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ISL 2: Zico happy with a draw against NorthEast United

Margao: Plagued by injuries, FC Goa coach Zico was satisfied with his team holding on to a 1-1 draw against NorthEast United in their 12th round Indian Super League encounter, here today.

"I was little worried at the start of the match as our key players were injured. I had to field the with whatever players available and I choose to field more strikers and they did well especially after conceeding the goal in the second half to score an equaliser and earn a vital one point," stated Zico.

"Now we have two away matches to play and I hope our players recover as early as possible so that we can win the next two matches and qualify for the knock out stage," he added.

While his counter part Cesar Farias too is pleased with his team performance.

"We came to win and I am happy that players stuck to our plan creating more scoring chances and even took the lead in the second half. I am happy with a point. It is a good result.

Now that we have two home matches remaining, we will try our best to win as we have passionate home support to back us," concluded Farias.

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