Odisha FC rode on a first-half brace by Jerry Mawihmingthanga to demolish NorthEast United FC 6-0 of their Durand Cup opener on Wednesday. Jerry opened the scoring within the fifteenth minute, producing a advantageous end to a nicely labored out staff transfer.
Eleven minutes later goalkeeper Lalthuammawia Ralte bought into the act with an correct throw-out throughout the sector to search out Nandhakumar Sekar on the left. The Salem-based participant confirmed a little bit of trickery to take out two defenders earlier than nailing a shot within the high nook. Jerry bought his second (37′), getting on the finish of a Raynier, Pedro, Nadha transfer to place the sport at relaxation.
In what turned out to be a medical efficiency ultimately, Josep Gombau’s aspect produced a late dazzle within the second half to finish the rout. Gombau introduced out his substitutes and all three responded with targets.
Isak scored with a superb header off a Nandha nook within the 81st minute, after which, Diego Muricio discovered the online with a beautiful free-kick (87′).
Thoiba Singh (90′) within the remaining minute of the sport tapped in to make it a day to neglect for the staff from the northeast.