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INDIAN SUPER LEAGUE -2019-20 (ODISHA FC MATCHES)
11.01.2020 : ODISHA FC 2-0 MUMBAI CITY FC (FT)
OFC : ARIDANE AA 47', XISCO H. 74'

11.01.2020 : ODISHA FC  <b><font color=red> 2-0 </b></font> MUMBAI CITY FC (FT.)

Hero of the Match : Aridane Santana - ODISHA FC
Club Award : Odisha FC.
Limitless Player of the Match : Xisco Hernandez : oDIsha FC
Winning Pass of the Match : Xisco Hernandez : oDIsha FC
Emerging Player : Jerry Mawihmingthanga - MUMBAI CITY

OFC : Francisco Dorronsoro, Gaurav Bora, Shubham Sarangi, Narayan Das, Carlos Delgado, Nandhakumar Sekar, Jerry Mawihmingthanga, Vinit Rai, Xisco Hernandez, Marcos Tebar, Aridane Santana.

MCFC : Amrinder Singh, Pratik Chaudhari, Mato Grgic, Subhasish Bose, Sarthak Golui, Mohamed Larbi, Rowllin Borges, Raynier Fernandes, Serge Kevyn, Amine Chermiti, Modou Sougou

REFEREE : C.R Srikrishna

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06.01.2020 : ODISHA FC 2-0 CHENNIYIAN FC (FT)
ODISHA : JERRY LALDINLIANA (37'), VINIT RAI (41')

Hero of the Match - Vinit Rai : ODISHA FC
Club Award - Odisha FC
Limitless Player of the Match - Marcos Tebar :ODISHA FC
Winning Pass of the Match - Aridane Santana - ODISHa FC
Emerging Player - Jerry Mawihmingthanga - CHENNAIYIn FC

06.01.2020 : ODISHA FC  <b><font color=red> 2-0 </b></font> CHENNIYIAN FC (FT)

OFC: Francisco Dorronsoro, Gaurav Bora, Shubham Sarangi, Narayan Das, Carlos Delgado, Nandhakumar Sekar, Marcos Tebar, Vinit Rai, Jerry Mawihmingthanga, Xisco Hernandez, Aridane Santana.

CFC: Vishal Kaith, Lucian Goian, Eli Sabia, Jerry Lalrinzuala, Laldinliana Renthlei, Germanpreet Singh, Anirudh Thapa, Lallianzuala Chhangte, Rafael Crivellaro, Nerijus Valskis, Andre Schembri.

REFEREE: RAKTIM SAHA
ISL PRESS RELEASE : Odisha FC registered an important win after getting the better of Chennaiyin FC 2-0 in a Hero Indian Super League clash at the Kalinga Stadium here on Monday.First-half goals from Jerry Mawihmingthanga (37’) and Vinit Rai (41’) were enough for Josep Gombau’s side to make it three wins out of their last four matches.

The upturn in form has seen Odisha FC (15 points from 11 matches) climb to within a point of fourth-placed Mumbai City FC. A fifth defeat of the season for Chennaiyin FC sees them languishing in ninth position.

The game got off to a scrappy start with the teams struggling to string together any move of note in the first 20 minutes. However, action livened up in the 21st minute when Marcos Tebar headed in an Odisha FC corner only to see the referee disallow the goal for an obstruction on Chennaiyin goalkeeper Vishal Kaith. Immediately, Nandhakumar Sekar wasted a glorious chance to give the home side the lead after blazing away Xisco Hernandez’s square ball into the box with the goal at his mercy.

In the 24th minute, there was more drama as Shubham Sarangi was adjudged to have wrestled Chennaiyin striker Nerijus Valskis to the ground while contesting a cross inside the box. The referee awarded a penalty, but Valskis sent the spotkick well over. Chennaiyin would regret that miss as Odisha scored two goals in quick succession to floor the away side. In the 37th minute, the lively Xisco fed Aridane Santana down the right-wing. He flashed a cross across the box which was missed altogether by Vishal Kaith and Laldinliana Renthlei. Jerry Mawihmingthanga had an easy task of tapping it in to give Odisha the lead.

Four minutes later, Chennaiyin were left stunned as Vinit Rai, after receiving the ball from Tebar about 20 yards from goal, unleashed a powerful strike that beat Kaith all ends up. After the restart, Chennaiyin showed a bit more urgency in their bid to claw back into the game but could not really settle into any rhythm. Lallianzuala Chhangte and Rafael Crivellaro did get into threatening positions but could not find a telling final ball as the away side’s frustrations grew.

