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Durand Cup 2022 Live Commentary: Jamshedpur FC Vs FC Goa

Published at :August 26, 2022 at 10:37 PM
Modified at :August 27, 2022 at 2:15 AM
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5:30 PM: Hello everyone and welcome to Khel Now’s LIVE COVERAGE of the Jamshedpur FC Vs FC Goa match in Durand Cup 2022. The kick-off is just half an hour away! I’m your host Devdutta Deb, and I’ll be keeping you company through what promises a fascinating evening of football. Please wait for 30 Seconds for the Live blog to load.

Jamshedpur FC Vs FC Goa: Build-up

The mid-table encounter sees ISL 2021-22 Shield winners Jamshedpur FC lock horns with defending Durand Cup champions FC Goa. Jamshedpur FC are yet to open their account in this edition of the competition. They lost their opening fixture to Bengaluru FC, before being on the receiving end of a 3-0 thrashing at the hands of Mohammedan SC. Meanwhile, FC Goa sit third in the group with three points, courtesy their solitary victory coming against Indian Air Force.

The Men of Steel have given a host of academy graduates a taste of top-level football. The team impressed against Bengaluru FC in the opener, almost snatching a draw. The defeat against Mohammedan left several positives to take away, and the youngsters will fancy themselves against FC Goa.

Jamshedpur FC Vs FC Goa Preview: Read here

Led by RF Youth Champs graduate Muhammed Nemil, FC Goa will look to impose themselves on a relatively inexperienced Jamshedpur FC. After a 3-1 loss to the Black Panthers, FC Goa bounced back with a victory against Air Force. Coach Deggie Cardozo is aware of the uphill task at hand, with the Gaurs yet to face a full-strength Bengaluru FC. Three points will be a shot in the arm of the youngsters.

Both FC Goa and Jamshedpur FC will be having a fully fit squad going into the game.

Both sides are almost equally matched in head-to-head numbers across all competitions. Out of 10 matches, FC Goa have won five while Jamshedpur have won four.

The two teams have met only once in the Durand Cup, in which FC Goa prevailed 5-0.