Goalless draw against Chennaiyin ends Jamshedpur’s qualification hopes
Chennaiyin FC held Jamshedpur FC to a goalless draw at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Chennai on Saturday and in the process, ended Cesar Ferrando and Co’s hopes of qualifying for the Hero Indian Super League (Hero ISL) 2018-19 semi-finals. Going into the match, the Miners needed to win both their remaining fixtures to stay in the hunt.
The result means NorthEast United FC will join Bengaluru FC, FC Goa and Mumbai City FC in the next stage of the competition.
Karanjit Singh made a brilliant save in the first-half to keep out a Mario Arques header.
Jamshedpur had a penalty appeal turned down in the second-half.
Michael Soosairaj thought he had scored on the 88th minute, but was adjudged offside.
CLUB AWARDS Club Award – Chennaiyin FC and Jamshedpur FC
Swift Limitless Player of the Match – Mailson Alves
DHL Winning Pass of the Match – Anirudh Thapa
ISL Emerging Player of the Match – Isaac Vanmalsawma
Hero of the Match – Anirudh Thapa
Full-time: Chennaiyin 0-0 Jamshedpur
90+1: Substitution for Chennaiyin, Jeje Lalpekhlua OFF Mohammed Rafi Madambillath IN
90: Three minutes will be added on.
87: Yellow card Karan Amin
76: Substitution for Jamshedpur, Jerry Mawihmingthanga OFF Mohammad Mobashir Rahman IN
75: Substitution for Jamshedpur, Emerson Gomes de Moura OFF Pablo Morgado Blanco IN
73: Substitution for Chennaiyin, Chris Herd OFF Germanpreet Singh IN
68: Yellow card Chris Herd
66: Substitution for Chennaiyin, Chekiyot Kizhakkeveettil Vineeth OFF Khangebam Thoi Singh IN
64: Yellow card Leoihaorungbam Dhanachandra Singh
61: Substitution for Jamshedpur, Farukh Choudhary OFF Michael Soosairaj IN