In the 67th minute, Odisha goalkeeper Francisco Dorronsoro was called into action and had to dive full length to keep out a cross from Andre Schembri that looked heading into goal. Odisha looked comfortable in dealing with whatever Chennaiyin threw at them as they saw off the game without further scares to notch a very important victory.

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27.12.2019 : ODISHA FC 2-1 JAMSHEDUR FC (FT)
OFC : Aridane Santana 28', 45'
JFC : Aitor Monroy 38'(P)
Hero of the Match : Aridane Santana - ODISHA FC
Club Award : Odisha
Limitless Player of the Match : Aitor Monroy - JAMSHEDPUR
Winning Pass of the Match : Nandhakumar Sekar - ODISHA
Emerging Player: Shubham Sarangi - ODISHA FC

27.12.2019 : ODISHA FC <b><font color=red> 2-1 </b></font> JAMSHEDUR FC (FT)

OFC :Francisco Dorronsoro, Gaurav Bora, Shubham Sarangi, Narayan Das, Carlos Delgado, Nandhakumar Sekar, Vinit Rai, Xisco Hernandez, Marcos Tebar, Daniel Lalhlimpuia, Aridane Santana.

JFC :Subrata Paul, Tiri, Narender Gahlot, Robin Gurung, Isaac Vanmalsawma, Memo Moura, Bikash Jairu, Mobashir Rahman, Aitor Monroy, Sumeet Passi, Farukh Choudhary.

REFEREE : Ranjit Baksi

ISL PRESS RELEASE : Odisha FC got off to a winning start in their first Hero Indian Super League match at the Kalinga Stadium, edging Jamshedpur FC 2-1 on Friday. Aridane Santana's (28', 45') first-half brace ensured a conclusive lead for Odisha as Aitor Monroy’s (38') penalty-kick went in vain for the visitors, who are now winless in their last five games. The three points allowed Odisha to climb to the sixth spot on the table, with 12 points from 10 matches. Jamshedpur remain fourth, with 13 points.

27.12.2019 : ODISHA FC <b><font color=red> 2-1 </b></font> JAMSHEDUR FC (FT)

Odisha were able to bypass the press after the visitors' early onslaught and used their width to good effect. Nandhakumar Sekar collected a diagonal from the right and released Narayan Das who made an overlapping run down the left flank. The full-back crossed into the centre of the box and with the Jamshedpur centre-backs focused on marking Santana, Xisco Hernandez sent his header over the bar.

Both teams struggled to churn out clear-cut chances but the hosts broke the deadlock before the half hour mark. Santana nicked possession near the halfway line and flicked it to Nandhakumar. The winger dribbled forward, returned the favour and the Spaniard took a touch before slotting a neat finish past Subrata into the net.

Jamshedpur attacked in numbers and levelled the scoreline before the break. Narayan Das' clumsy challenge on Sumeet Passi inside the box was punished by the referee and Aitor Monroy stepped up to place the ball into the bottom left corner from 12 yards.

Seconds before the half-time whistle, the hosts went ahead again in spectacular fashion. Nandhakumar crossed into the box from the left for Aridane who struck a brilliant volley into the top corner to make it 2-1. Santana had the chance to complete his hat-trick soon after the change of ends. Nandhakumar beat his marker on the left and passed the ball to Marcos Tebar who laid it off for Santana. The striker's right-footed effort lacked power, allowing Subrata to collect.

Jamshedpur put pressure on the Odisha defence as the second half wore on. Mobashir Rahman saw Francisco Dorronsoro off his line and attempted a long-range effort that flew over the bar. Farukh Choudhary missed a golden chance when Narender Gahlot delivered a good cross into the box. The India international attempted a header that flew just wide, much to the dismay of the travelling fans. The Odisha defence was able to survive the late forays into the box, thus securing a vital win for Josep Gombau at the first Hero ISL game in Bhubaneshwar.

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11.12.2019: ODISHA FC 3-2 HYDERABAD FC (FT)
OFC : CARLOS DELGADO (27'), XISCO HERNANDEZ (41'), PEREZ GUEDEZ (71')
HFC : BOBO (P-65'), ROHIT KUMAR (89')

Hero of the Match : Jerry Mawihmingthanga - ODISHA FC
Club Award : Odisha FC
Limitless Player of the Match : Xisco Hernandez - ODISHA FC
Winning Pass of the Match : Jerry Mawihmingthanga - ODISHA FC
Emerging Player : Rohit Kumar- HYDERABAD FC

11.12.2019: ODISHA FC <b><font color=red> 3-2 </b></font> HYDERABAD FC (FT)

OFC : Arshdeep Singh, Carlos Delgado, Narayan Das, Shubham Sarangi, Vinit Rai, Marcos Tebar, Diawandou Diagne, Xisco Hernandez, Jerry Mawihmingthanga, Nandhakumar Sekar, Aridane Santana.

