Jamshedpur: Jamshedpur FC suffered their second loss of the season after they went down 3-0 against FC Goa.
The Aidy Boothroyd-managed side conceded an early goal within the game's first minute. When Iker stunned the Jamshedpur defense finding the net from a quick cross by Edu Bedia. Thereafter the gaurs kept on creating chances in the attacking third
Jamshedpur FC changed defense with Eli Sabia coming in to replace Pratik Chaudhari. Harry Sawyer dropped to the bench, and Jitendra Singh came into the midfield as Aidy switched to a 4-2-3-1.
12’ into the game, Jamshedpur dealt a second blow after Noah scored from a defense-splitting pass from Brandon Fernandes. Towards the end of the first half, Wellington Priori dodged his marker and unleashed a shot at goal. Dheeraj matched it with a decent save.
At the other end, Sadoui continued to be a menace for the Jamshedpur FC defense. In first-half stoppage time, Sadoui crossed the ball in from the left flank before Tiang’s header was tipped over the bar by Rehenesh.
In the second half, Jamshedpur FC head coach Aidy Boothroyd reverted to a 4-4-2 as he took Sabia and Jitendra off and brought Sawyer and Pratik on. Ten minutes in, striker Jay Thomas replaced midfielder Priori in an effort to add more attacking impetus to the team. However, the Gaurs were able to keep all attackers at bay.
The Red Miners drop from sixth to eighth in the league and have four points from four games. Jamshedpur FC play next against Hyderabad FC at home on November 9, Wednesday.