ISL 2020, Jamshedpur FC vs Odisha FC highlights: Mauricio brace earns Odisha 2-2 draw against 10-man Jamshedpur

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Diego Mauricio (Right) scored two goals in the second half to earn a 2-2 drw for Odisha FC against Jamshedpur FC.   -  sportzpics

Welcome to Sportstar's ISL LIVE blog of the match between Jamshedpur FC vs Odisha FC at the Tilak Maidan in Goa.

FULL-TIME: JAMSHEDPUR FC 2-2 ODISHA FC

It has been a tale of two halves at the Tilak Maidan in Vasco. Jamshedpur FC looked lethal in the first half as Nerijus Valskis punished two defensive errors to put Owen Coyle's men 2-0 up at half time. Odisha looked a changed team in the second half created some good chances, but finally got a foothold in the match after Jamshedpur goalkeeper T.P. Rehenesh was sent off in the 74th minute for handling the ball outside the penalty box. Diego Mauricio, the substitute then scored from close range to pull one back for Odisha. In the dying minutes of game, the Brazilian unleashed a stunning strike into the far corner of the net to pull Odisha level.

90+5' How the tables have turned! Odisha was down on its knees after being 2-0 down in the first half, but a red card and a goal has changed the face of the match.

90+3' EQUALISER FOR ODISHA! An absolute thunderbolt from Mauricio! The Brazilian receives the ball on the edge of the box and shifts it to his right foot and curls a delightful strike into the top right corner. No chance for the goalkeeper.

90+1' Renthlei is down on the ground as referee shows a yellow card for Nandhakumar. Six minutes is added to the injury time as Jamshedpur desperately clings on to a slender lead.

89' Jacob is shown a yellow card for an aerial tackle on Valskis. Daniel tries to finish off an Odisha counter with a shot from distance, put is straight at the goalkeeper.

88' Odisha shows urgency going forward as Samuel is played onside by the Jamshedpur defence. He tries to find a teammate at the far post but the ball sails harmlessly away from the far corner.

86' Close! Daniel Lalhlimpuia is through to the goal as his foot gets lodged in the grass and falls over. Eze does well to clear the lines in the nick of time.

84' Valskis is played onside by the Odisha defence as the striker cuts in from the right and pulls the trigger from a narrow angle. He only manages to smash it into the stands.

81' Jamshedpur defence is tatters after the first goal. Mobashir tackles Samuel outside the box but the referee is not interested in awarding a free kick. Jamshedpur gets close after Isaac pulls the trigger from a tight angle which is blocked by Kamaljit. However, Taylor hesitates for a moment and concedes a corner.

77' GOAL ODISHA! Jackichand is taken off by Owen Coyle to send in goalkeeper Pawan Kumar. He does well to deflect Mauricio's thunderous free kick off the post but Jacob gets back the ball and crosses into the box as Mauricio gets down to poke the ball into the net.

Jamshedpur FC goalkeeper T.P. Rehenesh was shown a red card for handling the ball outside the penalty area.   -  sportzpics

 

74' RED CARD FOR REHENESH! The Jamshedpur goalkeeper comes charging out of his box to take the ball away from Mauricio and seems to be just outside the box as the referee has a chat with the fourth official before sending off the keeper for handling the ball outside the penalty area. However, it will not be penalty for Odisha.

70' Baxter takes Marcelinho off the pitch to bring in Samuel Lalmuanpuia. Odisha needs to create better chances upfront to get closer to the goal.

68' Mauricio cuts in from the left wing but is taken off the ball by brilliant tackle by Renthlei. Marcelinho whips a corner kick into the centre as Taylor drags his header wide off the crossbar.

65' Isaac gets into the box as Valskis screams for the ball in the centre. The Indian goes for the goal but is blocked by Taylor. The corner kick reaches Valskis who head it to Jackichand who takes the shot but is flagged offside by the linesman.

62' Odisha comes close again after Marcelinho free kick is redirected into the box by Bora, but Rehenesh does well to punch it away in the air. Stuart Baxter makes his first change as he sends Diego Mauricio for Onwu.

60' Close! A brilliant passing movement from Odisha from the left wing reaches Onwu who brings down the ball and connects a superb scissors kick which Rehenesh does well to palm it away. The corner kick reaches Sarangi inside the box but Rehenesh puts his body on the line to block the shot.

58' Jackichand finds himself in pocked of space on the right and tries to take on three defenders at once, but loses the ball in the passes. Odisha needs to be careful with Jamshedpur's counter on the flanks.

