Jamshedpur FC moved on the 2nd position on the Indian super league 2018 point table with 10 points
ISL 2018: Michael Soosairaj struck twice in Jamshedpur FC’s forceful 4-1 win over FC Goa in an Indian Super League conflict on Thursday. Michael scored in the 17th and 50th minute while Memo (77th) and India international Sumit Passi (78th) rounded off the tally. For FC Goa, Mourtada Fall scored the lone goal in the 33rd minute.
The five changes created by Cesar Ferrando in the form of Gaurav Mukhi, Pablo Morgado, Robin Gurung, Bikash Jairu and Pratik Chawdhury worked surprise. The home side scored in the 17th minute, thanks to Soosairaj. Cidoncha’s corner was headed down by Memo inside the box, which fell on the feet of Pratik.
Pratik fed Soosairaj with the great pass and the former Chennai City FC winger slotted the ball home. After opening the game on a defensive note, FC Goa slowly came out of their casing and started attacking.
The visitors equalized in the 32nd minute when fall headed home from a Hugo Boumous’ free-kick. Soosairaj again got his squad the lead with a luminous strike after alteration of ends. He exchanged a one-two with Sergio Cidoncha in their own half before forwarding a through ball down the left direction. Soosairaj goes away Seriton Fernandes, entered the penalty box and chipped the ball over Mohammad Nawaz, who had come off his line.
Goa lacked spirit in the attacking third and unsuccessful to trouble the Jamshedpur FC defence as the 2nd half progressed. Memo consolidated Jamshedpur’s lead in the 77th minute transformed a rebound.
Passi’s strike just a minute after Memo’s goal was the final pin in FC Goa’s coffin. Jamshedpur FC moved on the 2nd position on the Indian super league 2018 point table with 10 points from 6-matches. Goa is currently placed in 3rd position.