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ISL 2018-19: Late Mills goal seals 2-1 win for Pune City against Jamshedpur

The win lifts Pune City from the bottom of the table to the eighth spot with five points from eight games while Jamshedpur are in the fourth spot with 11 points from eight

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FC Pune City vs Jamshedpur FC (Photo: indiansuperleague.com)
FC Pune City vs Jamshedpur FC (Photo: indiansuperleague.com)

Full-time report: Englishman Matt Mills scored from a header in the 86th minute, allowing City to take all three points against FC at the Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex Stadium in

The home team drew first blood when, in the fifth minute, Diego Carlos picked up the ball near the halfway line and went on a zig-zag run before driving a low shot towards the left corner from outside the box to make it 1-0 for  

Jamshedpur's equaliser came just five minutes later when Sumeet Passi received a cross inside the box with nobody marking him and nodded the cross him to make it 1-1.

The visitors nearly took the lead in the game in the 17th minute when Ashique shook the woodwork with his effort from the right edge of the box.

had to back-to-back opportunities in the 54th minute but Pune keeper Kamaljit first cleared the danger from a tight angle seconds before a Pune defender nearly put the ball inside his own net. However, the ball clipped the outside of the post and Pune survived.

The home team then got the opportunity to go ahead in the 61st minute. The attack started with a break after a fine long-ball on the right. Ashique floated a fine cross from the right into the far post. had the goalpost at his mercy but headed his effort up and over the empty net before being substituted out seconds later.

Pune did get their goal, albeit quite late in the game, from a corner. Mills rose to meet the ball and, with a downward header, nestled the ball into the far bottom corner to seal the first win of the season for Pune.

The win lifts Pune City from the bottom of the table to the eighth spot with five points from eight games while are in the fourth spot with 11 points from eight.

ISL 2018-19: Late Mills goal seals 2-1 win for Pune City against Jamshedpur

Full-time match report to follow

ISL 2018-19: Late Mills goal seals 2-1 win for Pune City against Jamshedpur

Full-time

ISL 2018-19: Late Mills goal seals 2-1 win for Pune City against Jamshedpur

Minute 90+3 (YELLOW CARD FOR PUNE) -- Stankovic is the latest player to go into the book

ISL 2018-19: Late Mills goal seals 2-1 win for Pune City against Jamshedpur

Minute 90+3 -- Pune look to hit Jamshedpur on break but Ashique underhits a pass to Hume and the attack fizzles out

ISL 2018-19: Late Mills goal seals 2-1 win for Pune City against Jamshedpur

Minute 90 -- Four minutes of additional time

ISL 2018-19: Late Mills goal seals 2-1 win for Pune City against Jamshedpur

Minute 86 (GOAL!!) -- Matt Mills scores for Pune!! The home team get a corner which finds Mills. The Englishman goes with a downward header targeted towards the far post and makes it 2-1 for Pune

ISL 2018-19: Late Mills goal seals 2-1 win for Pune City against Jamshedpur

Minute 83 (YELLOW CARD FOR PUNE) -- Ashutosh is booked

ISL 2018-19: Late Mills goal seals 2-1 win for Pune City against Jamshedpur

Minute 82 (SUBSTITUTION FOR PUNE) -- Adil out, Sampingiraj in

ISL 2018-19: Late Mills goal seals 2-1 win for Pune City against Jamshedpur

Minute 78 -- Calvo drives in from left and almost finds teh top left corner

ISL 2018-19: Late Mills goal seals 2-1 win for Pune City against Jamshedpur

Minute 76 - Stankovic spots Mehta's run and delivers a cross but a heavy first touch from Mehta allows the goalkeeper to get to the ball before anything major can happen

ISL 2018-19: Late Mills goal seals 2-1 win for Pune City against Jamshedpur

Minute 73 (SUBSTITUTION FOR PUNE) -- Diego out, Stankovic in

First Published: Wed, November 21 2018. 18:58 IST

ISL 2018-19: Late Mills goal seals 2-1 win for Pune City against Jamshedpur

The win lifts Pune City from the bottom of the table to the eighth spot with five points from eight games while Jamshedpur are in the fourth spot with 11 points from eight

Full-time report: Englishman Matt Mills scored from a header in the 86th minute, allowing City to take all three points against FC at the Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex Stadium in

The home team drew first blood when, in the fifth minute, Diego Carlos picked up the ball near the halfway line and went on a zig-zag run before driving a low shot towards the left corner from outside the box to make it 1-0 for  

Jamshedpur's equaliser came just five minutes later when Sumeet Passi received a cross inside the box with nobody marking him and nodded the cross him to make it 1-1.

The visitors nearly took the lead in the game in the 17th minute when Ashique shook the woodwork with his effort from the right edge of the box.

had to back-to-back opportunities in the 54th minute but Pune keeper Kamaljit first cleared the danger from a tight angle seconds before a Pune defender nearly put the ball inside his own net. However, the ball clipped the outside of the post and Pune survived.

The home team then got the opportunity to go ahead in the 61st minute. The attack started with a break after a fine long-ball on the right. Ashique floated a fine cross from the right into the far post. had the goalpost at his mercy but headed his effort up and over the empty net before being substituted out seconds later.

Pune did get their goal, albeit quite late in the game, from a corner. Mills rose to meet the ball and, with a downward header, nestled the ball into the far bottom corner to seal the first win of the season for Pune.

The win lifts Pune City from the bottom of the table to the eighth spot with five points from eight games while are in the fourth spot with 11 points from eight.

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