Delhi Dynamos FC Head Coach Praises T.P.Rehenesh
DDFC Head Coach Praises T.P. Rehenesh
The Match-14 of ISL-4 takes place in Delhi, last night. Where home side DDFC takes on the visitors NEUFC. NEUFC marked their first victory in the season, This was Dynamos’ second consecutive loss after their 1-4 thrashing by Bengaluru FC on November 26. They now have just three points from three matches. The important moments of the match are as follows.
Brazilians Marcio Junior and Danilo Lopes Cezario scored in the 17th and 22nd minutes to give NorthEast their first full three points after a draw and a loss in their first two matches of the season. They now have four points from three matches. NEUFC had drawn their first match against Jamshedpur FC 0-0 at home before losing to Chennaiyin FC 0- in Chennai in their second match.
NorthEast United’s Brazilian striker Lopes Cezario had a fine effort at the Dynamos goal in the 10th minute as he pounced on a poor backpass by right back Pritam Kotal to his goalkeeper but the Brazillian striker could not keep his shot down as it flew over the crossbar. But NorthEast did not have to wait for long in taking the lead with another Brazilian Marcio Junior bulging the Dynamos net in the 17th minute to the dismay of the crowd at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium. Five minutes later, NorthEast doubled the lead with Cezario taking advantage of a goalkeeping howler. Dynamos kepeer Gomes goofed up in clearing the back-pass from Pratik Chowdhury. Gomes kicked into Danilo’s path and the Brazilian easily slotted the ball into the net.
Jolted by the two quick goals, the Dyanamos pressed hard and in the 24th minute, Jeroen Lumu got a chance on the right after he was played through but his shot was kept away by the NorthEast goalkeeper T P Rehenesh. Three minutes before the half time, Rehenesh again made another fantastic save as he denied Dynamos captain Kalu Uche from scoring. As Jereon Lumu took a low corner kick for the Lions, his ball reached Uche who tapped in the delivery but an alert Rehenesh blocked the shot.
Ngaihte, who came in for an off-colour Pritam Kotal in the 62nd minute, found himself in a one-on-one position with NorthEast goalkepeer Rehenesh three minutes after taking the field. But he delayed his shot which allowed the goalkeeper to narrow down the angle and when he took the shot at last, it hit straight to Rehenesh.
After the end of the match DDFC Head Coach Miguel Angel Portugal had praised the opponent especially NEUFC’s GK T.P.Rehenesh. That is as follows.
“The opponents had fewer attempts than us,” “We had more attempts, but I think that the opponent goalkeeper (Rehenesh) was the best player of the match,” the former Real Madrid B team manager added.
He also stated about DDFC GK Albino Gomes, “We have a lot of confidence in Albino. He is one of the best goalkeepers in India, but he must improve his performance. But I have confidence in him, and think he will do well,” Portugal said in conclusion.
The Performance of T.P.Rehenesh had proved why he was always retained by NEUFC management.