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ISL 2020-21: FC Goa advance to semi-finals after holding Hyderabad FC to a goalless draw

Hyderabad FC played in the match in need of a win to win the semifinals, but FC Goa guarantees to maintain a clean sheet to score key points to solidify Gaul’s top four league stage finishes Did.

Ivan Gonzalez rejected Hyderabad FC’s goal and made a significant interception during the downtime to block Gaul’s fourth spot. Twitter @FCGoaOfficial

Fatorda: FC Goa made a goalless draw with Hyderabad FC, making them the fourth and last team to compete in the Indian Super League semi-finals at Fatrda Stadium on Sunday.

Hyderabad FC played in the match in need of a win to win the semifinals, but FC Goa guarantees to maintain a clean sheet to score key points to solidify Gaul’s top four league stage finishes Did.

Both teams were unable to break the deadlock in the first half.

Ivan Gonzalez rejected Hyderabad FC’s goal and made a significant interception during the downtime to block Gaul’s fourth spot.

In the first half, the defenders took the lead and looked solid while dealing with all kinds of dangers, so neither side could create anything worth noting. FC Goa enjoyed more ownership, but Hyderabad FC was territorially superior.

Manuel Marquez’s men spent a lot of time in half of FC Goa, keeping up with Gaul’s backline. They could also have been able to get capital from some set pieces, but FC Goa held firmly and avoided the danger of getting into their box.

FC Goa came out in the second half and looked more positive. However, it was still difficult to create a clear opportunity as both teams struggled to do their best in the last third.

Hyderabad FC raised their ante in search of a goal as the match entered the final 15-minute regulation time. They spent a lot of time camping near FC Goa’s box, but Gaul managed to put his body behind the ball and defended firmly.

Hyderabad FC had a big chance to take the lead when João Victor’s ball was out of reach of Joel Chianese and his substitute Liston Colaco in the 85th minute, desperately aiming for the end of the cross. did.

FC Goa went up to the other end and couldn’t hit the target with a shot after substitute Devendra Murgaokal put the ball into the box from the left and cut his right foot.

James Donachi then headed to FC Goa’s corner, just above the crossbar, at the last moment of regulation time.

Hyderabad FC also had a great chance to win the match when injured, as Gaul’s custodian Dillage Singh could only throw Roland Alberg’s shot into the dangerous area of ​​the 6-yard box.

Koraco seemed to be trying to get the rebound into the empty net, but Ivan Gonzales made a serious passcut to deny Hyderabad FC.

Adil Khan also had a nervous moment as he was trying to point the ball at his net towards the end of the match. However, when FC Goa held up in the draw, Deiraji tilted the ball to the crossbar in the corner to save Adil.

FC Goa joined Mumbai City FC, ATK Mohun Bagan and NorthEast United FC in the semi-finals. I have already participated in the semi-finals.

FC Goa need to wait for the results of the match between ATK Mohun Bagan and Mumbai City FC to know their opponents in the semi-finals.

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ISL 2020-21: FC Goa advance to semi-finals after holding Hyderabad FC to a goalless draw

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