A flurry of missed probabilities noticed table-toppers Mumbai City FC accept solely a 1-1 draw in opposition to Jamshedpur FC within the ongoing seventh season of Indian Super League (ISL) on the GMC Stadium, on Monday. Owen Coyle’s males took the lead via Nerijus Valskis (9′) earlier than Mumbai hit again via Bartholomew Ogbeche (15′). A purple card for Aitor Monroy across the half-hour mark noticed Jamshedpur diminished to ten-men however some dogged defending and a lot of missed probabilities for Mumbai, noticed the previous get away with a draw. Mumbai dominated the early exchanges as Monroy needed to dive to dam Ogbeche’s shot as early as the primary minute. But it was Jamshedpur who drew first blood.
Just 9 minutes had handed when Jackichand Singh discovered Valskis within the penalty field. The Lithuanian’s first-time shot was unerring. Barely three minutes later, Monroy might solely discover the aspect netting from a free-kick.
Monroy was within the thick of issues a few minutes later, hacking Cy Goddard down and getting himself within the referee’s e book. Then, Mumbai discovered their equaliser.
Adam Le Fondre made a run down the appropriate earlier than squaring the ball to Bipin Singh. The latter discovered Ogbeche and the Nigerian unleashed a strong drive previous Jamshedpur keeper TP Rehenesh.
Jamshedpur responded to the objective with a flurry of assaults however within the 28th minute, the match turned firmly in Mumbai’s favour. Monroy introduced Ogbeche down proper in entrance of the referee and bought his second yellow.
Mumbai unleashed wave after wave of assaults, however to no avail. Mourtada Fall blazed one over within the 38th minute whereas, a few minutes later, Ogbeche headed extensive from shut vary. The Jamshedpur defence held agency as each groups went into the break on stage phrases.
The second half picked up the place the primary had left off with Sergio Lobera’s males giving every part of their bid to discover a winner. They missed a golden alternative within the 61st minute when a blocked Ogbeche shot trickled right down to Rowllin Borges. The midfielder had the objective gaping in entrance however one way or the other managed to hoof it over the bar.
Jamshedpur had been doing much more than simply defending. Valskis thought he had given them an unlikely lead within the 79th minute, just for the referee to boost his flag.
At the opposite finish, Rehenesh produced a terrific double-save within the 83rd minute to maintain his aspect within the sport, first blocking a stinging volley from Le Fondre after which pushing away the rebound to stop the onrushing Ogbeche from bundling it in.
Ogbeche then missed a clear-cut likelihood to place his crew forward in damage time, failing to divert a free header from shut vary right into a objective.
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