Goals from super-subs Boris Singh and David Grande kept Jamshedpur FC’s playoff hopes alive as it defeated Mumbai City FC 2-0 in a 2020-21 Indian Super League (ISL) outing at the Tilak Maidan in Vasco on Saturday.

This loss further hampered MCFC’s chances of overtaking ATK Mohun Bagan in the ISL League Winners’ Shield race. ATKMB currently holds a five-point lead at the top with just two league games to go for either side. 

AS IT HAPPENED

Farukh Choudhary, who moved from Mumbai to Jamshedpur in the January transfer window, diverted an Aitor Monroy corner towards MCFC’s Amrinder Singh. The custodian wasn’t able to hold on to the ball as Boris smashed it into goal in the 72nd minute.

Nineteen minutes later, in the second-half stoppage time, Monroy played a delightful pass into the path of Grande, who took a wonderful touch and slotted the ball home. This victory takes JFC to 24…

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