FC Goa moved to the third spot within the 2020-21 Indian Super League standings, simply two factors behind ATK Mohun Bagan, with a 3-Zero victory over Jamshedpur FC on the Fatorda Stadium on Thursday.
Jorge Ortiz, who accomplished his brace within the 52nd minute, and goalkeeper Naveen Kumar have been Goa’s stars on the night time, which noticed Jamshedpur being decreased to 10 males after Alexandre Lima was dismissed for receiving a second yellow within the 86th minute.
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Ahead of the sport, FCG supervisor Juan Ferrando surprisingly determined to go away out his main striker Igor Angulo on the bench, whereas handing begins to Alberto Noguera, Lenny Rodrigues and Naveen.
However, Ortiz stepped up in his countryman’s absence and led the Goa assault. After lacking a giant likelihood simply moments prior, the Spaniard gave his facet a 1-Zero lead when he acquired a Noguera go from the suitable and fired the ball previous JFC shot-stopper T. P. Rehenesh.
Ortiz had extra possibilities to extend his staff’s benefit within the opening 45 minutes, however his first contact and placement let him down. Despite Goa dominating possession within the first half, it was Naveen who was the busier of the 2 custodians, making three essential saves.
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Jamshedpur might have opened its account earlier than Ortiz’s first objective, with Peter Hartley’s header off an Aitor Monroy set-piece lacking the goal and Isaac Vanmalsawma’s shot from simply outdoors the field testing Naveen.
Naveen Kumar, who made his first begin this season, had an excellent sport in objective. – ISL/Sportzpics
Ferrando’s males began the second half brightly with Edu Bedia having an early try heading in the right direction. Ortiz then doubled his membership’s lead when he was arrange by Brandon Fernandes contained in the field.
Defender Ivan Gonzalez added a 3rd within the 89th minute after dashing ahead with tempo, evading a number of opposition gamers, and executing a one-two go with Noguera earlier than discovering the again of the online.
Jamshedpur attacker Nerijus Valskis, who’s simply behind Angulo within the Golden Boot standings of the season, had a boring outing as Goa got here out on prime