ISL-SEASON 4-MATCH-78-FC GOA VS DELHI DYNAMOS FC
Match 78 of Indian Super League 4, held on Feb 21 ,saw the Delhi Dynamos FC play against FC Goa.
FC Goa drew with Delhi Dynamos FC by 1-1 at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Goa.Hugo Boumous opening goal was canceled out by Uche in the dying moments in the 2nd half to share the spoils between them. Goa had 58% possession than Delhi’s 42%.
FC Goa won the toss and chose their side. In the 2nd minute, the visitors got the first chance of the game after Uche played a lovely through ball to Arana inside the box, but he ended up poking it to Naveen Kumar. In the 6th minute, Delhi’s clearance from the free kick fell into the path of Brandon who then tried to curl the ball, but his shot went above the crossbar.
In the 21st minute, Brandon received the ball from Corominas after he lost the ball, but Brando’s first-time shot went wide off the post. After 5 minutes Boumous made an excellent run by skipping some defenders and passed it to Mandar inside the box, but his shot was straight to the keeper as it lacked power. In the 36th minute Corominas put Boumous through on goal, but Cichero was alert enough to clear the ball away from danger. Finally, both the teams went into the break on level terms.
Both teams shared the spoils after an entertaining encounter
As the second half started in the 53rd minute Goa scored a goal where Boumous made a superb run from the halfway line and fired a shot from outside the box which took a deflection of Cichero and went into the back of the net to give Goa a 1-0 lead. In the 62nd minute, Corominas fired a shot from the close range towards the post, but Xabier saved it with his legs.
In the 74th minute Corominas was put through on goal and had only the keeper to beat, but his shot went wide off the goal and wasted a superb opportunity to double their lead. After 4 minutes Delhi had the chance to equalize it after Uche played Chhangte through on goal, but his shot hit the side netting in the net.
In the 81st minute, Delhi scored an equalizer after Chhangte played a perfect ball to Uche inside the box and Uche slotted the ball into the back of the net to bring his team back on level terms. At the stroke of the end time, Mandar was through on goal, but his shot went wide off the post and wasted a good chance to score the winner. Finally, both the sides shared a point from an entertaining game.
FINAL MATCH SCORE
|SWIFT LIMITLESS PLAYER OF THE MATCH||MANDAR RAO DESAI|
|WINNING PASS OF THE MATCH||LALLIANZUALA CHHANGTE
|EMERGING PLAYER||MOHAMMAD DHOT
|FITTEST PLAYER||HUGO BOUMOUS
|HERO OF THE MATCH||KALU UCHE|
ISL on Social Media
Here are some of the popular social media posts on the clash between Delhi Dynamos FC and FC Goa.
Delhi Dynamos FC tweet after the game
Full Time – It ends all square here in Goa. The Lions fighting back from a goal down in a frantic second half.
— Delhi Dynamos FC (@DelhiDynamos) February 21, 2018
ISL tweet after the match
Kalu Uche’s excellent run of form continued as he scored the equaliser for @DelhiDynamos to give the Lions a point! He is the Hero of the Match!#LetsFootball #GOADEL #HeroISL pic.twitter.com/vVCp0mpoqs
— Indian Super League (@IndSuperLeague) February 21, 2018
FC Goa tweet after the game
#MatchDay | A crucial clash for the #Gaurs against the Lions at the #Fortress tonight, bring in the noise, light up the stands and show off your support to the boys! #WeTogether #ForcaGoa #GOADEL pic.twitter.com/4yjxB7FbS6
— FC Goa (@FCGoaOfficial) February 21, 2018