BAMBOLIM: NorthEast United FC fell to their first defeat in the ongoing Indian Super League (ISL) as they went down 0-1 to Jamshedpur FC at the TilakMaidan Stadium here on Friday.
AniketJadhav's strike in the 53rd minute was the difference between the two sides in what was the 500th game of the ISL, now into seventh edition. Jamshedpur goalkeeper TP Rehnesh saved a penalty from IdrissaSylla in the second-half to keep their unbeaten streak against NorthEast intact.
KwesiAppiah and Rochharzela were among the two changes made by NorthEast while Jamshedpur made three changes to their line-up.
Both sides were unable to break the deadlock in the first half as they managed to cancel out each other's threat. As a result, no shots on target were registered.