55' Odisha wins a free kick after Onwu is brought down by Eze. Marcelinho blasts it into the empty stands. Good start from Odisha.

52' Alexandre Lima gets on the ball outside the box and has a go at the goal but it rolls away from the goal. Laishram goes exceptionally well to win the ball in the centre as Nandhakumar threads a ball to Onwu, who is free on the left. Renthlei tackles the Brazilian before he pulls the trigger.

50' Mobashir hassles Alexander for the ball in the centre and brings him down with a strong challenge. The referee awards a free kick to Odisha.

48' Ricky is clipped by Alexander on the left wing and the referee dishes out a yellow for the midfielder.

46' Second half begins! Both the managers have not made any changes to their starting XIs.

HALF-TIME: JAMSHEDPUR 2-0 ODISHA FC

Jamshedpur FC players celebrate the 12th minute penalty goal by Nerijus Valskis.   -  sportzpics

 

A blistering opening half saw both teams create numerous chances. Odisha saw more of the ball in the closing stages but was unable to test Jamshedpur goalkeeper TP Rehenesh. Jamshedpur made the best of its chances and is two ahead at half-time thanks to Nerijus Valskis. The Golden Boot holder was calm with his penalty finish in the 12th minute after his shot was blocked by Gaurav Bora's outstretched arm. He was in a perfect position in the 27th minute, when Shubham Sarangi's terrible back pass fell in open space and as he blasted it into the far corner to double the lead.

45+2' Alexander hits a cross into the box which is cut out by Hartley. Jamshedpur switches play as Jackichand finds Mobashir in space who is taken off the ball by Antonay.

45' Odisha has a good spell of possession as Laishram weaves in from the right but is unable to get past Monroy.  The winger gets back on the ball again but loses it after being hounded by three defenders.

43' Sarangi cuts in from the left and squares a ball into the box which is kick away by Eze. Alexander gets on the ball and pulls the trigger but is blocked by Hartley.

41' Odisha wins a corner which whipped in at the far post by Marcelinho, Taylor heads it back to Jacob but Valskis does well to clear the lines.

39' Marcelinho sends a ferocious strike from outside the box which is slightly off the target. Rehenesh makes a routine save.

36' Renthlei sends a low cross into the box for Valskis but is cleared by Antonay. The resultant throw-in is easily cleared by the Odisha defence.

34' Jackichand does well to track back and take the ball off Marcelinho. The clearance falls for Antonay who relays the ball to Marcelinho who tries to dribble past Monroy who brings down the Brazilian to give away a free kick.

31' Marcelinho gets a whiff of the ball inside the box as he makes a darting run from the right. Monroy spots the pass the makes a timely interception.

27' GOAL JAMSHEDPUR! A terrible mistake by Shubham Sarangi. The full back cushions a header into the box for his fellow defenders to clear, but no one close to it. Valskis, who is the closest to the ball, pounces on it and sends a blistering strike into the far corner to double Jamshedpur's lead.

24' Good movement from the Jamshedpur frontline. Mobashir drags his marker wide and squares a pass to Isaac in the centre, but Jacob comes up with a timely interception. Jackichand keeps it in the play and cuts it back to the centre for Isaac who loses the ball after coming under pressure from Steven Taylor.

23' Antonay tries to cut in from the right flank and go for the goal but there wasn't much power behind shot and goes wide off the post.

20' The tempo of the game has mellowed down a bit as the battle shifts to the midfield. Sekar tries to find Cole Alexander who makes a run into the box, but the full-back's pass is too heavy.

16' Chances are coming in thick and fast. Mobashir plays a one-two with Ricky but is cut out by Shubham Sarangi before a cross is played into the box.

14' A dangerous jump by Peter Hartley on Gaurav Bora gives Odisha a free kick in a dangerous position. Marcelinho whips a ball at the far post for Antonay but Hartley does well to clear the ball away to safety.

12' GOAL! As cool as you like it and its the second goal of the season for Nerijus Valskis in as many matches. The striker trots in and places it in the right bottom corner of the net.

11' PENALTY! Things are getting heated up! A melee ensues in the Odisha box after Valskis' shot at close range is blocked Laldinaliana Renthlei forearm. The referee separates the crowd and brandishes a yellow card to Hendry Antonay for remonstrating.

10' A quick counter by Odisha sees Marcelinho motoring into the box with the ball. The forward goes down quite easily after coming in contact with Eze as the referee warns him for simulation.

