ISL 2020: Silva, Chhetri score in Bengaluru FC’s win over Odisha – football

Cleiton Silva (79th minute) scored the decisive aim as Bengaluru FC edged out Odisha FC 2-1 win in a Hero Indian Super League match on the GMC Stadium, right here on Thursday. Silva (79th minute) scored the match-winner for Bengaluru after Steven Taylor (71st) had cancelled out Sunil Chhetri’s (thirty eighth) first-half lead for the Blues, who remained unbeaten in their six matches to date this season.

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

Odisha had their moments in the sport with Onwu and Jerry Mawihmingthanga creating issues for the Bengaluru protection however failed to check their opposition keeper. They didn’t report a single shot on course in the primary session.

Bengaluru dominated with 58 per cent possession in the primary half however regardless of enjoying an attacking sport, they struggled to get the ball previous the Odisha defence line. They had their probability however Ashique Kuruniyan, who had a very good sight at aim, shot extensive.

Bengaluru lastly acquired the breakthrough in the thirty eighth minute and it was their skipper Chhetri, who scored. Dimas Delgado discovered Harmanjot Khabra who routed the assault from the fitting and floated an ideal cross into the field. Chhetri leapt larger than Shubham Sarangi and headed residence. The aim made him the primary Indian participant to report 50 objectives contributions in the Hero ISL – 42 objectives and eight assists.

Odisha got here again stronger after the restart in search of an equaliser. 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 keeper 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.

At the opposite finish, Odisha made all of it sq. from a set-piece. Skipper Steven Taylor made a high-quality run to succeed in the top of Jerry’s free-kick and nodded in the equaliser. But Bengaluru had been decided to regain their lead and had been profitable in the 79th minute

On receiving a protracted ball, Udanta Singh headed in for Deshorn Brown in the field. The latter performed it into Silva’s path and the Brazilian didn’t miss from shut vary. Odisha went all out in search of an equaliser and acquired uncovered on the again. Bengaluru practically exploited this in stoppage time, however Arshdeep was available to save lots of Brown’s effort.

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