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Two first half goals seal Gokulam fate in friendly against Jamshedpur FC

Mail News Service

Jamshedpur, Oct 15: In the last friendly tie before the commencement of the sixth edition of ISL, Jamshedpur FC took on Gokulam Kerala FC at the Flatlets Ground in Kadma on Tuesday evening and defeated the visitors by two first half goals. The score line read 2-0 at the end of the match.

The full strength Jamshedpur FC team asserted its domination right from the start and in the very fifth minute of play Piti missed a sitter failing to convert a from a short corner. However in the 12 th minute Bikash Zairu hit the Gokulam net from the corner of the box after a good through by Aniket Jadhav who dribbled through the defense.

Spaniard Sergio Castel extended the lead in the 33 rd minute with a rasping shot that left the Gokulam goalkeeper a mere spectator. Jamshedpur FC fielded a full strength team. A huge crowd of fans, not allowed to enter the Flatlets play ground watched the proceedings from the road.

ISL VI gets rolling from October 20 at Kochi between Kerala Blasters and ATK. The next day, on October 21, Bengaluru FC will take on NE United FC at home in Bengaluru. The sports crazy football fanatics of this city would be able to cheer for their home team live when Jamshedpur FC will challenge the talented and new entrants Odisha FC at the JRD Tata Furnace on October 22.

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