8' Close! That was right in Valskis' zone. Odisha gives away a free kick in a dangerous position on the left. Jackichand Singh whips in a perfect delivery for Valskis is marked closely by Stephen Taylor who gets a head to the ball to clear the lines.

6' Jamshedpur is gathering steam going forward, the players are getting into good positions but need a good pass into the box. Mohammad Mobashir tries his luck from outside the box but the ball sails harmlessly over the bar.

4' Valskis gets his first shot on the goal as jumps over Jacob to direct a header towards the goal, but he is way off target.

2' Stephen Eze vies for the ball against Manuel Onwu as the Odisha forward catches the Nigerian on the boot. The referee warns Onwu.

5.00 pm: Here we go! Jamshedpur kicks off from left to right.

4.55PM: The players take to the field!

4.50 pm: The first-ever contest between the two sides took place on October 22, 2019 at the JRD Tata Sports Complex in Jamshedpur. The game ended 2-1 in the favour of the home side. Jamshedpur took the lead in 16th minute when Odisha's Rana Gharami netted the ball into the back of his own net. Bikash Jairu was sent off in the 35th minute as JFC was reduced to 10 men. Odisha's top-scorer last season Aridane Santana scored in the 40th minute to bring his side back level. Eventually, in the 60th minute, JFC's top-scorer last season Sergio Castel slotted the winner in the 85th minute to secure three points for his side.

 

4.20 pm: Since Odisha FC debuted last season, it has faced Jamshedpur twice during the league stage. Odisha, in terms of wins during the regular season, enjoys a success rate of 36.8 per cent, having won 7 of its 19 matches. On the other hand, Jamshedpur FC, which is featuring in the ISL for the fourth time, has registered 17 wins from 55 matches at a success rate of 30.9 per cent.

Odisha FC's star forward Marcelinho warms up for the clash against Jamshedpur FC.   -  sportzpics

 

4.10 pm: Line-ups

Jamshedpur FC XI: T.P. Rehenesh (GK), Peter Hartley, Stephen Eze, Laldinliana Renthlei, Ricky Lallawmawma, Mohammad Mobashir Rahman, Issac Vanmalsawma Chhakchhuak, Alexandre Monteiro de Lima, Aitor Monroy Rueda, Telem Jackichand Singh, Nerijus Valskis.
 

Odisha FC XI: Kamaljit Singh (GK), Shubham Sarangi, Gaurav Bora, Steven Vincent Taylor, Jacob Tratt, Hendry Antonay, Cole Alexander, Nandhakumar Sekar, Marcelo Leite Pereira, Manuel Onwu Villafranca, Laishram Premjit Singh.

 

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Here is Sportstar's predicted XI for today's clash -

Here's how the two teams could line-up.

Jamshedpur FC predicted XI (4-2-3-1)

TP Rehenesh; Laldinliana Renthlei, Stephen Eze, Peter Hartley, Ricky Lallawmawma; Aitor Monroy, Jitendra Singh; Jackichand Singh, Alex Lima, Issac Vanmalsawma; Nerijus Valskis

Odisha FC predicted XI (4-3-3)

Arshdeep Singh; Shubham Sarangi, Gaurav Bora, Steven Taylor, Hendry Antonay; Thoiba Singh, Saurabh Meher, Marcelinho; Nandhakumar Sekar, Diego Mauricio, Manuel Onwu

We have also got you covered for your fantasy Jamshedpur-Odisha combined XI. Captaincy pick: Nerijus Valskis (JFC)

Combined JFC-OFC XI

TP Rehenesh (JFC); Shubham Sarangi (JFC), Stephen Eze (JFC), Gaurav Bora (OFC); Thoiba Singh (JFC), Alex Lima (JFC); Jackichand Singh (JFC), Marcelinho (OFC); Diego Mauricio (OFC), Nandhakumar Sekar (OFC), Nerijus Valskis (JFC)

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The Indian Super League (ISL 2020-21) will mark the return of major league competition in India after the nationwide lockdown to prevent the COVID-19 outbreak was first imposed in March.

The seventh edition of the ISL got underway inside a bio-bubble in Goa on November 20.

The tournament, spanning over four months, will see 11 teams play each other in a league and playoff format across three venues. Following SC East Bengal's inclusion, this season will feature 115 games, up from 95 last season.

ISL 2020 will be televised live at 5 pm IST on Star Sports and live streamed on Disney+Hotstar and Jio TV.