Nigerian defender Stephen Eze’s 79th minute strike helped Jamshedpur FC notch up a 1-0 victory over former champions Bengaluru FC in an Indian Super League match, right here on Monday. With the win, the Men of Steel leapfrogged Bengaluru to 3rd spot with 13 factors from 9 matches. BFC keep fourth with 12 factors from eight video games.
Bengaluru coach Carles Cuadrat made two adjustments from their earlier sport. Suresh Singh Wangjam and Kristian Opseth returned to the Bengaluru beginning XI instead of Udanta Singh and Deshorn Brown whereas Jamshedpur coach Owen Coyle made only one change as Mobashir Rahman changed Isaac Vanmalsawma.
Bengaluru took simply three minutes to register their first shot on course. Kristian Opseth’s free-kick almost curled into the underside nook, solely to be saved out by a diving TP Rehenesh. BFC continued to be on ascendancy however saved lacking probabilities. Sunil Chhetri was set by on objective by an excellent Suresh go, however the skipper’s shot from an excellent place was deflected behind. Off the resultant nook, Dimas discovered Chhetri, however his effort sailed over the bar.
Jamshedpur had their first actual likelihood within the seventeenth minute when Aniket Jadhav drilled in a low cross for an unmarked Nerijus Valskis, just for the Lithuanian to blaze it over the bar. Jamshedpur had one other likelihood when Alexandre Lima saved an Aitor Monroy nook alive and squared the ball to Eze. However, Eze’s shot on objective was cleared by Dimas Delgado.
Rehenesh’s brilliance on the half-hour mark saved the scoreline objective-much less. It was two towards one for BFC when Suresh was set on objective by Chhetri. With simply the keeper to beat, Suresh laid it for Cleiton Silva, however his weak go was nicely intercepted by Rehenesh.
Both the groups saved knocking on the door with Chhetri lacking one other try for BFC whereas Gurpreet Singh denied Jackichand Singh with an excellent save to enter break objective-much less. Jamshedpur had been denied on the hour mark by two important blocks. First Peter Hartley noticed his weak shot was saved by Gurpreet. The rebound fell into Eze’s path and his objective-sure shot was blocked by Bheke. Harmanjot Khabra, who marked his one centesimal look for Bengaluru, had a quiet day.
JFC lastly broke the impasse by Eze, who scored his third objective of the season. Lima performed a weighted go to Aniket on the suitable and the latter floated a cross within the field. Eze received previous his marker and dived low to attain previous Gurpreet. With simply 5 minutes left on the clock, Rehenesh denied Bheke with some extent-clean save.