HFC : Kamaljit Singh, Sahil Panwar, Rafael Lopez Gomez, Matthew Kilgallon, Gurtej Singh, Asish Rai, Nikhil Poojary, Adil Khan, Bobo, Giles Barnes, Robin Singh.

REFEREE : Turki Alkhudhayr

ISL PRESS RELEASE : A 10-man Odisha FC picked up their second win of the season as they overcame Hyderabad FC 3-2 in the Hero Indian Super League match at the Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex here on Wednesday. Carlos Delgado (27') and Xisco Hernandez (41') gave Odisha a first-half lead before Bobo (65') scored from the spot to set up a nervy finish to the game. Odisha were awarded a penalty of their own at the other end, which Martin Guedes converted to secure the three points. Rohit Kumar (89') pulled one back at the death for the home side.

Odisha had Vinit Rai sent off for a second bookable offence in the 65th minute but they soldiered on for the rest of the match. After eight matches, Odisha are sixth on the table with nine points while Hyderabad are at the bottom with four points.The hosts' intent to get off the mark quickly was evident as they pressed high up the field in a bid to launch one attack after another. Aridane Santana flicked a good cross-field ball by Diawandou Diagne into the path of Nandhakumar Sekar who was dispossessed by Adil Khan with a brilliant tackle just before the winger could get a shot away.

The intensity bore fruit as Xisco, who was ever-present in midfield, set up the first goal with a dangerous in-swinging delivery from a corner. Goalkeeper Kamaljit failed to punch the ball away and Delgado made full use of the chance to head home the opening goal. A curling effort from Robin Singh flew inches wide as Hyderabad attempted to equalise but it was the home team who struck again before the break. The creator turned scorer as Xisco initiated a threatening move from the centre and passed it to Jerry Mawihmingthanga who returned the favour with a pin-point cross that the Spaniard slotted home from inside the box.

Odisha continued to threaten to add to their tally. Xisco was afforded a great chance to put the game to bed soon after the break when he was fed through by Jerry. The Spaniard attempted a dipping strike that flew wide of the target. Nandhakumar latched onto a diagonal from the deep, cut inside from the left flank and struck powerfully only to be denied by the crossbar. Odisha were jolted when Vinit Rai handled the ball inside the box, conceded a penalty and was sent off for picking up a second yellow. Bobo made no mistake from 12 yards to give his team a chance to get back into the game.

Hyderabad's hopes of a comeback were soon ended as Giles Barnes fouled substitute Martin Guedes and conceded a spot-kick at the other end. The Argentine stepped up and coolly slotted into the net to take the game away from Phil Brown's men. Hyderabad reduced the deficit in the 89th minute when a hopeful cross into the box by Gurtej Singh was headed in by Rohit Kumar but it was nothing more than a consolation.

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04.12.2019: ODISHA FC 0-1 BENGALURU FC (FT)
BFC : JUANAN 36'

Hero of the Match : Gurpreet Singh Sandhu - BENGALURU FC
Club Award : Bengaluru FC -
Limitless Player of the Match : Nishu Kumar - BENGALURU FC
Winning Pass of the Match : Erik Paartalu - BENGALURU FC.
ISL Emerging Player : Vinit Rai - ODISHA FC

04.12.2019: ODISHA FC <b> <font color=red> 1-0 </b></font> BENGALURU FC (FT)

BFC : Gurpreet Singh Sandhu, Albert Serran, Juanan, Harmanjot Khabra, Nishu Kumar, Erik Paartalu, Raphael Augusto, Dimas Delgado, Udanta Singh, Ashique Kuruniyan, Sunil Chhetri.

OFC : Arshdeep Singh, Shubham Sarangi, Narayan Das, Carlos Delgado, Diawandou Diagne, Marcos Tebar, Xisco Hernandez, Vinit Rai, Jerry Mawihmingthanga, Nandhakumar Sekar, Aridane Santana.

ISL PESS RELEASE : Bengaluru FC extended their unbeaten start in the ongoing Hero Indian Super League to seven games with a narrow 1-0 win against Odisha FC at the Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex here on Wednesday. Centre-back Juanan (36') scored his first goal of the season to secure Bengaluru's third win of the season and take them to the top of the table. After seven matches, Carles Cuadrat's side has 13 points while Odisha are sixth with six points.

The teams were off the blocks in quick time and Gurpreet Singh Sandhu was called into action within minutes. Nandhakumar Sekar latched onto a pass from the deep, cut in from the left to shift the ball to his right foot and attempted a ferocious strike that looked destined for the bottom right corner but a vital fingertip save by the Bengaluru goalkeeper kept the shot out.

