The shooters keep the exciting goalless draw
JAMSHEDPUR: Jamshedpur FC Subrata Paul showed on Sunday why he was given the nickname Spiderman, as he made some incredible saves against Bengaluru FC during his match here at the JRD Tata Sports Complex on Sunday.
Gurpreet Singh Sandhu It was no less impressive since the two goalkeepers stole the show to play a goalless draw in their first meeting of the sixth edition of the Indian Super League in front of a crowded crowd.
JFC coach Antonio Iriondo, who celebrated his birthday that day, would be more than happy with the result. However, the same cannot be said of Bengaluru's coach, Carles Cuadrat. With three draws in three games, the defending champions are in seventh place with only three points. Jamshedpur, meanwhile, is now the best in the league with seven points in three games.
Apart from Subrata, Jamshedpur's Farukh Choudhary and Piti were also impressive. As for Bangalore, Rafael Augusto He was in the right place at the right time on most occasions, but he didn't take advantage of the opportunities presented to him. In the end, the night belonged to Subrata and Gurpreet. If it were not for his salvation, this would have been a matter of high score.
The match started with Jamshedpur FC going on the offensive straightaway. Farukh played a delicious through to Aniket, who had ample time to send in a cross it but played it too long. Six minutes later, on the other side of the field, Chhetri had a go at the goal from just outside the 18-yards box but his left footer failed to trouble Subrata.
The hosts, however, kept up the pressure and had a great opportunity to take the lead when Farukh passed Sergio Castel Martínez. The Spaniard beat a fully stretched Gurpreet but his shot hit the far post. In the 20th minute, it was Subrata who came to the rescue of JFC while making a lifeguard to avoid the Harmanjot Sigh Khabra movie from outside the box, following Juan Antonio The header