An injury-time purpose from Sumeet Passi helped Jamshedpur FC eke out a 1-1 draw in opposition to Hyderabad FC in an Indian Super League match at the GMC Balayogi Stadium in Hyderabad on Thursday.
Nestor Gordillo’s 39th-minute strike regarded to be enough for the hosts to get only their second win of the season, but Passi’s late equaliser put paid to the hopes of Hyderabad team.
With this draw, Hyderabad proceed to be at the backside of the league desk after 17 games with seven points, while Jamshedpur are now seventh with 18 points.
Hyderabad FC had the first chance of the game from a corner-kick in the fourth minute. Marcelinho’s shipping used to be headed onto the submit by Adil Khan earlier than a panicked defence cleared the danger.
Jamshedpur struggled to make an influence in the remaining third and their first sight of goal used to be when Noe Acosta launched a weak strike from 25 yards. The scuffed left-footer was once effortlessly claimed by using goalkeeper Laxmikant Kattimani. Minutes later, Marko Stankovic was denied by using Rafique Ali from a similar range.
Adil failed to bury another one of his headers from a Marcelinho delivery after the half of an hour mark with Rafique Ali producing a fortuitous save.
Hyderabad made a mockery of Jamshedpur’s possession of the ball when they broke the impasse before the break. Marcelinho’s thru ball used to be cut off via Joyner Lourenco, but the unfastened ball fell to Gordillo who rifled a strike into the lower back of the net.
Jamshedpur’s megastar striker Sergio Castel, who had started out limping closer to the cease of the half, was replaced at 1/2 time. In his vicinity got here Amarjit Kiyam into the midfield, as Antonio Iriondo regarded to alternate the dynamics of his team’s game.
The tempo of the game dropped in the final quarter as each groups struggled to create simple chances. Jamshedpur thinking they had an equaliser when a freekick from a narrow-angle went straight in but the referee disallowed it for Passi’s foul on Kattimani.
But in the 1/3 minute of injury-time, Passi managed to get onto Noe Acosta’s free-kick and glanced a header with the back of his head to damage Hyderabad’s hearts.