Odisha FC suffer a shocking defeat against Jamshedpur as Playoff dreams remain in tight ropes: ISL 2022-23, and all about the match

Odisha FC suffer a shocking defeat against Jamshedpur as Playoff dreams remain in tight ropes: ISL 2022-23

Odisha FC suffer a shocking defeat against Jamshedpur as Playoff dreams remain in tight ropes: ISL 2022-23 – Odisha FC started the game aggressively, keeping the ball well. Despite a valiant effort by everyone in attendance at the Kalinga Stadium, The Juggernaut fell to a grueling 0-2 defeat against Jamshedpur FC in an entertaining Indian Super League clash at home.

Pedro received the throw from Thoiba Singh early in the third minute. As Thoiba shifted to his right, he curled in a cross that swerved at the far post. Eventually, no one could get to the end.

In the 16th minute, Isak Vanlalruatfela has been a bright spot in the attack. He was making good forward runs and trying to find his striker’s run with the ball in behind. At the front post, he whipped in a loopy cross. It could have been headed in by Pedro Martin, but unfortunately, the striker failed to get any connections and it was straight to the visitor’s keeper.

In the 33rd minute, for the first time since switching flanks with Isak, Nandhakumar Sekar attacked. On the left flank, Sekar received the ball wide. In the middle of the park, he squared up Thoiba Singh, who set up Diego Mauricio. From outside the box, the striker had a shot. When Vishal Yadav got power over it, he pouched it safely.

On the visitor side, Daniel Chukwu had two good opportunities to take the lead, but Narender Gahlot was there like a wall on both occasions. For the hosts, Isak Vanlalruatfela has been positive moving forward. First half score ends at 0-0.

In the second half, Josep Gombau made a triple substitution of the game as he brought
Jerry Mawihmingthanga, Denechandra Meitei, and Victor Rodriguez for Isak Vanlalruatfela, Sahil Panwar, and Pedro Martin.

JFC took the lead after 61 minutes when Ritwik Das got past one on the left flank and put a low cross into the box for Daniel Chukwu. He moved to his left after taking a long touch. He scooped the ball to Harry Sawyer, who made no mistake and found the net.

The visitors made it two in 63 minutes, It was Harry Sawyer, who got the ball in the middle. He put a through ball towards Ritwik Das on the right side. He took a touch and went into the box and placed the ball through the left side of the keeper.

The Juggernauts appeared to be desperate for the goals and created some chances as Victor Rodriguez received the ball in the middle and kicked it toward Diego Mauricio. He rushed into the box from the left side. He shoots with his left foot, but it is deflected and goes wide. Aniket Jadhav received a through ball on the right flank, ran with it, and delivered a low ball towards Diego in the danger zone. He opened the face of his right foot and tried directing the ball into the first bar, but couldn’t get the sweet touch and the ball sailed wide off the left pole.

In their last game of the campaign, the team couldn’t get on the scoring sheet and now are dependent on FC Goa for a spot in the Playoffs.

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