Jamshedpur FC left it late to take all 3 points in a close game against SC East Bengal in the Indian Super League on Tuesday. Once more it was super-sub Ishan Pandita who came up with the winner.
The Men of Steel, credit to the win, climbed up to the summit of the standings. SC East Bengal were again resolute and solid in their defending but were lacking sharpness in attack. Jamshedpur FC created the most chances in the game and at the end, they came out on top.
Jamshedpur FC: Player Ratings
Coach: Owen Coyle
Goalkeeper: P. Kumar (6/10)
Defenders: L. Renthlei (7/10), E. Sabia (7.5/10), P. Hartley (6/10), R. Lallawmawma (6/10)
Midfielders: J. Singh (6/10), Mobashir Rahman (5.5/10)
Forwards: S. Doungel (6.5/10), G. Stewart (7.5/10), B. S. Thangjam (7.5/10), S. Murray (7/10)
Substitutes: I. Pandita (7/10), A. Lima (6/10), N. Gehlot (6/10)
SC East Bengal: Player Ratings
Coach: Renedy Singh
Goalkeeper: A. Bhattacharya (7.5/10)
Defenders: H. Mondal (8/10), A. Khan (7/10), A. Mukherjee (7.5/10), A. S. Kiyam (7/10)
Midfielders: S. Das (7/10), N. M. Singh (6/10), M. Rafique (6.5/10), W. Angousana (6.5/10), L. Hnamte (6.5/10)
Forwards: T. Haokip (6.5/10)
Substitutes: D. Sidoel (6/10), B. Singh (5.5/10)
Player of the Match
Putting up a zealous performance, Greg Stewart took home the Hero of the Match award. Greg was the one who played a part in his team’s winner as well. His swinging corner in the closing minutes was the ball Ishan Pandita needed to convert. The Scot recorded 6 key passes, 3 crosses and the same number of direct balls. He even registered 2 dribbles and won 4 duels.
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