Jamshedpur FC 1-0 Sudeva FC Delhi HIGHLIGHTS: Jamshedpur beats Sudeva to win its first match in the Durand Cup

Lalruatmawia scored the winning goal of the match in the first half and a solid defensive performance in the second half ensure the Men of steel sealed a victory.

Hello and welcome to Sportstar's blog of the Groub B match of Jamshedpur Fc vs Sudeva Delhi FC being played at the Mohun Bagan Club Ground, Kolkata. This is Neeladri Bhattacharjee bringing you the minute-by-minute update.

 

Jamshedpur begins its Durand Cup campaign with a win in its first match, topping the table for now, with a crucial goal by Lalruatmawia in the first half. Both of its key players, however, were carried off in a stretcher as the team ensured a hard fought win.

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Jamshedpur FC 1 - 0 Sudeva Delhi FC

 

90+4' Another injury for Jamshedpur! The goal scorer Lalruatmawia now carried off in a stretcher

90+3' YELLOW CARD! Sudeva gets its first booking as Mohit is shown a yellow card

Saphaba and Advait's injuries allow the players to play for five more minutes in the injury time. Sandip Mandi still a rock in defence

90+1' Sakir gives a cross which falls into the goalkeeper's hands as the coach now shouts to fall back. 

90' Just injury time left! Jamshedpur can almost sense it is almost there. Sudeva keep channes busy with Shridhartha making the runs.

86' BLOCK! William flies in the ball,which eventually gets played into the box but finally blocked by Jamshedpur. Another corner and the ball flies out of play for a goal kick.

Jamshedpur looking very strong defensively now.

85' ANOTHER YELLOW CARD FOR JAMSHEDPUR FC! In an attempt to stop Shridharth, Vikas Singh gets a yellow card. 

84' Naocha to Danny into Jamshedpur's box and then to Willian, but loses the ball and gets a corner for his team

82' Final eight minutes of regulation time. Will Jamshedpur register its first win in the tournament, or will Sudeva make a "Fergie-time" comeback? Keep following this space.

80' INJURY FOR JAMSHEDPUR FC! Its midfield maestro Advait is carried off field on a stretcher. Angelo replaces him.

Two changes for Sudeva:Michael comes in for Sudeva for Subho Paul, who missed its penalty, while Danny come on for Sanga.

78' As we move into the last 12 minutes of the match, it is all-out-attack against a "steel wall". Jamshedpur giving nothing away as the Delhi-based side continues asking questions.

75' Sudeva now playing a 4-1-4-1 formation as its wingers try to make runs along the channels.

73' Mohit trying everything from a long ball to a long throw to push his team forward...with no immediate result as Jamshedpur now march forward

71' Saphaba again down as the team physio tries to treat his cramps.

71' Advait continues to hold the midfield as Naocha and Sanga tries to find gaps in Jamshedpur's organisation

68' "Aage Ja! aage Ja" (March forward) says Jamshedpur FC's coach as the team continues to defend Sudeva's attacks

67' Piush comes in for Beyong as Jamshedpur makes its second change of the match.

66' Naocha and Shridharta keep Sudeva's attack sharp as Jamshedpur tries to lay back and defend its slender lead.

65'  Advait tries to bring the ball forward for Jamshedpur as it is kicked away by Mohit

62' Sudeva dominating the second half now with another corner, which was received well, but it missed the target, with the ball falling on the top of the net.

61' SAVE!!!! JAMSHEDPUR FC SAVES SUBHO'S SHOT TO KEEP ITS LEAD

60' PENALTY! A slip from Sandip gives Sudeva a penalty

58' Change for Jamshedpur FC as Meitei goes off for Sakir.

54' Naocha and Shridharth come in for Sudev as it makes its intent clear. Only attack now as No.9 enters the pitch and starts with is first chance on goal

53' Beyong left ball-watching as Sudeva keeps control of the ball. Dorji shouts, encouraging his lads

52' Saphaba gets up after getting knocked down after a tackle. No cards or bookings involved

50' MISS! Jitendra tried to deceive the goalkeeper with a low ball, which is eventually stopped by the goalie. No real pace in the ball at at.

49' Jamshedpur is currently top of the table an if it can manage to do so throughout the group stage, it will play the second placed team in group C

47' Beyong holding the wingers well as Jamshedpur cling on to its narrow lead

45' Sudeva now pressing the Men of Steel with Sandip Mandi clearing the ball from Jamshedpur's box

SECOND HALF KICKS OFF!

SECOND HALF: The players huddle before the second-half with Sudeva making one change in the second half.

HALF TIME!

Yesterday, Durand cup saw a high scoring match in Mohammean Sporting 4-1 win. Will the second half today see more goals? Keep following this space for live updates.

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Jamshedpur finishes the first half with a lead, while Sudeva continues to ask question from set-pieces. Will the side from Delhi make a comeback ?

45+1' YELLOW CARD! Jitendra of Jamshedpur FC gets the first booking of the match.

44' MISS! Sanga misses the goal as he heads the ball off target. Jamshedpur lucky to not have good set pieces go against it.

43' Foul for Sudeva as Mohit is brought down by Advait. Chance for a set piece.