04.12.2019: ODISHA FC <b> <font color=red> 1-0 </b></font> BENGALURU FC (FT)

The teams missed chances to score as Jerry Mawihmingthanga shot wide from a corner and Sunil Chhetri failed to hit the target from an Udanta Singh cross. With the contest heating up, centre-back Juanan showcased his centre-forward skills to give Bengaluru the lead. Nishu Kumar's lob into the box was flicked into the defender's path by Erik Paartalu before the Spaniard outfoxed Carlos Delgado to send a scuffed shot that went in off the post.

The Blues had the chance to double their lead just before the break when Chhetri took advantage of a misplaced pass and charged at the Odisha defence. He spotted Udanta's run to his right and set him up for a shot, but the winger tried to return the favour and failed to find his teammate. Odisha stepped up their efforts and chased an equaliser after the break. In the 55th minute, Marcos Tebar's header forced a fantastic reflex save off Gurpreet. The ball fell at Diagne's feet, but the Bengaluru custodian pulled off another good save to deny the defender from close-range.

Minutes later, Udanta found Chhetri in the centre whose shot was blocked by Delgado. The rebound was hit well by Dimas but Arshdeep Singh got his body behind the shot to save. The goalkeepers had a busy night in between the sticks. Gurpreet was vigilant in goal and kept out strikes from Marcos Tebar and Xisco to keep his team in the lead as the clock ticked towards the final whistle. At the other end, Bengaluru threatened through set-pieces and crosses from wide areas. Arshdeep did well to push behind Erik Paartalu's powerful volley off Dimas' delivery from a corner-kick.

Bengaluru, who were denied a second goal by the post from a good Dimas free-kick, looked to be the fitter team in the final minutes as they stood firm and defended well to prevent a late show.

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28.11.2019: CHENNAIYIN FC - 2-2 ODISHA FC (FT)
CFC : NERIJUS VALSKIS (51',71')
OFC : XISCO HERNANDEZ (54'), ARIDANE SANTANA (82')

Hero of the Match : Nerijus Valskis - CHENNAIYIN FC
Club Award : Chennaiyin FC and Odisha FC
Limitless Player of the Match : Aridane Santana - ODISHA FC
Winning Pass of the Match : Martin Guedes - ODISHA FC
Emerging Player : Shubham Sarangi- ODISHA FC

28.11.2019: CHENNAIYIN FC - <b><font color=red> 2-2 </b></font> ODISHA F (FT)

CFC: Vishal Kaith, Tondonba Singh, Masih Saighani, Lucian Goian, Eli Sabia, Rafael Crivellaro, Anirudh Thapa, Edwin Vanspaul, Thoi Singh, Lallianzuala Chhangte, Nerijus Valskis

OFC: Arshdeep Singh, Carlos Delgado, Narayan Das, Shubham Sarangi, Marcos Tebar, Nandhakumar Sekar, Vinit Rai, Diawandou Diagne, Xisco Hernandez, Jerry Mawihmingthanga, Aridane Santana.
REFEREE: UMESH BORA.
ISL PRESS RELEASE : Chennaiyin FC and Odisha FC shared the spoils after a thrilling Hero Indian Super League encounter finished 2-2 at the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium here on Thursday. After a barren first-half, Nerijus Valskis (51’) handed Chennaiyin the lead. But Odisha equalised through Xisco Hernandez (54’). Valskis thought he had given Chennaiyin the win with a second goal in the 71st minute, but Aridane Santana (82’) ensured Odisha returned from Chennai with a point.

The result sees Chennaiyin climb to eighth spot in the table with five points from six games while Odisha, who played out a third consecutive draw, are sixth with six points. Odisha, as expected, had most of the early possession and the first real chance did come their way. Masih Saighani gave away the ball in midfield in the eighth minute, allowing Jerry Mawihmingthanga to intercept and move forward. The ball eventually fell to Xisco Hernandez inside the box and his snap-shot was saved by an alert Chennaiyin goalkeeper Vishal Kaith.

The home side found themselves on the backfoot trying to keep Odisha at bay for much of the first half. Odisha were guilty of wasting good opportunities though. As the half wound down, the tide did turn a little and Chennaiyin started to find more joy going forward. But apart from a few half-chances, the hosts could not fashion any chance of note.At the stroke of half-time, Odisha had a great chance when Santana slipped Jerry in behind the defence, but his shot went wide of the far post.

Chennaiyin, seeking a response, took off Saighani at the restart and brought on Germanpreet Singh. Six minutes into the second half, the home side surged into the lead. After gaining possession in Odisha’s half, Thapa ran at the Odisha defenders before slipping in Thoi Singh down the right. Thoi squared the ball for Valskis who converted with ease.

