ISL-SEASON 5-MATCH-68-ATLETICO DE KOLKATA VS JAMSHEDPUR FC
Match 68 of Indian Super League 5, held on Feb 3 ,saw the Atletico De Kolkata play against Jamshedpur FC.
ATK picked up their first-ever win over Jamshedpur with a 2-1 scoreline at the Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan in Kolkata. This win kept ATK hopes of top-four finish alive with both the sides’ level with same points, but Jamshedpur is placed above them in terms of goal difference. Jamshedpur FC had 61% possession than ATK’s 39%.
ATK headed into the break with a 2-goal cushion
Jamshedpur FC won the toss and chose their side. In the third minute, ATK won a free kick just outside the box after he made a crazy run through on goal. Lanzarote stepped in and unleashed an inch-perfect shot into the far corner past the keeper to give his side a 1-0 lead. In the 16th minute Lanzarote took, a free kick from a distance towards the near post, but the keeper safely punched it away from danger. In the 33rd minute, ATK doubled their lead through Lanzarote who completed his brace from another free kick. Lanzarote stepped in and whipped the ball at the near post into the top corner which gave ATK a 2-0 lead. Finally, ATK entered the break with a two-goal cushion.
ATK registers their first ever win over Jamshedpur
As the second half started Lanzarote played a dangerous little ball from the middle towards the goal for Santos, but the keeper collected it safely. In the 54th minute, Halder played a ball to Lanzarote and the latter blasted the ball at the far post, but the keeper made an easy save as it lacked enough power. In the 81st minute, Arques chipped in the ball towards the far post, which found Jerry and the latter fired his shot, but his shot hit the crossbar. In the next minute, Jamshedpur pulled one goal back from a short corner which was taken from Jairu who whipped in a ball at the near post to Arques and the latter jumped and headed it past the keeper. ATK finally registered their first ever win over Jamshedpur and kept their top four finish alive.
FINAL MATCH SCORE
ISL on Social Media
Here are some of the popular social media posts on the clash between Atletico De Kolkata and Jamshedpur FC.
Atletico De Kolkata tweet after the game
— ATK (@ATKFC) February 3, 2019
ISL tweet after the match
— Indian Super League (@IndSuperLeague) February 3, 2019
Jamshedpur FC tweet after the game
Read our match report to know how the game panned out 👇📜
— Jamshedpur FC (@JamshedpurFC) February 3, 2019