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ISL: FC Goa Rejoice First Residence Match With 3-0 Drubbing Of Jamshedpur FC

FC Goa’s first residence sport of this Indian Tremendous League (ISL) season was a joyous one as they defeated Jamshedpur FC 3-0 on the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, in Margao on Thursday. Iker Guarrotxena and Noah Wail Sadaoui scored inside the primary quarter-hour, and Brison Fernandes struck within the 93rd minute to present FC Goa a win on their return residence. Each side made two modifications to their beginning eleven. The hosts welcomed Dheeraj Moirangthem again in aim, and Mohamed Fares Arnaout changed Marc Hernandez in defence.

The guests additionally made a change in defence with Eli Sabia coming in to exchange Pratik Chaudhari. Harry Sawyer dropped to the bench, and Jitendra Singh got here into the midfield as Jamshedpur switched to a 4-2-3-1.

FC Goa have been off to a flyer as Guarrotxena scored after simply two minutes. Brandon Fernandes performed a brief nook to Edu Bedia on the best flank. The Spaniard whipped a cross in because the ball missed a cheeky flick from Redeem Tlang earlier than discovering Guarrotxena, whose decisive tap-in put the Gaurs forward.

Ten minutes into the sport, the hosts have been dealt a blow after Arnaout was stretchered off and changed by midfielder Glan Martins. Head coach Carlos Pena didn’t tweak the formation as Martins slotted in as a centre-back.

Earlier than the Purple Miners might capitalise on this chance, the Gaurs established a two-goal cushion simply two minutes after the substitution. Brandon discovered Sadaoui with a elegant defence-splitting go from midfield. The striker stored his left-footed strike low and exhausting to double FC Goa’s benefit.

In the direction of the tip of the primary half, Wellington Priori dodged his marker and unleashed a shot at aim. Dheeraj matched it with a good save.

On the different finish, Sadoui continued to be a menace for Jamshedpur FC defence. In first-half stoppage time, Sadoui crossed the ball in from the left flank earlier than Tiang’s header was tipped over the bar by Rehenesh.

Within the second half, Jamshedpur FC head coach Aidy Boothroyd reverted to a 4-4-2 formation as he took Sabia and Jitendra off and introduced Sawyer and Pratik on.

FC Goa scored their third aim in second-half stoppage time. Substitutes mixed as Saviour Gama performed a low ball in the direction of Brison. Solely 5 minutes after approaching, Brison managed the ball at his toes earlier than smashing it previous Rehenesh within the 93rd minute.

The win took FC Goa to second place within the ISL desk with 9 factors. The Gaurs will journey to Kochi to face Kerala Blasters on November 13.


Jamshedpur dropped from sixth to eighth within the league and have 4 factors from 4 video games. Their subsequent sport is towards Hyderabad FC at residence on November 9.

(This story has not been edited by NDTV employees and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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