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Super Cup: FC Goa thrash Jamshedpur FC to book semifinal berth

IANS  |  Bhubaneswar 

thrashed FC 5-1 in a match which saw six players being sent off at the here on Thursday to enter the semifinals of the Super Cup.

The Goan outfit will now face East Bengal in the semis on April 16.

(34th), (Penalty 69th), (77th), (78th; 89th) scored the goals for while it was scored the lone consolation goal for FC (90 + 2').

got a good chance early on through Haitian Kervens Belfort, but Laxmikant Kattimani made a brilliant save to keep him at bay in the 11th minute.

It was of who drew first blood when he made a fine 40-yard run and beat two Jamshedpur defenders to lob the ball beating the experienced Subrata Paul in the 34th minute.

Soon after, Jamshedpur had a chance to equalise through Belfort who failed to find the back of the net.

In first half stoppage time, a brilliant pass from Brandon found Spanish teammate but the latter couldn't convert.

The second half began with eight players taking the field from either side, after a brawl that broke between both the teams at the end of the first half.

The referee sent off six players (3 from each side) from the field of play.

Subrata, Haitian Kervens Belfort, from Jamshedpur and Brandon, Spanish duo of & from were sent off on the red card.

Goa were clearly the dominating side in the second half consistently making it to the box.

Goa, who were consistently attacking all throughout couldn't really capitalise on their lead until a reckless tackle by Jamshedpur's Brazilian on Ferran Coromino led to a penalty to the Goan side.

Ferran made no mistake in converting it, giving his team a 2-0 lead.

Thereafter Goa played with ease striking twice in a span of two minutes through and French giving a comfortable lead of 4-0 to his team.

Boumos scored again in the 89th minute giving Goa a huge 5-0 lead in the game.

Jamshedpur finally found consolation through a goal from in the stoppage time.



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First Published: Thu, April 12 2018. 21:16 IST