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FC Goa crushes JFC, enters last eight in style

ISL outfit FC Goa and regimental side Army Green registered contrasting wins in their concluding Group B league match to reach the quarterfinals of the Durand Cup football tournament on Friday. FC Goa put up a dominant show against ISL rival Jamshedpur FC, defeating the latter 5-0 and finishing on top of the table with an all-win record (nine points).

Devendra, Nemil shine

Devendra Murgaokar scored twice and Princeton Rebello once as FC Goa took a 3-0 lead at half-time. JFC, which mostly fielded age-group players, failed to contain the Goan attacks after the break as Muhammed Nemil netted a brace to complete the tally.

Deepak nets winner

Former champion Army Green prevailed over I-League side Sudeva Delhi by a solitary goal to finish second in the group with six points.

Deepak Singh struck early in the second half for Green.

The results:

Group B: FC Goa 5 (Devendra Murgaokar 20, 44, Princeton Rebello 26, Muhammed Nemil 46, 81) bt Jamshedpur FC 0.

Army Green 1 (Deepak Singh 51) bt Sudeva Delhi FC 0.


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