Match between Jamshedpur FC and FC Goa at Tilak Maidan was full of entertainment for the fans. Owen Coyle’s side made their best attempt to win the game but the luck didn’t favour them.
Both the teams started with 4-2-3-1 formation. Stephen Eze was the goal scorer for Men of Steel while another volley from Alex Lima which was disallowed, later found to have crossed the goal-line from the replay. Igor Angulo scored a brace and snatched all 3 points from Jamshedpur FC. Angulo now sits atop in the golden boot race.
Let’s have a look at how players fared in the game –
Rehenesh TP – 7/10
Rehenesh was seen in action continuously as FC Goa constantly attacked the post and gained some free-kicks outside the box and in midfield. He made 3 crucial saves. He wasn’t successful in stopping the shot and header both the times from Igor Angulo of FC Goa. We rate him 7 out of 10 for his performance.
Laldinlaina – 7/10
Laldinlaina made 4 successful tackles and 5 blocks. He played his role very well as the right-back, pushing forward when needed.
Stephen Eze – 8/10
The defender scored a goal when Aitor Monroy provided him an eye-catching ball from the free kick. Defensively, he made 8 clearances and 3 blocks.
Peter Hartley – 7.5/10
Partnering with Stephen Eze at the back, Hartley had a good game as he made 2 successful tackles, clearances and blocks each. He picked up a yellow card in 83rd minute of the game.
Ricky Lallawmawma 7/10
Ricky wasn’t too successful to impress the audience on field as he made 2 clearances and just one block.
Aitor Monroy – 7.5/10
The defensive-midfielder created 2 chances and provided an assist to Eze by free kick. He was also booked for a tackle he made.
Alex Lima – 7.5/10
Alex Lima was seen in free role as he moved whole into the field ensuring the ball kept rolling and Jamshedpur FC doesn’t lost the possession. He committed a foul in own box by which a penalty was awarded to FC Goa.
Issac Vanmalsawma – 7/10
Playing 77 minutes of the game, Issac just created a chance and a cross.
Jackichand Singh – 7/10
Jackichand Singh didn’t show much promising game on wings and failed to put crosses for his teammates into the box.
Aniket Jadhav – 7/10
The young lad Aniket Jadhav took a shot on target where he was unlucky this time to score.
Nerijus Valskis 7.5/10
Valskis made his best attempt to force FC Goa’s defence to make mistakes. Out of 3 shots taken, 2 were off target and failed to score a goal. We rate him 7.5 for his performance.
Mohashir Rahman – 7/10, Sandip Mandi – 6.5/10, Jitendra Singh – 7/10, Amarjit Kiyam – Unrated