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Jamshedpur FC 1 – 2 FC Goa: Post-Match Analysis

A last-minute goal by Igor Angulo helped FC Goa to a 2-1 win over Jamshedpur FC in the 38th match of the Indian Super League.

Stephen Eze scored the first goal of the evening for the Red Miners in 33rd minute of the first half.

In the 64th minute, Igor Angulo leveled the score for the Gaurs. At the last moment of the stoppage time, Angulo netted the 2nd goal for his team.

This was the last fixture of this week, Indian Super League will resume after three days on 26th December with SC East Bengal vs Chennaiyin FC fixture.

Jamshedpur 1 – 2 Goa Team News:

Owen Coyle made one change for Jamshedpur in their line-ups. Midfielder Mohammad Mobashir replaced Aitor Monroy. Jamshedpur changed their formation to 4-3-3.

Juan Ferrando head coach of Goa made two changes in their line-up.
Defender Ivan Gonzalez replaced Aiban Dohling and midfielder Alberto Noguera was replaced by Princeton Rebello. Goa lined up with 4-2-3-1 formation.

Jamshedpur 1 – 2 Goa Match Analysis:

The Red Miners hit the net in the 33rd minute when defender Stephen Eze scored his second goal of the season with an acrobatic finish off a free-kick from Aitor Monroy. Miners dominated the rest of the 1st half.

The equaliser came in the 64th minute when FC Goa defender James Donachie was brought down in the box by Alex Lima. Angulo sent the keeper in the wrong direction to net his seventh goal of the Indian super league 2020-21 season.

In the 5th minute of stoppage time, Goa skipper Edu Bedia whipped in a corner that was guided to the net by Augulo.

Jamshedpur’s six-game unbeaten streak came to an end and Goa claimed all three points.

Notable Performance:

Igor Angulo: The ferocious striker didn’t fail to convert a penalty into a goal in the 64th minute of the game. The goal glory continued as he scored a last-minute heading goal in injury time when Edu Bedia assisted him by putting the ball into the box from the corner. 

Stephen Eze: The defender scored a goal when Aitor Monroy provided him an eye-catching ball from the free-kick. In Defense, he made 8 clearances and 3 blocks.

Jorge Mendoza: The midfielder receives the Hero of the Match Award. For his exceptional performance for FC Goa.

Edu Bedia: The midfielder wins the DHL Winning Pass of the Match Award for his match-winning assist for the Gaurs.

Post Match Comments:

“It was a difficult game because when you play four games in 10 days it becomes very difficult to prepare the team. But I am very happy with the character of the team tonight,”

Juan Ferrando

“It is disheartening because we’ve been robbed in a game. We scored a good goal at 1-1 when the ball came off the crossbar and was clearly over the line,”

-Owen Coyle 

Jamshedpur face 3rd positioned Bengaluru FC on 28th December in the next fixture. Goa will face off with Hyderabad FC on 30th December.

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