Persevering with their profitable run, Delhi FC made a advantageous comeback to beat Kerala United FC 2-1 and qualify for the following spherical of I-League Qualifiers 2021, right here on Tuesday.
Delhi FC fell behind to a chic strike from Hrishi Dhath (twenty third minute) however Surinder Singh-led aspect got here again to attain two targets, with captain Anwar Ali (forty seventh) and substitute Himanshu Jangra (sixtieth) getting on the scoresheet for the workforce from the capital.
With this win, the Delhi-based workforce now leads the Group B desk with 9 factors from all wins in three matches.
In one other Group B match of the day, Kenkre FC settled for a 0-0 draw towards Corbett FC.
Driving on the success from their wins towards ARA FC and Kerala United, the workforce from Mumbai did not look as harmful in Tuesday’s recreation. They’ve one match in hand within the I-League Qualifier group stage.
Within the recreation between Delhi and Kerala, each groups started the competition cautiously earlier than the primary probability fell Delhi FC’s approach after a clearance from goalkeeper James Kithan bounced into the Kerala United field to trigger chaos of their backline.
Within the twenty third minute, Hrishi Dhath scored a peach of a purpose to open the scoring. As Delhi FC didn’t clear the hazard from the preliminary cross from the best flank, Bujair Valiyattu well laid the ball again for his teammate Hrishi, who produced a world-class first-time hit that arrowed into the highest nook giving goalkeeper James Kithan no probability.
Delhi FC got here again into the match strongly to get the management. Halfway by the primary half, Delhi FC introduced on striker Willis Plaza to contain a focus within the assault. Nonetheless, as issues stood, KUFC went into halftime with their one-goal lead intact.
After the changeover, Delhi FC got here again with renewed inspiration and bought their reward immediately. As they upped the tempo in assault, Delhi FC earned a nook, which was taken by Karandeep Singh.
Goalkeeper Midhun V bought a hand to the preliminary cross amidst a tussle contained in the field, however the ball didn’t journey an extended distance and bounced into the trail of Delhi FC captain Anwar Ali, who scored his third purpose of the competitors.
As soon as they restored parity, Delhi FC have been relentless of their pursuit of the winner. They registered the ultimate purpose of the sport on the hour mark by substitute Himanshu Jangra. After taking a brief nook, Because the cross flew into the far publish, Jangra dashed into the far publish to go the ball dwelling.