. Then, Goa scored their third by way of Ivan Gonzalez. The defender performed a one-two with Angulo on the fringe of the field and dinked the ball previous Rehenesh, into the web.

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