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ISL 2018-19: 10-man NorthEast United FC hold Jamshedpur FC to 1-1 draw

NorthEast United now go top of the table with eight points from four games while Jamshedpur sit on the fourth spot with six points after winning their opener and drawing the other three matches

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NorthEast United FC vs Jamshedpur FC (Photo: indiansuperleague.com)
NorthEast United FC vs Jamshedpur FC (Photo: indiansuperleague.com)


Full-time report: United FC did well to stave off FC at Guwahati's Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium to a 1-1 draw after going being reduced to 10 men at the stroke of half-time.

Things started brightly for after in-form striker put the ahead in the 20th minute. The Nigerian striker capitalised on chaos inside the box to skilfully make space for himself with a good first-touch then poke home his fifth goal of the season.

Ogbeche had an opportunity to double his team's lead in the 27th minute when Gallego sent in a fast longball inside the ball where the Nigerian helped the shot on its way but it narrowly missed the target.

did grow into the game and especially dominated the play in the middle of the park but visibly lacked teeth in the final third.

The visitors receiving at the stroke of half-time when the referee brandished a straight red for Mislav Komorski who elbowed Carlos Calvo.

Jamshedpur did make their extra-man advantage count when they scored the equaliser in the 49th minute through Farukh Choudhary. The forward received a lovely delivery from the left and absolutely smashed it on the volley leaving Pawan Kumar with no chance.

Reduced to 10 men, United FC retreated to defence and spent much of the second half in their own half clearing balls and crosses which Jamshedpur put in great number.

Jamshedpur couldn't create many clear-cut chances but came close to scoring their second goal in the 80th minute when Soosairaj was set free on goal on the left and he smashed the ball towards the goal but Pavan Kumar dived to his left to keep the shot out with the rebound falling for Cahill who was flagged offside.

NorthEast United made a rare foray into the Jamshedpur half, in teh 93rd minute. Gallego did well to get inside the box, hold the ball and pass it to Ogbeche who failed to get his shot going.

The draw takes NorthEast United FC to the top of the table as they now have eight points from four games after winning two and drawing the other two. Jamshedpur sit on the fourth spot with six points. They won their opener but have since drawn three matches on the trot.

ISL 2018-19: 10-man NorthEast United FC hold Jamshedpur FC to 1-1 draw

Minute 90+3 -- NorthEast with a quick attack down the other end. Gallego does well to get inside the box, hold the ball and pass it to Ogbeche who can't get the shot in.

ISL 2018-19: 10-man NorthEast United FC hold Jamshedpur FC to 1-1 draw

Minute 90 -- Five minutes of additional time. Five minutes for both teams to get the winner

ISL 2018-19: 10-man NorthEast United FC hold Jamshedpur FC to 1-1 draw

Minute 89 -- It's all Jamshedpur at the moment, putting in crosses after crosses but NorthEast is doing really well to keep the ball out and clear their lines. Can they hold on for a few more minutes?

ISL 2018-19: 10-man NorthEast United FC hold Jamshedpur FC to 1-1 draw

Minute 85 -- Cahill is played inside the box with a slicing pass but the shot is blocked

ISL 2018-19: 10-man NorthEast United FC hold Jamshedpur FC to 1-1 draw

Minute 80 -- Pavan Kumar with a great save after Michael Soosairaj is set free on goal on the left and takes a swing. Pavan dives to his left and keeps the shot out but the danger isn't over yet with Cahill bolting for the rebound. Kumar saves that too but gets hurt in the process. Although the flag is up for Cahill

ISL 2018-19: 10-man NorthEast United FC hold Jamshedpur FC to 1-1 draw

Minute 76 -- NorthEast United are being overrun in the midfield by Jamshedpur, which is unsurprising given they are playing with a man less

ISL 2018-19: 10-man NorthEast United FC hold Jamshedpur FC to 1-1 draw

Minute 75 -- A nice ball is floated into the NorthEast box which Pavan Kumar does well to get to before some Jamshedpur players lurking inside the box

ISL 2018-19: 10-man NorthEast United FC hold Jamshedpur FC to 1-1 draw

Minute 72 (SUBSTITUTION FOR NORTHEAST UNITED) -- Puitea comes in for Redeem who is carted out of field after suffering a cramp.

ISL 2018-19: 10-man NorthEast United FC hold Jamshedpur FC to 1-1 draw

Minute 71 (SUBSTITUTION FOR JAMSHEDPUR) -- Calvo is out for Cahill

ISL 2018-19: 10-man NorthEast United FC hold Jamshedpur FC to 1-1 draw

Minute 63 -- Redeem earns NorthEast a free-kick near the right corner flag but the resulting set-piece comes to nothing

ISL 2018-19: 10-man NorthEast United FC hold Jamshedpur FC to 1-1 draw

Minute 62 (SUBSTITUTION FOR JAMSHEDPUR FC) -- Morgado out for Cido 

First Published: Thu, October 25 2018. 18:19 IST

ISL 2018-19: 10-man NorthEast United FC hold Jamshedpur FC to 1-1 draw

NorthEast United now go top of the table with eight points from four games while Jamshedpur sit on the fourth spot with six points after winning their opener and drawing the other three matches


Full-time report: United FC did well to stave off FC at Guwahati's Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium to a 1-1 draw after going being reduced to 10 men at the stroke of half-time.

Things started brightly for after in-form striker put the ahead in the 20th minute. The Nigerian striker capitalised on chaos inside the box to skilfully make space for himself with a good first-touch then poke home his fifth goal of the season.

Ogbeche had an opportunity to double his team's lead in the 27th minute when Gallego sent in a fast longball inside the ball where the Nigerian helped the shot on its way but it narrowly missed the target.

did grow into the game and especially dominated the play in the middle of the park but visibly lacked teeth in the final third.

The visitors receiving at the stroke of half-time when the referee brandished a straight red for Mislav Komorski who elbowed Carlos Calvo.

Jamshedpur did make their extra-man advantage count when they scored the equaliser in the 49th minute through Farukh Choudhary. The forward received a lovely delivery from the left and absolutely smashed it on the volley leaving Pawan Kumar with no chance.

Reduced to 10 men, United FC retreated to defence and spent much of the second half in their own half clearing balls and crosses which Jamshedpur put in great number.

Jamshedpur couldn't create many clear-cut chances but came close to scoring their second goal in the 80th minute when Soosairaj was set free on goal on the left and he smashed the ball towards the goal but Pavan Kumar dived to his left to keep the shot out with the rebound falling for Cahill who was flagged offside.

NorthEast United made a rare foray into the Jamshedpur half, in teh 93rd minute. Gallego did well to get inside the box, hold the ball and pass it to Ogbeche who failed to get his shot going.

The draw takes NorthEast United FC to the top of the table as they now have eight points from four games after winning two and drawing the other two. Jamshedpur sit on the fourth spot with six points. They won their opener but have since drawn three matches on the trot.

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