NorthEast United FC (NEUFC) skilled the bitter style of defeat for the primary time this Indian Tremendous League season because it misplaced 1-0 to Jamshedpur FC (JFC) on the Tilak Maidan Stadium in Vasco on Friday.
Aniket Jadhav’s 53rd minute strike introduced all three factors to JFC because it climbed to the fifth spot with 10 factors from seven video games. NEUFC stays fourth.
NEUFC appeared the higher aspect initially and Kwesi Appiah had half-a-chance within the 18th minute when Idrissa Sylla chested down Ashutosh Mehta’s lengthy throw-in.
Appiah did effectively to tackle a few defenders and had a crack at objective however his shot whizzed huge.
The Ghanaian had one other probability within the twenty fourth minute when he tried to bend a free-kick from the sting of the field, however his strike solely went so far as the side-netting.
Eze in motion
JFC’s Stephen Eze, the tallest participant on the pitch at 6’6, was within the thick of issues at each ends and had a chance across the fortieth minute however his header looped over the crossbar.
Nerijus Valskis, the present joint high scorer, had a subdued opening 45 as he barely acquired provide and didn’t handle a single shot.
Owen Coyle’s JFC went forward eight minutes after the restart via Jadhav. Jackichand Singh performed a pleasant incisive cross into the field for Jadhav to fit residence and declare his profession’s second ISL objective.
Jadhav, who briefly educated with Blackburn Rovers, got here inside inches of a second objective minutes later however his shot — on the finish of a 60-yard sprint — narrowly missed the highest nook.
NEUFC was given a lease of life within the sixty fifth minute when Benjamin Lambot received a penalty. Sylla stepped as much as take it however T.P. Rehenesh produced a implausible save to disclaim him.
Jackichand practically doubled his aspect’s lead, unwittingly, with 10 minutes left on the clock when his tried cross struck the crossbar. JFC held on to its slender result in declare its second win of the season.
The end result: NEUFC 0 misplaced to JFC 1 (Aniket Jadhav 53).
Saturday’s match: FC Goa v ChennaiyiN FC, 7.30 p.m.