Indian Super League: Goa lose again, Forlan scores

FC Goa continue to struggle in the Indian Super League despite having the majority of play in a 1-2 home defeat to Pune.

FC Goa 1-2 FC Pune City

Last year’s beaten finalists FC Goa continued their poor start to the ISL season on Saturday with a second consecutive loss, going down 2-1 to FC Pune City in Match 8, thanks to a last-minute goal from Momar N’Doye.

Zico’s men now sit bottom of the table after two games played with no points after losing for the second time this week.

Pune went ahead in the 25th minute when Arata Izumi netted the rebound after keeper Laxmikant Kattimani had pushed a Jonatan Lucca shot onto the post, but the lead didn’t last long as Rafael Coelho equalized in the 33rd minute after some poor defending to send the teams into the break level.

Pune then snatched the win in the last minute when N’Doye turned smartly and left Kattimani flat footed with a shot just inside the post.

Speaking after the game Zico said, “The team played quite well but we do need to make some changes. We currently don’t have the team that we have in mind but we will work towards it.

”We cannot afford to waste so many chances like we did today. When we create so many chances and do not score, the other teams comes and score in our goal. Pune created opportunities and scored.”

Mumbai City 1-2 Northeast United

In Match 7 on Friday Mumbai City defeated previously unbeaten Northeast United 1-0 to secure their second 1-0 win of the season.

Diego Forlan scored the winner from the penalty spot after Northeast gave away the spot kick following some terrible defensive play.

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