Jamshedpur FC fell to a 4 - 3 defeat at the hands of FC Goa in the Hero Super Cup quarter-final. Despite goalscoring efforts from Pablo Morgado, Sergio Cidoncha and Carlos Calvo, the men from Jamshedpur could not get the better of Gaurs.
Cesar Ferrando's starting line-up in the game had Pratik Chaudhari partnering Tiri in defence with Rafique Ali between the sticks. Farukh started up front with Morgado and Jerry on the flanks.
FC Goa scored two identical goals in the first half, courtesy of two set-pieces. A swerving delivery from the left was first headed in by Edu Bedia and then an unfortunate own goal from Morgado gave Goa a 2 - 0 lead going in to the break.
Seriton Fernandes then made it three for Goa with a well-worked move. The man who scored at the wrong end in the first half then reduced the deficit for Jamshedpur FC with a well-timed run in the box. Coro then made it 4 - 1 for FC Goa from the spot after Pratik was penalized for a handball inside the box.
Despite going three goals behind, fight was still remaining in Jamshedpur FC. Goals from Cidoncha - a thumping header and from Calvo - a sweet hit from the spot meant Jamshedpur were still in it. But, despite going a man down, FC Goa managed to see out the game and earn themselves a spot in the final four of the Hero Super Cup.
For Jamshedpur FC, an eventful 2018 - 19 season came to an end with this loss. The team played some brilliant football over the course of the season and provided innumerable memories for the fans. The players will now look to bounce back better, next season!