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ISL 2018-19: Jamshedpur's Soosairaj scores brace in 4-1 hammering of Goa

The win sends Jamshedpur to the third spot in points table with 10 points from six games while Goa stand second with 10 points five games

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Jamshedpur FC vs FC Goa (Photo: indiansuperleague.com)
Jamshedpur FC vs FC Goa (Photo: indiansuperleague.com)

Full-time report: missed their star forward Ferran Corominas at JRD Tata Sports Complex in where FC put four past the high-flying Gaurs who could only score one goal in reply.

started the match on the fifth gear and had their first opportunity of the game in the very second minute when Arques skipped past his man and floated a diagonal pass to Gourav Mukhi who took his shot from the right inside the box but Nawaz parried it away. From then on, it was a torrent of Jamshedpur attacks during which they created goal-scoring chance after chance with their forwards going close but not scoring the opening goal. That stopped in the 17th minute when Jamshedpur got a corner which Memo headed down inside the box, the ball trickled towards the far post and Soosairaj hammered it home to make it 1-0.

found the going tough and were, on most occasions, unable to bring the ball out of their own half with Jamshedpur constantly putting the pressure.

did go close in the 26th minute when Boumous latched on to a ball outside the Jamshedpur box and drove his shot towards the bottom right corner but his shot could only rattle the woodwork.

Jamshedpur had a great chance to double their lead in the 31st minute when Mukhi brought down a cross in the Goa half under control with Nawaz trying to challenge him to the ball despite being well off his line. Mukhi tried to chip the ball up and over into the net but missed his target.

But Goa didn't, two minutes later, when Fall equalised for them. Goa, too, scored from a setpiece. Boumouh delivered his free-kick from the right at the near post which was headed down by a Goa player before it fell to Fall who at slotted it home with a diving header.

Jamshedpur had one more chance in the 38th minute when Cidoncha put his free-kick to the far post where Memo peeled off his marker and had the goalpost at his mercy but instead blazed his effort up and over the bar.

In the second half, the home team resumed from where they had left off and were duly started in the 50th minute when Soosairaj scored his second of the evening. The winger was freed on the left with a slicing pass and made a diagonal run to get ahead of Fernandes but has goalkeeper Nawaz, who is off his line, to beat, but Soosariraj flicks it into the far post to make it 2-1 for the home team.

Jamshedpur pretty much secured their victory in the 77th minute with a screamer by Memo. It started with Jamshedpur getting a corner. The intial shot was blocked but the rebound fell nicely for Memo who absolutely smashed it into the top left corner to make it 3-1.

Just a minute later, as Goa pushed men forward to get at least a goal back but in doing so left acres of space behind. A defence-splliting pass into the right found Calvo who laid it for Passi in the middle who just had to pass the ball into the back of the net to make it 4-1.

In fact, Jamshedpur were so dominant in the game that they had enough time to make it 5-0 even, when substitute scored an easy goal from inside the box but was flagged offside.

The win sends Jamshedpur to the third spot in points table with 10 points from six games while Goa stand second with 10 points five games. This should give the high-flying Gaurs a reality check who have enough cushion on the points table to be depressed by the loss. Also, they will have Corominas back in their next game. As for Jamshedpur, who came into the game off a series of draws after a fine win in Mumbai, this must be a moral booster and should do them wonders going forward in the campaign.

ISL 2018-19: Jamshedpurs Soosairaj scores brace in 4-1 hammering of Goa

Minute 93 -- Cahill lifts the ball for Passi inside the box where the goalscorer fails to meet the delivery

ISL 2018-19: Jamshedpurs Soosairaj scores brace in 4-1 hammering of Goa

Minute 86 -- Cahill scores an easy easy goal but he is flagged offside

ISL 2018-19: Jamshedpurs Soosairaj scores brace in 4-1 hammering of Goa

Minute 83 (SUBSTITUTION FOR GOA) -- Bedia out Pena in for Goa

ISL 2018-19: Jamshedpurs Soosairaj scores brace in 4-1 hammering of Goa

Minute 83 (SUBSTITUTION FOR JAMSHEDPUR) -- Tim Cahill replaces Cido

ISL 2018-19: Jamshedpurs Soosairaj scores brace in 4-1 hammering of Goa

Minute 78 (GOAL!!) - Passi scores another! Makes it 4-1. Goa push men forward but pay for it as Jamshedpur go on a counterattack leaving acres of space behind. A defence splliting pass into the right finds Calvo who lays it for Passi in the middle who just has to pass the ball into the back of the net to make it 4-1.

