ISL 2020-21: Silva, Chhetri rating as Bengaluru hand Odisha fifth defeat of the season


Chhetri leapt greater than Shubham Sarangi and headed house.

Cleiton Silva scored within the 79th minute handy Bengaluru FC a 2-1 win over Odisha FC after Steven Taylor cancelled out Sunil Chhetri’s first half purpose that gave them the lead within the Indian Tremendous League (ISL) on the GMC Stadium on Thursday. This was Odisha’s fifth defeat of the season and they’re but to document a win.

Bengaluru had been dominant from the beginning however had been fortunate to not fall behind early within the sport. Diego Mauricio performed a pleasant via ball for Manuel Onwu, who managed to get the ball previous Bengaluru goalkeeper Gurpreet Singh Sandhu, however his celebrations had been curtailed, because the assistant referee signalled it offside.

Odisha had their moments within the sport with Onwu and Jerry Mawihmingthanga creating issues for the Bengaluru defence however failed to check their goalkeeper. They didn’t document a single shot on the right track within the first half.

Bengaluru dominated with 58 per cent possession within the first half however regardless of taking part in an attacking sport, they struggled to get the ball previous the Odisha defence line. They’d their likelihood however Ashique Kuruniyan, who had sight at purpose, shot large.

Bengaluru lastly obtained the breakthrough within the 38th minute and it was their skipper Sunil Chhetri who obtained the much-needed purpose. Dimas Delgado discovered Harmanjot Khabra who routed the assault from the proper and floated an ideal cross into the field. Chhetri leapt greater than Shubham Sarangi and headed house.

The house staff got here again stronger after the restart looking for an equalizer. They practically scored when Sarangi bent in a supply into the field, which fell into Gaurav Bora’s path. The defender’s shot took a deflection off a Bengaluru participant forcing goalkeeper Gurpreet Singh Sandhu to dive at full size to push the ball away. Bengaluru practically doubled their lead when Erik Paartalu’s shot was brilliantly saved by Arshdeep Singh.

On the different finish, Odisha made all of it sq. from a set-piece. Skipper Steven Taylor made a wonderful run to achieve the top of Jerry’s free-kick and nodded within the equaliser.

However the guests had been decided to regain their lead and had been profitable within the 79th minute. On receiving an extended ball, Udanta Singh headed in for Deshorn Brown within the field. The latter performed it into Silva’s path. The Brazilian didn’t miss from shut vary.

Odisha went all out searching for an equalizer and this uncovered them on the again. Bengaluru practically exploited this in stoppage time, however Arshdeep was available to avoid wasting Brown’s effort.

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