East Bengal FC‘s counter attacking football, led by forward Naorem Mahesh Singh’s three assists, sealed a 3- 1 palm in their Indian Super League hassle against Jamshedpur FC at the JRD Tata Sports Complex in Jamshedpur on Sunday.
Both EBFC and JFC came into the hassle on the reverse of losses against Odisha FC and Chennaiyin FC, independently. Placed in 9th and 10th, the clubs were hoping to snare three points and crawl out of the nethermost half.
East Bengal FC 3-1 Jamshedpur FC
East Bengal FC took control of the game beforehand on as Suhair VP put them in front just 90 seconds into the game. Jamshedpur FC were caught napping during a gamble- in routine down the leg and allowed too important space for Naorem to lift his head and put in a dipping cross towards the far post. Suhair produced a low Suhair produced a low diving title to niche the ball into the net.
Cleiton Silva would soon get into the action to put EBFC 2- 0 ahead in the first half for the alternate game in a row. In the 26th nanosecond, Silva picked up the ball after a Jamshedpur FC corner and drove it forward before releasing Naorem on the left wing. Naorem kept the protectors at bay as Silva made a lung- busting run towards the box, to admit what would be the second of Naorem’s inch-perfect deliveries of the night. Silva rose with the ball on the brio to niche it in.
amshedpur FC started making moves after that wake- up call, with Jay Emmanuel- Thomas chancing himself in great positions in a first half where the brigades took a combined 13 shots on target. Towards the end of the half, Jamshedpur FC were were awarded a penalty after Lalchungnunga was set up to have bulled Harry Sawyer while querying a title. Thomas got his chance to get on the scoresheet and took it to make it 2- 1 at half- time.
Having been caught after being 2- 0 over in their last game, EBFC came out in the alternate half determined to stretch their lead. Naorem was on hand formerly again to produce the magic. He picked up the ball on the left side and chose to slip a perfect predicated pass between the two central protectors and the goalkeeper as Silva burst through to find his alternate thing of the night. That 58th nanosecond thing also put Silva on top of the scoring maps for this season.
The three points take the Torchbearers to eighth in the league standings, three points down from the Top 6 spot. Meanwhile, the misery just deepens for JFC and Boothroyd. They’re still down in the 10th place with four points from seven games. Despite the their poor form, a palm against last season’s Shield winners will give East Bengal a massive boost ahead of their coming set of institutions.