The goal sparked a reaction from Odisha and they were level within three minutes. Nandha’s cross from the left fell for Jerry at the far post who saw his shot blocked by Kaith. But the deflection fell for Xisco who lashed in gleefully.

The game soon turned into an open contest with both sides going for victory. But it was the home side who restored their lead in the 71st minute right after Shubham Sarangi had made a goal-saving block on Lallianzuala Chhangte. But Valskis was on hand to deftly nod the ensuing corner into the far post to lift the home crowd.

But that lead did not last either as Odisha equalised again in the 82nd minute. Nandha started the move with a mazy dribble on the left before Martin Perez Guedes touched a pass into Santana’s path. The Spanish striker swiveled smartly and sent an arrowing effort past Kaith.

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24.11.19: ODISHA FC - 0-0 ATK (FT)

Hero of the Match : Aridane Santana - ODISHA FC
Club Award : Odisha FC and ATK
Limitless Player of the Match : Nandhakumar Sekar ODISHA FC
Winning Pass of the Match : David Williams -ATK.
ISL Emerging Player : Shubham Sarangi - ODISHA FC

24.11.19: ODISHA FC - <b><font color=red> 0-0 </b></font> ATK (FT) (FT)

OFC: Arshdeep Singh, Shubham Sarangi, Narayan Das, Carlos Delgado, Diawandou Diagne, Marcos Tebar , Martin Guedes, Jerry Mawihmingthanga, Nandhakumar Sekar, Daniel Lalhlimpuia, Aridane Santana.

ATK: Arindam Bhattacharja, Pritam Kotal, Anas Edathodika, Prabir Das, Agustin Iniguez, Carl McHugh , Javier Hernandez, Michael Soosairaj, Jayesh Rane, Roy Krishna, David Williams.
REFEREE : CRYSTAL JOHN

ISL MEDIA: ATK and Odisha FC played out a goalless draw in a Hero Indian Super League clash at the Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex here on Sunday.
AIFF Suspends FC Goa footballers Seiminlen Doungel, Hugo Boumous and NorthEast United FC defender Kai Heerings for misconduct during ISL match between NorthEast United FC and FC Goa played on 1st November 2019 at Guwahati......Seiminlen Doungel has been suspended for three games,Hugo Boumous has received a two-game suspension and Kai Heerings will also serve a two-game suspension for his involvement in the misconduct.
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ISL PRESS RELEASE : Both sides carved out numerous chances to break the deadlock but a goal would not materialise. The result sees ATK maintain their spot atop the table with 10 points from five games while Odisha are now fifth with five points from as many matches. The game got off to an energetic start with ATK looking to go forward quickly. However, Odisha pressed their opponents hard and forced a couple of mispasses. Odisha slowly started to put ATK’s defence under pressure and had two chances to take the lead after 15 minutes. Nandhakumar Sekar headed over from close range after Martin Guedes’ corner evaded ATK custodian Arindam Bhattacharja.

Then, Daniel Lalhlimpuia displayed silky skills to embark on a mazy run, evading three ATK defenders with ease, but he lost his footing and could only direct a tame effort at Arindam. Odisha’s dominance continued as Nandhakumar picked out Guedes in the box, but he could not get a shot away in the 24th minute.In the middle of all the Odisha pressure, ATK had a chance when Javier Hernandez was sent through on goal, but Odisha goalkeeper Arshdeep Singh was quick to pounce on the ball.
Odisha continued to be in the ascendancy with Shubham Sarangi and Nandhakumar Sekar asking quite a few questions of the ATK defence.

The frantic nature of the game continued even in the second half. Odisha continued to assert their dominance and Martin Guedes saw a shot in the 52nd minute saved by Arindam. At the other end, ATK started to slowly claw their way back into the game and had a great chance when second-half substitute Jobby Justin got on the end of a corner and got a header on target in the 63rd minute. Nandhakumar, however, was on hand to clear the ball off the line.


