Goals galore, as Kerala Blasters come to the party with a relaying victory over the Red-miners, Jamshedpur FC at the Tilak Maidan Stadium, Vasco in Goa.
An unequivocal brace from Jordan Murray and a goal from Costa helped Kerala Blasters to register a commendable win over Jamshedpur FC by a score-line of 3-2. Finally, the Southern Brigadiers have finally managed to put an end to their winless run and grab their second victory of the season. Harder we count on luck, it wasn’t the day for Jamshedpur FC.
It was all started in the twentieth minute in the game when Facunda Pereyra was assigned a free-kick. He crossed the ball into the box and defender Costa Nhamoinesu strongly got the ball and flings into the Goal post.
Despite crippling out with moments, Jamshedpur FC rallied back in the 40th minute when the last year’s golden boot winner Valskis curled his free-kick into the back of the Blaster’s net and restored the hope of the red-miners. Soon after the half-time, Kerala were reduced to ten men just after the hour mark after Lalruatthara had been double booked for a creepy challenge against Jackichand.
However tides started favoring the Blasters as a consequence of a nasty goal-keeping flaw from Rehenesh. Soon the centre-forward Murray was offered two timely chance, he did not make a mistake. Nerijus Valskis did pull one back but it was not enough as Jamshedpur failed to find a equalizer in the dying minutes, succumbed to their third loss of the season.
Before we delve to the party, let us have a look at the player ratings of today’s match.
Nevertheless of a good piece of footballing from Owen Coyle’s side, it was desperate that it wasn’t a day for The Men of steel. A gaffe in the concentration, costed them an enduring loss. Jamshedpur however had its prospects finding a flow, hoping for a comeback in the next game.
Rehnesh – 6
Joyner – 6.5
Eze – 7
Hartley – 7
Ricky – 6.5
Mobashir – 6.5
Monroy – 7
Lima – 6.5
Jackichand – 7.5
Aniket – 6.5
Valskis – 7.5
Gahlot – unrated
Issaac – unrated
Lalnunfela – 6.5