In the Indian Super League, Chennai FC defeated Jamshedpur FC 2–1 on Tuesday. For Chennai, Anirudh Thapa scored a goal in the 52nd second of the match. He became the first Indian to score a goal this season. Apart from him, Ismail Gonkovs scored the second goal for Chennai in the 26th minute on a penalty. At the same time, Nerijus Valsakis scored a goal for Jamshedpur.

Thapa Scored The Fastest Goal Of The Season

Thapa gave the Chennai team an early lead by scoring the match. He scored the fastest goal of the season. This is the fourth time a Chennai player has become the first Indian to score a goal in the league.

मौसम खेलाडी टोली
2014 बलवंत सिंह चेन्नयाँ
2015 jeje fanai चेन्नयाँ
2016 Jayesh Rane चेन्नयाँ
2020-21 Anirudh Thapa चेन्नयाँ

After this Jamshedpur performed a brilliant game for 20 minutes and kept the ball possession. However, he could not score a goal during this period. Rafael Crivelaro got a chance in the 19th minute, but he could not convert it into a goal.

Chennai Scored The Second Goal On Penalty

In the 26th minute, a penalty from Jamshedpur gave Chennai a penalty. Which Ismail roasted to give the Chennai team a 2–0 lead. Once again in the 29th minute, Chennai got a chance. Ismail Gonkavs had a superb hit near Yakub Sylvester, but was saved by Jamshedpur goalkeeper TP Rehneesh.

Walsakis, who played for Chennai, equals Jamshedpur

In the 33rd minute of the match, Jamshedpur had to be forced. After an injury by defender Peter Hartley, Narendra was sent to the ground. Nerijus Valsakis scored the first goal for Jamshedpur in the 37th minute. He scored a brilliant goal on the cross of Zakichand. However, he did not celebrate the goal against his old team (Chennai). In the first half, Chennai took a 2–1 lead over Jamshedpur.

Jamshedpur team could not cash in on the opportunity found in the second half

In the 68th minute of the match, Jamshedpur got a chance but they could not cash it. Ball missed from Chennai goalkeeper Vishal Cath. Jakichand’s shot from Jamshedpur near the goalpost was cleared by Chennai’s Ines Sipovic and saved the goal.

Chennai Dominated in Second Half

In the second half, the Chennai team dominated. He made several counter attacks, but could not score a goal. Jamshedpur had a 57% ball possession in the match. At the same time, Chennai had a ball possession of 43%. Jamshedpur’s team failed to convert the chances. Jamshedpur team completed 395 passes in the match. At the same time, a total of 8 shots were taken. Out of which 2 shot was on target.

While the Chennai team completed 299 passes. A total of 13 shots were fired, of which 6 shot on target. Chennai made 20 fouls and Jamshedpur 11 in the match. 2 players from Chennai also received yellow card. All the goals of the match were scored in the first half.

Owen was the coach of Chennai last season

Owen Koil, who was coaching Jamshedpur this season, was the Chennaiyin coach last season. At the same time, Nerijus Valsakis was playing for Jamshedpur for the first time. He was in the Chennai team last season and was the league’s top goal scorer.