Jerry Mawihmingthanga then picked out Aridane Santana at the far post but could not get his header on target as ATK heaved a sigh of relief. Both sides continued to test each other in a bid to find a winner but a combination of sloppy passing and poor finishing kept the deadlock intact. There was some drama at the end as ATK forced a series of corners but a goal would not come to fruition.
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08.11.2019: KERALA BLASTERS 0-0 ODISHA FC (FT)

Hero of the Match : Sergio Cidoncha - KERALA
Club Award : Kerala Blasters FC & Odisha FC
Limitless Player of the Match : Sahal Abdul Samad - KERALA
Winning Pass of the Match : Bartholomew Ogbeche - KERALA
Emerging Player : Rahul KP - - KERALA

08.11.2019: KERALA BLASTERS <b><font color=red> 0-0 </b></font> ODISHA FC

KRB : Rehenesh, Rakip, Rodrigues, Gaikwad, Mouhamadou, Prasanth, Carneiro, Rahul, Samad, Cidoncha, Bouli.
OFC : Dorronsoro, Diagne, Tebar, Santana, Xisco, Shubham, Vini, Jerry, Narayan, Nandhakumar, Rana.
REFEREE : C.R.SRIKRISHNA.
ISL PRESS RELEASE : Kerala Blasters FC remained without a win for the third consecutive match following a goalless draw against Odisha FC at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here on Friday. The Hero Indian Super League contest was marred by injuries to key players from both teams as Jairo Rodriguez, Raphael Messi Bouli and Aridane Santana had to be substituted in the first half. The changes affected the pace of the game that ultimately ended without a winner.

Blasters and Odisha now have four points each from as many games and occupy the fifth and sixth position on the league table. Kerala, who were already hampered by injuries this season, suffered a major blow in the fourth minute when captain Jairo Rodriguez went down injured. He was replaced by Abdul Hakku. However, the home side continued to press high up the field to try and take the game to their opponents, but Odisha were well organized at the back.

08.11.2019: KERALA BLASTERS <b><font color=red> 0-0 </b></font> ODISHA FC

A cautious period of play early on came to a halt when a head-on collision inside the box following a corner-kick left Aridane Santana and Messi Bouli requiring medical attention. Following a long pause, the game resumed with Mohammed Rafi and Carlos Delgado replacing the injured players. With both teams struggling to create clear-cut chances, Sahal Abdul Samad took matters into his own hands as he embarked on a stellar solo run after picking up the ball from the right flank. The midfielder outfoxed three defenders before Narayan Das brought him down inside the box, but the referee rejected vociferous appeals for a penalty.

Blasters were the better side in the first half, although by fine margins. Mohammed Rafi's drilled cross into the box from the right was met by Rahul KP whose audacious volley failed to test goalkeeper Francisco Dorronsoro. The teams struggled to raise the tempo and keep hold of the ball after the break as well. Odisha threatened when Jerry Mawihmingthanga's cross put TP Rehenesh in a spot of bother. The goalkeeper spilled the ball inside the box but Nandhakumar Sekar hit the rebound into the side-netting.

Prasanth Karuthadathkuni had the crowd up on their feet when he cut in from the right flank and pulled the trigger, only to send the speculative effort over the bar. There were a couple more chances at either end as the game wound down, but a goal remained elusive.

With four minutes left, a Prasanth cross from the left was flicked towards the far post by second-half substitute Bartholomew Ogbeche for Rahul whose firm shot was kept out by Dorronsoro. Daniel Lalhlimpuia, at the other end, spurned a chance as well as both teams settled for a point.

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31.10.2019: MUMBAI CITY FC 2-4 ODISHA FC (FT)
OFC : XISCO H. 6', ARIDANE AA 21', 78', Jerry 41'
MCFC : LARBI 51'(Pen), BIPIN 90'

Hero of the Match : Jerry Mawhmingthanga : ODISHA FC
Club Award : Odisha FC
Limitless Player of the Match : Aridane Santana - ODISHA FC
Winning pass of the match : Shubham Sarangi - ODISHA FC
Emerging player : Nandhakumar Sekar - ODISHA FC
31.10.2019: MUMBAI CITY FC <b><font color=red> 2-4 </b></font> ODISHA FC (FT)
MCFC :Amrinder Singh, Pratik Chaudhari, Subhasish Bose, Sarthak Golui, Mohammed Rafique, Raynier Fernandes, Paulo Machado, Diego Carlos, Mohamed Larbi, Serge Kevyn, Amine Chermiti.

OFC : Francisco Dorronsoro, Shubham Sarangi, Narayan Das, Rana Gharami, Nandhakumar Sekar, Jerry Mawhmingthanga, Xisco Hernandez, Marcos Tebar, Vinit Rai, Diawandou Diagne, Aridane Santana.

REFEREE : A Rowan
31.10.2019: MUMBAI CITY FC <b><font color=red> 2-4 </b></font> ODISHA FC (FT)
ISL PRESS RELEASE : Odisha FC bounced back from two consecutive defeats in style as they hammered Mumbai City FC 4-2 to pick up their first win of the Hero Indian Super League 2019-20 at the Mumbai Football Arena here on Thursday. The visitors impressed with their aggressive approach in the first half and were three goals up at the end of it. Xisco Hernandez (6') opened the scoring before goals from Aridane Santana (21', 73') and Jerry Mawihmingthanga (41') sealed the win. Mohamed Larbi's (51') penalty and a late fortuitous hit from Bipin Singh (90+4’) turned out to be nothing more than a consolation for Mumbai who looked lacklustre.