41' MISS! Meitei takes a shot as the ball skims past the woodwork. Jamshedpur is not looking to stop for the half-time whistle.

38' Ruatmawia tries to make another run for goal, but the ball just over shoots. Jamshedpur remains on top since the goal.

35' MISS! Left Back William heads the ball that narowly misses Jamshedpur's goal. End-to-end stuff this

 

33' GOAAAAAALLLLL!!!!!!!! Lalruatmawia makes a run to flick it past the goalkeeper as Jamshedpur takes the lead.

Jamshedpur FC 1 - 0 Sudeva FC Delhi

32' Jamshedpur trying to play the long ball up front but Kima still holds fort.

30' Kima holding the Sudeva fort well as Meitei continues to make runs along the wings. The former DSK Shivajians player is showing exactly why he is the captain of his team.

27' Almost half an-hour to the game, but no real one to one chances yet. Jamshedpur still in control in the midfield.

25'  A side-footed shot form Advait as the ball misses the goal. 

23' FOUL! Meitei concedes a foul from a position that saw a goal yesterday, but the ball goes over. The score still 0-0.

20' Metei clears the ball as the coach applauds the clearance. "Man-marking! (Man le)" shouts the Jamshedpur FC coach

17' Kuki takes a shot for Sudeva, as it deflects out for a corner.

16' A SHOT! Meitei takes a shot for Jamshedpur but the ball flies off-target. No real questions asked to goalkeepers on either end so far.

14' Sudeva shouting to keep the ball on the ground as his players shoot twice off-target.

14' Nikhil Barla makes another run, which was eventually intercepted by Sudeva. Nikhil and Advait making the job easier for Jamshedpur to ask questions. 

12' Jamshedpur keeping the game in its opponents half, pressing high. Sudeva, on the other hand, is trying to build up something in the midfield.

10' Sudeva playing in back passes with long-ball attempts for interception, while Jamshedpur is marking its opponents very well.

9' Sudeva FC's attempts fro the wing halted by Jamshedpur as the ball is thrown into play again.

8' Jamshedpur moving forward with Barla now the architect....but is ruled off-side.

4' Jamshedpur playing the ball forward through a corner. Advait playing well in the middle of the park.

Kick off: The Game begins! Jamshedpur playing from left to right and Sudeva FC on the other end

Line-ups:

Jamshedpur FC Staring XI: Jitendra Singh, Sandip Mandi, Vishal Yadav, Rishi, Advait Sumbly, Nikhil Barla, Kojam Beyong, Lalruatmawia, Vikas Singh, Telem, Sorokhaibam

 

Sudeva FC Starting XI:  Kabir Kohli, Lotjam, Subho Paul, Sairuatkima,  Kharpan, Korou Singh, William, Sukhan Deep Singh, Renthlei, Mohit Singh, Khogsai  

Match Preview

Jamshedpur FC will kick off its campaign in the Durand Cup against Sudeva Delhi FC in group B, which is well being considered the group of death as title contender FC Goa and 2016 Durand Cup winner, Army Greens are also in it.

Delhi's first side in the Durand Cup, Sudeva FC has Bhutanese manager Chencho Dorji in the dugout, the first man from Bhutan to lead an I-League side.

Jamshedpur FC on the other hand, continue to march under the tutelage of former Burnley manager Owen Coyle.

The top two teams from eah group will advance to the quarter finals and the final of Durand Cup will take place on October 3, 2020.

Complete Jamshedpur FC squad

Goalkeepers: Rehnesh TP, Pawan Kumar, Vishal Yadav

Defenders: Subhash Barua, Stephen Eze, Eli Sabia, Peter Hartley, PC Laldinpuia, Anas Edathodika, Narennder Gahlot, Jitendra Singh, Ricky Lallawmawma, Sandip Mandi, Laldinliana Renthlei, Boris Singh, Karan Amin, Billu Telli, Gaurab, Sapam Kennedy Singh, Alex, Gorachand Mamdi

Forwards: Mobashir Rahman, Seiminlen Doungel, Nicholas Fitzgerald, Farukh Choudhary, Komal Thatal, Jordan Murray, Nerijus Valskis, Ishan Pandita


Complete Sudeva Delhi FC Squad

Goalkeepers: Sachin Jha, Ashish Sibi

Defenders: Ngaraipam K, Prashant Choudhary, Lalliansanga Renthlei, Gursimrat Singh Gill, Sairuat Kima, Pradison Mariyadasan, Augustin Fernandes, Harbamon Timung, Abhishek Ambekar, Akashdeep Singh, Mohit Singh, Pawan Joshi

Midfielders: Mohit Mittal, Lunkim Seigoulun Khongsai, Souvik Das, Sinam Maichael, Ansh Gupta, Pintu Mahata, William Pauliankhum, Vanlalzahawma

Forwards: Jonah Kamei, Ishan Rozario, Ngangbam Naocha, Shaiborlang Kharpan, Manvir Singh, Shubho Paul, Lalawmpuia Ralte, Rostam P


Where can you watch?

Durand Cup matches will not be telecast on any television channel. It can be streamed live on the OTT Platform addatimes  from 2:55 pm.