Jamshedpur FC rode on Nerijus Valskis’ brace to beat ATK Mohun Bagan 2-1 in their Indian Super League (ISL 2020-21) clash at the Tilak Maidan on Monday.
ATK Mohun Bagan came into the game undefeated with three clean sheets but none of that mattered as it lacked the desired intensity against a well-organised Jamshedpur FC.
AS IT HAPPENED
Owen Coyle’s Jamshedpur was clinical up front and created numerous chances, while the defence, led by Peter Hartley, snuffed out any rare attacks that came its way. The Red Miners deservedly took the lead on the half-hour mark when Valskis drew first blood with a bullet header off Aitor Monroy’s corner. The Lithuanian had a chance to bag a second goal almost immediately, but could not beat the ‘keeper’s outstretched hand.
ATK Mohun Bagan had little to cheer about going into the interval as only one out of its four shots were on target. Antonio…