ISL: Michael Soosairaj brace helps Jamshedpur FC thrash FC Goa 4-1

first_imgMichael Soosairaj’s brace powered Jamshedpur FC to an emphatic 4-1 win over FC Goa in the Indian Super League on Thursday in Jamshedpur.Soosairaj scored in the 17th and 50th minute while Memo (77th) and Sumit Passi (78th) scored two goals in quick succession to take the game away from Goa.Mourtada Fall scored the only goal of the match in the 33rd minute for FC Goa.The five changes made by Cesar Ferrando in the form of Gaurav Mukhi, Pablo Morgado, Robin Gurung, Bikash Jairu and Pratik Chawdhury worked [email protected] were on fire tonight as they scored 4 goals and secured their first ever win over @FCGoaOfficial!More videos: https://t.co/8jtqJIjojH#ISLRecap #LetsFootball #HeroISL #FanBannaPadega #JAMGOA pic.twitter.com/FphVd9GnJ6Indian Super League (@IndSuperLeague) November 1, 2018The home side scored in the 17th minute, thanks to Soosairaj. Cidoncha’s corner was headed down by Memo inside the box, which fell on the feet of Pratik.Pratik fed Soosairaj with the perfect pass and the former Chennai City FC winger slotted the ball home.After starting the game on a defensive note, FC Goa slowly came out of their shell and started attacking.The visitors equalised in the 32nd minute when Fall headed home from a Hugo Boumous’ free-kick.Soosairaj again got his team the lead with a brilliant strike after change of ends.He exchanged a one-two with Sergio Cidoncha in their own half before forwarding a through ball down the left flank. Soosairaj outpaced Seriton Fernandes, entered the penalty box and chipped the ball over Mohammad Nawaz, who had come off his line.advertisementGoa lacked flair in the attacking third and failed to trouble the Jamshedpur FC defence as the second half progressed.Memo consolidated Jamshedpur’s lead in the 77th minute converting a rebound.Michael Soosairaj turned on the heat against @FCGoaOfficial and bagged a brace as @JamshedpurFC ran riot! He is the Hero of the Match!#HeroISL #LetsFootball #JAMGOA #FanBannaPadega pic.twitter.com/m4owDcUhsBIndian Super League (@IndSuperLeague) November 1, 2018Passi’s strike just a minute after Memo’s goal was the final nail in FC Goa’s coffin.Jamshedpur FC moved to the second position on the league table with 10 points from six matches. Goa are currently placed third.(With inputs from PTI)last_img read more