ISL 2018-19: Jamshedpurs Soosairaj scores brace in 4-1 hammering of Goa

Minute 77 (GOAL!!) -- Memo scores a screamer! Jamshedpur get a corner. The intial shot is blocked but the rebound falls nicely for Tiri who absolutely smashes it into the top left corner. Boom! 3-1 for Jamshedpur

ISL 2018-19: Jamshedpurs Soosairaj scores brace in 4-1 hammering of Goa

Minute 71 -- Bomouh is released on the inside of the box on left but he is quickly surrounded by the Jamshedpur defence. After some work, he plays it to Bedia whose shot is comfortably saved by the goalkeeper

ISL 2018-19: Jamshedpurs Soosairaj scores brace in 4-1 hammering of Goa

Minute 67 -- Jamshedpur get a corner but Nawaz comfortably handles the near-post header

ISL 2018-19: Jamshedpurs Soosairaj scores brace in 4-1 hammering of Goa

Minute 65 -- Bedia tries a long-ranger but fails to keep his shot on target

ISL 2018-19: Jamshedpurs Soosairaj scores brace in 4-1 hammering of Goa

Minute 63 (SUBSTITUTION FOR GOA) -- Lenny out, Brandon in

ISL 2018-19: Jamshedpurs Soosairaj scores brace in 4-1 hammering of Goa

Minute 62 (SUBSTITUTION FOR JAMSHEDPUR) -- Calvo comes in for Mergado

First Published: Thu, November 01 2018. 18:08 IST

ISL 2018-19: Jamshedpur's Soosairaj scores brace in 4-1 hammering of Goa

The win sends Jamshedpur to the third spot in points table with 10 points from six games while Goa stand second with 10 points five games

Full-time report: missed their star forward Ferran Corominas at JRD Tata Sports Complex in where FC put four past the high-flying Gaurs who could only score one goal in reply.

started the match on the fifth gear and had their first opportunity of the game in the very second minute when Arques skipped past his man and floated a diagonal pass to Gourav Mukhi who took his shot from the right inside the box but Nawaz parried it away. From then on, it was a torrent of Jamshedpur attacks during which they created goal-scoring chance after chance with their forwards going close but not scoring the opening goal. That stopped in the 17th minute when Jamshedpur got a corner which Memo headed down inside the box, the ball trickled towards the far post and Soosairaj hammered it home to make it 1-0.

found the going tough and were, on most occasions, unable to bring the ball out of their own half with Jamshedpur constantly putting the pressure.

did go close in the 26th minute when Boumous latched on to a ball outside the Jamshedpur box and drove his shot towards the bottom right corner but his shot could only rattle the woodwork.

Jamshedpur had a great chance to double their lead in the 31st minute when Mukhi brought down a cross in the Goa half under control with Nawaz trying to challenge him to the ball despite being well off his line. Mukhi tried to chip the ball up and over into the net but missed his target.

But Goa didn't, two minutes later, when Fall equalised for them. Goa, too, scored from a setpiece. Boumouh delivered his free-kick from the right at the near post which was headed down by a Goa player before it fell to Fall who at slotted it home with a diving header.

Jamshedpur had one more chance in the 38th minute when Cidoncha put his free-kick to the far post where Memo peeled off his marker and had the goalpost at his mercy but instead blazed his effort up and over the bar.

In the second half, the home team resumed from where they had left off and were duly started in the 50th minute when Soosairaj scored his second of the evening. The winger was freed on the left with a slicing pass and made a diagonal run to get ahead of Fernandes but has goalkeeper Nawaz, who is off his line, to beat, but Soosariraj flicks it into the far post to make it 2-1 for the home team.

Jamshedpur pretty much secured their victory in the 77th minute with a screamer by Memo. It started with Jamshedpur getting a corner. The intial shot was blocked but the rebound fell nicely for Memo who absolutely smashed it into the top left corner to make it 3-1.

Just a minute later, as Goa pushed men forward to get at least a goal back but in doing so left acres of space behind. A defence-splliting pass into the right found Calvo who laid it for Passi in the middle who just had to pass the ball into the back of the net to make it 4-1.

In fact, Jamshedpur were so dominant in the game that they had enough time to make it 5-0 even, when substitute scored an easy goal from inside the box but was flagged offside.

The win sends Jamshedpur to the third spot in points table with 10 points from six games while Goa stand second with 10 points five games. This should give the high-flying Gaurs a reality check who have enough cushion on the points table to be depressed by the loss. Also, they will have Corominas back in their next game. As for Jamshedpur, who came into the game off a series of draws after a fine win in Mumbai, this must be a moral booster and should do them wonders going forward in the campaign.

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