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ISL 2018-19: Jamshedpur FC and NorthEast United FC play out goalless draw

Jamshedpur FC sit in fourth position in the points table with 15 points from 10 games while NorthEast United are in the second spot with 18 games from nine games

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

Full-time report: continued with their slow but steady progress in the Indian Super League despite a frustrating goal-less draw against at the JRD Tata Sports Complex here on Saturday.

The defence of both the teams proved to be too sturdy to break down as they cancelled out each other at the end of 90 minutes.

After the draw, NorthEast are at second spot in the league table with 18 points from nine matches while the hard-earned point consolidated Jamshedpur's fourth spot and preserved their unbeaten run at home this season.

The teams began by passing and prodding and the first chance came when a hopeful punt by Memo for allowed the winger to slip in between Robert Lalthlamuana and Mislav Komorski to dribble into the box. The Spanish winger struck a sweet shot that flew inches wide off the post.

Both defences stayed compact and made it hard for the opposing strikers to make runs in behind the backline. Clear-cut chances were few and far between in the first half.

chested a ball down into the path of Rowllin Borges inside the box in the 12th minute. But the midfielder lashed the ball over the bar.

Mario Arques' effort in the 22nd minute also suffered the same fate. The midfielder pounced on to a loose ball and unleashed a strike from 30 yards that failed to trouble NorthEast custodian Pawan Kumar.

In the second half, and Provat Lakra combined well on the right flank and caused a nervy moment for the home side inside the box in the 57th minute. The former teased a ball towards the far post and Tiri produced an overhead kick to clear the ball away from danger.

A minute later, Gallego surged into the box and sent a powerful shot at the goal that forced the game's first save, off Jamshedpur custodian Subrata Paul.

At the other end, Memo was treated to a fine chance inside the box from a corner kick in the 61st minute. The delivery into the box found Memo in the centre but Gallego's sliding block denied the midfielder a goal.

In the 70th minute, Farukh Choudhary sprinted down the right flank and fed the ball to Mobashir Rahman who was positioned at the edge of the box. The young midfielder hit a dipping volley that flew inches over the crossbar.

Ogbeche had a late chance to get a winner after Tiri lost the ball in a dangerous area but the Nigerian's weak attempt was blocked away as the teams settled for a point each.

ISL 2018-19: Jamshedpur FC and NorthEast United FC play out goalless draw

Minute 90 -- Four minutes of additional time

ISL 2018-19: Jamshedpur FC and NorthEast United FC play out goalless draw

Minute 83 -- Tiri needs some treatment

ISL 2018-19: Jamshedpur FC and NorthEast United FC play out goalless draw

Minute 76 -- Robert is replaced by Keegan

ISL 2018-19: Jamshedpur FC and NorthEast United FC play out goalless draw

Minute 70 -- Mobashir controls the ball and takes a quick stab at the ball which nestles on the roof of Pawan's goal

ISL 2018-19: Jamshedpur FC and NorthEast United FC play out goalless draw

Minute 68 (SUBSTITUTION FOR NORTHEAST) -- Redeem out, Kadam in

ISL 2018-19: Jamshedpur FC and NorthEast United FC play out goalless draw

Minute 62 -- Jamshedpur go close! The home team get a corner. Memo is left unmarked in front of the goal but his close-range effort is blocked by Gallego

ISL 2018-19: Jamshedpur FC and NorthEast United FC play out goalless draw

Minute 60 (SUBSTITUTION FOR JAMSHEDPUR) -- Morgado out, Tim Cahill in

ISL 2018-19: Jamshedpur FC and NorthEast United FC play out goalless draw

Minute 60 (SUBSTITUTION FOR JAMSHEDPUR) -- Sumeet Passi out, Fraukh Choudhary in

ISL 2018-19: Jamshedpur FC and NorthEast United FC play out goalless draw

Minute 58 -- Federico Gallego gets at the end of a longball on the right and tries to find the far corner but Subrata Paul makes the save

ISL 2018-19: Jamshedpur FC and NorthEast United FC play out goalless draw

Minute 49 -- Gallego with a not-so-spectacular effort

ISL 2018-19: Jamshedpur FC and NorthEast United FC play out goalless draw

Minute 46 (SUBSTITUTION OF JAMSHEDPUR FC) -- Pratik out, Mobashir in

First Published: Sat, December 01 2018. 19:19 IST

ISL 2018-19: Jamshedpur FC and NorthEast United FC play out goalless draw

Jamshedpur FC sit in fourth position in the points table with 15 points from 10 games while NorthEast United are in the second spot with 18 games from nine games

Full-time report: continued with their slow but steady progress in the Indian Super League despite a frustrating goal-less draw against at the JRD Tata Sports Complex here on Saturday.

The defence of both the teams proved to be too sturdy to break down as they cancelled out each other at the end of 90 minutes.

After the draw, NorthEast are at second spot in the league table with 18 points from nine matches while the hard-earned point consolidated Jamshedpur's fourth spot and preserved their unbeaten run at home this season.

The teams began by passing and prodding and the first chance came when a hopeful punt by Memo for allowed the winger to slip in between Robert Lalthlamuana and Mislav Komorski to dribble into the box. The Spanish winger struck a sweet shot that flew inches wide off the post.

Both defences stayed compact and made it hard for the opposing strikers to make runs in behind the backline. Clear-cut chances were few and far between in the first half.

chested a ball down into the path of Rowllin Borges inside the box in the 12th minute. But the midfielder lashed the ball over the bar.

Mario Arques' effort in the 22nd minute also suffered the same fate. The midfielder pounced on to a loose ball and unleashed a strike from 30 yards that failed to trouble NorthEast custodian Pawan Kumar.

In the second half, and Provat Lakra combined well on the right flank and caused a nervy moment for the home side inside the box in the 57th minute. The former teased a ball towards the far post and Tiri produced an overhead kick to clear the ball away from danger.

A minute later, Gallego surged into the box and sent a powerful shot at the goal that forced the game's first save, off Jamshedpur custodian Subrata Paul.

At the other end, Memo was treated to a fine chance inside the box from a corner kick in the 61st minute. The delivery into the box found Memo in the centre but Gallego's sliding block denied the midfielder a goal.

In the 70th minute, Farukh Choudhary sprinted down the right flank and fed the ball to Mobashir Rahman who was positioned at the edge of the box. The young midfielder hit a dipping volley that flew inches over the crossbar.

Ogbeche had a late chance to get a winner after Tiri lost the ball in a dangerous area but the Nigerian's weak attempt was blocked away as the teams settled for a point each.

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