Odisha got off to a terrific start by scoring six minutes into the match. Santana played the ball towards Xisco who dribbled into the box, dropped his shoulder to beat Pratik Chaudhari and curled a simple finish into the net.Josep Gombau's men were then denied by the crossbar as they chased a second goal. Santana's deflected effort from the edge of the box ricocheted wide off the woodwork.

But the visitors soon doubled their lead midway through the half. Shubham Sarangi released Jerry down the right flank whose low cross to the edge of the box was turned in by Santana with an excellent first-time effort.Mumbai weren't without chances at the other end but lacked composure inside the box. Amine Chermiti failed to hit the target from a Serge Kevyn cross and Diego Carlos' cross for Kevyn went wide.

The hosts' defence was punished with another blow just before the break. Nandhakumar Sekar cut in from the left and sent a curling effort at the goal which hit the bar. The rebound fell to Jerry who took a touch and dispatched it into the net to stun the home crowd.Mumbai's pursuit for a way back into the game was helped when Kevyn chased a lob into the box and collided with an onrushing Francisco Dorronsoro, forcing the referee to point to the spot. Mohamed Larbi calmly slotted home from 12 yards to open a window of hope for his team.

The game slowed down considerably after the hour-mark and Mumbai struggled to sustain the intensity with which they started the second half. Odisha waited for their moment and soon added the fourth goal.After a neat exchange of passes outside the box, Jerry swung a delightful cross into the box from the right which was headed home by Santana who completed a brace and doused the home crowd's hopes of a comeback.Just as the game wound down in injury time, Bipin’s hopeful drilled effort from the left flank crept past Dorronsoro at his near post.

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26.10.2019: NORTH EAST UNITED 2-1 ODISHA FC (FT)
NEUFC : REEDEM TLANG (2'), ASMOAH GYAN (86')
OFC : XISCO HERNANDEZ (71')

RED CARD: JAVIER DELGADO - 72'(OFC)
Hero of the Match - Asamoah Gyan - NORTH EAST
Club Award - NorthEast United FC
Limitless Player of the Match - Xisco - ODISHA FC
Winning pass of the match - Rakesh Pradhan - NORTH EAST
Emerging player - Redeem Tlang - NORTH EAST
26.10.2019:  NORTH EAST UNITED <b><font color=red> 2-1 </b></font> ODISHA FC
NEU : Subhasish, Reagan, Heerings, Wayne, Rakesh, Tlang, Milan, Leudo, Triadis, Chaves, Asamoah.
OFC : Arshdeep, Shubham, Rana, Delgado, Narayan, Tebar, Vinit, Jerry, Xisco, Guede, Santana.
REFEREE : RANJIT BAKSHI

ISL MEDIA RELEASE : Star striker Asamoah Gyan handed NorthEast United FC their first win of the Hero Indian Super League season after netting the winner in a 2-1 result over Odisha FC at the Indira Gandhi Athletic stadium here on Saturday. The home team drew first blood when Redeem Tlang scored the quickest goal of the season (2’). Odisha equalised through Xisco Hernandez (71’) before defender Carlos Delgado was sent off. The Highlanders made their advantage count through Gyan who popped up with a header six minutes from time. The win takes NorthEast to the top of the table while Odisha slumped to their second loss in as many matches.

The hosts enjoyed the best possible start to the game when they roared into the lead with just two minutes on the clock. Martin Chaves started the move with a run down the left flank before finding Panagiotis Triadis down the middle. The Greek midfielder found Tlang in space down the right and the youngster tucked a finish past Arshdeep Singh to send the home crowd into raptures. NorthEast looked assured in possession following the opener and caused a few problems for the Odisha defence. The visitors themselves had some joy going forward but poor final balls let them down.
26.10.2019:  NORTH EAST UNITED <b><font color=red> 2-1 </b></font> ODISHA FC
NorthEast went close to a second goal in the 22nd minute when Triadis managed to keep a corner alive down the left and whipped a cross in for Wayne Vaz, whose header flew inches wide of the target. Odisha started to grow into the game around the half an hour mark and almost got a goal of their own. Xisco Hernandez whipped a freekick into the box and it was met by Delgado, but he saw his header acrobatically pushed on to the bar by custodian Subhasish Roy Chowdhury.

