Newbies to the Indian Super League, Jamshedpur FC inflicted a third consecutive loss to Delhi Dynamos FC at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium on Wednesday 6th December.
After three goalless draws, Steve Coppell’s side finally scored their first solitary goal in the 60th minute.
Mehtab Hossain took a free kick and curled it in right in the middle of the box, where from Izu Azuka made a run. Nobody picked him up and the Nigerian forward connected it with his head after a good leap and beat the keeper Subrata Paul comfortably.
After the victory, coach Steve Coppell claimed that his side deserved the result and stated that his side succeeded in neutralising Delhi Dynamos in the game. ‘’I thought we played well tonight and had some good opportunities. We didn’t give much away which was very pleasing. I would like to think it was deserved,’’ he commented.
Chennaiyin FC beat Atletico de Kolkata 3-2 in an exciting Indian Super League (ISL) match at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium on Thursday 7th December.
After a goalless first half, both teams played an attractive brand of football, resulting in five goals being scored. Jeje Lalpekhlua opened the scoring with a header in the 65th minute for the homeside.
Zequinha equalised with a stinging right-footer within 12 minutes of Jeje’s goal. Inigo Calderon put Chennaiyin ahead in the 84th minute with an assist from Jerry Lalrinzuala as the match got more exciting.
Inigo Calderon put Chennaiyin ahead in the 84th minute with an assist from Jerry Lalrinzuala as the match got more exciting 5 minutes later, But any joy was short lived as Jeje scored a brace, after firing home as the clock ticked over to the 90-minute mark to send his teammates into raptures.
The three point gave Chennaiyin 9 points from four games.