Football News Indian Super League 2019: Odisha FC Beat Mumbai City FC For Maiden Win

first_imgMumbai: Odisha FC forward Aridane Santana scored a brace to guide his team to a 4-2 win over hosts Mumbai City in its maiden Indian Super League (ISL) in Mumbai on Thursday. This is Odisha’s first win of the season after they had lost 1-2 to Jamshedpur FC and 1-2 against NorthEast United FC 2-1. For Odisha, Xisco Hernandez (6th minute), Santana (21st and 73rd) and Jerry Mawhmingthanga (41st) were the goal scorers as they dominated the proceedings from the first minute itself. Odisha had an early chance after Santana found Jerry Mawhmingthanga on the right flank, who sent a low cross inside the box, but Mumbai’s Mohammed Rafique intercepted and cleared the ball before Nandhakumar Sekar could reach.  The visitors were playing an aggressive game and they reaped dividends in the 6th minute when Xisco Hernandez scored to take them 1-0 ahead. A thrown in by Jerry was headed-on by Santana in the path of Hernandez, who ran down from the right into the box, cut to his left and netted it into the far corner of the goal. There was no stopping Odisha as Santana doubled their lead in the 21st minute.   Jerry ran into the box on the right side and collected a long through-ball and sent a low cross to Santana, who took a right-footed first-time shot, which stuck into the bottom right-corner.Santana displayed such brilliance that Mumbai custodian Amrinder Singh did not even move. Mumbai had a chance in the 32nd minute, but Serge Kevyn’s close range shot went over the bar. And then Odisha added more agony as Jerry made it 3-0 for his side in the 41st minute.   Shubham Sarangi sent a diagonal cross to Nandhakumar on the left flank. Nandhakumar ran into the box and took a right-footed shot, which was controlled by Jerry on a rebound and then he found the back of the net.Also Read | Jamshedpur FC Register Consecutive Wins, Beat Hyderabad 3-1 In ISLAt the half-time, Odisha were 3-0 ahead. Five minutes after the half-time, Mumbai reduced the deficit and made it 1-0 after Mohamed Wael Larbi scored from a spot kick. Mumbai had close chances but were unable to convert. In the 73rd minute, Santana’s header sealed the match for the visitors. He headed a pin-point cross from Jerry from six yards out to restore a three goal advantage.  Mumbai pulled another one in the dying minutes of the match through Th Bipin Singh, but that was not enough as Odisha earned three points. For all the Latest Sports News News, Football News News, Download News Nation Android and iOS Mobile Apps.last_img read more


Here are the best goalkeepers in Europe ranked by save percentages

first_img 6. Jan Oblak (Atletico Madrid): 75 per cent save percentage 15 7. Gianluigi Buffon (Juventus): 74 per cent save percentage 3. Kevin Trapp (PSG): 78 per cent save percentage 5. Petr Cech (Arsenal): 76 per cent save percentage 15 Where will Joe Hart be playing next season?Having left Torino, where he was on loan from Man City, the England no.1 is looking for a new club.There’s no way back at the Etihad and here, courtesy of stats* from Sun Sport, talkSPORT.com looks at Europe’s other top goalkeepers to see how his save percentage this season matches up.It’s better than his Man City replacement, Claudio Bravo, for a start!*Only selected top goalkeepers included. 15. Claudio Bravo (Man City): 54 per cent save percentage in the 2016/17 season 12. Pepe Reina (Napoli): 69 per cent save percentage 15 15 13. Simon Mignolet (Liverpool): 64 per cent save percentage 15 15 9. David De Gea (Man United): 72 per cent save percentage 15 8. Keylor Navas (Real Madrid): 73 per cent save percentage 15 11. Kasper Schmeichel (Leicester): 70 per cent save percentage 15 15 15 15 15 4. Hugo Lloris (Tottenham): 77 per cent save percentage 15 2. Marc-Andre ter Stegen (Barcelona): 79 per cent save percentage 14. Joe Hart (Torino): 63 per cent save percentage 15 10. Thibaut Courtois (Chelsea): 71 per cent save percentage 1. Manuel Neuer (Bayern Munich) had an 80 per cent save percentagelast_img read more


WIN TWO ALL-IRELAND FINAL TICKETS AND FREE ACCOMMODATION IN THE DIVERS GARAGE ‘SELFIE’ COMPETITION

first_imgDivers Hyundai Garage in Letterkenny, are giving away TWO All-Ireland final tickets by launching a unique ‘Selfie Competition’.The scramble for tickets for the All-Ireland final has already begun, and the demand for tickets is only going to become greater in the countdown to the clash between Donegal and Kerry.Divers Hyundai Garage are giving YOU the opportunity to win the TWO TICKETS, and all you have to do is take a ‘selfie’. Divers Hyundai have erected the sign (pictured above) somewhere around the county.Locations will change from time to time.If you see it, stop, get out of your car and take a selfie with the sign and post your picture to their Facebook page.You will then be entered into a draw to win TWO All-Ireland final tickets with FREE accommodation in BEWLEYS HOTEL DUBLIN. It’s so simple guys, so get your pictures in NOW!!For more information check out their Facebook page below.https://www.facebook.com/divers.hyundai?fref=tsWIN TWO ALL-IRELAND FINAL TICKETS AND FREE ACCOMMODATION IN THE DIVERS GARAGE ‘SELFIE’ COMPETITION was last modified: September 12th, 2014 by Mark ForkerShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:All-Ireland final ticketscompetitionDiver’s HyundaiFeaturesgaragenewsSportlast_img read more