Odisha head coach Josep Gombau opted to make a double change at half-time, bringing in Senegalese midfielder Diawandou Diagne and winger Nandhakumar Sekar. And the substitutes almost immediately did the job for Gombau. Diagne, after a good run down the right, flashed a dangerous cross across the face of goal in the 51st minute. Nandha went close for Odisha soon after as they turned up the heat on NorthEast. The winger latched on to a fantastic chipped pass from Xisco to get into the box, sidestepped a defender and pulled the trigger, only to see his effort cleared off the line by an alert Kai Heerings.

The pressure finally told for Odisha in the 71st minute. Diagne’s brilliant cross from the right was flicked in smartly by Xisco with the outside of his left boot. However, drama ensued two minutes later as Delgado was sent off for bringing down NorthEast substitute Maximilian Barreira. With numerical advantage on their side, NorthEast piled on the pressure. They created a flurry of chances before finally getting the winner six minutes from time. Lalthathanga Khawlhring’s corner was headed in by star striker Gyan to hand his side their first win of the season.

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22.10.2019: JAMSHEDPUR FC 2-1 ODISHA FC (FT)
JFC: RANA GHORAMI (OG-16'), SERGIO CASTEL (85')
OFC: ARIDANE SANTANA (39')

Hero of the Match : Farukh Choudhary - (JAMSHEDPUR)
Club Award - (JAMSHEDPUR)
Limitless Player of the Match - Sergio Castel (JAMSHEDPUR)
ISL Emerging player - Jerry Mawhmingthanga (ODISHA)

22.10.2019: JAMSHEDPUR FC <b><font color=red> 2-1 </b></font> ODISHA FC (FT)

JFC: Subrata, Keegan, Joyner, Tiri, Bikash, Acosta, Monroy, Piti, Castel, Aniket, Farukh.
OFC: Dorronsoro, Shubham, Rana, Delgado, Narayan, Tebar, Vinit, Jerry, Hernandez, Nandhakumar, Santana.
REFEREE: A ROWAN.

90+4': FULL TIME SCORE: JAMSHEDPUR FC 2-1 ODISHA FC
90': 4 minutes added time.
87': Jamshedpur FC are leading even with 10 men.
85': GOAL . Jamshedpur FC are leading (2-1). Castel scored the important goal of a pass from Piti.
77': What a miss by Farook.......he was in a clear position inside the 18 yards with only Dorronsoro to beat, but he passes it to Castel unnecessarily.
76': Jerry's left footed shot from the left saved brillantly by Subrata.
72': A good effort by Castel....his flick just went wide of a pass from Farook from the left.

22.10.2019: JAMSHEDPUR FC <b><font color=red> 2-1 </b></font> ODISHA FC (FT)

67': Chance for Odisha. .Bikramjit hit straight to Subrata of a pass from Martin.
66': REPLACEMENT ODISHA Martin in, Hernandez out.
64': Farook's forward pass cleared by Subham out of the danger zone, Castel was following the ball.
60': Sumeet's placement went wide, Dorronsoro was not in his position.
60': REPLACEMENT JAMSHEDPUR Aniket out, Sumeet in .
59': YELLOW CARD to Keegan Perira for rough play.
58': REPLACEMENT ODISHA Bikramjit in, Vineet out.
55': Score are 1-1, The match proves to be competitive as both the team are playing positively.
50': YELLOW CARD to Aniket Yadav
46': REPLACEMENT JAMSHEDPUR Acosta out, Emerson Gomes in
46': Second session starts.
45+2': HALF TIME SCORE: JAMSHEDPUR FC 1-1 ODISHA FC
45': 2 minutes added time.
39': GOAL.. Odisha scored. A cross pass from Jerry from the right and Santan's powerful shot beat Subrata.
35': Hernandez's free kick claered by Jamshedpur defense.
34': RED CARD to Bikash Jairu, He pulled down Jerry from behind. Jerry was about to crack at the open goal at that time. Free kick for Odisha.
33': Piti's shot hit the human wall.
32': A bad tackle by Narayan to Piti, free kick to Jamshedpur.
27': YELLOW CARD to Aitor Monroy of Jamshedpur for rough play.
23': Both the team are playing open goal as the home team are in control of the situation.
16': GOAL... Jamshedpur scored. A same side goal by Rana Gharami. A cross pass from Farruk from the right but Rana failed to clear the cross and the ball went inside his own goal beating Dorronsoro finally.
13': It's really a bad luck for Jerry. His push hit the post as Bikash, Keeran had no answer to give.
10': Chance for Odisha.....Santana's header of a cross pass from Jerry just missed the target.
7': Piti's curling free kick punched away by Dorronsoro.
6': Aniket fouled by Narayan deep inside the Odisha half, free kick for Jamshedpur.
5': Match is at the initial stage, Jamshedpur had the initial moves.
0':Match started at Jamshedpur.




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