Aridane Santana struck twice in lower than a minute to script Hyderabad FC’s thrilling Three-2 win over SC East Bengal in an Indian Tremendous League match right here on Tuesday.
Santana’s twin burst got here within the 56th minute after SC East Bengal scored their first ever ISL aim by Jacques Maghoma within the 26th minute.
There was no wanting again for Hyderabad after that as they struck a 3rd aim within the 68th minute with Liston Colaco making a terrific run to set it up for Halicharan Narzary to seek out the again of the online.
However there was extra drama in retailer as Maghoma too accomplished a brace from Anthony Pilkington’s freekick to cut back the margin within the 81st minute.
The red-and-gold pressed onerous for an equaliser however Hyderabad remained strong of their defence to thwart all of the assaults led by Pilkington and Maghoma.
SC East Bengal thus suffered their fourth defeat from 5 matches to stay on the backside of the desk with one level.
The Manuel Marquez-coached Hyderabad FC, alternatively, remained unbeaten from 5 matches (9 factors) to be positioned at fifth place within the 11-team standings.
Robbie Fowler-coached SCEB’s extended wait for his or her first ISL aim was lastly over within the 26th minute of their fifth match when their Congolese recruit Maghoma scoring from an excellent group passing by Anthony Pilkington and Matti Steinmann.
The Nizams seemed like a greater group within the first-half however it clearly belonged to the red-and-gold with goalkeeper Debjit Majumder denying Santana’s spot kick.
However all hell broke unfastened after the changeover, because the Spanish centre ahead struck twice within the 56th minute mark to grab the lead.
Santana first utilised Mohammed Yasir’s freekick with an excellent header to seek out the again of the online.
And earlier than SCEB might calm down, Santana fired in a second with Yasir as soon as once more making the transfer from the centre earlier than Liston Colaco set it up for the Spaniard to deliver up his brace and provides his group the lead.
Narzary made it Three-1 with an excellent assault initiated by Colaco from the left flank as he confirmed advantageous composure by twisting and turning to beat the defenders and set it up for the man Indian with a easy tap-in.
Earlier, with 10 seconds earlier than the interval, SC East Bengal’s Sehnaj Singh pulled down Mohammed Yasir contained in the field with a sort out from behind.
However Debjit Majumder made beautiful save, diving full to his proper to disclaim Santana’s cracking spot kick.
The Nizams, nevertheless, returned strongly within the second half with Santana’s brace to gather full factors and piled on SCEB’s distress.